Eden Doctoral Seminar on Humanitarian Supply Chain Management

THE EDEN DOCTORAL SEMINAR WILL TAKE PLACE AT HANKEN IN MAY 22-24, 2017

The programme in Operations & Production Management will include seminars on the following topics :

  • Research Methodology in Operations Management
  • Technology Management
  • Project Management

Programme Objectives :

The aim of the course is to further the understanding of supply chain management concepts and processes in different contexts. The focus of the seminar is on analysing and conducting SCM research in the area of disaster relief. In particular, participants will

  • Acknowledge the contextual factors in the applicability of SCM concepts,
  • Better understand the context of humanitarian aid and disaster relief,
  • Understand the ethical and methodological constraints of research in different phases of disaster relief,
  • Prepare in particular for possible field research in humanitarian SCM
  • Refine their research questions and further develop their own research proposals in this area.

The seminar consists of a reading package that participants shall prepare prior to attendance. The first day of the seminar will position participants’ own research questions in extant research. 

Throughout the seminar, participants will be prepared for the beauty and the challenges of data collection in the humanitarian context, and gain a more thorough understanding of contextual factors in the various phases of disaster relief.

For more information, please go here : http://www.eiasm.org/frontoffice/eden_announcement.asp?event_id=1279