Doctorate Degrees in Management

Compare 39 PhD Programs in Management

The PhD is commonly considered the highest level of academic achievement possible in most fields of study. Before you are able to enroll in a PhD program, you must complete lower-level degrees. After graduation, however, a higher salary can usually be attained with a PhD.

What is a PhD in Management? The field of management is all about overseeing other employees to ensure they are working effectively. Students learn negotiation, conflict resolution, and communication in order to manage a work force efficiently. Most management programs will also help students to understand basic operational business practices, which include more than just how to manage others.

One of the most significant benefits that students enjoy is the skillset they develop. Management students learn leadership, decision-making, business knowledge, delegation strategies, professional communication, and evaluation. Graduates can more easily find positions that appeal to them with the mastery of these skills.

The tuition and fees for earning a PhD in Management depend on many factors. This is why you should thoroughly research your desired field before enrolling. The factors that affect the cost include the school, program, country, and length of study.

There are many different career options available for a person who has completed a PhD in Management. Graduates of this program may find managerial positions in various departments at all different levels. These can include sales manager, marketing manager, and commercial manager. People with management degrees and expertise may also gain positions as a consultants or planning specialists. Finally, many graduates of management programs have the goal of becoming a CEO. To work up to that position, they do well to start with an education in management.

To get started, find the best management program for your unique situation. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Business and Management Studies

International Business School the Hague
Campus Part time 4 years September 2018 Netherlands The Hague

The International Business School, The Hague (IBSH), offers a Ph.D. programme in Business and Management Studies, in cooperation with Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. The Ph.D. programme is part-time, and therefore well-suited for professionals that want to get a doctorate in combination with their career. [+]

The International Business School, The Hague (IBSH), offers a Ph.D. programme in Business and Management Studies, in cooperation with Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. The Ph.D. programme is part-time, and therefore well-suited for professionals that want to get a doctorate in combination with their career.

The programme consists of a combination of intensive seminars and research assignments and a thesis/research project. Internationally acclaimed professors will deliver a 3-4 day seminar on current topics in business and management science and the candidates will write a research paper on each of the seminars. Apart from these topical seminars, there are a number of professional skills seminars on research methodology, academic presentation, and academic teaching. After the candidates have concluded the seminar series, they will embark on writing the thesis proposal and performing their Ph.D. research, in cooperation with one of the professors of IBSH, Sapienza, or one of the professors in IBSH’s international network. Finally, successful candidates will receive their doctorate degree from Sapienza University of Rome... [-]


Executive PhD

Antwerp Management School
Campus Part time 4 years September 2018 Belgium Antwerp

The Antwerp Management School’s Executive Ph.D. program is a high-level support program for executives and C-level managers with a strong ambition to bring state-of-the-art knowledge and excellent research skills into the workplace and into society. [+]

Executive PhD

Antwerp Management School’s Executive Ph.D. program is a top-tier support program for ambitious executives and C-level managers who want to bring the most advanced knowledge and outstanding research skill into the workplace and society.

Participants will acquire new methodologies and mindset with which they will approach actual business issues they are confronted with in their organizations or in society. Thus, the program has a considerable impact on the professional development of participants.

To flourish in today’s complicated, globally competitive business environment, organizations require leaders who seize interdisciplinary knowledge, the ability to think in global terms and the vision to design systems that respond to swiftly changing tendencies.... [-]


PhD in Management

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 7 years January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

Why our APU Ph.D. by Research Programme? You will be assigned to a group of highly qualified supervisors; Wide range of latest research areas in the fields of computing and business administration areas; We have our regular research workshops, colloquium, and seminars facilitated by local and international academicians and professionals; Comprehensive Student Support Services; Resourceful online databases. [+]

Why our APU Ph.D. by Research Programme? You will be assigned to a group of highly qualified supervisors. A wide range of latest research areas in the fields of computing and business administration areas. We have our regular research workshops, colloquium, and seminars facilitated by local and international academicians and professionals. Comprehensive Student Support Services. Resourceful online databases. Duration:Full-time (3-5 years)Part-time ( 5-7 years) Award:APU, Malaysia Course Fees:RM 45,000 (USD 10,720) Application Process

Ideally, students work with potential supervisors to develop a proposal.

*Supervisory sessions consist of 4 elements as appropriate to the candidate’s background:... [-]


Doctor Of Management

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Poland Warsaw

Doctoral programs (the so-called. daily) at the Faculty of Management conducted since the inception of the Department, and in 1995 were launched so. Extramural Studies PhD, also involving foreigners. [+]

Doctor of Management Doctoral programs (the so-called. daily) at the Faculty of Management conducted since the inception of the Department, and in 1995 were launched so. Extramural Studies PhD, also involving foreigners. PhD studies at the Faculty of Management operate in accordance with the Regulations of Doctoral Studies faculty. PhD students at the Faculty of Management actively involved in the teaching process and take an active part in the scientific life of the Faculty. Doctoral students not only participate in conferences and scientific seminars organized at the Faculty, but also organized by other scientific institutions in the country and abroad. Some of the graduate students involved in the implementation of KBN grants, which will undoubtedly help them to conduct research related to the doctoral dissertation. Faculty of Management are also implemented grants supervised projects. Extramural Doctoral Studies are paid. The cost of one year of studies is: 6800 zł (payment for the whole year in advance), 7000 zł (payment in two installments), 7300 zł (payment in eight installments).... [-]


PhD Research Degrees in Finance and Management

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Graduate students in the Ph.D. programme of the School of Finance and Management study towards the University of London Ph.D. To be considered for the Ph.D. programme in finance or management students must already have completed a good Masters degree in a relevant discipline and been awarded high grades. They must also submit an initial research proposal that demonstrates an aptitude for academic research. [+]

Research Degrees in Finance and Management

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

Graduate students in the Ph.D. programme of the School of Finance and Management study towards the University of London Ph.D.

To be considered for the Ph.D. programme in finance or management students must already have completed a good Masters degree in a relevant discipline and been awarded high grades. They must also submit an initial research proposal that demonstrates an aptitude for academic research.

The full-time Ph.D. programme normally requires three years of study in London.

Structure

Students in the Ph.D. programme study advanced courses and carry out research for their thesis. They work closely with their supervisor from the School of Finance and Management and also with other faculty members and Ph.D. students.... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy in Management

AIMST University
Campus Full time 1 semester Open Enrollment Malaysia Kedah

The objective of the doctoral programme is to provide the graduate students an opportunity to enhance their knowledge through independent research in a selected branch of management in a disciplinary or multidisciplinary field. The focused research and training in the programme will enable the graduate students to be competent in handling basic or applied research in their chosen specialties. [+]

Doctor of Philosophy in Management

The objective of the doctoral programme is to provide the graduate students an opportunity to enhance their knowledge through independent research in a selected branch of management in a disciplinary or multidisciplinary field. The focused research and training in the programme will enable the graduate students to be competent in handling basic or applied research in their chosen specialties.

Participants embarking on this programme will enhance their research management skills in the area of management studies, be imbued with holistic skills in managing change within a dynamic business environment, become visionary graduates capable of applying best business theories to practice, thus providing a valuable service to the community at large.... [-]


PhD in Management

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The goal of the Department’s Ph.D. program is to develop outstanding scholars who are able to become major contributors to the frontiers of management knowledge by publishing their work in the best management journals and who are able to teach in major research universities around the world. [+]

The Department of Management is well known for its excellence in research. It ranks among the top ten management departments in the world for faculty productivity over five years (2008-2012), based on the University of Texas at Dallas' survey of research publications in five premier management journals (Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal).

Our faculty are well supported in their pursuit of research interests across diverse topics in management; they are also able to take advantage of their location in Hong Kong to provide unique research insights on China.

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PhD in Management

Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The goal of our Ph.D. program is not only to give you a solid theoretical and methodological basis to develop your own research, but also to provide opportunities to participate in other activities and develop your own professional network. [+]

You are now considering joining the Ph.D. program in Management at Nova SBE, one of the top 30 Business Schools in Europe (Financial Times) and the only Portuguese school to be awarded 5 Palmes by Eduniversal, thus receiving the title of ‘Universal Business School’.

By becoming a part of our school you will have the opportunity to be a part of a research center that has always been evaluated as excellent by external review committees. You will be able to share your ideas and insights with scholars from 25 nationalities that have published in the past years more than 82 papers in international journals, of which 37 were published in top journals, and whose research has captured the attention of several media outlets, such as Harvard Business Review or The Wall Street Journal.... [-]


PhD in Management

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

This Ph.D. program in Mangement will be particularly interesting both for those who wish to pursue advanced research careers or projects in public or private institutions or want to pursue their careers as teachers in higher education institutions or research centers. [+]

Ph.D. on Management

It is with great pleasure that we present a new edition of the Ph.D. Program in Management. The success of previous editions has been achieved through the completion of good research projects and the consequent publication of their results in conferences and blind peer-reviewed papers published in good ranking international journals. These facts justify our enthusiasm and commitment in launching this edition.

Throughout its existence, the School of Economics and Management (ISEG) has had a fundamental contribution to the training of cadres and leaders of Portuguese organizations and international ones. ISEG's faculty and Ph.D. alumni display a good publishing and citation record.... [-]


Doctor of Management

Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 USA Cleveland

Business leadership is increasingly required to integrate multiple sources of knowledge, understand the perceptions of diverse parties and put human values into action. Executives are challenged to create social, intellectual and economic value for their organizations and for society at large based on rigorous and sound evidence. Recognizing these challenges, the Weatherhead School of Management offers... [+]

Doctor of Management

Business leadership is increasingly required to integrate multiple sources of knowledge, understand the perceptions of diverse parties and put human values into action. Executives are challenged to create social, intellectual and economic value for their organizations and for society at large based on rigorous and sound evidence. Recognizing these challenges, the Weatherhead School of Management offers two doctorate degrees in management for working professionals: the Doctor of Management (DM) and the Designing Sustainable Systems track in the Ph.D. in management.

The DM is a three-year lockstep program with an option to pursue the Designing Sustainable Systems track in the Ph.D. in management. DM students’ research projects are evaluated by a faculty review committee over the course of the program at critical research milestones.... [-]


PhD in Management

Durham University Business School
Campus Full time October 2018 United Kingdom Durham

The Department of Management & Marketing is a diverse and dynamic hub of thinking with over 50 active researchers. We teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels in the main management fields of strategy, organizational behavior, leadership, HRM, marketing, entrepreneurship, public management, operations, and international business. [+]

The PhD is the highest academic degree and as such Durham graduates are in demand for academic posts in leading universities and top business schools; for business and management consultancy in commerce and industry; and for senior management roles in private sector organizations and government institutions.

Whatever your goals, the Durham PhD gives you the opportunity to combine rigorous academic theory with research to influence the world of business and make a unique contribution to your field of study. It attracts exceptional students of the highest caliber, and in conjunction with scholars internationally-renowned for their research and thought leadership, the PhD programme at Durham University Business School is both challenging and stimulating.... [-]


PhD in Management

University at Buffalo School of Management
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years August 2018 USA Buffalo

Built on a foundation of excellence, the University at Buffalo Management Ph.D. program will provide the training, education, and skills you need to launch a successful academic career. Choose from six majors: accounting, finance, management science and systems, marketing, operations management and strategy, or organization and human resources. [+]

Built on a foundation of excellence, the University at Buffalo Management Ph.D. program will provide the training, education, and skills you need to launch a successful academic career. Choose from six majors: accounting, finance, management science and systems, marketing, operations management and strategy, or organization and human resources.

Don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what real UB PhDs have to say. Picture yourself here. You fit.

Visit us at www.mgt.buffalo.edu/phd to apply or learn more about the UB Ph.D. in Management.

Applications for the UB Ph.D. in Management are now open.

Deadline: Please see our website for all application deadlines and information... [-]


PhD in Management

ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Campus 3 - 3 years October 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The Management Ph.D. at ISCTE-IUL is a very rigorous, comprehensive and flexible program. Comprised of six different specialization fields, our Ph.D. is ideal to those who wish to obtain a major training in Management and a more focused approach on another scientific field of their choice. [+]

Students of Ph.D. in Management may choose one of the following specialization fields:

Accounting Human Resources and Organizational Behavior Marketing Operations Management, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management Quantitative Methods Applied to Management Strategy and Entrepreneurship Reasons to choose Ph.D. in Management at ISCTE-IUL: Flexibility - classes take place not during the entire year, but during a whole week, four times a year, which makes our offer ideal to those who need to balance a demanding career with this academic journey; Comprehensiveness - the fact that you may combine a strong training in Management with a focused approached in another scientific field of interest provides you with a greater set of tools; Faculty - all courses are lectured by teachers whose research focus is on the broad areas of scope; Seminars - throughout the year you will be lectured by foreign professors, specialists on the theme under analysis. Application Deadlines ... [-]

PhD in Management

Estonian Business School (EBS)
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Estonia Tallinn

Doctoral programme in Management aims to widen the understanding of the world of a doctoral student by giving deepened knowledge of organizational theories and society whilst developing critical and analytical thinking and research skills. After completing the programme one has the ability to make continuous and logical arguments and synthesize new ideas. PhD in Management offers challenges and career opportunities in the academia and also raise your value in the labour market. [+]

Doctoral programme in Management, focusing on the research of business, public and civil society organizations, is the only PhD programme in management in Estonia and offers a comprehensive perspective on management. The programme was fully accredited in June 2009.

The continuity of R&D undertaken at EBS is guaranteed by the programme, as all students are integrated into the in-house research activities by their local supervisor. The programme is taught in English and student body involves students from several countries.

The program is managed by the EBS Research Council, that is responsible for on-going development activities and quality assurance. Doctoral students have a study consultant who helps them with planning their studies.... [-]


Executive PhD Program in Management

Management Center Innsbruck
Online & Campus Combined Part time 4 years November 2018 Austria Innsbruck

The Executive Ph.D. program offered by the University of Antwerp, the Antwerp Management School and the Management Center Innsbruck is a four-year, part-time research-based program for senior executives seeking to apply relevant and current knowledge and research skills to contemporary business problems in their industry or at their workplace. [+]

The Executive Ph.D. program offered by the University of Antwerp, the Antwerp Management School and the Management Center Innsbruck is a four-year, part-time research-based program for senior executives seeking to apply relevant and current knowledge and research skills to contemporary business problems in their industry or at their workplace. The program is a premium executive development program designed to be academically rigorous and intellectually challenging. The program will be delivered to the campus of the Antwerp Management School and the campus of Management Center Innsbruck.

After successfully defending the doctoral dissertation (after 4 years), participants will earn a Ph.D. in Management Sciences or Ph.D. in Social Sciences (issued by the University of Antwerp*).... [-]