Target audience

Mainly those who work with planning processes and economy, in particular personnel categories with an operational responsibility for these functions and processes.

Focus areas 

  • How do we plan for long-term change? Long-term forecasts, scenarios for development etc.
  • What are we measuring and why? How much do we measure and are we able to tell when achieving our goals?
  • Strategic work and planning processes at the university level in relation to the faculty and department level.
  • How does our processes contribute to efficiency and how to make the most out of available resources?
  • Benchmarking in these areas at different levels of our organisations.

Activity goals for 2024-2025


  • Webinar: University funding models in the Nordics
  • Webinar: November/December 2024 – to be planned


  • May 22-23 Conference in Helsinki
  • Theme and save-the-date will announced in June 2024

Group activities

  • Online meetings for group members each month during semesters
  • One physical meeting each semester (2024 meetings will be held at OsloMet and University of of Aarhus

Group leader

Dan Guttke

Deputy University Director
Karlstad University