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PhD in administration - Management, Strategy and Organizations

PhD in Administration — Management, Strategy and Organizations

Would you like to do your PhD in a community of world-renowned researchers? This exciting learning experience will introduce you to university-level research and teaching.

YOUR PhD IN SHORT

  • A variety of basic and specialized courses on offer at HEC Montréal’s partner universities: Concordia, McGill and the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).
  • A faculty of over 40 professors specializing in a wide variety of disciplines in the social sciences and administration.
  • Option of teaching starting in your second year, after completing a doctoral seminar on teaching methods.
  • Full-time program allowing you to complete your studies in four years.
  • Tuition fees waived and competitive funding for the four years of your studies.

FOR AN ACADEMIC CAREER

Nearly 90%
of the 124 graduates from this doctoral program hold positions as professors at Canadian or foreign universities. The others are working in the private sector, in government or a parapublic organization.

TEACHING EXCELLENCE IS KEY TO SUCCESS

AMONG THE BEST

Our professors win prestigious awards for their research and teaching and are recognized with great distinctions.

“HEC Montréal has given me a stimulating, rigorous and encouraging intellectual environment. I have had a chance to learn from many world-renowned researchers and teachers, on the cutting edge in their fields. I have also had many opportunities to obtain funding and conduct research thanks to the School’s numerous research groups and networks.”
Sofiane Baba, PhD student

VARIED RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Extreme contexts and developing countries
  • Family businesses
  • Organizational ethics
  • Cultural management, social innovation and diversity
  • Management of knowledge and innovation
  • Management, leadership and change
  • Policies and innovations in the public sector
  • Social responsibility and sustainable development
  • Sociology of organizations
  • Strategy, institutions and governance

“At HEC Montréal I enjoy the open and diverse environment and rub shoulders with people from all over, with different research interests. The many opportunities for exchanges among professors and students – in a dynamic and friendly setting – certainly help to advance our research.”
Joëlle Bissonnette, PhD student

WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH IN MANAGEMENT

  • Publications in top-tier scientific journals, internationally recognized books and multidisciplinary research groups working on pressing issues for our organizations and society as a whole.

Research chairs

Professorships

  • Professorship in Teaching innovation in sports and management: Professor Éric Brunelle
  • Research professorship in Angel investors: Professor Denis Grégoire
  • Research professorship in Social evaluation and organizations’ political strategies: Professor Alexandre Bitektine

Research groups and knowledge-transfer hubs

Alphonse and Dorimène Desjardins International Institute for Cooperatives

Centre d’études en transformation des organisations (CETO) (Centre for research on organizational transformation)

Centre de recherche sur les familles en affaires (Centre for Research in Family Enterprise)

Centre for Research on Social Innovations (CRISES)

Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en développement durable (GRIDD-HEC) (Interdisciplinary research group in sustainable development)

Mosaic, Creativity and Innovation Hub

Observatoire des innovations pédagogiques en gestion (Observatory for management teaching innovations)

Pôle en gestion des entreprises sociales (IDEOS) (Social business management hub)

Pôle médias (Media hub)

Pôle santé HEC Montréal (Healthcare management hub)

Strategy as Practice Study Group (GéPS)

Yunus Social Business Centre

Program details
Type
PhD
Credits  
90 credits
Schedule
  • Full time
Time
  • Day
Level
PhD

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