Publishing in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 9.8. - 11.8.2017

 

NB: Deadline for applications is 9th June 2017. Please read more instructions below.

Time: Wednesday 9th August to Friday 11th August, 2017.

Place: Aalto University School of Business, Helsinki

Learning goal and objectives: The course aim doctoral students to improve their papers into journal submissions. Course consists of lectures and small group sessions. During the course editors and members of the editorial board will be lecturing on the topics, such, as the strategies for publishing, editorial policy of the journal, publication process, submission, responding to reviews, and resubmission process. To the course we invite doctoral students, who have progressed well in their writing stage of their doctoral dissertations and aim to improve the quality of their papers to a level of publications in international academic journals. Target journals are Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Journal of Supply Chain Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management (IJPDLM), Journal of Business Logistics, Logistics Research and Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (JHLSCM).

Course consists of lectures and small group sessions. Course participants will prepare refined versions from their paper before the course. These papers are allocated to journal editors and editorial board members and during the course teachers will serve as tutors and discussant of the papers. In small group sessions participants will get feedback to their papers and each of the participants will make a plan for journal submission level version for their papers. There are also other assignments given during the course. The key learning objective of the course is to help doctoral students in their writing process aiming to improve their papers to publishable form in international peer-reviewed academic journals.

Target group: Doctoral students who are progressed well in their writing stage of doctoral dissertation. Prerequisite is a good quality full paper (maybe one you have presented, or that has been accepted to a conference, or another).

Instruction and examination: Course consists of lectures and small group sessions. Course participants will prepare an edited version from their paper before the course. During the course they will get feedback to their papers from the journal editors and they will make a plan for next version. There are also other assignments given during the course.
Doctoral students interested in participating in the course need to apply for the course. Deadline for application: 9th June.

Important: Send your application by email to the course coordinator ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) including the attachment of your article manuscript, which should be a good quality full paper (maybe one you have presented, or that has been accepted to, a conference, or another). Paper has to include Emerald style structured abstract in the first page of the paper.

Only students that have sent their application with information asked below and included their manuscripts with structured abstract by the deadline will be considered. Decisions are made based on the quality of the papers.

Application information:

Your name:
University:
Major:
Title of your paper:
Have you presented this paper in any conference or is it accepted for any:
Which journal are you aiming to submit your paper:
Supervisor(s) of your doctoral thesis:
Your motivation to participate this course:

Credits: 4 ECTS

Grading: Passed/failed.

Prerequisites: Doctoral students who are progressed well in their writing stage of doctoral dissertation.

Admittance: Max.20 - 25 participants, preferably from the field of the Logistics and Supply Chain management Graduate School and KATAJA. Other doctoral students are also welcomed to apply, also from other countries. Participants will be selected on the basis of the quality of the paper.

Instructors: Group of Editors and Editorial Board members of target journals. Plan:

Lisa Ellram, Miami University, USA
Beverly Wagner, Unversity of Strathclyde, UK
Gyöngyi Kovacs, Hanken School of Economics
Ira Haavisto, Hanken School of Economics
Anu Bask, Aalto University School of Business

Course contact person: Anu Bask ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), Aalto University School of Business