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PhD (Management Sciences)

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PhD (Management Sciences)

SZABIST offers a PhD Degree in Management Sciences that can be completed in minimum 3 years after a relevant management science MS degree.Five courses of 3 credit hours each, one Independent Research Study of 3 Credit Hours and One dissertation of 30 credit hours are required to graduate. A total of 48 credit hours must be completed.

In Management Sciences, specialized courses include Organizational Structure, e-Business Strategy, Human Resource Management & Development, International Business Strategy & Development, Leadership, Corporate Restructuring, Corporate Ethics & Governance, Marketing Communication, Advanced Financial, Management, Not-for-Profit Management and Organizational Development.

The total time to earn a Ph.D degree is a minimum of three years to a maximum of Eight years.

The Maximum Duration to complete this degree is Six Year

Eligibility:
  • Candidate must possess a 17.5 - 18 year of education with minimum 60% marks /CGPA 3.00 from an HEC recognized university in the relevant field of study
  • Pass GAT Subject with minimum 60% score.
  • Attend a group discussion / interview at SZABIST.

Course Curriculum

For completion of PhD degree, students will have to complete a minimum of 48 credit hours.Five courses of 3 credit hours each, one Independent Research Study of 3 Credit Hours and One dissertation of 30 credit hours.

Quantitative Tools for Research (QTR), Advanced Research Methods & Techniques (ARMT) and Research Philosophy are pre-requisite courses for Independent Study (IS) and completion of all courses and ISs along with passing the comprehensive examination are pre-requisite for registering in dissertation.


FIRST YEAR

FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No Course Code Course Title
1 MS 6106 Advanced Research Methods and Techniques
2 MS 6216 Advanced Quantitative Tools for Research
3 MS 6xxx Elective I

SPRING SEMESTER

1 MS 6xxx Independent Research Study MS 6106, MS 6216
2 MS 6xxx Elective-II
3 MS 6xxx Elective-III

SECOND YEAR

FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No. Course Code Course Title
1 MS 6xxx Dissertation (Proposal)

SPRING SEMESTER

Sr. No. Course Code Course Title
1 MS 6xxx Dissertation

 


THIRD YEAR

FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No. Course Code Course Title
1 MS 6xxx Dissertation

SPRING SEMESTER

Sr. No. Course Code Course Title
1 MS 6xxx Dissertation

 


COMPULSORY COURSES

Sr. No. Course Code Course Title
1 MS 6212 Quantitative Tools for Research
2 MS 6106 Advanced Research Methods and Techniques
3 MS 6214 Research Philosophy

 


ELECTIVES

Marketing

MS 6204 Strategic Marketing Decisions
MS 6215 Seminars in Marketing
MS 6312 Advanced Marketing Strategy
MS 6316 Distribution and Channel Management
MS 6415 Strategic Brand Management
MS 6326 Advertising Research
MS 6428 Global Marketing Strategies
MS 6431 Marketing Metrics
MS 6432 Strategic Entrepreneurial Marketing
MS 6433 Strategic Social Marketing
MS 6435 Behavioral Marketing

Human Resource Management

MS 6112 Strategic Human Resource Development
MS 6114 NGO Management
MS 6201 Change Management
MS 6205 Public Administration and Governance
MS 6211 Organizational Development
MS 6311 Corporate Governance
MS 6314 Global Corporate Strategy
MS 6321 Organizational Strategies and Effectiveness
MS 6324 Issues in Strategic Management
MS 6412 Creative Leadership
MS 6413 International Business Management
MS 6414 Global Governance and Development
MS 6416 Negotiations and Con´Čéict Resolution
MS 6417 Leadership and Motivation Techniques
MS 6419 System Thinking and Organizational Learning
MS 6424 Strategic Management
MS 6426 Seminars in HRM
MS 6427 Applied Strategic Management

Finance

MS 6422 Derivatives and Financial Risk
MS 6423 Managerial Economics
MS 6425 Strategic Finance
MS 6429 Islamic Banking and Finance
MS 6434 Mathematical Modeling in Finance
MS 6111 Business Finance and Decision Making
MS 6113 Applied Econometrics
MS 6202 Econometrics
MS 6315 Capital Asset Pricing Model
MS 6317 Empirical Asset Pricing
MS 6318 Financial Markets
MS 6319 Modern Financial Applications
MS 6322 Behavioral Finance
MS 6418 Operations and Mathematical Modeling
MS 6421 Corporate Finance Planning and Decision
MS 6411 Financial Time Series
MS 6325 Seminars in Finance

Department Info

Department of Management Sciences

Street # 09, Plot # 67
Sector H-8/4, Islamabad, Pakistan

051-4863363-65
szabist-isb.edu.pk