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EDEN DOCTORAL SEMINAR ON HOW TO DESIGN YOUR PHD


BRUSSELS, OCTOBER 8-12, 2018
INTRODUCING EDEN

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PROGRAMME COORDINATOR & FACULTY

Ricardo Morais, Católica Porto Business School – Programme coordinator & Faculty

Ricardo Morais is Head of the Management Department at Católica Porto Business School, founder of Idea Puzzle, and alumni of the HPI School of Design Thinking in Germany. 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 Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto. His research interests are interdisciplinary, including strategic management, critical realism, doctoral education, and design thinking. Since 2002, he has lectured these topics in more than 50 universities in 11 countries. He is a member of Academy of Management, European 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 OBJECTIVES

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.

 

TESTIMONIAL

"Apart from an attractive syllabus and good reputation of this course I received numerous recommendations from my faculty members and other PhD students that have taken the course as well as encouragement from supervisor to participate in the course.”
 
Participant from the University of Umeå, Sweden

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 August 1, 2018. 

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 exempt). 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 September 10, 2018 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 at the EIASM.

EIASM - 2nd Floor of Hotel Metropole
Place de Brouckère 31
1000 Brussels
Belgium

The programme will start on October 8, 2018 at 09.00 and is scheduled to end October 12, 2018 at approx 16.30.a.m.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Métropole ***** (conference location)
Place de Brouckère 31 - 1000 Bruxelles
http://www.metropolehotel.com
Tel. : + 32 2 214 24 25
Email :info@metropolehotel.be

Fixed EIASM rate during the whole year :

- During the week :
Superior Single room at € 155 + city tax €4.24 per bedroom / per night
Superior Double room at € 183 + city tax €4.24 per bedroom / per night
Including: buffet breakfast and selection of six offered drinks per stay in the mini-bar (2 Belgian Beers, 2 Sodas and 2 mineral waters), free WiFi, free access to the fitness area, cancellation policy up to 6 PM without any charges

- During the week-end : (Night of Friday/Saturday & Sunday) :
Superior Single room at € 140/ night + city tax €4.24 per bedroom / per night
Superior Double room at € 168 /night + city tax €4.24 per bedroom / per night
Including buffet breakfast and selection of six offered drinks per stay in the mini-bar (2 Belgian Beers, 2 Sodas and 2 mineral waters), free WiFi,  free access to the fitness area, cancellation policy up to 6 PM without any charges

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

We also advise you to check prices on the internet!


Hotel NH Collection Brussels Centre  (very close +/- 150 m)

Boulevard Adolph Max 7
1000 Brussels
Tel +32 (0)2 214 07 44 - mtg.nhcollectionbrusselscentre@nh-hotels.com

Superior double room for single occupancy 160 EUR (including breakfast) + city tax  4.24 EUR per person/day
Double occupancy + 20 EUR per room and per night

Please mention "EIASM " when making your reservation.


Hotel Marivaux (very close +/- 300 m)
Boulevard Adolph Max 98
1000 Brussels - www.hotelmarivaux.be

Special rates (breakfast & all taxes included)
Monday-Thursday: € 135.00/night (breakfast included) - single Club room
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: € 85.00/night (breakfast included) - single Club room
There is a supplement of € 10.00/night for a double room (breakfast included).

To book a room :  reservation@hotelmarivaux.be and mention EIASM 

Note that there are plenty of other hotels in the surroundings of the seminar venue. 

We invite you to check availability and prices on Internet.

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APPLICATION

TO APPLY CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW

 

REGISTER ONLINE

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