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EDEN DOCTORAL SEMINAR ON HOW TO DESIGN AND DEFEND YOUR PHD


BRUSSELS, OCTOBER 7-11, 2013
INTRODUCING EDEN

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PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

Prof. Dr. Ricardo Morais, Professor of Management and Strategy, Catholic University of Portugal

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.

Ricardo Morais is Professor of Management and Strategy at Catholic University of Portugal, researcher at the Centre for Studies in Management and Economics, methodological lecturer at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, Belgium, methodological advisor at Brno International Business School, Czech Republic, and founder of www.ideapuzzle.com. He holds a PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, having graduated in Management from the University of Porto, Portugal. He specialises in strategic management of research and internationalisation. Since 2002, he has lectured these topics in 10 countries. With tens of communications in international conferences and seminars, he is the author of scientific articles and chapters on 'scientific method' (Sage Publications), 'critical realism' (Edward Elgar), 'doctoral paradox' (Emerald), and ‘multinational corporations’ (Elsevier).
 

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE

During the seminar doctoral students will:

  • understand the interplay between theory, method, data, rhetoric, and authorship in their research;
  • apply a framework of 21 decisions for research design and defense in any field of knowledge;
  • 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 the thesis and publishable papers.
     

PROGRAMME

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EVALUATION

Upon successful completion of the seminar (full attendance), the participants will be given a certificate and granted 4 ECTS.

APPLICATION PROCESS

APPLICATIONS
Interested doctoral students should register online (and add the required documents) no later than Agust 1, 2013. 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
     

The maximum number of participants has been reached. Please contact the EDEN manager.

 

PRACTICALITIES

TIME AND LOCATION
The seminar will be held at theNH Hotel Atlanta, Brussels, Belgium
Venue/ Hotel NH Atlanta (SEMINAR VENUE) ****
Boulevard Adolph Max 7
1000 Brussels

The seminar starts on October 7, 2013  at 09.00 and  scheduled to end October 11, 2013 at 16.30

PARTICIPATION FEE
The participation fee is 1100 € (VAT Not Included). This fee includes participation to the seminar, the documents, lunches and 2 dinners.

EIASM SCHOLARSHIPS
The Institute offers a limited number of scholarships of 600 €  (VAT Not Included) per member institution. Scholarships are strictly limited to students coming from an EIASM Institutional Member (the Academic Council). Allocation of the scholarships is entirely at the discretion of the European Institute

Cancellations made before September 15, 2013 will be reimbursed with 10% deduction of the total fee. No reimbursement will be possible after this date.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

You need to make your own hotel accommodation.

Recommended hotel for students

Citadines Sainte-Catherine Bruxelles Apart'hotel (10 minutes walk from the seminar venue)
51 quai au Bois à Brûler - 1000 Brussels
Tel 32 2 221 14 11 - Fax 32 2 2211599 -
Website : http://www.citadines.com/en/belgium/brussels/sainte_catherine/

To book a room, contact ignacio.sandino@citadines.com and mention EIASM EDEN

Studio - Single Room 105 Euros/night
Studio - Double/Twin bed (2 persons sharing)105 Euros/night
Appartment (2 persons sharing) (separate sleeping area) 135 Euros/night

Breakfast: 14 Euros

Please book your room as soon as possible to benefit from special rate.
 

Other Hotels

Hotel NH Atlanta ****
Boulevard Adolph Max 7
1000 Brussels
Tel 00800 0115 0116 (free of charge) reservations@nh-hotels.com

Special rate (single or double room) 155 EUR (including breakfast) (subject to change)
Please mention "EIASM " when making your reservation.

Hotel Métropole *****
Place de Brouckère 31 - 1000 Bruxelles
http://www.metropolehotel.com

During the week :
Superior Single room at € 159 ,-/ night
Superior Double room at € 189,-/night
including buffet breakfast and all taxes

During the week-end :
Superior Single room at € 140 ,-/ night
Superior Double room at € 170,-/night
including buffet breakfast and all taxes

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 on the web site first.

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

You can also book your hotel through http://www.booking.com

FLIGHTS

Preferential EIASM rates: Brussels Airlines is pleased to be the Preferred Carrier and extends 10% discount on available economy fares from Europe, Tel Aviv & Moscow to Brussels. Go to www.brusselsairlines.com, and after having chosen your dates and cities of departure and destination, click the option "I have a promocode". Type EIASM2013 in the box displayed.

Book until 31/12/2013 and travel between 02 September and 31 December 2013.

 

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