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Program Mission, Objectives and Learning Outcomes

The program mission, objectives and learning outcomes are as follows:

Mission statement

‘This research intensive program is designed to attract doctoral level students with excellent academic potential, to prepare them to be the best in the field of management research and to become leading researchers. More specifically, to:

  • Demonstrate excellent contribution to the knowledge in management.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge required to teach in specialized areas of business and management.
  • Produce scholarly research publishable in top research journals in the field of business and management.
  • Effectively undertake consulting and research projects.
  • Objectives of the Degree Program

    The main objectives of the degree program are to:

  • Contribute to the knowledge in the field of business management.
  • Produce excellent researchers and teachers in their respective field of specialization.
  • Enhance academic research capabilities in Pakistan to participate and contribute in international standards of research.
  • Improve core competencies of faculty at NUST Business School in areas of research offered.
  • Enrich scholarly research culture of NUST Business School at National University of Sciences & Technology, Islamabad Pakistan.
  • The learning outcomes of the PhD program

    The learning outcomes of the PhD program are defined so as to ensure that doctoral candidates who will successfully complete the program will gain:

  • The requisite knowledge, intellectual abilities and techniques to do research.
  • The personal qualities and approach to be an effective researcher.
  • The information on standards, requirements and professionalism to do research.
  • The skills to work with others and ensure the wider impact of research