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Forskarutbildningskurser

Högskolan i Halmstad erbjuder ett antal forskarutbildningskuser inom områdena Informationsteknologi, Innovationsvetenskap och Hälsa och livsstil. Mer information om kurserna hittar du här.

Nedan listas de kurser som har getts inom ramen för forskarutbildningsområdet Innovationsvetenskap. Nya och aktuella kurser kommer att utannonseras löpande.

Innovation Science I, (7,5 credits)

Innovation Sciences is about understanding how novelty is entering the world, e.g. developing knowledge and understanding how innovations are created as products, processes, service and as organizational and social innovations. This broad conception of innovations includes also other but economical and technical disciplines can contribute to the knowledge development in this field. Social sciences, Humanities and Behavioral sciences are offering contributions for creation and developing knowledge and understanding.


This is a basic course, compulsory for doctoral students in Innovation Sciences at Halmstad University and will be followed by an advanced course in Innovation Sciences.

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Course coordinator
Interested students are requested to send their names and disciplinary background to the course co-ordinator
Prof. Bernd Hofmaier.

Innovation Sciences II, (7,5 credits)

The course is intended for all doctoral students interested in the area of Innovation Sciences. The number of participants in the course is limited to 20 doctoral students. Primarily we accept doctoral students admitted to doctoral studies in Innovation Sciences.

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Mike Daniloviclänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
, Prof.Industrial Management-Innovation and Technology Management

International  Entrepreneurship and Marketing (7,5 credits)

Purpose and objectives

The overall objective of the course is to enable the student to develop the ability to independently and critically review literature in the subject areas of international entrepreneurship and marketing respectively. Thereafter, the student is expected to independently write own scientific essay (s) in a chosen problem area. The purpose of the course, therefore, is to give the student an up to date knowledge in international entrepreneurship and marketing.

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Prof. Svante Andersson, Halmstad University

Prof. Gabriel Awuah, Halmstad University

Quantitative Research Methods 7,5 credits

The course is offered week 40-50, i.e. Sep 30--Dec 6 (50% of full time studies).

This is a core course in the innovation science Ph. D. progamme. The aim is to gain improved skills in quantitative methods and production of scientific articles based on quantitative data analysis, in particular cross-section innovation data. It includes lectures and exercises in statistical inference, quantitative designs, table analysis, correlation, regression, logistic regression, factor/prinicipal component analysis, and an introduction to time-series and multi-level analysis. You may also use your own cross-section data if suitable.

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Course Coordinator
Professor Mikael Sandberg

Teachers: Eric Järpe

Classics in Innovation Processes and Business Creation (7,5 ECTS)

The PhD course is run as a series of seminars and workshops organized around the following themes:

(I) The growth and the boundaries of the firm.

(II) Knowledge and learning: creation, use, dissemination and integration.

(III) The behavioural theories of the firm, complexity and search.

(IV )Evolutionary theorizing.

(V) Firms, systems and networks.

(VI) Change processes: innovation processes and entrepreneurial action

Please note that during 2015 the course runs twice and during spring 2016 four times. Each seminar will run a full day. During the first meeting the dates of the four spring seminars will be determined.

For more information please contact Magnus Holmén

The Process of Theorizing and Theory Building in Management research, 5 credits

This PhD course aims to acquaint the PhD students with the process of theorizing and theory building in management research.

We start from the premise that it is critical for PhD students to master the process of theorizing and theory development from the extant knowledge and empirical data quite early in their Doctoral studies.

By the end of the course the PhD students will have gained skills and knowledge in (a) gaining sensitivity to theoretical development during the literature review process , and (b) analyzing and theorizing from qualitative data.

PhD students also have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session with Dr Barney Glaser via live Skype from California.

Course date: 4 - 8 May, 2015
Venue: Halmstad University, Sweden

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