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Higher education and certifications

Degrees and certifications awarded, training received, subjects studied and projects completed.

Higher education degrees and diplomas

(Planned)Master of Technology ManagementNorwegian University of Science and Technology
Norwegian School of Economics
NUS - National University of Singapore
2013Diploma in Project ManagementSKEMA Business School
2006Graduate Diploma in EntrepreneurshipUniversity of Oslo
Cornell University
2004 - 2006Master of Science in Communications TechnologyNorwegian University of Science and Technology
2001 - 2004Bachelor of Engineering in Computer ScienceSør-Trøndelag University College Queensland University of Technology
2000 - 2001Foundation Diploma in InformaticsNorwegian University of Science and Technology

Professional certifications - Technology

Professional certifications - Tasting

Jun 2021WSET Level 2 Awards in WinesWine and Spirits Education Trust
Apr 2021RRS Certfied Master Rummelier Royal Rum Society
Mar 2021RRS Certfied Rummelier Level 1 Royal Rum Society
Jul 2017IICCT Level 3 Certificate in Chocolate TastingInternational Institute of Chocolate and Cacao Tasting
Nov 2015IICCT Level 1+2 Certificate in Chocolate TastingInternational Institute of Chocolate and Cacao Tasting
Oct 2013Slow Tasting Workshop (IICCT Level 1)Seventy%

Qualifications and licences

May 2013Deep Diver and Nitrox DiverPADI
April 2012Rescue DiverPADI
May 2004Advanced Open Water DiverPADI
Mar 2004Open Water DiverPADI
Jan 1999EU Drivers License - Class B vehiclesNorwegian Public Roads Administration
Aug 1997European Golf Association Green cardEuropean Golf Association
May 1995Norwegian Boating LicenseNorwegian Maritime Directorate

Independent courses and workshops

June 2021Netcompany New Manager Seminar
May 2021Sesam Data Hub Training
May '20 - Mar '21Netcompany Academy training
Oct 2019Introduction to SAP S/4 HANAEY Skye
Apr 2019Sustainability through Project ManagementAtkins
Jan 2018Enterprise Design ThinkingIBM
Nov '14 - May '18Styreakademiet (Board Member Academy)Polyteknisk Forening
Fall 2016Sopra Steria Arkitektskole - TOGAF i praksisSopra Steria
Oct 2015ServiceNow System AdministrationServiceNow
Sep 2013Un-academic Functional Programming with Kaare NilsenJavaZone
Dec 2012Quantitative Architecture with Tom GilbIASA
Apr 2012Financial Analysis of CompaniesTekna
Feb 2012Java Enterprise EditionBouvet / SolidBeans
Feb 2011Information Architecture EssentialsDataforeningen / Software
Sep 2010Practical workshop managementItera / Raffineriet
May 2010Building a Kanban-systemItera / Crisp
Dec 2009Design training in Silverlight and Expression Blend 3Microsoft
Mar 2009Project Management for EntrepreneursTekna / Holte
Feb 2009Learn to Fly - Practical CreativityTekna / Stig&Stein
Jan 2009Creativity in OrganizationsTekna / BWL
Nov '08 - Mar '09Working on boards and committeesTekna
Aug - Nov 2008Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP 5)Computas / Sun
Oct 2007Site Seeing: Communicating successfully through DesignDataforeningen / Yggdrasil
Sep 2007Law for EntrepreneursGSA / Selmer
Oct '06 - Oct '11Seminars on IT, entrepreneurship and innovationvarious
Oct 2006Innocent Code: Security for web programmersComputas / SHH
Oct '06 - Nov '08Computas Competence BlocksComputas
Oct 2005Elkjøp Academy: Sales Training 1BElkjøp
Sep 2005Project report writingNTNU
Apr 2005Presentation techniquesNTNU
Feb 2005Facilitation of creative processesNTNU Oasen
May 2002Norwegian Guide Federation touristguide course (Harstad locality)NGF
May 2002Treasurer for OrganizationsTTS
Oct '01 - Oct '05Various technical and business seminars for studentsvarious
Sep '95 - Mar '98Radio technician and program host trainingRadio Harstad
Jan '95 - Jun '95Touch type-writingSeljestad skole

In addition I have attended a range of minor seminars and talks by various meetups, student societies and other organizations,

"A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education."

- Dr. Smiley Blanton