2 May – Nils Magne Killingberg (HH)

By Emma Susanna Hidas

Nils Magne Killingberg
Photo: Aron Bræstrup Løsnes

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence: Nils Magne Killingberg, School of Economics and Business, will defend his PhD thesis "Putting entrepreneurial competencies to work - an exploration of the early careers of entrepreneurship education graduates" on Thursday 2 May 2024.

Norwegian title of the thesis:

“Entreprenøriell kompetanse satt i arbeid – et studie av entreprenørskapsutdanningskandidaters tidlige karriere”

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:

"The effects of entrepreneurship education on enhancing graduate employability. Evidence and implications for research, education and employability policy."

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:

2 May 2024, 12:15 at room Gullvepsen, Bikuben NMBU, Oluf Thesens vei 11, Ås. MazeMap: B102, Bikuben, NMBU - MazeMap


12:15 Welcome and trial lecture

13:05 Break

13:20 Presentation of the thesis and public defence

Evaluation committee:

First opponent: Professor Gry Agnete Alsos, Nord University Business School, Norway.

Second opponent: Professor David Rae, Leicester Castle Business School, De Montfort University, UK.

Committee coordinator: Professor Gro Ladegård, School of Economics and Business, NMBU


Main supervisor: Professor Elin Kubberød, School of Economics and Business, NMBU

Co-supervisor: Professor Inger Beate Pettersen, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library. Thesis number 2024:14, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-2134-9

Read more about the thesis here.

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