Publishing Articles in Accounting Journals 29.08.2013-01.10.2013

Kurssikuvaus: The aim of the course is to help doctoral students improve their conference papers into journal submissions and to give an overview of the publication process. Lectures and workshops.

Pidempi kurssikuvaus: The course consists of lectures and small group sessions. Lectures are given on topics such as strategies for publishing, editorial policy of journals, the publication process, submission, responding to reviews, and resubmission process. Before the course start, the course participants are asked to prepare a refined version of a conference paper, which will be sent to reviewers and course participants. During the course, course participants and experienced academics will serve as tutors and discussants of the papers. Based on the feedback received, the course participants would then be able to develop their papers into a manuscript aimed for journal submission. Target journals are for example Accounting in Europe, European Accounting Review, Management Accounting Research and International Journal of Auditing. The course also includes some other assignments.

Muuta: Time: autumn 2013, preliminary dates are late August and late September.

Kurssin yhteyshenkilö: Benita Gullkvist

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Kurssin aikataulu: 29.08.2013-01.10.2013

Paikka: Helsinki

Kurssin laajuus opintopisteinä: 6

Kurssin tavoitteet: After having successfully completed the course, the student will understand the publication process and be able to develop the paper into a manuscript aimed for journal submission.

Kurssin suorittaminen: Application:
Please apply for the course by sending to Benita Gullkvist ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) the following pieces of information:
• The application letter including your reasons to apply for the course
• Home university of your doctoral studies
• Supervisor(s) of doctoral studies
• Brief synopsis of your on-going doctoral research (max. 1500 words)
• Your contact details
• Copy of conference paper intended for journal submission, and to which journal
• A brief narrative on your writing and publishing experience (max. 1500 words).

Teaching approaches: Teaching will take the form of a combination of lectures, group work, student presentations and discussions. Students are expected to participate in all sessions of the course.

Course material: A pre-reading package of research articles or book chapters. More information will be provided after registration.

The deadline for application is 3 May 2013. A maximum number of 16 participants will be admitted. Please send you application by copy pasting the following link to your internet browser and answering the questions:

Kurssin arviointi: Study of literature. Written assignments related to your own conference manuscript and its revision (preparation of response letter). Review of other participants' manuscripts. Presentation and opposition in small group sessions. Further details will be provided after registration.

The course is evaluated with passed/failed principle

Kohderyhmä: Doctoral students in financial and management accounting

Kurssin pääluennoitsijana toimii: Mara Camaran, Robert Knechel