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EDEN DOCTORAL COURSE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS: STATE-OF-THE-ART THEORIES AND TOPICS


COPENHAGEN, MAY 8-12, 2023
INTRODUCING EDEN

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A JOINT EIASM CBS COLLABORATION

                                      

APPLICATION DEDALINE

Application Deadline:  Sunday 2 April 2023 at 23:55

PROGRAMME COORDINATOR & FACULTY

COURSE COORDINATOR:

Grazia Santangelo, Copenhagen Business School

FACULTY:

 

  • Christian Geisler Asmussen (CGA), Copenhagen Business School
  • Dana Minbaeva (DM), King’s College London and Copenhagen Business School
  • Marcus Møller Larsen (MML), Copenhagen Business School
  • Torben Pedersen (TP), Copenhagen Business School
  • Bent Petersen (BP), Copenhagen Business School
  • Larissa Rabbiosi (LR), Copenhagen Business School
  • Grazia Santangelo (GS), Copenhagen Business School
  • Wolfgang Sofka (WS), Copenhagen Business School

 

AIMS OF THE SEMINAR

The course aims to offer a systematic foundational knowledge of the theoretical building blocks of international business research, the most updated debates on theories and methods, and an overview of topics and areas of research in the field. The ultimate goals is to develop an ability to identify opportunities for future research. The course is organized into two parts. The first part focuses on different theoretical perspectives. In the second part, state-of-the-art research on specific topics and areas is discussed.

 

PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME

S1 - 08/05/2023 -   
Why and how companies became multinationals

S2- 08/05/2023* -         
Internalization theory

S3 - 09/05/2023 -
Behavioral perspectives on international business

S4 - 09/05/2023* -
Paper Development Workshop

S5 - 10/05/202 -
Dynamics and flexibility of foreign operation modes

S6 - 10/05/2023* -
International human resource management

S7 - 11/05/2023 -
Knowledge transfer across borders

S8 - 11/05/2023* -
International business and knowledge protection

S9 - 12/05/2023 -
Backlash against globalization   

S10* - 12/05/2023 -
MNCs and grand challenges

* These sessions will be scheduled in the afternoon

COURSE FORMAT

Course content

This is a discussion‐based course. Students are expected to attend and be prepared for every session.

Session preparation includes reading all required assigned material for the session. During each session, the discussion will be based on the papers for discussion.


Teaching style

Lectures and workshops where students are expected to present and discuss pre‐assigned readings.


Lecture plan

Lectures and workshops where students are expected to present and discuss pre-assigned readings.

COURSE PREREQUISITES

The course is design for students coming from different backgrounds with an interest in international business and its applications to different fields and topics. Although a basic knowledge of management, strategy, and economics is helpful, no specific prerequisites are required. Students are expected to attend the entire course and take the final exam.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Learning objectives

  • To demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of theories and topics relevant to international business literature.
  • To demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of key concepts, assumptions, causal  relationships and processes relevant to international business literature.
  • To critically review assigned readings.
  • To develop new ideas and approaches that advance some portions of theory and research.

COURSE ASSESSMENT & ECTS

COURSE ASSESSMENT & ECTS

At the end of the course, each student is requested to hand in a 3‐5‐page proposal that will be assessed on a pass/no‐pass basis. The proposal is expected to identify a research question, theoretical framing, and preliminary hypotheses.

5 ECTS are assigned to this course

APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS

APPLICATIONS
Interested doctoral students should submit their applications no later than Sunday 2 April 2023 at 23:55. 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

It is only possible to upload one file upon registration and - as such the above files must be collected in a single file.

APPLICATION
To apply, please register your participation with the accompanying documents by MARCH 30

TO REGISTER

(https://phdsupport.nemtilmeld.dk/11/ )

FEES

PARTICIPATION FEE

The participation fee is 875 € (DKK 6500). This fee includes participation to the seminar, the documents, coffee breaks/lunches

EIASM SCHOLARSHIPS

The Institute offers a limited number of  discounted fee of 675 € each (DKK 5,025.) 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.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Please note that the registration is binding after the registration deadline.

PRACTICALITIES

TIME AND LOCATION
The seminar will be held at the COPENHAGEN BUSINESS SCHOOL.

Copenhagen Business School 
Kilen, Kilevej 14A
2000 Frederiksberg 
Room: KL2.53

The programme will start on May 8, 2023 and is scheduled to end May 12, 2023. 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

You are requested to make your own hotel arrangement.

CONTACTS

Contact at CBS

For questions regarding the content of the course: Grazia Santangelo - gs.si@cbs.dk

Contact at EIASM

Nina Payen - payen@eiasm.be