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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 2019 SPRING 2020

Introduction to Business Research Methods | 15 credits
12 Sep–12 Dec | Open for applications
Course leader: Associate Prof
Peter Svensson
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Theory in Business Administration | 7.5 credits
11 Sep–9 Nov | Open for applications
Course leader: Associate Prof
Jens Rennstam
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Quantitative Methods | 7.5 credits
Prel Jan–March | Open for applications
Course leader: Prof Johan Anselmsson
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Qualitative Methods | 7.5 credits
Prel April–June | Open for applications
Course leader: Prof Mats Alvesson
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Philosophy of Science | 7.5 credits
Prel April–May | Open for applications
Course leader: Prof Tomas Hellström
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Compulsory courses | Research Policy

AUTUMN 2019 SPRING 2020

Innovation Studies | 7.5 credits
16 Oct–11 Dec | Closed for applications
Course leader: Prof Merle Jacob
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Research Policy | 7.5 credits
Prel Feb–April | Closed for applications
Course leader: Prof Merle Jacob
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Optional courses

Course call – courses in Organization 2020

AUTUMN 2019 SPRING 2020

Qualitative data analysis and theorization | 7.5 credits
13 Sep–22 Nov | Closed for applications
Course leader: Associate Prof.
Jens Rennstam
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Action Research | 7.5 credits
6–7 & 20–21 Nov | Closed for applications
Course leader: Prof. Tony Huzzard
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Entrepreneurship and Well-being |
7.5 credits
Prel Feb–April | Open for applications
Course leader: Prof Johan Wiklund
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Critical Management Studies |
7.5 credits
4–8 May | Open for applications
Course leader: Associate senior lecturer Roland Paulsen
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Reflexive and Creative Methodology | 7.5 credits
11–15 May | Open for applications
Course leader: Prof. Mats Alvesson
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Commercialize your research |
7.5 credits
TBA | Open for applications
Course leader: Prof. Hans Landström
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Corporate Social Responsibility | 7.5 credits – this course will be given in autumn 2020 (prel.). Course leader: Associate Prof Susanne Arvidsson.
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Critical Perspectives on Leadership | 7.5 credits – this course will be given in spring 2021 (prel.). Course leader: Associate Prof Sverre Spoelstra.
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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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External courses

Courses taken at other departments at Lund University or other higher education institutions (including institutions abroad) may also, if approved by the Director of PhD studies, be included in the PhD programme.

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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 at the Business Administration departments within the U6 network:

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
Merle Jacob
Phone: +46 (0)46-222 42 24
merle.jacob@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
     


The compulsory courses are free of charge for external participants. The cost of each optional course is 5.000 SEK + VAT (25%). 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), 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.
 

Credit transfer

PhD students at the department of Business Administration can request credit transfers for courses taken outside the department.

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