Time: 18-20 August, 2021.
Place: Due to Covid-19 situation course is given ONLINE. Organizer Turku School of Economics, University of Turku, Turku. During the course days, be prepared to work until late in the evenings as we have teachers from different time zones.
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 for example 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, Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 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 this course is to help doctoral students in their writing process aiming to improve their papers towards 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 teachers 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: Thursday 10 June 2021.
Important: Send your application by email to Anu Bask( email@example.com ) AND course coordinator Oskari Rintala ( firstname.lastname@example.org) including the attachment of your article manuscript and application information below.. Manuscript has to include your name and contact information, and Emerald style structured abstract in the first page of the manuscript.
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.
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
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 based on the quality of the manuscript.
Group of Editors and Editorial Board members of target journals:
Professor Lisa Ellram, Miami University, USA
Professor Beverly Wagner, University of Strathclyde, UK
Professor Gyöngyi Kovacs, Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki
Adjunct Professor Anu Bask, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku
Professor Lauri Ojala, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku