The PhD in Organization program is designed to give candidates the fundamental tools to oversee the function and capacity of organizations. Programs focus on the connections between leadership and sound organizational practices, allowing candidates to use experience as a teaching tool. Graduates holding a PhD in Organization degree work in many academic and management fields, some examples being professor, executive officer, business consultant, entrepreneur, and human resources manager, to name a few.
Obtaining a PhD in Organization requires strong time management skills and dedication. Successful PhD candidates enjoy self-directed learning and are driven to work hard. Those studying to obtain this degree will have the chance to develop these characteristics, in addition to supplementing them with quantitative and global critical thinking skills. While requirements differ for each program, candidates usually have a previous master’s degree in fields such as business administration, human resource management, operations research or economics. Many PhD in Organization candidates also have prior work experience as managers, consultants and entrepreneurs. Specialties related to PhD in Organization programs include law and policy, accounting, engineering management, operations research, marketing, and global finance, to name a few.
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The Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in Organization and Leadership is a unique program for working professionals who see themselves as educational leaders transforming their organizations through a learning perspective. [+]
The Antwerp Management School’s Executive PhD 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. [+]
The Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership program seeks to produce informed scholars for the local and global context of high integrity, who have a critical and a practical application of knowledge to issues related to organizational leadership, consulting, and research. [+]
The research in the PhD programme is an in-depth investigation of specific research issues related to a management discipline with the aim of enhancing and contributing to new knowledge in that discipline. [+]
USB's internationally accredited PhD in Futures Studies builds on the School's MPhil in Futures Studies and forms part of its Futures Studies cluster of programmes. It allows students to become specialists in this field by acquiring in-depth knowledge through doctoral research. This is the only PhD degree of its kind in Africa. [+]