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Part-time doctoral program
at the USC in Brisbane, Australien
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Part-time doctoral program
at the USC in Brisbane, Australien
Ph.D. in International Business offered by the University of the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane

Ph.D. in International Business offered by the University of the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane

Discovering and developing innovative ideas: As a doctoral student at the SMBS, you are working directly with the supervising university professors on your doctoral thesis. The doctoral program supports you scientifically and enables you to network and exchange experience with other doctoral students.

In 3 years to Ph.D. in International Business Management

The doctoral program with a focus on international business management is divided into doctoral seminars, conference assignments, doctoral theses, publications as well as teaching activities and the doctoral thesis (doctoral thesis). 6 research seminars (18-20 attendance days) are held in the first 4 semesters at SMBS in Salzburg. In the third year of study, a study stay of at least 4 weeks is planned at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) in Brisbane.

Facts

Aim

Application and transfer-oriented research: Doctorate to Ph.D. within a research project with a scientific issue

Admission

Completed, state-recognized master’s degree or a comparable, state-recognized degree in a diploma program; Assessment interview; limited number of students

Academic degree

Ph.D. (May be given in AUT and GER as Dr. before the name. In Switzerland as Ph.D.)

Didactics

Research project, ongoing evaluations, double-teaching with a professor from a German-speaking country, as well as a professor / professor of the USC

Duration

min. 6 semesters

Language

English

Aims

The SMBS – University of Salzburg Business School – offers qualified professionals executive promotion to the Ph.D.. The research project with a concrete issue definition from practice and the accompanying colloquia form the basis of the dissertation for the Ph.D..

The doctorate is characterized by practice-oriented research, transfer-oriented research management and competent project management. A scientific network is available to support the knowledge acquisition, support and transfer.

 

Content

Year 1

This seminar introduces students to the philosophy of research, research
ethics, approaches to framing questions and designing research,
proposal writing, sampling, and data collection methods.

Graduate-level introduction to critical issues in research methodology relevant for the social sciences. Special focus will be on theory-driven, qualitative and quantitative approaches to research.

Students learn to analyze data in the performance of business research using advanced statistical methods. Students will formulate models, use software to determine optimal model parameters, and analyze the results for validity.

with Paper Presentations (resulting from the doctoral thesis work in progress)

Topic Proposal; Literature Review; Development of Research Question and Theoretical Background

Year 2

This course introduces students to linear and non-linear regression models for the analysis of quantitative data and provides in-depth knowledge of advanced statistical methods, including SEM and econometric modelling.

This seminar explores the prominent perspectives of international theorists and researchers in HRM and OB literature. Students will work to build a foundation with which they can build their own research agendas regarding business management in a global context.

Graduate-level introduction to social and industrial- organizational psychology. Emphasis on major theories, issues, and literature regarding social psychology and organizational behavior in domestic and international contexts.

with Paper Presentations (resulting from the doctoral thesis work in progress)

Theoretical module / Hypothesis Development, Research Design

Year 3

Doctoral seminar / Research workshops
(duration: ca. 4 weeks)

Essentially, the fee-based study course comprises doctoral seminars, participation in conferences / doctoral workshops and publications, teaching activities and the doctorate thesis (dissertation). The 6 research seminars held in Salzburg and/or Munich during the first 4 semesters are each 2 to 3 days long. Furthermore, a study trip to the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) in Brisbane will take place in the 5th or 6th semester.

The doctoral thesis / dissertation is developed in the form of a research project and is central to the study course. Project progress and the correct approach to the research project are accompanied by regular evaluation meetings. From the very start, candidates are provided with dual supervision by an SMBS professor from a German-speaking country, as well as a USC professor.

Dates and Destinations

  • Nov/Dec 2017 (prospective)
    Scientific Philosophy, Epistemology and Research Methodologies
    SMBS @ Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18, 5020 Salzburg
  • March/April 2018 (prospective)
    Research Methods and Resarch Design for Business Management
    SMBS @ Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18, 5020 Salzburg
  • May/June 2018 (prospective)
    Advanced statistical methods for business management research
    SMBS @ Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18, 5020 Salzburg
  • tbd
    2x Participation in conferences / doctoral workshops
    SMBS @ Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18, 5020 Salzburg
  • continuous
    Working on Doctoral Thesis
  • Nov/Dec 2018 (prospective)
    Causal analysis models for business management research
    SMBS @ Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18, 5020 Salzburg
  • March/April 2019 (prospective)
    Contemporary approaches and results for business management research
    SMBS @ Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18, 5020 Salzburg
  • May/June 2019 (prospective)
    Socio-economic and sociopsychological implications of modern business and economic research
    SMBS @ Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18, 5020 Salzburg
  • tbd
    Seminars
    University of the Sunshine Coast @ Bisbane/Australien
  • continuous
    Working on Doctoral Thesis
    Research Results, Finalization of Disseratation

Part-time doctoral program

Start a new successful career with a doctorate, like many of our graduates. If you are interested in looking into a scientific question over an extended period of time, in finding something really new and  in establishing yourself through publications and lectures of a scientific community, this is the right place for you. do you have any questions about this? We look forward to hearing from you!

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Alumni
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) DR. Christoph Staita, MBA
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) DR. Christoph Staita, MBA

Head of R&D Filter, TMA, ALD / Deputy Head PD R&D
Kathrein Group Rosenheim, Deutschland

Contact
Dipl. Europa-Ök. (FH) Markus Spriestersbach, MBA
Dipl. Europa-Ök. (FH) Markus Spriestersbach, MBA

Program Management

+43 676 88 2222 34 markus.spriestersbach@smbs.at

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Josef Neuert
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Josef Neuert

Associate Dean of Research

+43 676 88 2221 00 josef.neuert@smbs.at