Department of Operations Management

External Lecturer

Presentation and academic fields

MA (economics, political science) (da: cand. polit). Assessor in Business Excellence.

Kristian Smestad has been a manager and department head for about 40 years.

Kristian’s academic interests are:

  • Management - theory and practices
  • Strategy – analysis, formulation, implementation, communication
  • Macroeconomics – wealth, prosperity, distribution, labor policy, productivity
  • Analyses – facts finding, improvement
  • Continuing training
  • Organization, work division
Professional and/or academic experience

Kristian Smestad has experience in management, leadership, strategy, economy.

Pedagogical experience/method skills/supervision

Has been teaching BA- and MA students as well as office workers.

He supervises in the fields of business economics and how to produce an academic thesis.