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    PhD course in INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS: STATE-OF-THE-ART THEORIES AND TOPICS

    COPENHAGEN BUSINESS SCHOOL, APRIL 22-26, 2024

    Registration Deadline

    Friday 1st March 2024 at 00:00


    Faculty

    • Christian Geisler Asmussen (CGA), Copenhagen Business School
    • Dana Minbaeva (DM), King's College London and Copenhagen Business School
    •  Michael Mol (ML), Copenhagen Business School
    •  Torben Pedersen (TP), Copenhagen Business School
    •  Bent Petersen (BP), Copenhagen Business School
    • Larissa Rabbiosi (LR), Copenhagen Business School
    • Grazia Santangelo (GS), Copenhagen Business School
    • Wolfgang Sofka (WS), Copenhagen Business School


    Course coordinator

    Professor Grazia Santangelo, Copenhagen Business School


    Prerequisites

    The course is designed for students with different backgrounds who have an interest in business and its applications to other fields and topics. Although a basic knowledge of management, strategy, and economics is helpful, no specific prerequisites are required. Students are expected to attend the entire course and take the final exam.


    Aim

    The course aims to offer a systematic foundational knowledge of the theoretical building blocks of international business research, the most updated debates on theories, and an overview of topics and areas of research in the field. The ultimate goal is to develop an ability to identify opportunities for future research. The course is organized into two parts. The first part focuses on different theoretical perspectives. The second part discusses stateoftheart research on specific topics and areas.


    Course content

    This is a discussionbased course. Students are expected to attend and be prepared for every session.

    Session preparation includes reading all required assigned material for the session. During each session, the discussion will be based on the papers for discussion.


    Teaching style

    Lectures and workshops where students are expected to present and discuss preassigned readings.


    Lecture plan

    Lectures and workshops where students are expected to present and discuss pre-assigned readings.

     

    S1 - 22/04/2024 - Faculty: GS         
    Why and how companies became multinationals

     S2* - 22/04/2024 - Faculty: CGA            
    Internalization theory

    S3 - 23/04/2024 - Faculty: CGA            
    Stakeholder theory in the global context

     S4* - 23/04/2024 - Faculty: CS, TP, WS   
    Paper Development Workshop

     S5 - 24/04/2024 - Faculty: BP           
    Dynamics and flexibility of foreign operation modes

     S6* - 24/04/2024 - Faculty: DM                    
    International human resource management

     S7 - 25/04/2024 - Faculty: LR
    Knowledge transfer across borders

     S8* - 25/04/2024 - Faculty: WS
    International business and knowledge protection

     S9 - 26/04/2024 - Faculty: TP             
    Backlash against globalization

     S10* - 26/04/2024 - Faculty: GS        
    MNEs and Grand challenges

     * These sessions will be scheduled in the afternoon

    Tentative schedule

    Morning sessions: 9-12

    Afternoon sessions: 13:30-17:30

     

    Exam

    At the end of the course, each student is requested to hand in a 35page proposal that will be assessed on a pass/nopass basis. The proposal is expected to identify a research question, theoretical framing, and preliminary hypotheses.

     

    ECTS: 5

     

    Fee

    DKK 6,500 (EUR 875). This course is offered in collaboration with EIASM. For PhD students who are currently enrolled at an EIASM member institution, there is a reduced fee of DKK 5,025 (EUR 675).

    Maximum number of participants: 20

     

    Contact information

    For questions regarding the content of the course:

    Course Coordinator: Professor Grazia Santangelo - gs.si@cbs.dk

     

    For questions regarding the administration of the course:

    CBS PhD Support: Nina Iversen ni.research@cbs.dk +45.3815 2475

     

    Additional details, including info on registration, are available at this link.



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    Grazia Santangelo
    Professor
    Copenhagen Business School
    Copenhagen
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