Publishing articles in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 21.08.2013-23.08.2013

Kurssikuvaus: The course aim doctoral students to improve their papers into journal submissions. Course consists of lectures and small group sessions.

Pidempi kurssikuvaus: The course aims to help doctoral students to improve their papers into journal submissions. During the course members of the editorial board will be lecturing on the topics, such, as the strategies for publishing, editorial policy of the journal, publication process, submission, responding to reviews, and resubmission process. To the course we invite doctoral students, who have progressed well in their writing stage of their doctoral dissertations and aim to improve the quality of their papers to a level of publications in international academic journals.

Target journals are International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management (IJPDLM), Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Logistics Research and Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (JHLSCM).

Course consists of lectures and small group sessions. Course participants will prepare a refined version from their paper before the course. These papers are allocated to journal editors and during the course editors will serve as tutors and discussant of the papers. In small group sessions participants will get feedback to their papers and each of the participants will make a plan for journal submission level version for their papers. There are also other assignments given during the course.

Muuta: Course organizing committee:
Anu Bask, Aalto University School of Business
Gyöngyi Kovacs: Hanken School of Economics
Lauri Ojala: Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku

Instructors:The following members of the Editorial Team will be lecturing on the topics in publishing issues and act as discussants for the papers submitted to the course:

Karen Spens, Regional Editor of the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management (IJPDLM) and Editor of the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (JHLSCM)
Gyöngyi Kovacs, Regional Editor of the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management (IJPDLM) and Editor of the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (JHLSCM)
Beverly Wagner, Editor of Supply Chain Management: An International Journal
Lisa Ellram, Editor of Journal of Supply Chain Management
Lauri Ojala, Executive Editorial Board Member of Logistics Research

Other lecturers and instructors:
Anu Bask, Aalto University School of Business

Coordinator of the course: Anu Bask ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ). Course assistant: Ville Hallavo ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Target group: Doctoral students who are progressed well in their writing stage of doctoral dissertation. Prerequisite is a good quality full paper (maybe one you have presented, or that has been accepted to a conference, or another).

Max.20 - 25 participants, preferably from the Logistics and Supply Chain management Graduate School and KATAJA. Other doctoral students are also welcomed to apply. Participants will be selected on the basis of the quality of the paper. More information about the application process below.

Kurssin yhteyshenkilö: Anu Bask

Yhteyshenkilön sähköpostiosoite: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kurssin aikataulu: 21.08.2013-23.08.2013

Paikka: Aalto University School of Business

Kurssin laajuus opintopisteinä: 4

Kurssin tavoitteet: The key learning objective of the course is to help doctoral students in their writing process aiming to improve their papers to publishable form in international peer-reviewed academic journals.

Kurssin suorittaminen: Course consists of lectures and small group sessions. Course participants will prepare an edited version from their paper before the course. During the course they will get feedback to their papers from the journal editors and they will make a plan for next version. There are also other assignments given during the course.

Doctoral students interested in to participate the course need to apply for the course. Please send your application by copy pasting the following link to your internet browser and answering the questions no later than 7th of June 2013:

http://www.webropolsurveys.com/S/E842B79C5F5B5C8F.par

Important: In addition of the application you need to send an email to the course coordinator ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) including the attachment of your article manuscript, which should be a good quality full paper (maybe one you have presented, or that has been accepted to, a conference, or another). Paper has to include Emerald style structured abstract in the first page of the paper.

Only students that filled in the application and send in their manuscripts including structured abstract by the deadline will be considered. Please read the course instructions carefully before filling in this application. Decisions are made based on the quality of the papers.

Kurssin arviointi: Course helps student to improve their papers in publishable form. Course is evaluated with passed/failed principle.

Kohderyhmä: Doctoral students who are progressed well in their writing stage of doctoral dissertation.

Kurssin pääluennoitsijana toimii: Karen Spens, Beverly Wagner, Lisa Ellram, Gyöngyi Kovacs, Lauri Ojala and Anu Bask