The PhD program in Business Administration at DeGroote offers students the opportunity to study and conduct leading-edge research with some of the top researchers in their fields. Students develop the theoretical and methodological expertise required to create original research that makes a significant impact on the business community.

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course description provides a summary of the material that a course covers. Course descriptions also specify prerequisites and anti-requisites. You can view a list of all the PhD courses or choose a field of study from the menu on the right.

Course outlines contain important information such as:

  • How you will be evaluated.
  • The class schedule.
  • The required reading list.
  • Links to instructor web sites.

Course outlines are provided by your instructor. We post links to them on the course description pages when they are available.

Only PhD courses are listed here, but you can find the course descriptions for MBA courses on the MBA current students site.

All Courses

Code Title
A771 Seminar in Research Methods and Design in Accounting Research
A772 Seminar in Financial Accounting Research
A773 Seminar in Managerial Accounting Research
B781 Research Issues II
B782 Applied Multivariate Statistics
B790 Theory Building in Management
B791 Field Surveys: Organizational Behaviour and Organizational Theory
B792 Field Surveys: Human Resources and Industrial Relations
B793 Applied Multivariate Statistics
B794 Research Methods and Design
B795 Research Issues: Organizational Behaviour and Organizational Theory
B796 Research Issues: Human Resources and Industrial Relations
B797 Research Course I
B798 Research Course II
B799 Selected Topics in Management of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources
C780 Mixed Methods Research
C781 Health Economics and Evaluation
C782 Health Policy Analysis
C783 Research Issues in Health Management
F770 Financial Economics and Quantitative Methods
F771 Financial Economics I
F772 Financial Economics II
F773 Empirical Methods in Finance
F774 Seminar in Corporate Finance
K778 Selected Topics in Information Systems I
K779 Selected Topics in Information Systems II
K791 Knowledge Management Systems
K792 Security, Privacy and Trust in eBusiness
K793 Mobile Commerce and Social Networks
K794 Advances in Information Systems Research
K795 Qualitative Methods in Information Systems Research
K797 Independent Research Study
K797 Independent Research Study
M771 Marketing Foundations
M772 Marketing Models and Modeling
M773 Inter-Organizational Research in Marketing
M774 Special Topics in Marketing Strategy I
M775 Special Topics in Marketing Strategy II
Q771 Stochastic Processes with Business Applications
Q772 Networks and Graphs in Operations Research
Q773 Mathematical Programming: Theory and Algorithms
Q774 Combinatorial Optimization: Complexity and Heuristics
Q775 Optimization and Machine Learning with Big Data
Q778 Selected Topics in Management Science
Q780 Management Science Research Issues I
Q781 Management Science Research Issues II
Q782 Dynamic Programming and Optimal Control
Q783 Game Theory and Decision Analysis
Q784 Supply Chain Design and Coordination
Q785 Queuing Theory and Computer Simulation
Q786 Network Design Issues in Freight Transportation
Q787 Optimization Under Uncertainty
Q790 Advanced Operations Management I
Q791 Advanced Operations Management II
Q792 Statistical Methodologies for Quality Control
Q793 Sequencing and Scheduling
Q794 Inventory Theory
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