Doctoral (Ph. D.) & Faculty Consortium


Nepalese Academy of Management (NAM):  in association with  Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (UK) Is organizing Doctoral (Ph. D.) and Faculty Consortium in March 30 -31, 2013     at Kathmandu, Nepal

The Nepalese Academy of Management (NAM) in association with The Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS) is pleased to announce the first Nepalese Doctoral & Junior Faculty Consortium which will take place on March 30 & 31, 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal.  The consortium is open to a wide range of business related disciplines including Management, Strategy, Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Development Studies.

The goals of the consortium are:

1.      To learn about the research and publishing process in major international journals

2.      To build research relationships within Nepal and other scholars from other nations

3.      To receive feedback on research projects currently in process

 1st day (30th March 2013)

Participants who have completed at least a Masters degree and have enrolled in a PhD program or have a doctorate in hand may participate in Day 1.  This day will consist of lectures and exercises on how to publish research. All consortium participants are to register for the first day of the consortium. 

The registration fee is INR 500 (INR= Indian currency for one day only).

 2nd day   (31st March 2013)

Ph. D. candidates and junior faculty who wish to delve deeper into publishing may participate in Day 2.  The participants in this day are to have research articles prepared they wish to receive feedback on.  The visiting faculty will provide comments on the articles.  In addition exercises will be conducted on how to evaluate and improve articles. To participate in Day 2 participants must participate in Day 1 of the consortium and apply for Day 2. The application for 2 Day need to include the following information as a proposal, attached and send for approval:

·         Name, title of article, enrolled or employed at what university, cell No., E-mail and alternative E-mail (if any), date of birth, and key words. 
A very concise problem statement, objectives, motivation, expected outcomes/ contributions (Research proposal). 
A concise 1 to 2 page version of current CV
Draft of article to be commented on

The registration fee for both days is INR 1000 (INR= Indian Currency) and US $ 50 (scholars other than South Asia). A limited number of Ph. D. scholars will be selected to participate in the close discussion. Submitted papers will be assessed independently from the scientific committee of the Doctoral Consortium. During the doctoral consortium, researchers will be asked to present their work either in the form of a poster or as an oral presentation.

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Submission Deadline  ---  November 15, 2012

Acceptance Notification ---December 31, 2012

Registration Deadline ---February 10, 2013

Ph. D. Consortium ---March 30-31, 2013

Key Resource Faculty for NAM- 2013 Doctoral consortium


 Prof. Dr. Garry D. Bruton – Texas Christian University (USA)

 Prof. Dr.  Mike Wright – Imperial College (UK)

 Prof. Dr. Igor Filatotchev -   City University London, UK

 Prof. Dr. Dev R. Adhikari – T.U., CDM, and President- NAM

 Dr. Dhruba K. Gautam - Doctoral Consortium Coordinator and founding secretary  – NAM

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Dhruba Kumar Gautam (Ph. D.)
Executive Director & Conference Coordinator
Nepalese Academy of Management
Tribhuvan University, Faculty of Management
P. O. Box 12719, Kathmandu, Nepal
Cell: +977 9813 304401
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