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Best PhD Degrees in Management Studies in Africa 2019/2020

A PhD is the abbreviation for Doctor of philosophy. This degree is a post graduate program delivered to a high level student researcher who has done deep research in a specific field or subject.

Management PhD is a doctorate similar to a PhD in business. It is considered to be the highest possible degree that can be awarded in business. It is a program designed to help those practicing in the field with a quest for research and professional teaching as far as management is concerned worldwide.

Doctorate in Management Studies in Africa

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Mind Development Academy

The Doctor of Project Management (Ph.D.) goal is to provide the students with the necessary expertise to assume strategic leadership roles in leading projects through the ... [+]

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The Doctor of Project Management (Ph.D.) goal is to provide the students with the necessary expertise to assume strategic leadership roles in leading projects through the use of theory and practice. The program will help students develop core strategic areas of required expertise such as knowledge management, project management leadership and ethical procurement. The Project Management program is designed to advance the professional development of experienced management graduates and professionals in the project management arena by extending their knowledge and equipping them with broad research and process project management skills, enabling them to make a key leadership contribution to their chosen fields.... [-]

South Africa Cape Town
February 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Online
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University of Johannesburg

The student should develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of ... [+]

The student should develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of transport economics, management, and regulatory principles. The student should develop research, writing and creative thinking skills in the transport economics field. The student should be able to take strategic decisions in the context of the transport sector and to analyze and assess any internal or external decision impacting on this sector.

The student should also be able to reflect on his/her managerial decisions and applications to analyze and assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of transport economics, management, and regulation. The thesis should constitute a reflection of knowledge and insight into the transport economics field.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide candidates with an in-depth understanding of concepts and theories underpinning the theoretical and practical aspe ... [+]

The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide candidates with an in-depth understanding of concepts and theories underpinning the theoretical and practical aspects of PPL, as well as with original and independent scientific research skills to contribute towards the expansion of the PPL knowledge base.

Admission requirements

A Master’s Degree for which a mark of at least 65% was obtained. A module in Research Methodology on NQF Level 8 or 9 is essential. Please note: Student numbers constraints necessitate a selection process. Students outside the PPL field will have to comply with the MPhil (Human Resource Management), Personal and Professional Leadership knowledge and skills requirements by means of qualifying short courses about PPL content.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

This is a structured research programme with research-based assignments and the application of research in practice, as the basis for the completion of the thesis. The ai ... [+]

This is a structured research programme with research-based assignments and the application of research in practice, as the basis for the completion of the thesis. The aim of the qualification is to develop the advanced competence of the student in designing and developing organizational interventions and procedures. The qualification will make it possible for students to fulfill a leadership role and to adopt a critical and scientific approach towards performance and change.

Admission requirements

A Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial Psychology or Human Resource Development as well as the completion of a research methodology module at Honours and/or Master’s Degree level with an average pass mark of 65% at NQF Level 8 or 9. A module at least undergraduate level or above in Statistical Methods or Analytical Techniques. Students should have distinguished themselves previously as managers or human resource managers with considerable work experience in organizations (minimum of 3-5 years). Students must be computer literate and have Internet access. Student number constraints necessitate a selection process consisting of a full day assessment center and psychometric assessments.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

Through the Doctoral thesis, in which the qualification finally culminates, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original scientific work. The thes ... [+]

Through the Doctoral thesis, in which the qualification finally culminates, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original scientific work. The thesis would constitute a decided contribution to the knowledge of an insight into the subject discipline as well as the field of research. Qualifying students would display applied competence in research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication in the research process and findings. The student should be able to reflect on his/her research decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of research in the information industry.

Admission requirements

Student access will be provided to the student who is in possession of any relevant Master’s Degree on NQF Level 8 or 9. The Dean of the Faculty of Management may refuse a student admission to the Doctoral qualification if of the opinion that the student’s academic background is insufficient for the proposed studies.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

The Doctoral study programme comprises a thesis written under supervision that makes an original contribution to the field of Public Management and Governance on a topic ... [+]

The Doctoral study programme comprises a thesis written under supervision that makes an original contribution to the field of Public Management and Governance on a topic selected in consultation with the Head of the Department of Public Governance. A Doctoral defence (of either the proposal or the thesis) is required in accordance with the regulations of the Faculty of Humanities. An article ready for publication on the thesis content or related field is required.

Admission requirements

A Master’s Qualification in Public Management and Governance on NQF Level 8. A final mark of 65% on average for the preceding Master’s Degree programme in Public Management/Public Administration/Public Governance (or equivalent RPL compliance), as well as a minimum of 65% for the 50% or more dissertation required for that Master’s programme. An application for this programme must be accompanied by a research proposal of approximately 10 pages in a prescribed format, which is available on request from the Department together with guidelines on how to draft the proposal.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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Botswana International University Of Science And Technology

PhD Thesis Research in Information Systems & Data Management ... [+]

PhD Thesis Research in Information Systems & Data Management

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Botswana Palapye
September 2019
English
Campus
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Pan Africa Christian University

The Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership program seeks to produce informed scholars for the local and global context of high integrity, who have a critical a ... [+]

Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership Introduction

The Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership program seeks to produce informed scholars for the local and global context of high integrity, who have a critical and a practical application of knowledge to issues related to organizational leadership, consulting, and research.

Goal of the Program

The goal of the Ph.D. program in Organizational Leadership is to develop and enhance competencies in teaching, research, consulting and value-based leadership in all sectors of society.

Entry Requirements

For admission into the program, a candidate must be a holder of a relevant Master’s degree from a recognized institution with a minimum GPA of 3.00 or its equivalent.... [-]

Kenya Nairobi Kenya Online
January 2020
English
Full-time
Campus
Online
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Rhodes Business School

According to the National Qualifications Framework, the Doctorate Degree (General) provides training for an academic career and requires a candidate to undertake research ... [+]

According to the National Qualifications Framework, the Doctorate Degree (General) provides training for an academic career and requires a candidate to undertake research that culminates in a thesis. Furthermore, the research that is produced should be of a publishable standard, thereby demonstrating an original contribution to the body of knowledge. This implies that there is no assessed course-work component, although coursework may be included to facilitate the completion of the degree.

In keeping with its essence, the Business School offers a PhD programme that seeks to contribute to the body of knowledge related to “Leadership for Sustainability”. Topics currently being researched include leadership development, responsible strategic decision making, servant leadership and service as a leadership competency.... [-]

South Africa Grahamstown
February 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Campus
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