Courses Doctoral Literature course in Management and Organisation 1

62246 Doctoral Literature course in Management and Organisation 1 , 8 sp

Place
Vaasa
Type
Doctoral studies
Kind
Course
Teaching language
en
Course description

This elective course introduces doctoral students to current research in management and organisation. There are no lectures. The literature is chosen, discussed and agreed upon with the thesis supervisor, and accepted by the teacher.
The amount of credits is decided by the lecturer before the course starts.

Learning Goal

You are familiar with current research in management and organisation.

After completing the course, you will be able to
  • analyse and synthesise core literature in management and organisation
  • identify relevant literature to define your research gap
  • define and argue for your research gap
  • map core concepts and related concepts that are relevant to your research and doctoral dissertation.
Target Group

Only doctoral degree students within the doctoral program in Management and organization / Entrepreneurship, Management and Organisation / Information System Science.

Instruction

Written examination or essay, agreed with the teacher.

Total Student Workload

53-214 hours of work divided into
scheduled contact hours: 0 h
non-scheduled work: 53-214 h
For 2 ECTS: 53 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 400 pages.
For 3 ECTS: 80 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 600 pages.
For 4 ECTS: 107 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 800 pages.
For 5 ECTS: 134 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1000 pages.
For 6 ECTS: 160 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1200 pages.
For 7 ECTS: 187 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1400 pages.
For 8 ECTS: 214 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1600 pages. 

Assessment

Written examination, essay of appropriate length decided with supervisor 100 %.

This course is meant for doctoral students to consolidate their knowledge of issues connected to management and organisation. Reading package agreed upon with the instructor.