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EDEN DOCTORAL SEMINAR ON HOW TO DESIGN YOUR PHD


BRUSSELS, OCTOBER 24-28, 2016
INTRODUCING EDEN

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PROGRAMME COORDINATOR & FACULTY

Ricardo Morais, Catholic University of Portugal – Programme coordinator & Faculty

Ricardo Morais is Assistant Professor of Management at Catholic University of Portugal (Porto) and founder of Idea Puzzle (www.ideapuzzle.com). He holds a PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Jyväskylä (first Portuguese PhD in Finland in Social Sciences), having graduated in Management from the University of Porto. His research interests include theory development, critical realism, strategy formation, multinational management, and design thinking. Since 2002, he has lectured these topics in over 50 universities in 11 countries. He is a member of the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, and Academy of International Business (www.ricardomorais.com).

Eelko Huizingh, University of Groningen - Faculty

Eelko Huizingh is an Associate Professor of Innovation Management at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, and a fellow of Graduate School and Research Institute SOM (Systems Organisation and Management). He has (co-)authored over 300 articles in a broad range of journals and has been guest editor of over 15 special issues of journals. He has (co-)authored Dutch textbooks on Innovation Management, Marketing Management, the impact of the Internet, the use of SPSS, and Marketing Information Systems. Recently, Sage published his book Applied Statistics with SPSS. Dr. Huizingh is Vice President Scientific Affairs of ISPIM (International Society for Professional Innovation Management), the leading innovation management association in Europe with over 5,000 (associate) members.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE

This seminar helps early stage PhD candidates design their research project. In particular, participants will:

  • acknowledge process, philosophical, and methodological ambiguities in their research;
  • understand the interplay between theory, method, data, rhetoric, and authorship in their research;
  • apply a framework of 21 questions to focus and design their research;
  • diagnose the current strengths and weaknesses of their research;
  • learn strategies for literature review, theory development, and theory testing;
  • formulate alternative research ideas and research questions;
  • design a literature review;
  • discuss alternative qualitative research designs;
  • discuss alternative quantitative research designs;
  • develop a conceptual model;
  • discuss alternative measurements;
  • design data collection and analysis;
  • design their thesis project.

PROGRAMME

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Some places are still available on the course. Please contact Anne-Laure Marteaux (anne-laure.marteaux@eiasm.be).

EVALUATION

Full attendance is required to obtain the certificate.
4 ECTS will be assigned upon completion of the seminar.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested doctoral students should register online (and add the required documents) no later than September 9, 2016. 

Some places are still available on the course. Please contact Anne-Laure Marteaux (anne-laure.marteaux@eiasm.be).

Besides doctoral students, other researchers may participate. The number of participants will be limited to create a stimulating environment. The selection among the applicants will be conducted by the Institute’s Faculty. They will review the following documents which should necessarily complement each application form:

  • the applicant’s curriculum vitae demonstrating his/her capabilities of doing research ;
  • a letter of recommendation of his/her local faculty supporting the application ;
  • a two-page description of his/her doctoral research, indicating the general objectives

 

FEES & REGISTRATION

PARTICIPATION FEE
The participation fee is 1100 € (VAT Excluded). This fee includes participation to the seminar, the documents, lunches and a group dinner.

EIASM SCHOLARSHIPS
The Institute offers a substantial reduction of the participation fee per member institution (1 scholarship per institution). These scholarships are strictly limited to students coming from an EIASM Institutional (the Academic Council). Allocation of the scholarships is entirely at the discretion of the European Institute.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations made before October 1, 2016 will be reimbursed with 10% deduction of the total fee. No reimbursement will be possible after this date.

PRACTICALITIES

TIME AND LOCATION

The seminar will be held in Brussels.

Venue:Hotel NH Collection Brussels Centre
Boulevard Adolphe Max, 7, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

The programme will start on October 24, 2016 at 09.00 and is scheduled to end October 28, 2016 at approx 16.30.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

You need to make your own hotel accommodation.

NH Collection Brussels Centre (former NH Atlanta)  (Seminar Venue)
Boulevard Adolph Max 7 - 1000 Brussels
Tel 00800 0115 0116 (free of charge) - reservations@nh-hotels.com

Standard room for single use : €155,00,-/night
Standard double room : €170,-/night
Including breakfast. Not including the city tax of €7,58 per room per night.

To take advantage of these special rates, please mention “EIASM” when making your reservation.

Hotel Métropole ***** (2 mins walk from seminar venue)
Place de Brouckère 31 - 1000 Bruxelles
http://www.metropolehotel.com

During the week :
Superior Single room at € 160 ,-/ night
Superior Double room at € 190,-/night
Including buffet breakfast / Not including the city tax (€ 9.28 per room per night)

During the week-end : (Night of Friday/Saturday & Sunday) :
Superior Single room at € 140 ,-/ night
Superior Double room at € 170,-/night
Including breakfast / Not including the city tax (€ 9.28 per room per night)

To take advantage of these special rates, please mention “EIASM” when making your reservation. However, according to the period of the booking, some better rates could be offered by contacting the hotel directly. We advice you to check prices on the internet too !!

Tel. : + 32 2 214 24 25 or + 32 2 214 24 26 or + 32 2 2142424 - Fax : 32 2 2180240
Email : info@metropolehotel.be

* Hotel Marivaux (very close - 3 mins walk from Seminar venue)
Boulevard Adolph Max 98 - 1000 Brussels - www.hotelmarivaux.be

Monday-Thursday incl.: € 135.00/night (breakfast and city tax included )  - single Club room
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: € 85.00/night (breakfast and city tax included ) - single Club room

There is a supplement of € 10.00/night for a double Club room (breakfast and city tax included )
There is a supplement of € 20.00/night for a Harmony room (breakfast and city tax included )

To book a room: please use the reservation form available HERE or reservations@hotelmarivaux.be  (please mention EIASM).

* Citadines Sainte-Catherine Brussels, property of the « Citadines Apart’Hotel » group : (10 minutes walk)  
51 Quai au Bois à Brûler. B-1000 Brussels

Room types & rates :     
Studio (+/- 25 sqm) – for 1 to 2 persons - 119.-€ / room-night
One-Bedroom Apartment (+/- 50 sqm) – for 1 to 4 persons : 158.-€ / room-night
Internet access and city tax included .
Full housekeeping service once a week included. Breakfast: excluded – at 14.-€ /person.

To book a room : Direct e-mail to stecatherine@citadines.com  and/or to coralie.carels@citadines.com  - Mention “EIASM” to get the preferential rates

APPLICATION

TO APPLY CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW

For more information, please contact:
Ms. Anne-Laure Marteaux
EDEN Manager, EIASM -  PLACE DE BROUCKERE - 31 - 1000 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
Tel: - Fax: +32 2 512 19 29
Email: anne-laure.marteaux@eiasm.be