Doctor of Philosophy [PHD]



Designed for senior management-level staff, the OPJS University PHD programme emphasises contemporary management thinking and substantial applied research
projects that will help learners advance their career to the next level.

As a professional doctorate, the programme aims to provide management professionals and practitioners with extensive opportunities to reflect upon that add
value to their experiences and expertise.

Through structured interactions with the faculty and a select group of dedicated colleagues from diverse industries and backgrounds, learners will also enhance their personal and leadership skills while extending their business networking abilities. OPJS University's PHD is a two-three year programme.

The objectives of the OPJS University PHD programme are:

• Extend and build upon past experiences together with academic attainments to map each individual's professional management career.
• Intensify and apply participants' managerial skills, capabilities and competencies to effectively confront challenges in the global business
• Develop strategic understanding and interest in local, regional and global developments impinging upon business and management.
• Internalise individual behaviour that encourages and motivates lifelong learning, self-development, growth and leadership.
• Enhance individual management and problem-solving capabilities by applying cognitive skills that are embedded within the extensive research exposure involved in the PHD programme.

The PHD graduates are equipped with transferable skills such as academic achievements (knowledge learned from the classroom – theoretical and applied), organisational and communication skills, analytical skills, commitment, practical, maturity, decisiveness, intellectual creativity, capacity for hard work, group dynamic skills (teamwork, leadership, ability to motivate others), research / project management skills, and cross-cultural awareness (working with fellow students from different nationalities and background), etc. that would translate into employable skills for spearheading their careers. Career opportunities for the PHD candidate include dynamic and challenging managerial tasks such as decision-making and problem-solving, critical and analytical thinking, strong business acumen and effective time-management skills. PHD graduates have a wide choice of career opportunities spanning across various industries such as banking and financial services, international trade, shared services and outsourcing, engineering, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), Employment, Research and Development, Information Technology and others. The PHD graduates may be employed as senior executives or hold a senior management position such as a Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Managing Director / Executive Director, General Manager, Vice President of Operations, Business Analyst, Business Development Manager, Project Manager, Accounting Manager, Research and Development Engineer, , and Finance Manager / Analyst among others.
2 and a half to 3 Years (Full time)
A recognized Master degree or equivalent
(A).1st Phase
1. Research Methodology
2. Computer Application

(B). 2nd Phase
1. Quantitative method
2. Reviewing of published research in the relevant field.
This PhD program provides a stimulating and active learning experience via a dynamic combination of lectures, tutorials, case studies, projects, and research. Students may also look forward to a collaborative and convivial environment as they engage – and work alongside - leading academics and fellow high-achieving professionals.
The main supervisor shall be from the University. Cornerstone College of International Studies shall provide the guidance through our own supervisor for dissertation. The candidate shall appear for the dissertation defence at the end of the PhD
The candidate shall submit summary of work before submitting the Thesis. ... the summary by the Departmental Research Committee, the research scholar may be permitted to appear in Ph.D. thesis pre-submission Viva –Voce
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> Original degrees and mark sheets
> Passport copy
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> Experience Letter
> Reputed Indian Qualification while residing in UAE
> Fully accredited and worldwide recognized University
> PhD/DBA qualified Faculty
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