Doctoral Seminar

The 16th EurOMA Doctoral Seminar will take place at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland on Saturday and Sunday July 1 and 2, 2017.

Objective

The EurOMA Doctoral Seminar provides PhD students with a forum to present and discuss their research, and an opportunity to get feedback from and exchange comments with fellow PhD students and established researchers in Operations Management.

Structure

The Doctoral Seminar consists of two ‘classes’ or years. In the first year class, participants are invited to present their research design and preliminary results. This class is meant for students who are in the first year or early in the second year of their PhD studies. Students who took part in a previous first year class will be invited to join the second year class. In that class, the discussion will focus on results and preliminary conclusions (contribution to theory, methodology and/or practice of Operations Management).

Faculty

A faculty of established and renowned OM scholars will take part in the Doctoral Seminar, providing support and feedback, sharing their experiences, and engaging actively in the discussions.

Application

To apply to participate in the 16th EurOMA Doctoral Seminar, first year applicants must submit a short project description (5 pages) with name, project title, affiliation, and a letter of recommendation from their supervisor. These two documents must be sent by e-mail no later than Friday February 17, 2017 to Professor Pär Åhlström at par.ahlstrom@hhs.se.
Second year participants should confirm their participation by e-mail no later than Friday February 17, 2017 to Professor Pär Åhlström at par.ahlstrom@hhs.se.

Notification and preparation

All applicants will be notified of acceptance or rejection of their application by Tuesday February 28, 2017.
Accepted first year applicants will then be asked to prepare and to submit a full paper (max. 25 pages) describing their research design, no later than May 19, 2016. Accepted second year participants will then be asked to deliver a working paper (max. 25 pages) covering the preliminary results and conclusions of their research, no later than May 19, 2016.

Certification and credits

Upon successful completion of the Doctoral Seminar, first year participants receive a certificate titled ‘Research Design in Operations Management’. Second year participants receive a certificate titled ‘Research Results in Operations Management’. Each Doctoral Seminar counts for 3 ECTS.

Other EurOMA-related teaching activities

Students are recommended strongly to participate in the EDEN Doctoral Seminar on Research Methodology in Operations Management before participating in the EurOMA series of Doctoral Seminars. This seminar is organised by EIASM in close collaboration with EurOMA. Further information and announcements of seminar can be found at the EIASM website: www.eiasm.be.

Key dates

Application deadline: February 17, 2017
Notification of acceptance: February 28, 2017
Submission of full paper: May 19, 2017
Seminar dates: July 1 and 2, 2017

Fees

  • Phd EurOMA Members Early Seminar Only €200       Seminar and Conference €650
  • Phd EurOMA Members Late Seminar Only €200        Seminar and Conference €770
  • Phd Non-Members Early Seminar Only €200              Seminar and Conference €770
  • Phd Non-Members Late Seminar Only €200               Seminar and Conference €870

Contact

Organizer: Professor Pär Ahlstrom
Department of Management and Organization Stockholm School of Economics
Sweden Email: par.ahlstrom@hhs.se.

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