Doctoral and Early Career Training Programs in Entrepreneurship

As a part of the Kauffman Foundation’s work to improve the quality of research on entrepreneurship, we support a variety of scholarly training and development activities across the United States. Typically these training opportunities happen as a part of academic annual meetings or at smaller, regional meetings with a heavy focus on doctoral scholars.

The list below consists of all entrepreneurship doctoral and early career training programs of which we are aware, both sponsored and non-sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation.

* indicates Kauffman Foundation-sponsored doctoral consortia

Known Doctoral and Early Career Training Programs in Entrepreneurship

Meeting / Doctoral Consortium Name Location Consortium Date
(Updated Quarterly)
United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Doctoral Consortium
St. Pete Beach, Florida
January 23-27, 2019
Leuphana Conference on Entrepreneurship Workshops
Leuphana University of Lüenburg, Lüenburg, Germany

January 18-20, 2018

2019 date TBD

Academy of Management (AOM) Perspectives (AMP) Paper Development Workshop Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, Lisbon, Portugal

February 1, 2018

2019 date TBD

Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship (SEE) Conference Junior Faculty & Doctoral Consortium (JFDC)
Washington, DC

March 1-3, 2019 

Academy of Management (AOM) Perspectives (AMP) Paper Development Workshop
Washington, DC

March 2, 2018

2019 date TBD

Consortium for Competitiveness and Cooperation (CCC) for Doctoral Student Research*
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California

March 2-4, 2018

2019 date TBD

Southwest Academy of Management Junior Faculty and Doctoral Consortia
Albuquerque, New Mexico

March 7-10, 2018

2019 date TBD

Academy of Management (AOM) Perspectives (AMP) Paper Development Workshop
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

March 9, 2018

2019 date TBD

European Academy of Management Early Career Colloquium
Rome, Italy

March 18-20, 2018

2019 date TBD

Academy of Management (AOM) Perspectives (AMP) Paper Development Workshop
University of California, Irvine; Irvine, California

March 23, 2018

2019 date TBD

3rd Entrepreneurship as Practice (EaP) Conference & PhD Consortium
Teleborgs Slott (Teleborg Castle), Vaxjö, Sweden

April 16-17, 2018

2019 date TBD

Journées PhD Days
Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada

May 2-3, 2018

2019 date TBD

Canadian Council for SMEs and Entrepreneurship Annual Meeting PDW by the Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

May 3-5, 2018

2019 date TBD

Professional Development Workshop (PDW) for Early Career Scholars, Industry Studies Association (ISA)* Seattle, Washington

May 30, 2018 

2019 date TBD

George Washington University’s Center for International Business Education & Research (GW-CIBER) Summer Doctoral Institute (SDI)
George Washington University, Washington, DC May 30-July 25, 2018
Graduate Student Research Conference in Business and Economics (GRADCONF 2018)
University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus, Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida
June 4-8, 2018
St. Mary's University Sobey School of Business International Doctoral Consortium
Bimtech, India June 6-8, 2018
Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) Doctoral Consortium* (invitation only) Waterford, Ireland June 6-9, 2018
Doctoral Workshop, SMS Oslo 2018 Sharing Strategies for the Connected World
Oslo, Norway June 7, 2018
Social Entrepreneurship Intensive Doctoral Seminar (contact Tom Lumpkin for more info at lumpkin@ou.edu)
Dublin, Ireland June 10-15, 2018
The Medici Summer School in Management Studies
Bologna, Italy June 11-15, 2018
SKEMA KTO Paper Development Workshop
Sophia Antipolis (French Riviera), France June 25-27, 2018
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Entrepreneurship Research Boot Camp (ERBC)* Cambridge, Massachusetts

July 16-20, 2018 

Global Research Symposium on Marketing and Entrepreneurship - American Marketing Association Marketing and Entrepreneurship SIG International Doctoral Consortium*
Boston, Massachusetts
August 7, 2018
Academy of Management (AOM) ENT (Entrepreneurship) Doctoral Consortium*
Chicago, Illinois

August 10-11, 2018 

Academy of Management (AOM) TIM (Technology and Innovation Management) Doctoral Consortium
Chicago, Illinois

August 10-11, 2018 

Iberoamerican Academy of Management Conference PDW
Chicago, Illinois
August 10-11, 2018 
Academy of Management (AOM) Midcareer Development Consortium* (BPS, ENT, TIM) Chicago, Illinois

August 10-11, 2018 

Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation Annual Symposium PDW
Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

August 30, 2017

2018 date TBD

West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship (WCRS) Doctoral Consortium* University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
September 12, 2018
SEI (Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Innovation) Doctoral Consortium
Bath, United Kingdom

September 15-16, 2017

2018 date TBD

13th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship PhD Colloquium
Aveiro, Portugal
September 20-21, 2018
Strategic Management Society (SMS) Doctoral Workshop
Paris, France September 22-25, 2018
Euromed Academy of Business Annual Conference Doctoral Seminars
Cyprus
October 29-November 3, 2018
Doctoral Workshop, SMS Hyderabad 2018 Special Conference on Rethinking Corporate Strategy in the Age of Paradox Hyderabad, India December 16, 2018
Israel Strategy Conference Doctoral Consortium
Technion, Haifa, Israel

December 17, 2017

2018 date TBD

 

Known Doctoral/Early-Career Awards in Entrepreneurship

Award Name Sponsor Due Date
(Updated Quarterly)
Emerging Scholar Award Academy of Management (AOM) ENT Division

January 31, 2018

2019 date TBD

Heizer Doctoral Dissertation Award in New Enterprise Development -OR- National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Doctoral Dissertation Award in Entrepreneurship and Independent Business [ NOTE: You can only apply to one of these awards ]
Academy of Management (AOM) ENT Division

January 31, 2018

2019 date TBD

Best International Dissertation Award
International Theme Committee (ITC) of the Academy of Management (AOM) and Emerald Group Publishing

January 31, 2018

2019 date TBD

TIM (Technology and Innovation Management) Best Dissertation Award 
Academy of Management (AOM) TIM Division

February 2, 2018

2019 date TBD

Wiley Blackwell Outstanding Dissertation Award
Academy of Management (AOM) Strategic Management (STR) Division

February 2, 2018

2019 date TBD

Grigor McClelland Doctoral Dissertation Award 
Journal of Management Studies (JMS) and the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS)

February 28, 2018

2019 date TBD

Family Firm Institute (FFI) Best Dissertation Award
Family Firm Institute (FFI) 

March 1 annually

Family Firm Institute (FFI) Best Unpublished Paper Award
Family Firm Institute (FFI)

April 15 annually

Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Outstanding Dissertation Award
The Center for Leadership at Florida International University

May 1, 2018

2019 date TBD

Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation Best Dissertation Award
Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation

June 1, 2018

2019 date TBD

Industry Studies Association (ISA) Annual Dissertation Award
Industry Studies Association (ISA)

December 15, 2017

2018 date TBD


Please email us at research@kauffman.org if any of the above information is incorrect or if you know of other doctoral trainings or awards in entrepreneurship.

 

Page last updated 9 June 2018