Tutorials and workshops

The tutorial and workshop program will be updated according to the information received from the organizers during the year.  

 Below you will find information about the following tutorials:



FIGSIB Doctoral Tutorial in International Business 2018

The faculty of International Business at Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku will organize the FIGSIB Doctoral Tutorial in International Business on Monday November 12th, 2018. Doctoral students from all Finnish universities are encouraged to submit their research plan or paper relating to the field of international business. Both early stage and more advanced works are welcomed. The objective of the tutorial is to provide an opportunity for doctoral students in the field of international business to discuss their work-in-progress with distinguished faculty members and fellow students. Admittance is based on the relevance of the topic to international business.

Paper instructions:
The paper should be a detailed research plan encompassing the whole doctoral study. If you are writing a compilation thesis, please introduce the whole dissertation, but ideally focus on presenting a single paper you are currently working on to allow in-depth understanding. The papers should not exceed 10 pages in length, Times New roman 12pt, line spacing 1.5, including figures and tables, excluding references. The papers will be shared with the discussants but not with other participants. Submissions should be sent via email (to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) by Monday September 3rd, 2018. The cover letter should contain the following information: your name, your organization, the beginning year of your doctoral studies, a few sentences describing your research topic, and your supervisor's name. The research plan or paper should be attached as either a PDF or an MS Word document.

Important dates:
3.9.2018 Deadline for paper submissions via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
1.10.2018 Acceptance confirmation via email
15.10.2018 Sign-up confirmation via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
22.10.2018 Preliminary program available on the tutorial website; papers sent to discussants
12.11.2018 Parallel sessions at Turku School of Economics



Doctoral Colloquium in Marketing at Hanken 15.-16.8. 2018

The department of Marketing at Hanken will host the next Doctoral Colloquium in Marketing, financed by KATAJA, the Finnish Doctoral Programme in Business Studies. Please mark the event in your calendar! This is an important national event for networking with doctoral students and faculty from all over Finland.

We welcome new and advanced doctoral students to send a paper on their doctoral dissertation for presentation at the colloquium. The papers will receive feedback from experienced researchers in marketing.

In addition to the interesting paper presentations, doctoral students are offered an opportunity to receive individual career advice from established international and national researchers. You will be able to book a 25 minutes individual session on Career Advice & CV Check, which run parallel with some of the presentation sessions.

Important dates:
1.6.2018: Deadline for paper of maximum 20 pages (line spacing 1,5 excluding references) that may be a prolonged research proposal, or a paper that will form one essay/article in your thesis. One page (at least) must present the relationship between the paper and your whole thesis. The papers will be made available only to discussants.
6.6.2018: Information on acceptance to present at the colloquium
15.6.2018: Doctoral students and faculty: Signing up for the colloquium
15.6.2018: Doctoral students: Signing up for Career Advice & CV Check
19.6.2018: Preliminary programme will be made available and papers sent out to discussants
10.8.2018: Paper presentation deadline so it can be pre-uploaded and available

Link to signing up can be found on the CERS webpage: https://www.hanken.fi/en/about-hanken/organisation/departments-and-subjects/department-marketing/cers/doctoral-colloquium-15

A limited number of rooms (Smart, 1-person, 15-16.8.2018) á 125 euro have been reserved at Hotel Helka, and can be booked with the signature MFT18 directly from the hotel. Reservations can be made until the limit has been reached, but no later than 30.6.2018. www.hotelhelka.com 



Doctoral Tutorial in Accounting 2018

The next Accounting Tutorial to be held from 4 to 5 January 2018 at Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics (JSBE). The aim of the Accounting Tutorial is to bring together Ph.D. students and Professors in the field of accounting to share their interests and views on student research projects. As in previous years, the Accounting Tutorial seeks to develop Ph.D. students’ on-going research through supportive and critical discussion and to provide a forum for debate of emerging ideas and developments in practice and research. Each Ph.D. student will have a nominated discussant (a Senior Faculty Member) to give feedback on his/her paper. There will be sessions both in English and in Finnish.


Key note speech will be given by Associate Professor Andrea Mennicken from the LSE.