Program Objectives

The PhD Management program of IMSciences aims to equip students with a depth of knowledge and research skills so as to enable them to successfully pursue careers in research, industry and higher educational intuitions. IMSciences highly emphasizes on quality of its PhD program and offers the finest resources in academia and deep impacted research with learning independence in class rooms through outstanding faculty. The program will help the public and private sector teachers, researchers and executives to improve their academic qualification, research capacity, and practical application. The doctoral degree will be offered in three major disciplines (Finance, Marketing, and Human Resource).

Eligibility for Admission

MS/M.Phil (with thesis) degree or 18 years of education in a subject relevant to the field of study with consistently good academic record and a minimum of 60% marks in the annual system or CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.00 in the semester system. 60% marks in GAT subject Test/ Institute’s own test or any other test required by the HEC. Registrations are offered in the PhD programs throughout the year Students who have done MS without thesis may be considered for admission in the PhD program, if he/ she has published a research paper in HEC recognized journal as a principal author.

Program Structure

A student admitted to the PhD program will be required to complete eighteen (18) credit hours of course work and thirty six (36) credit hours of research work culminating in a thesis. A number of non-credit research seminars will be the part of the program to significantly improve the research capacity of the scholars. The minimum period for completion of PhD program will be three (3) Program Structure years, whereas the maximum period shall be eight (8) years.

The scheme of the courses and the semester wise breakup of the PhD program are given below.

Course work : 18 Credit Hours
Thesis : 36 Credit Hours
Total Credit Hours for PhD Program :54 Credit Hours

Semester Wise Breakup of Courses

Semester 1

S.No Cours Code Course Title Credit Hours
1 MSM 0871 Philosophy of Science
3
2 MSM 0892 Critical Review of Literature
3
3 MSM 0893 Independent Research Study 1
3

Semester 2

S.No Cours Code Course Title Credit Hours
1 MSM 0991 Advance Research Techniques
3
2 MSM 0800 Elective 1
3
3 MSM 0893 Independent Research Study 2
3
Total Credit Hours for Semester 2 9
Total Number of Credit Hours for One Year Course Work 18

Year Two & Three

S.No Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
1 MSM 0991 Research Dissertation
36

Specializations will be offered in the following fields:

1. Finance
2. Marketing
3. Human Resource

Elective Courses

Finance

  1.  Theory of Finance
  2.  Financial Econometrics
  3.   International Financial Management
  4.   Financial Risk Management
  5.   Strategic Management for Financial Managers
  6.   Macroeconomics and Financial Markets
  7. Portfolio Theories and Investment Analysis
  8. Managerial Economics
  9. Analysis of Financial Statements
  10. Econometrics
  11. Seminar in Finance

Marketing

1. Marketing Research
2. Consumer Behavior
3. Strategic Product and Brand Management
4. Marketing Strategy: Concepts and Practices
5. Data Analysis for Management Applications
6.Seminar in Marketing
7. International Marketing
8. Internet Marketing
9. Strategic Marketing Issues in Business
10. Marketing for Non-profit Organizations

Human Resource

  1.  Staff Compensation Management
  2.   Strategic Planning and HRM Challenges
  3.   Organizational Diagnosis and Transformation
  4.   Consulting in Human Resource Management
  5.   Directed Research in Human Resource Development
  6.   Salary and Compensation Management
  7.   Case Studies in HRM
  8.   Conflict and Negotiation Management
  9.   Change Management
  10.  International HRM Challenges
  11.   Performance Evaluation
  12.  Workforce Diversity Management (WDM)
  13.  Decision Making Techniques for Managers
  14.   Organizational Development