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PhD Program for Executives

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.

Language

English

First start date

05.10.2022
Price
€67.950

Location

Antwerp, Belgium

Language

English

First start date

05.10.2022
Price
€67.950

Location

Antwerp, Belgium
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Program

Program

Practical information

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 5, 2022

End date: June 2026

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;
  • Receive support and be advised by our top international Faculty members;
  • Develop your personal, professional and academic leadership.

Curriculum

The PhD program for executives is divided into 2 general stages. The program contains both compulsory and elective elements.

  • Stage 1 leads to the preparation of a PhD research proposal
  • Stage 2 focuses on supervised research, advanced teaching competencies and lecturing skills, and culminates in the defense of a doctoral dissertation

Find a detailed curriculum in the downloadable brochure

Now what makes this program unique?


Research Cluster Track

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.

Learning outcomes

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;
  • possess knowledge and experience in all our Academic Tracks. Find out more about these unique tracks;
  • might collaborate with the Faculty team at Antwerp Management School and continue your research activities in one of our Expertise Centers.

Faculty

Throughout the program you will be supported and advised by our top international Faculty members. Have a look below and discover more about their profiles and publications.

Steffi Weil, PhD

Associate Professor

Function Associate Dean for International Outreach & Academic Director PhD Program for Executives
Domain Associate Professor
Function Vice Dean and Chair of Business Research Methods
Function Assistant Professor of Strategy & Innovation Ecosystems
Function Professor Neuroscience & Strategic Leadership
Function Senior Researcher - Lecturer HRM & Creative Industries
Function Academic Director Master in Finance
Function BASF - Port of Antwerp - Randstad Chair on Sustainable Transformation
Function SD Worx Chair Next Generation Work: Creating Sustainable Careers
Function Academic Director Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Function Academic Director Master in Global Management

Start the application procedure

Every year we only accept a select amount of candidates. We advise you to start the noncommittal application process as soon as possible.

Elke tweepenninckx

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Elke Tweepenninckx

Function: Program Manager PhD for executives

Phone: +32 3 265 47 36

Function Program Manager PhD for executives
Elke tweepenninckx
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