Education Manager, Information Systems Science
D.Sc (Econ. & BA), education manager
+358 29 450 2378
+358 40 149 7587
Areas of expertise
Artificial neural networks
Use of ICT in public services
Use of ICT in sport and physical activity
establishing and coordination international master's programs
training and coaching of international students
talented individuals and team players.
She has participated in establishing and coordinating international master’s programs in the field of information technology management since 2004. In these programs there have been students from more than 50 countries from each continents.
She has been a member of the Finnish national orienteering team almost 20 years winning for example the world championship. She is an active member of society.
Meet her in social media: https://www.facebook.com/eija.koskivaara
Her main teaching area has been research methods. She has been involved in the supervision of more than 50 master’s thesis. Most of the students have had international background. Coordinating Alumni Keynote Speakers interactive lecture series together with business students' organizations since 2016.
Her doctoral thesis research focused on artificial neural networks and their applicability for analytical review in auditing. Today she tests neural networks applicable for clustering physical activity behaviour of white-collar- workers. Her research group has been interested in how ICT-related gadgets and systems support our daily activity. She has been involved in projects were the focus has been on public services and how their digitalization have changed the communication between citizens and service providers. Her current research interest focuses also on IT management education in international environment. She has published articles e.g. in Journal of Operational Research Society, Managerial Auditing Journal, Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, International Journal of Electronic Government Research.
Alumni Reflections on Gender Equality in the ICT Context (2020)
Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society, Lecture Notes in Computer Science(Vertaisarvioitu artikkeli konferenssijulkaisussa (A4))
Finnish Paradox of IS graduates (2019)
Americas Conference on Information Systems(Vertaisarvioitu artikkeli konferenssijulkaisussa (A4))
Has your international university IT management education been useful? (2018)
Pacific Asia conference on Information Systems(Artikkeli ammatillisessa konferenssijulkaisussa (D3))
Analysing physical activity behaviour with self-organizing maps - a RCT study with polar active (2016)
Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems(Vertaisarvioitu artikkeli konferenssijulkaisussa (A4))
Mobile payment adoption – Findings from Chinese taxi company (2015)
Iadis international conference on information systems(Vertaisarvioitu artikkeli konferenssijulkaisussa (A4))
Clustering daily habits of working days - A RCT study with Polar Active (2015)
WORK Conference(Muu (O2))
Improving Physical Activity and Health with Information Technology (2014)
13th of IFIP WG 6.11 Conference on e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society, I3E 2014(Vertaisarvioitu artikkeli konferenssijulkaisussa (A4))
Advantages and challenges of digital service guidance in early childhood education (2013)
Nordic Academy of Management 2013(Vertaisarvioitu artikkeli konferenssijulkaisussa (A4))
Activating everyday life of generation X – A RCT study with Polar Active (2013)(Vertaisarvioitu artikkeli konferenssijulkaisussa (A4))
How many steps – do they count? Experiments on pedometer use (2012)
International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies(Vertaisarvioitu artikkeli konferenssijulkaisussa (A4))