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Oklahoma State University
Ph.D. in Business for Executives

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Dissertation Writing Workshop

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, to Saturday, August 17, 2019, OSU Stillwater Campus

This workshop is designed specifically for the PH.D. in BUSINESS for EXECUTIVE students beginning Year 3, Dissertation Year, who have begun or are ready to begin writing their dissertation. Students will receive instruction in several different dissertation writing topics, have a supportive writing environment to work on their dissertation with lunches provided, and are required to participate in an accountability writing group to facilitate the success of their dissertation writing. Registration is open and you must register by July 17th.

Time Event (sample agenda each day)
8:30-10:30 Goal Setting and Dissertation Writing Time and Individual Consultations
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:45 Writer's Toolbox
11:45-12:00 Quick Tip
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:30 Dissertation Writing Time and Individual Consultations
3:30-4:30 Writer's Toolbox
4:30-4:45 Quick Tip
4:45-5:00 Goals Reporting and Assessment

The initial Wednesday morning meeting will cover how the workshop will work, meeting the facilitators, goal setting, and registering for Wrangler. The daily schedule will consist of two 1 and 2 ½ hour sessions for students to work on their dissertations and individual consultations. Each morning and afternoon will include Writer's Toolbox and Quick Tip sessions with relevant and various topics. Lunch will be provided. The on-site portion of the workshop will end at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 17th, however you will need to complete the Wrangler Modules on Sunday, August 18th.

Participants are required to attend all of the all-day workshop sessions. Participants failing to attend all of the all-day workshop will be charged a $100 non-participation fee to their bursar account.