The Antwerp Management School PhD Program for executives is a four-year, research-based program for senior executives looking to apply relevant knowledge and research skills to contemporary business problems in their industry or workplace. The program is a premium executive development program designed to be academically rigorous and intellectually challenging.
The PhD program for executives is a 4-year program and is developed in close collaboration with the University of Antwerp. Over a period of 4 years, you will gain competencies that are crucial to successfully intensify your career, both in academia and business. You will acquire the latest theoretical and practical insights in your chosen management field and learn the skills of advancing knowledge through methodologically robust applied research methods.
Start date: October 2, 2024
End date: June 2028
Why this program?
Our program and curriculum have been meticulously crafted in order to allow you to:
Ease your work-life-study balance as a Senior Executive: the program consists of 11 modules (3 to 4 days long) spread over 4 years;
Dive into a combination of theory & practice;
Sharpen your academic insights and enrich your everyday management challenges;
Become part of an international PhD cohort: share knowledge and network with fellow Executives across the globe;
As we aim to foster dialogue between PhD candidates and the AMS research community, we have created a Research Cluster Track, that is based on the broader Research Domains within AMS. The idea is that PhD candidates can be embedded into the AMS research domains and its thought leaders.
Within your Cluster of interest, you will be able to share your ideas and challenges with your academic peers and cluster leaders/members.
This track will run 2-3 times a year, outside the core modules and will be offered in a virtual mode.
After attending this program, you:
are able to generate, interpret and transfer academic knowledge within your professional and academic network;
will master business research tools and methods and will be able to independently apply them to practical business challenges;