PhD in Business Administration and Management (PBAM)

This programme is designed for academicians, management professionals and consultants who seek professional enrichment and want to focus on teaching and real-life business challenges while developing application-oriented research as they participate in God’s mission in the world by bringing a Christ centered world-view. The programme is designed to equip the learners with knowledge and technical skills that can be easily transferred and applied on various job tasks operations and job creation using the results of research works in the dynamic global academic and business environments.

Entry Qualification: Any master’s degree holder

The program will have 6 concentrations
  • Finance
  • Corporate Leadership
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Human Capital Management

Mode of study

Options:

  • Remote Teaching & Learning via Microsoft Team-Semester
  • Evening classes- Monday-Thursday (Intake: Jan, May, Sept)
  • Weekend classes – Friday-Saturday (Intake : Jan, May, Sept)
  • Modular classes for 2 weeks( April, August, Nov/Dec)

Foundational areas Concentrations Objectives Expected Ideal Product
Stewardship of corporate/public resources

Finance

To examine corporate finance and provide a comprehensive exploration of the theoretical and empirical literature on corporate financial policies and strategies Financial Controller, Financial Manager, Chief Security Analyst, Financial Adviser

Corporate Leadership

Apply an advanced theory-and research-based, integrative, hands-on, and practical view of organizational leadership in the process of using their strategic role of corporate leaders in organizational success Corporate Leader, CEO, Managing Director, Consultant, Change Agent Manager
Strategic Management Develop and implement strategies for gaining competitive advantage in a global business environment comprising of turbulent and unpredictable conditions Organization Strategist, Manager, CEO, Operations Manager, Change and Culture Managers

Strategic Human Capital Management

Understand the importance of HR metrics and analytics in measuring HR’s impact and drive business results Human Capital Manager, Training & Recruitment Manager

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The PhD in Leadership and Governance is a four-year course of full-time study. The following schedule lays out the normal progression of the courses, seminars and other components in the programme.

YEAR ONE

Semester One

 

Semester Two

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

PBAM 811

Corporate Governance and Sustainability

3

PBAM 815         

Advanced Research Methods  

3

PBAM 812

Statistics for Management Research

3

PBAM 816

Quantitative and

Qualitative Analysis

3

PBAM 813

Change and Crisis Management

3

PBAM 817

Managerial Economics      

3

PBAM 814

Financial management

3

PBAM 818

Negotiation/Deal Making  

3

Total

12

Total

12

YEAR TWO

Finance specialization courses

Semester One

 

Semester Two

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

PBF821

Applied Corporate Finance 

3

PBAM824

Comprehensive

Examination

P/F

PBF822

International Finance

Management

3

PBAM825

Applied Research

Dissertation
12

PBF823

Contemporary Issues in

Investment analysis and

Portfolio Management 

3

PBF824

Finance Seminar 

3

Total

12

 

 12

YEAR THREE

Semester One

 

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code Unit Name Hours

PBAM825

Applied Research

Dissertation

12

PBAM825

Applied Research

Dissertation

12

Total

12

12

YEAR TWO

Leadership Development Specialization Course

Semester One

 

Semester Two

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

PBL821

Corporate Leadership

3

PBAM824

Comprehensive

Examination

P/F

PBL822

Advanced Leadership

Theories

3

PBAM825

Applied Research

Dissertation
12

PBL823

Philosophy and

Paradigms of Leadership 

3

PBL824

Seminar in Leadership 

3

Total

12

 

 12

YEAR THREE

Semester One

 

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code Unit Name Hours

PBAM825

Applied Research

Dissertation

12

PBAM825

Applied Research

Dissertation

12

Total

12

12

YEAR TWO

Strategic Management Specialization Courses

Semester One

 

Semester Two

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

PBS821

Global Strategic Management

3

PBAM824

Comprehensive

Examination

P/F

PBS822

 Corporate Globalization

3

PBAM825

Applied Research

Dissertation
12

PBS823

 Strategic Thinking

3

PBS824

Seminar in Strategy and

Competitive Advantage

3

Total

12

 

 12

YEAR THREE

Semester One

 

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code Unit Name Hours

PBAM825

Applied Research

Dissertation

12

PBAM825

Applied Research

Dissertation

12

Total

12

12