Past Events

Here you will will a brief listing of HCCG's past guest lectures.

2017

September

27.9 The Israeli VC Success Story: What can Finland learn from Israel’s ability to tap global markets for the supply of high risk capital?

  • Guest lecture by Tamir Agmon, IVC Research Center, and Will Cardwell, Courage Ventures

May

11.4 Should all students pay tuition fees?

  • Panel discussion featuring Elina Lepomäki, Li Andersson, Niku Määttänen and Riina Lumme.

9.4 Doing Well While Doing Good - Socially Responsible Investing

  • Guest lecture by Ulrika Hasselgren, Global Head of Responsible Investment Strategy & ESG Integration, Institutional Shareholder Services

April

26.4 The Public Healthcare Reform - Saving or Draining Public Money?

  • Guest Lecture by Dr. Tuomas Pöysti, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

3.4 Equal is Unfair

  • Guest Lecture by Dr. Yaron Brook, Ayn Rand Institute

    March

    22.3 Experience of Governance with Emphasis on Family-held Firms

    • Guest Lecture by Mr. Berndt Brunow, Fazer Oy & Lemminkäinen Oyj

    16.3 Compensation principles in Healthcare

    • Guest Lecture by Dr. Peter Lindgren, Karolinska Institutet

      February

      15.2 Facilitating Peer to Peer Learning among Board Members - The Finnish and European Experience

      • Guest Lecture by Mr. Philip Aminoff, Directors' Institute of Finland

      1.2 Pitfalls and Possibilities: Choice and Competition in Public Healthcare

      • Guest Lecture by professor Mats Brommels, Karolinska Institutet

        January

        6.1 Who gets to control the company? 

        • Guest Lecture by Dr. Klaus Ilmonen and Ms. Maria Lassenius, Hannes Snellman

            2016

            December

            12.12 Guest Lecture by Professor Harley Ryan, USA

            8.12 Guest Lecture by Professor Mike Staunton, London Business School, UK

            November

            24.11 Seminar by Professor Dušan Mramor

            23.11 Guest lecture by Professor Dušan Mramor, previous Minister of Finance of the Republic of Slovenia

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            15.11 Guest lecture by Professor Alan Crane, Rice University

            01.11 Guest lecture by Professor Andrey Golubov, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

            October

            12.10 Guest lecture by Riikka Rannikko, Partner at Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd

            September

            7.9 Research seminar by Professor Bonnie Buchanan, Seattle University

            16.9 Guest lecture by Professor Sangin Park, Seoul National University. Topic: Korean Chaebols and foreign shareholdings

            June

            6.6 Guest letcure by Dr. Praveen Malla, Managing Director of LemonBridge Research and Innovations. Topic: Start-up Chaos: Making sense of start-ups

            1.6 Research seminar by Dr. Isabel Sim, National University of Singapore. Topic: How to prevent misuse of funds in charities? – Singapore’s solution

            May

            31.5 Guest lecture by Dr. Isabel Sim, National University of Singapore. Topic: The State as a Shareholder – The case of Singapore

            26-27.5 The 8th Annual Workshop of the Nordic Corporate Governance Network (NCGN)

            25.5 Guest lecture by Professor Javier Estrada, IESE Business School. Topic: How Behavioral Biases Impact Our Lives

            12.5 Guest lecture by Professor Paul Lillrank, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Aalto University. Topic: The Challenge of Value-based Management in Healthcare

            April

            28.4 Guest lecture by Dr. Ashish Varma, Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India. Topic: Doing Business and Research in the Emerging Market Context: Ideas and Perspectives for International Scholars

            13.4 Guest Lecture by Micke Paqvalén, CEO of KIOSKED and serial entrepreneur. Topic: The Role of Corporate Governance in Securing Funding for the Next Step

            March

            16.3 Research seminar by Prof. Harley "Chip" Ryan, J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. Topic: Does combining the roles of CEO and chair cause poor performance

            15.3 Guest lecture by Prof. Harley "Chip" Ryan, J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. Topic: The influence of geography on corporate governance

            10.3 Research seminar by Prof. Anna Scherbina, University of California at Davis, Graduate School of Management. Topic: Economic Linkages Inferred from News Stories and the Predictability of Stock Returns

            9.3 Guest lecture by Mika Winqvist, Lead Compliance Officer Nordic, Siemens. Topic: The compliance system of a multinational corporation

            8.3 Guest lecture by Prof. Anna Scherbina, University of California at Davis, Graduate School of Management. Topic: Personal Attributes and Career Prospects

             

            February

            17.2 Guest lecture by Kristian Ahlers, Development Manager at Med Group Oy, Board Member at eMedi Innovations Oy. Topic: Enhancing competition in healthcare services is our business

             

            9.2 Guest lecture by Yuriy Bugay, Ministry of Economic Development, Ukraine. Topic: E-Procurement

             

            January

            19.1 Guest lecture by Professor Henrik Jordahl, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm. Topic: Privately produced public services: Lessons from Sweden

             

            2015

            December

            3.12 Guest lecture by Leena Linnainmaa, Deputy Director General at Finland Chamber of Commerce. Topic: The Finnish Corporate Governance code reform - why it will improve Finnish Corporate Governance

             

            1.12 Guest lecture by Katju Holkeri, Financial Counsellor, Finnish Ministry of Finance. Topic: Re-designing public governance for better impact

             

            November

            25.11 Guest lecture by Professor Wolf-Georg Ringe, Copenhagen Business School. Topic: The erosion of 'Deutschland AG'

            4.11 Guest lecture by Klaus Heinemann, chairman of Finnair Oy. Topic: Is executive compensation out of control?

            October

            21.10 Guest lecture by Daniel Pasternack, CEO of Elite Varainhoito Oy. Topic: Can Corporate Governance create value in Finnish SME:s?

            13.10 Guest lecture by Professor Martin Holmén, University of Gothenburg. Topic: What do we know about "tournaments" as performance incentives in organisations?

            September

            30.9 Guest lecture by Professor Per Strömberg, Stockholm School of Economics. Topic: Private Equity: The good, the bad, and the ugly?

            23.9 Guest lecture by Professor Rolf Skog, University of Gothenburg. Topic: The importance of profit in company law.

            Link to the paper discussed on the guest lecture "Re-Thinking Short-Termism and the Role of Patient Capital in Europe" by Therese Strand:

            http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2516844

            2.9 Guest lecture by Elina Lepomäki, Member of Parliament. Topic: Better public sector incentives - the key to Finland's recovery?

            August

            18.8 PhD workshop in Corporate Governance

            May

            13.5 Guest lecture by Prof. Wolfgang Bessler, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany. Topic: Going Public - Being Public - Going Private: An international comparison of US, Germany and Korea.

            12.5 Guest lecture by Prof. Wolfgang Bessler, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany. Topic: German Financial Markets and Institutions: Advantage or Drawback for Economic Growth. 

            6.5 Guest lectures by Bo-Erik Ekström, Senior Advisor at Board & Management Services and Anne Berner, Member of Parliament and Chairperson of Vallila Interior. Topic: Improving Finnish government with better governance.

            April

            22.4 Guest lecture by Prof. Yupana Wiwattanakantang, National University of Singapore. Topic: How to Get Rid of Family Firms?

            14.4 Guest lecture by Mirel Leino, Partner and Leadership Team Member at PwC Finland. Topic: The Board of the Future: Conclusions from PwC's Corporate Directors' Survey.

            March

            25.3 Guest lecture by Klaus Ilmonen, Partner at Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd. Topic: EU Corporate Governance Regulation - Law, Economics or Politics?

            19.3 Guest lecture by Prof. Hannes Wagner, Bocconi University, Milan. Topic: Does hedge fund activism add value? Global evidence.

            2.3 Guest lecture by Prof. Yulia Ilina and Prof. Irina Berezinets, St. Petersburg University, Russia. Topic: Board of Directors, Dividend Policy and Ownership Structure in Russia.

            February

            13.2 Guest lecture by Prof. Sergeiv Guriev, Sciences Po, Paris. Topic: Economics and Politics of Modern Russia.

            17.2 Guest lecture by Anne Berner, Chairperson of Oy Vallila Interior Ab. Topic: Re-defining Ownerhsip.

            January

            21.1 Guest lecture by Kiuru Schalin, Interim CEO of Oy Lautex Ab. Topic: Story of a turnaround.

            2014

            December

            3.12 Guest lecture by Karl Lallerstedt, co-founder of Black Market Watch. Topic: How to prevent organized crime from destroying your business?

            November

            26.11 Afternoon seminar about "Will European finance be strangled by misguided regulation?"

            11.11 Guest lecture by David Walker, Investment and Corporate Strategy Advisor, Kauri Capital Pte Ltd. Topic: Asian Corporate Governance in Action - Private and Public Interest Collides

            October

            15.10 Guest lecture by Kari Kaario, Managing Director of Accenture Digital. Topic: Digital Disruption

            8.10 Afternoon seminar about "WANTED: More female business leaders!"

            September

            24.9 Guest lecture by Professor Bonnie Buchanan, Seattle University. Topic: Securitization: A Financing Vehicle for All Seasons?

            10.9 Guest lecture by Professor Raghavendra Rau, Univeristy of Cambridge. Topic: Behavioral Ethics: Why good people behave badly

            9.9 Research Seminar by Professor Raghavendra Rau, Univeristy of Cambridge. Topic: What does not kill you will only make you more risk-loving: Early life disaster experience and CEO risk taking behavior

            5.9 Introduction Seminar for MSc students

            August

            19.8 PhD workshop in Corporate Governance

            May

            27.5 Guest lecture by professor Ernst Maug, University of Mannheim. Topic: Executive Compensation - Facts, Myths, and Open Questions

            14.5 Guest Lecture by Professor Wolfgang Bessler, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen. Topic: Capital Market Assessment of Bank Risk Exposures

            6.5 Guest lecture by Postdoctoral Researcher Robert Gillanders, Aalto University. Topic: This goes all the way to the top! Corruption at the individual, firm, regional, and country levels

            April

            15.4 Guest lecture by Bo-Erik Ekström, Senior Advisor at Board & Management Services. Topic: Conglomerate Corporate Governance within the growing Asian economies - takeaways of interest

            March

            28.3 Current challenges in Corporate Governance-workshop

            26.3 Guest lecture by Professor Ania Zalewska, University of Bath Topic: Outperformance or underperformance? Expectations about and reality of the pension industry

            12.3 Executive Compensation afternoon seminars When sky is the limit - Executive pay and how to address it?

            11.3 Guest lecture by Professor Tilan Tang, University of Georgia. Topic: Are CEOs overpaid or fairly-paid?

            February

            26.2 Guest lecture by Dr. Faten Ben Bouheni. Topic: Banking Governance: Islamic banks vs. Conventional banks

            13.2 Guest lecture by Dr. Praveen Malla, IIT Bombay. Topic: Government-Industry Nexus as a Plausible Argument to Explain Divergence in Global CG Practices: Contextualizing with special reference to Indian CG

            2.5 Guest lecture by Board Professional Tom von Weymarn. Topic: Corporate Governance in companies with block shareholders having visible owner ambitions

            January

            25.1 Guest lecture by Bushra Malik, CFO Consultant.Topic: Audit Committee as a center piece for Governance - a practical study

            15.1 Guest lecture by Sture Udd, CEO UpCode. Topic: Improving cost efficiency of public services by ICT. Place: Futurum, Hanken

             

            2013

            December

            16.12 Guest lecture by Prof. Yupana Wiwattanakantang. Topic: East meets West: Can investors monitorfamily firms in Asia?

            November

            25.11 Guest lecture by Prof. Colin Mayer, Said Business School. Topic: Why the corporation is failing us and how to restore trust in it.

            21.11 Guest lecture by Prof. Karin Thorburn, Norwegian School of Economics. Topic: Are stock-financed takeovers opportunistic?

            11.11 Guest lecture bu Prof. Jesper Lau Hansen, University of Copenhagen. Topic: What's so special about Nordic Corporate Governance? - An endangered species of Corporate Governance that could save Europe.

             

            2012

            December

            12.12 Guest lecture by Leena Linnainmaa. Topic: Corporate governance and gender Venue: Futurum

            November

            28.11 Guest lecture by Annika Paasikivi, Oras Invest Ltd. Topic: Continuity - The Leading Principle for an Industrial Owner.

            14.11 Guest Lecture by Per Lekvall, Swedish Corporate Governance Board. Topic: Nordic Corporate Governance - The Third Alternative?

            October

            24.10 Guest lecuture by Eeva Ahdekivi, Solidium Oy. Topic: Finnish State as a responsible shareholder.

            4.10 Workshop on Governance for Value-creation in Family Firms

            September

            19.9 Guest Lecture by Richard Lehtola, Egon Zehnder. Topic: Diversity - It is about Business

            7.9 Dinner with CGSA. Hosted by Procopé & Hornborg.

            7.9 Introduction Seminar for New Students

            5.9 How can practitioners benefit from a new textbook on corporate governance? Prof. Steen Thomsen from Copenhagen Business School, Center for Corporate Governance.

            August

            29.8 - 4.9 "Explaining Behaviour Using Economics", a course in how Economics help us understand the world. Prof Javier Estrada from IESE Business School.

            June

            1.6 Get-together with the CGSA.

            May

            21.5 Guest lecture by Professor David Yermack, Stern School of Business, NYU. Topic: The Role of Shareholder Voting in Corporate Governance.

            9.5 Guest Lecture by Dr. Mirel Leino, PWC. Topic: Corporate Governance Reporting.

            2.5 Global Corporate Governance Trends and Developments. Deloitte.

            April

            25.4 Guest lecture by Johanna Palmberg, Ratio Institute. Topic: The Performance Effect of Corporate Board of Directors

            20.4 Open lectures on Bank Governance and Regulation

            2.4 Company visit to KPMG organized by the CGSA.

            March

            21.3 Guest lecture by Mikael Frisk, SVP, HR, Fortum Oyj. Topic: Holistic View on Business Driven HR Function

            14.3 Guest lecture by Prof. Stuart Macdonald from University of Sheffield. Topic: Seducing the Goose: Patenting by UK Universities.

            8.3 Guest lecture by Ondrej Nezdara. Topic: Ownership structure and firm value.

             

            2011

            December

            16.12 Programme Pre-Christmas party.

            13.12 Guest Lecture by Prof. Martin Holmén, University of Gothenburg. Topic: What Corporate Governance research tells us about the Swedish Model.

            7.12 Guest lecture by Keith Kessel, Procopé & Hornborg Ltd. Attorneys at Law. Topic: Risk Management: The Achilles Heel of the Corporate Governance System.

            November

            14.11 Guest Lecture by Prof. Ruediger Fahlenbrach from Swiss Finance Institute, EPFL. Topic: Who's in Control, the Board or the CEO?

            October

            19.10 Guest Lecture by Philip Aminoff. Topic: The roles of Owner, Chairman and CEO in a privately held company. Implications for board and CEO recruitment.

            5.10 Guest Lecture by NASDAQ OMX. Topic: Improving Corporate Governance: The Role of the Stock Exchange

            September

            21.9 Guest Lecture by Professor Martin Kenney from UC Davis. Topic: Does Inventor Ownership Encourage University Research-Derived Entrepreneurship?

            7.9 Guest Lecture by Björn de Smidt, MSCI. Topic: Institutional Shareholder Services.

            5.9 Introduction seminar for the first-year students. Case: Nokia.

            August

            31.8 Guest Lecture by Michael Schröder, Analyst, FIM. Topic: Nokia as Seen by Financial Analysts.

            29.8 - 2.9 "Explaining Behaviour Using Economics", a course in how Economics help us understand the world. Prof Javier Estrada from IESE Business School.

            May

            31.5 Get-together with the Corporate Governance Student Association.

            10.5 Guest Lecture by Prof. Piet Sercu, University of Leuven. Topic: Corporate-Governance Ratings and Company Performance

            April

            6.4 Guest Lecture by Vuorineuvos Jorma Eloranta, the former, very successful, CEO of Metso. Topic: Corporate Governance from a CEO perspective.

            March

            23.3 Guest Lecture by Klaus Ilmonen, Partner and Head of Capital Markets Finland, Hannes Snellman. Topic: Dynamics of Takeovers - a case study

            14.3 Guest Lecture by Prof. Karin Thorburn. Topic: Corporate Restructuring.

            4.3 Guest Lecture by Prof. Steen Thomsen, Copenhagen Business School, Center for Corporate Governance. Topic: The Governance of Industrial Foundations.

            February

            2.2 Guest Lecture by Grigory Dudarev, Managing Director Evli Russia Oy. Topic: Pitfalls in conducting M&As in Russia.

            January

            28.1 Student Get-together! Organized by the Corporate Governance Student Association.

             

            2010

            December

            15.12 Programme Pre-Christmas party. Venue: Teachers' coffee room (5th floor, Hanken main building).

            2.12 Guest lecture by Shab Hundal, Doctoral researcher at Jyväskylä University. Corporate Governance System in India: Developments and Challenges

            November

            10.11 Guest lecture by Ilona Ervasti-Vaintola, Group Chief Counsel, Sampo. Corporate Governance - Regulation in Finland and Revised Code 2010

            October

            27.10 Guest lecture by Henrik Andersin, Chairman at Evli Bank Plc. Topic: Venture Capital Models in the US and Europe - What's the Difference?

            21.10 Guest lecture by Prof. Andrei Yakovlev, Vice Rector, Higher School of Economics, Moscow. Topic: Corporate Governance Studies in Russia.

            6.10 Guest lecture by Tom Palmberg, chartered director and board professional. Topic: Corporate Welfare - Can the Board Contribute?

            September

            29.9 Guest lecture by Keith Kessel, Procopé & Hornborg Ltd. Attorneys at Law. Topic: Governance Principles & Pitfalls - A Practitioner's Perspective.

            6.9 Introduction day for the first-year students.

            1.9 Guest lecture by Sophie Nachemson-Ekwall from Center for Management and Organization (Stockholm School of Economics). Topic: South African Old Mutual's Hostile Takeover of the Swedish Insurance Company Skandia.

            30.8-3.9 "Explaining Behaviour Using Economics", a course in how Economics help us understand the world. Prof Javier Estrada from IESE Business School.

            May

            26.5 Guest lecture by Professor Renee Adams from UQ Business School (The University of Queensland, Australia). Topic: "Asking Directors About Their Dual Roles". Venue: Auditorium Futurum.

            24.5 Guest lecture by Dr. Suzanne Young from Graduate School of Management (La Trobe University, Australia). Topic: "International Perspectives on Social Responsibility and Governance". Venue: Auditorium Futurum.

            April

            15.4 Guest lecture by Dr. Aleksandra Gregoric from Centre for Corporate Governance, Copenhagen Business School. Topic: "Panel data methods in corporate governance research". Venue: Auditorium 409.

            14.4 Guest lecture by Dr. Aleksandra Gregoric from Centre for Corporate Governance, Copenhagen Business School. Topic: "Promoting board diversity in Northern Europe: Consequences for company behavior and performance". Venue: Auditorium Futurum.

            March

            19.3 Guest lecture by Professor Alexander Ljungqvist from New York University's Stern School of Business. Topic: "Monitoring Managers: Does It Matter?". Venue: Seminar room 3-4, Economicum building (ground floor), Arkadiankatu 7.

            10.3 Guest lecture by Mika Winqvist, Director Compliance, Security & Quality at Siemens Osakeyhtiö in Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Topic: "The Compliance Program of a Global Company - Case Siemens". Venue: Auditorium Futurum.

            8.3 Guest lecture by Karel Lannoo, Chief Executive Officer at Center for European Policy Studies. Topic: "Financial Regulation in Europe after the Crisis". Venue: Auditorium Futurum.

            3.3 Guest lecture by Professor Alexander Kostyuk from Ukrainian Academy of Banking on "Corporate governance in banks during financial crisis". Venue: Auditorium Futurum.

            February

            10.2 Guest lecture by Professor Nina Smith from School of Economics and Management (Aarhus University). Topic: "Is The Glass Ceiling Cracking in Denmark? - The Gender Pay Gap in Top Corporate Jobs". Venue: Auditorium Futurum.

            January

            27.1 Guest lecture by Professor Martin Holmén from University of Gothenburg on "Swedish Corporate Governance: What are the problems?". Venue: Auditorium Futurum.

             

            2009

            December 

            15.1 Guest lecture by Mrs Gunvor Kronman, Director of Hanaholmen Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre, on "How to cope as female member of a male dominated board". Venue: auditorium Futurum.

            10.12 Programme Pre-Christmas party. Venue: Teachers' coffee room (5th floor, Hanken main building). 

            7.12 Guest lecture by Dr. Gerald P. Dwyer from Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta on "The Financial Crisis of 2008 in Fixed Income Markets". Venue: Auditorium Futurum.

            2.12 Guest lecture by Mr Tomas Lindholm from Roschier on "The Role of the Board in a Major Corporate Crisis". Venue: 601 (Casa). 

            November

            2.11 Guest lecture by Prof Darius Miller from SMU COX School of Business on "The history of international corporate governance". Venue: auditorium 304.

            October

            21.10 Guest lecture by Detective Chief Inspector Jenni Juslén from National Bureau of Investigation on "Aspects of corruption from the perspective of the Finnish police". Venue: auditorium Futurum.

            28.9 - 2.10 Guest lectures by Professor Helen Bowers from Lerner College of Business and Economics (University of Delaware).The lectures are compulsory part of the course Corporate Governance - A Synthesis. Professor Bowers is an expert in Corporate Finance and Delaware law. 

            Please read more about Professor Bowers here.
             

            September

            30.9 Guest lecture by Prof Kent Hickman, Professor of Finance at Gonzaga University. Title: "Empirical evidence on board of directors' composition and efficacy". Venue: auditorium Futurum.

            16.9 Guest lecture by Mr Henrik Grunditz - Nordic relationship manager and Mr Martin Wennerström - Nordic research analyst on "Insights on Corporate Governance in 2009" from RiskMetrics Group. Venue: auditorium Futurum

            Read more about Risk Metrics group here.

            7-11.9 "Explaining Behaviour Using Economics", a course in how Economics help us understand the world. Prof Javier Estrada from IESE Business School.

            4.9 Introduction day for the first-year students.

            April

            6.4 Guest lecture by Prof Ulrich Hege from Fédération Bancaire Française Chair in Corporate Finance HEC Paris on "Basel II and Bank Capital Requirements".

            1.4. Guest lecture by Mr Pekka Luoma on "Bank risk-management systems - can we trust them?".

            March

            23.3 - 3.4 "How to write well" by Mr Graham Watts. Mr Watts has worked on the Financial Times for 21 years, including as Editor of the FT's Weekend Magazine. Mr Watts is now an independent consultant and editor.

            18.3 Guest lecture by Mr Christian Liljeström from KPMG on "SOX light - New internal control requirements on listed companies".

            February

            25.2 Guest lecture by Dr Jukka Vesala from Financial Supervision (Rahoitustarkastus) on "Risk Management and Internal Governance in Banks".

            12.2 Guest lecture by Mr Will Cardwell, Technopolis Ltd., on "High Tech VC in the new Financial Markets".

            12.2 Amadeus database training by Mr Christoffer Kjellström from Bureau van Dijk in auditorium 409.

            January

            21.1 Guest lecture by Prof Steen Thomsen's, Copenhagen Business School, on "Do boards matter?".

            14.1 Guest lecture by journalist and economist Max Arhippainen, former Editor-in-Chief and CEO of daily newspaper Hufuvstadsbladet. Title: "Experiences of being ousted by the board, regardless of having received agreed goals".

             

            2008

            November

            5.11 Guest lecture by Dr Keith Kessel, Special Councel at Laakso, Lukander & Ruohola, on "From Textbook to Application: Corporate Governance Perspectives".

            October

            15.10 Guest lecture by Dr Aku Penttinen on "Hedge Funds; will they survive the global financial market turmoil?".

            13.10 Guest lecture by Mr Jukka Ruuska, previously CEO of Stockholm Stock Exchange now at Capman private equity, on "Corporate Steering in Public vs. Private Equity Markets".

            6.10 Guest lecture by Mr Henrik Andersin, Evli Bank's Chairman of the Board, on "What investors should look for in terms of governance of the firms they invest in".

            August

            8.9 Guest lecture by Prof Mark Flannery from University of Florida on "Sub-Prime crisis in the US". 

            Please read more about Prof Flannery here.
             

            June

            16.6 Guest lecture by Prof David Yermack from Stern Business School on "Lessons from current research on Boards of directors and shareholder returns and Family business groups".

            Please read more about Prof Yermack here

            May 

            12.5 Mr Kaj Lindevall's, CEO of Encorium, guest lecture on "Working as a foreign CEO with a US board in a US-listed firm".

            Please read more about Mr Lindevall here.

            April 

            21.4 Prof Raghavendra Rau, Krannert School of Management, guest lecture on "Corruption, Bribery and Expropriation". Venue: Futurum. The presentation starts at 17.15.

            31.3 - 4.4 Prof Helen Bowers', Lerner College of Business and Economics (University of Delaware), guest lectures. Prof Bowers is an expert in Corporate Finance and Delaware law. The lectures are part of the course Comparative Corporate Governance. Venue: auditorium 601 (Casa). The lectures are held from 16.30 to 18.45 (every day during one week).

            March 

            27.3 Dr Paul B. Bennett, senior vice president and chief economist of the New York Stock Exchange. Venue: assembly hall (Hanken). The presentation starts at 17.00.

            26.3 Mr Panu Pappanen, CEO ABN AMRO Finland, guest lecture on: "Experiences from acquisition of ABN AMRO by RBS, Fortis and Banco Santander". Venue: auditorium Futurum. The presentation starts at 16.30.

            10.3 Prof Tim Jenkinson from Oxford Said Business School guest lecture on: "Private Equity in Europe". Venue: auditorium Futurum. The presentation starts at 18.00.

            February 

            27.2 Mr Jan-Erik Stenman's, CEO of Veritas Finland, guest lecture under the following title: "EXPAT - never or forever?". Venue: auditorium 501 (Casa). The presentation starts at 16.30.

            22.2 Graduate student Mr Erm Tõnis's guest lecture under the following title: "Prospective working opportunities after graduation from M.Sc Corporate Governance programme". Venue: auditorium futurum. The presentation starts at 14.30. Welcome all!

            13.2 Mr Kari Kaario's, Vectia, guest lecture under the following title: "Bringing the customer dimension into enterprise management system". Venue: auditorium 501 (Casa). The presentation starts at 16.30.

            January 

            23.1 Mr Philip Aminoff, Chairman of Europe's family firm association, will be giving a guest lecture under the following title: "Adaptation to Change in a mature family business. Venue: auditorium 303. The presentation starts at 17.15. Welcome all!

            14.1 Prof Alexander Wagner from University of Zurich, a prominent researcher of corporate boards, provides a presentation under following topic: "Boards of directors - developments in practice and findings in research" starting at 17.15 in auditorium Futurum.

            2007

            November

            20.11 Mr Søren F. Aagaard from Bureau van Dijk presents ZEPHYR in auditorium 406 at 14.30 - 16 p.m. The presentation is held in English.

            Welcome! 

            ZEPHYR Training Session

            ZEPHYR is an information solution containing M&A activity, IPOs, joint ventures and private equity deals. The database has five years of global coverage and includes deals involving European or American companies going back to 1997. 

            7.11 A guest lecture by Mr Risto Venermo from Ernst & Young. Title: "Corporate Governance - The Board and Performance". Auditorium Futurum at  16.30 - 17.30 p.m.

            5.11 A guest lecture by Professor Javier from IESE Business School. Title: "Emerging Markets: 1988-2006". Auditorium 210 at  17.15 - 18.15 p.m. 

            October

            24.10 A guest lecture by Mr Bo-Erik Ekström. Title: "Ownership Strategy and Corporate Management - a missing link?". Auditorium Futurum at  16.30 - 17.15 p.m. 

            8.10 A guest lecture by Prof Ernst Maug from Mannheim Universität. Title: "Bankers on the Boards of German Firms: Causes and Consequences". Auditorium Futurum at  17.30 - 18.15p.m. 

            September

            26.9 Mr Tom Palmberg, chairman of Hallitusammattilaiset ry (the Finnish Association of Professional Board Members), will give a guest lecture on Wednesday 26.9 at 16.30 in auditorium 210. Title: "Corporate Governance - who benefits?".

            6.9 The course Introduction to Corporate Governance will commence.

            August

            31.8 Introduction day for the first-year students.

            June

            1.6 List of admitted students in 2007 is published.

            May

            11.5 The Foundation for the Promotion of Securities Markets in Finland

            The Foundation for the Promotion of Securities Markets in Finland celebrates its 20th anniversary by holding a half-day seminar at Hotel Kämp under the topic: "The Importance of Corporate Governance and Financial Market Institutions". The seminar runs from 08.50 until 13.20 with presentation by Andrei Shleifer (Harvard), Bengt Holmström (MIT), William Goetzmann (Yale), and Geert Rouwenhorst (Yale). The seminar is free of charge, and will include refreshments and lunch after the event.

            Please register directly by e-mail to gabriel.mastico (at) hanken.fi by April 11th, 2007. N.B. registrations will be accepted in order of apperarance, due to limited amount of places.

            March

            27.3 Thomson One Banker Training Session

            Maria Håård from Thomson Financial presents the One Banker database in auditorium 407 in English at 14.30 - 16 p.m.

            Agenda: 
            - General presentation of Thomson One Banker 
            - Companies Tab; Overview, Prices, Worldscope data, Estimates, Research Reports, Peers 
            - Deals Tab; Mergers & Aqcuisitions database, advanced search 
            - Private Equity Tab; sample search 
            - Excel Add-in; building reports 
            - Answers to questions 

            Enter One Banker; http://banker.thomsonib.com 
            Please contact InfoBITen for password, phone 431 33360, Marcus Sandberg

            19-23.3 Prof Helen Bower's, University of Delaware, guest lectures on the role of Delaware court in the US legal framework. Lectures are compulsory part of the course Comparative Corporate Governance.

            Schedule for Helen Bowers' lectures:

            Monday:  16.15-18.30 in Futurum (-1 floor) 
            Tuesday:  16.15-18.30 in Room 305 (3rd floor) 
            Wednesday:  16.15-18.30 in Room 308 (3rd floor) 
            Thursday:  16.15-18.30 in Room 305 (3rd floor) 
            Friday:  14.30-16.45 in Room 304 (3rd floor)

            February

            14.3 Dr Jonas Spohr will give his guest lecture on the practice of financial statement analysis and valuation in auditorium 303 on Wednesday, March 14th, 16:30-18:00.

            13.2 DATASTREAM TRAINING SESSION

            Sevda Mercil, from Thomson Financial, presents Datastream Advance - a financial database in English on Tuesday, at 14 .30 - 16. 00 p.m. in room 407.

            N.B. Please register in advance to marcus.sandberg (at) hanken.fi

            Agenda;

            * Search for codes - The Navigator 
            o Equities, Indices, Currencies and Economics.

            * Search for datatype 
            o Price, PE and Estimates

            * How to build charts in DataStream 
            o Price charts and comparison charts 
            o How to integrate DataStream with Office applications

            * Download data into Excel 
            o Time series and static requests

            7.2 Mr Will Cardwell's, Valimo Inc., guest lecture (starting at 16.10 p.m.) on Corporate Governance issues in non-listed firms under heading "Raising Capital for Private Technology Companies". Venue: auditorium futurum.

            Read more about Valimo at www.valimo.com

            January

            30.1 AMADEUS TRAINING SESSION. Søren F. Aagaard from Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing (BvDEP) presents Amadeus in english- an advanced financial database.

            Venue: room 406.

            Amadeus is a comprehensive, pan-European database containing financial information on public and private companies. BvDEP's analysts track ownership links, taking all types of ownership into account. The ultimate owner of a company is indicated as well as intermediate ownership.

            Amadeus flyer:

            http://www.bvdep.com/brochurePDFs/25742%20BvD%20Amadeus%20BrochureFINAL.pdf

            29.1 Hanaholmen seminar day. Gunvor Kronman's, Director of Hanaholmen Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre, guest lecture on "Gender issues in Corporate Governance". 

            1.1 Henrik Keinonen is appointed as the new program assistant. He is the successor to Mr Mikael Ahlers.

            2006

            December

            12.12 Christmas" get-together for corporate governance students and personnel at 16.30 in Futurum.

            November

            21.11 Mr Georg Schubiger, Head of East Europe Banking in Sampo Bank, will give a guest lecture at 16.30 in Futurum, Title: "Expanding banking services into Eastern Europe - Governance and other challenges".

            October

            24.10 Book exam in the course Introduction to Corporate Governance at 17.00 in the Semirum of the Department of Law. Exam literature: "Business Fairytales: Grim Realities of Fictitious Financial Reporting", written by Jackson

            3.10 Mr Henrik Andersin, CEO of Evli Bank, will give a guest lecture at 16.30 in Futurum, Title: "Governance and incentives in building an international professional service firm

            September

            4.9 The course Introduction to Corporate Governance will commence. 

            1.9 Introduction day for the first-year students.

            June

            List of admitted students is published.

            May

            23.5 Departments of Management and Organization, Finance and Accounting will inform about thesis writing in their departments at  14.00-15.30 in Semirum (Department of Finance and Statistics, Casa).

            16.5 Department of Economics will inform about thesis writing in their department at 16.00 in Futurum. The event will also function as the final class of the course Drafting of a Research Plan .

            12.5 Department of Commercial Law will inform about thesis writing in their department at 10.00 in Semirum (Handelsrätt, 5th floor in Hanken main building).

            9.5 Mr Yaw Ayeboafo will give a presentation on his thesis at  10.15-12.00 in Semirum (Department of Finance and Statistics, Casa).

            March

            11.3 Final exam in Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation.

            8.3 Final exam in The Corporation and its Employees.

            2.3 Dr Thomas Finne, Senior Manager, Internal Control. Nokia Corp/NRC, will give a guest lecture at 16.30 in Futurum, Title: "Setting up an Internal Control process in a Global Division within Nokia".

            1.3 Application deadline for entrance in September 2006.

            February

            18.2 Final exam in Corporate Governance - A Synthesis, second attempt

            16.2 Mr Pentti Hakkarainen, member of the Bank of Finland Board, will give a guest lecture at 16.30 in Futurum, Title: "Tasks and work of the external audit commitee of the IMF".

            11.2 Final exam in Economics of Organization and Information, second attempt.

            January

            21.1 Final exam in Comparative Corporate Governance, second attempt

            1.1 Mr Mikael Ahlers is appointed as the new program assistant. He is the successor to Mr Jan Wallgren.

             

            2005

            December

            20.12 Final exam in Economics of Organisation and Information.

            17.12 Final exam in Comparative Corporate Governance.

            14.12 Informal gathering to discuss experiences during the fall at 15.00 in 305.

            November

            28.11 Prof Jan Hanousek will give a guest lecture at 10.30 in room 309.

            26.11 Final exam in Corporate Finance, second attempt

            24.11 Dr Kaj Lindevall, CEO for Remedium (Successful Finnish start-up in Bio tech), will give a guest lecture at 16.30 in Futurum. Title: "Challenges in setting up a multinational new venture in today's Europe ".

            10.11 Prof Dusan Mramor, former Finance Minister of Slovenia , will give a guest lecture at 16.30 in room 305. Title: "Privatization in Transition Economies - The Importance of Corporate Governance Issues.

            7.11 Final exam in Strategic Management, third attempt.

            October

            29.10 Final exam in Strategic Management, second attempt

            27.10 Mr Tomas Lindholm, Senior Partner of the law firm Roschier Holmberg, will give a guest lecture at 16.30 in Futurum. Title "Board Responsibilities and Duties in Corporate Crisis".

            25.10 Final exam in Strategic Management.

            22.10 Final exam in Corporate Finance.

            September

            29.9 Mr Tom Palmberg, chairman of Hallitusammattilaiset ry (the Finnish Association of Professional Board Members), will give a guest lecture on Thursday 29.9 at 16.30 in room 308. Title: "How to Become an Efficient Board Director".

            17.9 Introductory exam in Strategic Management, second attempt.

            10.9 Introductory exam in Strategic Management.

            5.9 Tuition starts.

            1.9 Introductory session for the new students at 16.00 in Futurum.