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Department of Business Administration

Lund University School of Economics and Management

PhD courses

Compulsory and optional courses in Business administration and research policy

Our intensive courses offer a combination of lectures, seminars, and workshops for students to learn and receive guided feedback on their PhD projects from leading scholars.

Compulsory courses, Business Administration

AUTUMN 2018 SPRING 2019

Introduction to Business Research Methods, 15 credits
13 Sep–13 Dec | Ongoing
Course leader: Associate Prof
Peter Svensson
Course information and schedule
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Theory in Business Administration, 7.5 credits
12 Sep–9 Nov, 2018 | Ongoing
Course leader: Associate Prof
Jens Rennstam
Schedule
Course syllabus and literature

Quantitative Methods, 7.5 credits
22 Oct, 2018–14 Jan, 2019 | Ongoing
Course leader: Prof Johan Anselmsson
Schedule
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Qualitative Methods, 7.5 credits
Spring 2019 | Open for applications
Course leader: Prof Mats Alvesson
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Philosophy of Science, 7.5 credits
Spring 2019 | Open for applications
Course leader: Prof Tomas Hellström
Course syllabus and literature

Compulsory courses, Research Policy

AUTUMN 2018 SPRING 2019
 

Research Policy, 7.5 credits
Spring, 2019 | Open for applications until 14 December, 2019
Submit your application, including half a page describing why you would like to take this course, to merle.jacob@fek.lu.se
Course leader: Prof Merle Jacob
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Course syllabus and literature

Innovation Studies, 7.5 credits
Presumably spring 2019 | Closed for applications
Course leader: Prof Merle Jacob

Optional courses

Course call: PhD courses in Organization, spring 2019

AUTUMN 2018 SPRING 2019
Qualitative data analysis and theorization, 7,5 credits
14 Sep–23 Nov, 2018 | Ongoing
Course leader: Associate Prof.
Jens Rennstam
Schedule
Course syllabus and literature

Critical Perspectives on Leadership, 7.5 credits
Prel. 8–12 April, 2019 | Open for applications
Course leader: Associate Prof.
Sverre Spoelstra
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Critical Management Studies,
7.5 credits

Prel. 6–10 May, 2019 | Open for applications
Course leader: Associate senior lecturer Roland Paulsen
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Reflexive and Creative Methodology, 7.5 credits
Prel. 13–17 May, 2019 | Open for applications
Course leader: Prof. Mats Alvesson
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New Public Management, 7.5 credits
Prel. spring, 2019 | Open for applications
Course leader: Associate Prof. Louise Bringelius, Charlotta Levay & Anna Thomasson

Optional courses preliminary given autumn 2019

  • Corporate Social Responsibility, 7.5 credits
    2 Sep–11 Nov, 2019 | Open for applications
    Course leader: Associate Prof. Susanne Arvidsson
    Course syllabus and literature
  • Action Research, 7.5 credits
    Autumn 2019 | Closed for applications
    Course leader: Prof. Tony Huzzard
    Course syllabus and literature

Seminar participation

PhD students at the department have the possibility to earn up to 7.5 credits by participating in research seminars.
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Teacher training courses

During your PhD studies you have the opportunity to take teacher training courses in order to be qualified to teach in higher education after your studies. Division for Higher Education Development (AHU) at Lund University offers cross-disciplinary courses.

Courses at other universities

As a PhD student at the Department of Business Administration at Lund University you do not need to pay a course fee to attend PhD courses given by members belonging the U6 network, i.e. the Departments of Business Administration at the universities of Gothenburg, Linköping, Stockholm, Umeå and Uppsala.

Our department also has an agreement with the Doctoral School of Organization and Management Studies (OMS) at Copenhagen Business School allowing PhD students from our department to attend their PhD courses free of charge.

Contact

Director of Research and PhD Programme
Charlotta Levay
Phone: +46 (0)46-222 98 51
charlotta.levay@fek.lu.se

Doctoral programme coordinator
Charlina Lunvald
Phone: +46 (0)46-222 41 73
charlina.lunvald@fek.lu.se

Apply for our courses

If the number of applicants exceeds available places, applicants are prioritised as follows:

  1. PhD students from the Department of Business Administration
  2. PhD students from other departments at LUSEM
  3. External PhD students

External students can apply for one or several courses using the form above. The compulsory courses are free of charge. The cost of each optional course is 5.000 SEK. VAT (25%) will also be charged to students from outside Sweden and Swedish students paying for the course personally. Only Swedish governmental organizations are exempt from VAT.

Note: non-exempt students attending two courses will be charged a reduced rate of 7.500 SEK (plus VAT) for both courses and students who take three courses will be charged 10.000 SEK (plus VAT) in total. In some cases students from partner universities will be exempt from payment.

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