PhD Programme Chairperson's Message
Welcome to IFMR GSB, Krea University’s PhD program.
Our PhD program builds on the rich history of research of IFMR, with its 50+ years of experience in research, and the dynamism of the new Krea University. It includes coursework, comprehensive oral and written examination, and research work under the guidance of faculty members. PhD students learn about the different areas of management by taking core graduate classes. They also take core PhD courses such as Philosophy of Science, Research Methods, and Introduction to Research in Management. Beyond these foundational courses, PhD students take elective graduate courses to learn about different areas of Management.
After passing the written and oral comprehensive examinations, PhD students work closely with their faculty advisor and their doctoral committee on their dissertation. Doctoral students can choose to work with faculty on topics from one or more of the seven Areas – Data Science & Information Systems, Economics, Finance, Accounting, & Quantitative Finance, Marketing, Operations, Organization Behaviour, and Strategy.
Upon completing their degree, our PhD graduates join reputed academic institutions and research organizations, contributing to knowledge development and dissemination.
If you are considering pursuing a PhD in Management, please go through the details provided and reach out to our PhD Office, if you have any questions.
Prof Shobha S Das
Chairperson – PhD Progamme