The objective of the PhD in Management is to prepare individuals who already have a strong background in a management discipline (such as marketing, organizational behaviour, quality management, economics, finance, or human resources) to be academic scholars or researchers. Both career paths require individuals with solid, formal foundations in theory and practice.
The PhD in Management is a thesis-based program that will be offered through the College of Management and Economics (CME). The PhD in Management has three fields: Marketing and Consumer Behaviour, Services Management and Organizational Leadership, which are offered collaboratively by the three academic units.
The goal of the PhD in Management program is to produce graduates with both a breadth of knowledge about management theories in general, and a depth of knowledge such that they will be competent researchers and/or teachers in their chosen field. The PhD in Management offers three specializations: