The Fourth ERIM/CentER PhD Workshop on Information Management Research
Advanced specialisation course
ERIM/CentER Workshop on Information Management Research
Prof. Dr. ir. E van Heck (ERIM, RSM), Dr ir. O. Koppius (ERIM, RSM), Prof. Dr. P. Ribbers (CentER, Tilburg University), Dr. ir. B. Bettonvil, Dr. A. Rutkowski (CentER, Tilburg University)
Prof. Dr. ir. E van Heck
Prof. Dr. ir. E van Heck and Prof. Dr. P. Ribbers
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This course is intended for PhD students in the field of information management (IM) and information systems. The main objective of this course is to improve the PhD research process and research plan of each of the participants.
Improving the PhD research plan will be achieved by:
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Interaction and active participation will be emphasized by assignments and presentations. At the end participants have to hand in and present their (improved) PhD research plan.
The course consists of eight modules. The first session is a 4-day session. After this session PhD students will work on improving their individual PhD proposal, which will be presented in the second session (2-day session).
Module / Activity Lecturer Date
1. Overview IM theories and concepts Ribbers 21-5-2007
2. Discussion of IM research articles van Heck 21-5-2007
3. Qualitative emp. research in IM Rutkowsky 22-5-2007
4. Quantitative emp. research in IM Bettonvil 23-5-2007
5. Experimental research in IM Koppius 23-5-2007
6. Design oriented research in IM Ribbers/ 24-5-2007
7. Presentation research proposals Ribbers/ 16-7-2007
8. Presentation research proposals Ribbers/ 17-7-2007
and wrap up van Heck
Assignments, Quality Research Proposal, Quality Presentation
At the start of each module relevant literature will be provided to the participants.
The course especially aims at PhD researchers in the field of information management and information systems. All students have studied the basic literature on information management (Laudon & Laudon). Students have followed the course Research Methodology or the course Methodology of Research and Design with success. Students who did not follow one of the two research methodology courses, have to prove to the course directors an equivalent level of research methodology by submitting an detailed overview of the followed research methodology courses.
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