Form of study: full-time or distance
Length of study: 4 year (8 semesters)
Profile of the graduate of MNGA
The graduate of the doctoral study programme Management gains profound professional knowledge of theoretical principles and top skills in scientific work. Theoretical equipment and ability to apply acquired knowledge in individual management areas where they create a common fundamental for independent scientific research and research other creative activities of the graduate with a focus on analysis, design, modeling and implementation considering modern knowledge and respect for various paradigms of contemporary management. The graduate has a deep theoretical knowledge in the field of management and related disciplines (especially economics) and as an expert with top qualification, they can find employment especially within scientific teams at universities, scientific and research workplaces of basic and applied research, as well as large corporations. He/she can solve complex theoretical and practical problems of organization management of all forms and size and solutions achieved by applying recommendations for individual subjects. On the theoretical level his/her professional profile the graduate can use his/her ability to interpret, argue, confront and generalize to the development of the discipline management and enrich the current level of knowledge of their own original finding. The development of his/her practical skills then predetermines as an independent solution of complex problems management with consistent application of appropriate scientific and methodological approaches, as well as teamwork within research teams. Regarding language skills, the graduate can communicate solutions, research problems in an international environment, cooperate in teams on international projects, to present the results of their research work in the international field and to publish the outputs in professional magazines.
Objectives of the study programme
The aim of the doctoral study programme Management is to provide opportunities for further professional growth university-educated specialists and prepare them primarily for the scientific career in an important way deepening especially theoretical knowledge in the areas of management theory of organizational systems, management principles organization at various levels (from operational to strategic) and principles of management of individual functions or application domains (human resources, marketing, finance, but also non-profit organizations, state or public institutions, different sectors, size groups of organizations, etc.). The main accent of doctoral studies is the development of abilities and skills enabling graduates to work independently in the field from the design of the research, through its implementation with the use of adequate methods of scientific work up to an objective interpretation of the results achieved, including their introduction into the context of the current level of knowledge in the field. Part of the study is also the development of ability present their own knowledge, use effective forms of communication with respect to the target audience and maintain ethical principles of scientific work.
Concept of the study programme
The length of study is four years, which provides sufficient time for the students' research and for processing of a high quality doctoral thesis. It has been shown that in the field of management science it is necessary that the doctoral thesis must be based on a combination of quantitative and qualitative research and that the results must be verified in practice. Great emphasis in the study load is therefore put on the research work of the students. Such emphasis is projected also to the number and structure of basic mandatory exams. In addition to the English and a second foreign language exams, the PhD student must pass an exam related to the core subject of the faculty and the core subject of the field and an exam of a subjects related to the topic of the dissertation and its processing. Besides to these basic fields of study, the faculty provides number of other courses in order to ensure the expected level of knowledge of a graduate. This structure allows that students concentrate mainly on their research leading to a high quality dissertation.
Admission procedure: general information about the admission procedure can be find on Doctoral Admission Procedures.
The condition for admission to the doctoral study programme of the FEM CZU Prague is the successful passing of the entrance examination and the proper completion of the Master's degree programme.
The entrance exam consists of:
- professional debate assessing the prerequisites for independent scientific and research activities and knowledge of the field based on the applicant's own creative work - for the purpose of professional discussion, the applicant submits a written intent of the dissertation in the extent of maximum 1 page A4, at the latest 7 days before the date of the entrance examination;
- an oral interview verifying the knowledge of English and a second world language;
- student’s university outcome assessment - The average of the classification of all subjects in the master's degree, or in the last two years in the case of a five-year degree course.