Curriculum in Management

Ph.D. candidates who will select the Management curriculum will be exposed to a series of broad research areas or domains in which the Department offers cutting edge outputs – for example: corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, financial accounting, digital innovation and strategy, economics of criminal organizations; environmental and social innovation, networks and clusters, operational excellence and competitiveness, voluntary disclosure and capital markets

The program is designed to offer sound theoretical as well as empirical training relying on a wide variety of research methods and approaches. 

The first two terms are focused on providing PhD students with a strong base of qualitative and quantitative research methods and tools. At the same time, students will have the opportunity to broaden their theoretical knowledge in the fields of organizational theoriesfinancial accounting and strategic management.

At the end of the second term students are required to choose among two sub-curricula: Management - Organization and Accounting - Finance. According to their choice, during the third term, students will be introduced to frontier research areas, such as knowledge management and network analysis or Advanced topics in Accounting and Finance and Microeconometrics.

Since 2017 the Department offers a series of Short Courses on Research Methods co-organized with the Consortium for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis (CARMA), a leading international group of scholars running the Research Methods Division at the Academy of Management. Research methods courses for 2019 will be held @DEM from 1-6th of July and focus on:

- Questionnaire design, survey data, validation (prof. Lisa Lambert)

- Introduction to Structural equation modelling  (Prof Robert Vandenberg)

- Intermediate regression analysis (Prof Ron Landis)

- Longitudinal data analysis  (Prof Paul Bliese)