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EDEN DOCTORAL SEMINAR ON HOW TO DESIGN AND DEFEND YOUR PHD


BRUSSELS, OCTOBER 13-17, 2014
INTRODUCING EDEN

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PROGRAMME COORDINATOR & FACULTY

Ricardo Morais, Catholic University of Portugal - Programme Coordinator

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).
 

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

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

Interested doctoral students should register online (and add the required documents). 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
     

PRACTICALITIES

TIME AND LOCATION
The seminar will be held in at the Hotel NH Atlanta Brussels, Boulevard Adolphe Max, 7, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
The programme will start on Monday, October 13, 2014  at 09.00 and is scheduled to end Friday, October 17, 2014 at 16.30

PARTICIPATION FEE
The participation fee is 1100 €. This fee includes participation to the seminar, the documents, lunches and two group dinners.

EIASM SCHOLARSHIPS
The Institute offers a limited number of scholarships of 600 € 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 19, 2014 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.

Please book your room as soon as possible to benefit from special rate.
 
Apart'Hotel Citadines
Quai au Bois à Brûler 51 (Place Sainte-Catherine)- 1000 Brussels
 
123 Euros/night
(Breakfast not incl)
123 Euros/night
(Breakfast not incl)
Appartment (2 persons sharing)
(separate sleeping area)
163 Euros/night
(Breakfast not incl)
 
Breakfast: 14 Euros
 
To take advantage of these special rates, please send an e-mail to Coralie.carels@citadines.com
 
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 € 160 ,-/ night
Superior Double room at € 190,-/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 advise 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 on www.booking.com

 

APPLICATIONS
TO APPLY CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW

For more information, please contact:
Ms. Anne-Laure Marteaux
EDEN Manager, EIASM -  PASSAGE DU NORD - 19 - 1000 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
Tel: +32 2 226 66 67 - Fax: +32 2 512 19 29
Email: anne-laure.marteaux@eiasm.be