Scholarships for the PhD Program in Business Administration, University of Bologna

The PhD program in Business Administration of the University of Bologna trains brilliant researchers in the fields of management, by offering courses in several areas such as organization theory, business strategy, marketing, technology and innovation management, research methods, advanced statistics, econometrics. In addition to the courses, PhD students have the opportunity to attend seminars held by internationally renowned scholars, present their work at conferences, spend a research period of at least 6 months in international academic institutions. The courses are held in English. The PhD in Business Administration (3-year program) is organized by the Department of Management of the University of Bologna (http://www.sa.unibo.it/).

In order to apply, a Master degree (laurea specialistica/magistrale) is required. The 2010 edition of the PhD in Business Administration (25th cycle) will start in January 2010. 10 students will be admitted to the program and 5 scholarships will be offered. The number of scholarship-assisted places may increase thanks to the financial support of public or private institutions. The net amount of the scholarship is around 1000 Euro per month, for a 3-year period. The amount of the scholarship can be increased during the research period spent abroad (+50%) and through assistantships in teaching or contract research activities. Applications from foreign students are encouraged.

For further details on the PhD program in Business Administration, the admission requirements and the selection procedures, please visit the website: http://www.sa.unibo.it/SA/Ricerca/Dottorati/Dottorato+in+Direzione+Aziendale/dottoratoinenglish.htm
or contact the PhD Coordinator, Professor Federico Munari ([email protected] ).

The call for application will be published at the beginning of August 2009 on this website: http://www.unibo.it/Portale/Ricerca/Dottorati+di+ricerca/default.htm

The deadline to submit all the application documents (approx. 14thSeptember 2009) will be specified in the call.

Source: http://www.eiasm.org/documents/JMW/opening/734.pdf.

Video: One Kenyan Man fell for Clinton's daughter! BoneyM - Nakupenda Malaika!

Enjoy the two videos! Malaika lyrics at the bottom of Malaika video below

BoneyM - Malaika

Lyrics: Boney M - Malaika 1981

Malaika, nakupenda Malaika.
Malaika, nakupenda Malaika.
Nami nifanyeje, kijana mwenzio,
Nashindwa na mali sina, we,
Ningekuoa Malaika.
Nashindwa na mali sina, we,
Ningekuoa Malaika.

Malaika, nakupenda Malaika.
Malaika, nakupenda Malaika.
Nami nifanyeje, kijana mwenzio,
Nashindwa na mali sina, we,
Ningekuoa Malaika.
Nashindwa na mali sina, we,
Ningekuoa Malaika.

Kidege, hukuwaza kidege.
Kidege, hukuwaza kidege.
ningekuoa dada
ningekuoa mama
Nami nifanyeje, kijana mwenzio,
Nashindwa na mali sina, we,
Ningekuoa Malaika.
Nashindwa na mali sina, we,
Ningekuoa Malaika.

Malaika, nakupenda Malaika.
Malaika, nakupenda Malaika.
Nami nifanyeje, kijana mwenzio,
Nashindwa na mali sina, we,
Ningekuoa Malaika.
Nashindwa na mali sina, we,
Ningekuoa Malaika.

English Translation)
Angel, I love you Angel.
Angel, I love you Angel.
And me, what should I do, my love?
I don't have any money,
(LITERALLY: I'm defeated by wealth, I don't have any.)
I would marry you, Angel.
I don't have any money,
I would marry you, Angel.

Angel, I love you Angel.
Angel, I love you Angel.
And me, what should I do, my love?
I don't have any money,
(LITERALLY: I'm defeated by wealth, I don't have any.)
I would marry you, Angel.
I don't have any money,
I would marry you, Angel.

Little bird, I always dream of you, little bird,
Little bird, I always dream of you, little bird,
And me, what should I do, my love?
I don't have any money,
I would marry you, Angel.
I don't have any money,
I would marry you, Angel.

Angel, I love you Angel.
Angel, I love you Angel.
And me, what should I do, my love?
I don't have any money,
(LITERALLY: I'm defeated by wealth, I don't have any.)
I would marry you, Angel.
I don't have any money,
I would marry you, Angel.

Call for Applications, Course on Participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation in the Netherlands

Some scholarships are available!

This course is organised by Wageningen International, part of Wageningen University and Research Centre. This course focuses on how to manage for impact by integrating strategic guidance, operational management, monitoring and evaluation in a learning environment, whilst navigating the external and internal context. Particular attention is given to designing and institutionalising participatory planning and M&E systems in development initiatives and organisations for continuous learning and enhancing performance. Attention also is paid to the relationship between management information needs and responsibilities and the planning and M&E functions. For more info please visit our website: http://www.cdic.wur.nl/UK/newsagenda/agenda/Participatory_planning

Fellowships
A limited number of fellowships are available from the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) for nationals of certain countries. NFP-candidates must FIRST apply to Wageningen International for admission to the training.

The deadline for application with NFP is 1 September 2009. Acceptable candidates will receive a PROVISIONAL LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE from Wageningen International.

Candidates can then apply for a NFP fellowship through the Netherlands Embassy or Consulate in their own country. More information: www.cdic.wur.nl/UK/Courses , www.nuffic.nl.
Wageningen International can NOT provide any funds for financing participants and regrets it is unab
le to assist applicants in obtaining sponsorship

Application
The deadline for application directly to Wageningen International, with funding other than a NFP fellowship, is 1 February 2010. Early application is recommended. For additional information and online application, go to: www.cdic.wur.nl/UK/newsagenda and click on the course of your interest.