AOM Entrepreneurship Doctoral Consortium

An announcement from Andrew Corbett:

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2015 AOM Entrepreneurship Doctoral Consortium.

The Entrepreneurship Division will sponsor its annual consortium for doctoral students during the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management in Vancouver. The consortium brings together doctoral students and experienced faculty to discuss opportunities and challenges as scholars in the field. This year’s program will include panels and discussions on dissertation strategies, first job and career path considerations, the publication process, and a host of other topics. Students will also receive detailed and constructive feedback on their work from an accomplished researcher. The Consortium will begin at 9:00am on Friday, August 7, continue until 4:00pm on Saturday, August 8.  The consortium includes a reception Friday evening.  Admitted applicants are expected to attend the ENTIRE program all day on both Friday and Saturday.

The consortium is open to doctoral students who have completed approximately two to three years of their PhD program. The ideal candidate will have finished coursework and be engaged in preparing a dissertation proposal focused on some issue within entrepreneurship.

To apply, please follow the two steps below.

1) Submit the following information about you:

  1. A short (one page or less) biographical sketch for distribution to all participants.
  2. A brief statement (one page or less) of your research and teaching interests.
  3. A current CV.

2)  Submit a working paper. This paper must be on an entrepreneurship topic and should be the best paper that you are moving toward publication or a detailed overview of your intended dissertation research.  The paper should be on where you are the primary author not a second or third author.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The paper must NOT (a) exceed 35 pages (all inclusive), or (b) be an accepted-for-publication/published manuscript. The working paper is a key requirement for admission.

This information should be submitted through email to both Andrew Corbett ( and Dawn DeTienne ( Please do so by Monday, May 25, 2015, at 5PM and place “2015 ENT Doctoral Consortium” in the subject line.  Due to the large number of applicants and limited spots, incomplete and late applications will not be considered. No exceptions will be made.

The consortium will be limited in size; positions will be allocated based on application materials.  Questions should be sent to the Consortium Co-Chairs, Andrew Corbett ( and Dawn DeTienne (

Please note that acceptance into the consortium is via application only.

We look forward to meeting you in Vancouver!


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