Doctoral School

Courses

The following JSBE courses are currently available for doctoral students of the University of Jyväskylä (JSBE students have priority). Please register for the courses in the Korppi system in advance.

In addition to those JSBE courses listed below:

  • For business students, courses of KATAJA (Finnish doctoral program in business studies) are also available. These courses are jointly organized by Finnish academic institutions. Some of the courses are held in Jyväskylä.
  • Economics students take part in the FDPE (Finnish Doctoral Programme in Economics). Nearly all FDPE courses are lectured in English in Helsinki. The core courses focus on microeconomics theory, macroeconomics theory, and the principles of econometrics. A few special courses may be held outside Helsinki; please see further information on the FDPE website .
  • JSBE doctoral students may also participate in courses organized by IHME (Methodology Centre for Human Sciences) in Jyväskylä. Some of these courses are taught in English; please see the IHME website (see IHMJ101 Theory of Science in particular, which compulsory for JSBE doctoral students).
  • JSBE doctoral students take part in staff training courses ("JYU henkilöstökoulutus") and courses organized by the Jyväskylä University library (as results of dean's decision at the JSBE). They include also courses targeted at doctoral students, for example, academic writing modules.
  • University of Jyväskylä is a member of the Academic Council of the EIASM (European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management), so our students will e.g. get discount on their course fees.
  • See also NNE - Nordic Network in Economics, and NFF:n (Nordisk Företagsekonomisk Förening) http://www.nordicacademy.org

JSBE doctoral courses in 2016-2017

  • TTKJ161 Introduction to doctoral studies, 4 ECTS
    Content: Target group is the new doctoral students at the University of Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics. This course gives a practical introduction to doctoral studies. The content includes: introduction of faculty members & staff, structure of the studies, doctoral courses available, collaboration, funding channels, publications, meetings and conferences, university library, and strengthening of the personal study plan and career. Course also provides general information on careers of PhDs. Course is lectured in English. It also includes exercises (incl. participation in public defense of doctoral dissertation).
    Timetable: My lectures begin 29.9.2016 at 12:15, but note also pre-session by the JYU graduate school in 20.9. at 14:15.
    Lecturer
    : Mika Haapanen

    More information and registration for the course (Korppi): https://korppi.jyu.fi/kotka/r.jsp?course=199904

JSBE doctoral courses in 2015-2016

  • TTKJ161 Introduction to doctoral studies, 4 ECTS
    Content: Target group is the new doctoral students at the University of Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics. This course gives a practical introduction to doctoral studies. The content includes: introduction of faculty members & staff, structure of the studies, doctoral courses available, collaboration, funding channels, publications, meetings and conferences, university library, and strengthening of the personal study plan. Course also provides general information on careers of PhDs. Course is lectured in English. It also includes exercises (incl. participation in public defense of doctoral dissertation).
    Timetable: Begins 23rd September 2015 at 9:00 (Ohjelmakaari 10, D157)
    Lecturer
    : Mika Haapanen

    More information and registration for the course (Korppi): https://korppi.jyu.fi/kotka/r.jsp?course=191765

  • TTKJ162 Orientative course to research methods, 4 ECTS
    Content: The course links the research ideas to methods and data. It gives guidance to the selection of research methods at the early stage of the research process. Research strategy, relationship between theory and empirics, data acquisition and analysis, quality of research and reporting. Examples of qualitative and quantitative research. Course is lectured in English.
    Timetable: 27th October - 8th December 2015
    Lecturers: Mika Haapanen & Matti Leppäniemi(quantitative methods) and e.g. Antti Rautiainen, Marjo Siltaoja, Teppo Sintonen, Tommi Auvinen (qualitative methods) 
    More information and registration for the course (Korppi): https://korppi.jyu.fi/kotka/r.jsp?course=193002

  • TTKJ163 Academic writing and publishing, 4 ECTS
    Content: Features and structure of scientific article, argumentation, formalities, handling references and citations, conclusions and discussion. Writing and publishing journal articles. Peer review process. Monography vs. article-based dissertation. Course is completed by attending lectures and doing exercises. In exercises students analyse international journal articles and work with their own manuscripts.
    Course lectured in English. 
    Timetable: 29.3. - 11.5.2016.
    Lecturer(s): Mika Haapanen.
    More information and registration for the course (Korppi): https://korppi.jyu.fi/kotka/r.jsp?course=165311
  • TTKJ180 Current topics in business and economics (4 op / 4 ECTS)
    Completing the course will require attendance to at least five JSBE research seminars and to write a learning diary. The seminars that a student attends do not have to take place during a same academic year. For more details on the course, please see a detailed description.

Some JSBE doctoral school courses in the past

Earlier JSBE course history (in Finnish)

IHME (Methodology Centre for Human Sciences)

  • See the IHME website for details.
  • IHMJ101 Tieteenteoria (Theory of Science) in particular

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      JSBE research seminar

      Seminar for everyone interested in high quality research in economics and business economics (program).