About PhD

Management knowledge industry in Nepal, as indeed elsewhere, has tremendously expanded in the recent years to meet the increasing demand for management graduates capable of practicing professional management as well as further advancing management knowledge.  With expanding professional market for high quality human resources both inside and outside the country, there has been a growing demand in the recent times of managerial professionals with the research and analytical skill in academics, business, government and non-governmental organizations.  In-country supply of such highly trained professionals is extremely limited.  KUSOM aims to fill this gap through its Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Management program.

Target Group:

  • Management teachers, trainers, researchers and consultants as well as practicing managers seeking to gain advanced knowledge in management and/or develop research skills in management for career enhancement.
  • Management graduates wishing to pursue higher academic career.



PhD in Management is an advanced research degree program that offers a candidate with substantial grounding in high quality research and analytical skills in management disciplines while preparing for higher academic or analytical professions in management and policy making.  Candidates pursuing this program will:

  • Enrich research capability in management disciplines for advancing  management knowledge, practice, and profession; and
  • Enhance competitive edge in conceptual and analytical skills in management disciplines for advanced career in academic or analytical professions in management and policy making.

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