In a resource poor country like India the demand for professionally qualified managers to manage the scarce resources effectively and efficiently is high. This is also indicated by the burgeoning number of institutes, which grant the MBA degree or its equivalent. This growth however, has to be supported by growth in the availability of faculty with doctorate in management subject to man the positions in these institutes so that the quality of management education and research is further improved.
The AIMA and AMU Joint PhD programme is aimed at providing formal training to budding faculty and working managers, with inclination for academics, teaching an research. It helps in development of skills and competencies based on a sound understanding of the principles of management and methods of conducting research with scientific rigour.
PhD Programme is beneficial for working managers who are constrained by time and location to pursue regular Ph.D from Universities and other Institutes offering full time Ph.D programmes. It helps in development of skills and competencies based on sound understanding of the principles of management.