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Call for Applications: HEC Montréal – PhD program in Management, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship

  • 1.  Call for Applications: HEC Montréal – PhD program in Management, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship

    Posted 11-10-2020 09:18
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    HEC Montréal invites promising students with an outstanding academic record to apply for admission to the PhD Program in Management, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship. The application deadline is January 1, 2021 for the September 2021 cohort.


    RESEARCH ENVIRONMENT. HEC Montréal offers a vibrant research environment, where PhD students can develop their skills, collaborating with multiple researchers, faculty and students, not only from HEC Montreal, but also from other Montreal universities. Members of the Departments of Management and Entrepreneurship cover a wide range of research interests and have published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Academy of Management Review, Business & Society, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, or the Strategic Management Journal, among others. The departments host several chairs and its professors lead or collaborate in several research centers and institutes.


    STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAM. HEC Montréal's PhD program is a four-year program and offered in partnership with three other Montréal universities (Concordia University, McGill University, and Université du Québec à Montréal). This means that students benefit from a rich offering of courses and a large body of expertise.


    PhD students in our department are required to take a total of ten courses in the first two years of study, including three compulsory core courses (Theories in Management, Theories in Strategy, and Organizational Theory), one obligatory pedagogy course, a minimum of two research methods courses (from a rich course offer on qualitative or quantitative research methods), and a minimum of three electives covering topics such as Contemporary Research in Entrepreneurship, Social Responsibility and Sustainability, Family Business Research, Organizational Ethics, Anthropology, Culture and Organizations, Reading, Doing & Publishing Research in Strategy or Epistemology: Science, organizations and Society.


    FINANCIAL SUPPORT. In terms of financial support, PhD students are guaranteed an annual funding of $ 20 000 and an exemption for tuition fees for four years. They also receive support for conference travel.


    OPPORTUNITIES. We encourage you to visit our website with research areas within which we actively seek students.


    HOW TO APPLY. The application deadline for the Fall 2021 enrollment is January 15, 2020. For detailed instruction on the application procedure and the required supporting documents, please visit the PhD Program admission website.


    For more information, please contact the "Management, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship" PhD coordinator Marie-Ann Betschinger (marie-ann.betschinger@hec.ca).

    Denis Gregoire
    Associate Professor
    HEC Montréal
    Montéal QC