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.

Activities in the past year

Online seminars: 

  • “Analytics and management through data”
  • “University funding models in the Nordics – Case Finland with a comparative analysis of other Nordic models”

Conference in Bergen: 

  • “Managing Uncertainties”

Online meeting each month for group members and “planning day” each semester.

Activity goals for 2024-2025

  • Webinar in December/January
  • May 22-23, 2025 Conference in Helsinki

Group activities

  • Online meetings for group members each month during semesters
  • “Planning” day during each semester

Group leader

Dan Guttke

Deputy University Director
Karlstad University