Welcome to the PhD Program in Management Studies

PhD Program in Management Studies aims at finding (systematically and /or scientifically) solutions for pure problems with the purpose of improving the body of knowledge of management and/or applied problems with the purpose of addressing current problems or enhancing relevant phenomena in the practice particularly in Sri Lankan practice of Management and also applying interdisciplinary knowledge in the social sciences to management problems. Its flexible approach encourages students to develop their own interests by pursuing studies in a stimulating Faculty environment that provides wide ranging expertise and research experience. The broad objectives of the PhD program include the development of an indigenous body of knowledge on management practices in Sri Lanka, development of models or frameworks which are more suitable for Sri Lankan organizational management, harnessing future scholarship in management, and the promotion of a culture conducive to high-quality research and scientific thinking in the public and private sectors in Sri Lanka.