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EDEN DOCTORAL SEMINAR ON HOW TO DESIGN YOUR PHD


BRUSSELS, OCTOBER 26-30, 2015
INTRODUCING EDEN

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PROGRAMME COORDINATOR & FACULTY

Ricardo Morais, Catholic University of Portugal – Programme coordinator

Ricardo Morais is Assistant Professor of Management and Strategy as well as coordinator of the MSc in Management at Catholic University of Portugal in 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 critical realism, theory development, and multinational management. 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 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

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PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE

This seminar helps early stage doctoral students 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.

EVALUATION

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

APPLICATION PROCESS

APPLICATIONS

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

FEES & SCHOLARSHIPS

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. 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, 2015
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 Hotel NH Atlanta Brussels, Boulevard Adolphe Max, 7, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
The programme will start on October 26, 2015 at 09.00 and is scheduled to end October 30, 2015 at approx 16.30.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

You need to make your own hotel accommodation.

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

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 (without breakfast) :     
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: included. Breakfast: excluded – at 14.-€ /person. Cleaning: included – Full housekeeping service once a week

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 2015

 
Hotel NH Atlanta **** (event location)
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.
Please mention "EIASM " when making your reservation.

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

 
Hotel Métropole *****(event  location)
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 breakfast. Not including the city tax of € 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 of € 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

You can also book on www.booking.com

APPLICATION

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