Ph.D. Program
Ph.D. Program

There are five divisions in the doctoral program --- Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, Marketing Management, Operations and Decision-Making Management, Technology and Innovation Management. The course requirements are listed as follows:

1. Requirements for Human Resource Management & Organizational Behavior Division

 

Course

Prerequisite Requirements

Students without managerial backgrounds should take at least three basic management courses. Statistics & Quantitative and methodological courses are also required for students who hadn't taken them. The above courses must be recognized by the convener or advisor.

Required Core Courses

1. Seminar in Organizational Behavior

2. Seminar in Human Resource Management

Methodological Courses

(Any three)

Quantitative and Methodological Courses, which are listed as undergraduate or Ph.D. programs, must be recognized by the convener or advisor.

Elective Courses

(Any three)

1. Seminar on Organizational Theory

2. Seminar in High-Performance Organization

3. Non-Profit Organization Management

4. Occupational Health Management

5. Seminar in Motivation & Leadership

6. Seminar on Chinese Organizational Behavior

7. Seminar in Person-Environment Fit

8. Business and the Environment

Or the courses that are recognized by the convener or advisor.

Minor Courses

Minor courses must be recognized by the convener or advisor.

Qualification Exam

Students should choose one course from the Required core courses (Organizational Behavior or Human Resource Management). The passing score should be at least 70.

Graduation Requirements

1. Finish courses for the division requirements.

2. Papers must be published or accepted by journals, and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • One SSCI paper
  • Two TSSCI papers

Other Regulations

1. Students admitted to the master's or doctoral programs from the 2018 academic year, who have been confirmed by the department, institute, or degree program to have passed the six-hour academic ethics course, or have been approved for exemption, can apply for the degree examination. The principle is that the study is completed before the end of the first year of admission.

2. Independent Study needs to be taken before graduation, and the taken semester will be arranged by the supervisor.

2. Requirements Courses for Strategic Management Division

 

Course

Prerequisite Requirements

Students without management backgrounds should take at least three basic management courses, and the convener or advisor should recognize the courses.

Required Core Courses

1. Seminar in Industrial Organization or Seminar in Industrial Economics.

2. Seminar in Strategy Theory()

3. Seminar in Strategy Theory()

Methodological Courses

(Any three)

Quantitative and Methodological Courses, which are listed in undergraduate school or Ph.D. programs, must be recognized by the convener or advisor.

Elective Courses (Any three)

Strategy and Organization courses, which are listed as undergraduate school or Ph.D. programs, must be recognized by the convener or advisor.

Minor Courses

Minor courses must be recognized by the convener and the teachers of the division.

Qualification Exam

1. Seminar in Strategy Theory ()

2. Seminar in Strategy Theory ()

Grades less than 70 are not acceptable.

Graduation Requirements

1. Finish the courses for the division requirements.

2. Papers must be published or accepted by journals, and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • One SSCI paper
  • Two TSSCI papers

Other Regulations

1. Students admitted to the master's or doctoral programs from the 2018 academic year, who have been confirmed by the department, institute, or degree program to have passed the six-hour academic ethics course, or have been approved for exemption, can apply for the degree examination. The principle is that the study is completed before the end of the first year of admission.

2. Independent Study needs to be taken before graduation, and the taken semester will be arranged by the supervisor.

 


 
3. Requirements for Marketing Management Division

 

Course

Prerequisite Requirements

Marketing Management (The curriculum number should start with M or D).

Required Core Courses

1. Decision Models in Marketing

2. Doctoral Seminar in Marketing

3. Doctoral Seminar in Consumer Behavior

(The curriculum number should start with D)

Methodological Courses

(At least 2 courses)

Quantitative and Methodological Courses have to be recognized by the convener and the professors of the division.

Elective Courses

(At least 12 credits)

Elective courses should be the courses of the College of Management, Graduate Institute of Psychology, and Graduate Institute of Economics, and the curriculum number should start with M. Courses. Courses other than the above need to be recognized by professors of the Marketing division.

For methodological courses, if students take more than the required ones, the credits can be included in the elective courses.

Qualification Exam

Finish the Required Core Courses in two years (except for the suspension period).

Students should pass the examination in the 5th semester (except for the suspension period), and the passing score is at least 70.

Graduation Requirements

Papers must be published or accepted by journals, and meet at least one of the following criteria:

·One SSCI paper

·Two TSSCI papers

·One TSSCI paper and one ABI/EBSCO paper

Note

1. Finish the Required Core Courses in two years (except for the suspension period).

2. Students should choose their advisors within three years of enrollment (the suspension period is included), and at least one of the advisors should be in the Marketing Division.

3. Papers counted for Graduation Requirements should be published in full text only.

Other Regulations

1. Students admitted to the master's or doctoral programs from the 2018 academic year, who have been confirmed by the department, institute, or degree program to have passed the six-hour academic ethics course, or have been approved for exemption, can apply for the degree examination. The principle is that the study is completed before the end of the first year of admission.

2. Independent Study needs to be taken before graduation, and the taken semester will be arranged by the supervisor.

4. Required Courses for Operations and Decision-Making Management Division
 

Course

Prerequisite Requirements

Students without managerial backgrounds should take at least two basic management courses. These courses must be recognized by the convener.

Basic Courses

(At least 5 courses)

Students should take at least five courses concerning Quantitative Methodology, Economics, Information Technology, and Optimization Theory. For the elective courses that are taught in English, they can be listed under this institute, Institute of Information Management, Institute of Industrial Engineering, or Institute of Industrial Management of NTUST, and all relevant English courses taught by departments of the National Taiwan University System. 

Compulsory Courses

5 courses

1. Technology and Operation Strategy

2. Service Science and Innovation 

3. Supply Chain and System Integration

4. Operations Management Seminar (I)

5. Operations Management Seminar (II)

 

Note: Operations Management Seminar (I)Operations Management Seminar (II) Courses need to be taken every semester, and the credits can be counted repeatedly.

Minor courses

 

  1. Students should take three graduate or doctoral minor courses. (Not limited to English teaching)

 

  1. The minor courses of the doctoral program can be from the other department or other schools; the students need to explain in the request (if you choose other university’s courses, students should explain the reason for choosing them.)

 

 

  1. If you choose a graduate course, the final grade must be in the top 33.3% of the class; if it is a doctoral course, the final grade must be in the top 50% of the class. (please submit the proof after the semester ends)

 

For those who do not have an advisor, the minor courses will be identified and signed by the convener; those who have an advisor will be jointly identified and signed by the advisor and the convener.

Qualification Exam

  1. Students should complete all courses required by the division in two years including basic and compulsory courses (except for the suspension period).

 

  1. Students should take the qualification exam no later than the 5th semester of enrollment in this program (except for the suspension period). Three courses from four compulsory coursesTechnology and Operation Strategy, Service Science and Innovation, Supply Chain and System Integration, and Optimizationcan be chosen as the contents of the qualification exam.  Professors will make up the exams according to the materials they taught in the courses. Students who fail any individual exam need to retake the exam of that exam once time within a year following the regulations of the university's academic rules.

Graduation Requirements

1. Students should Complete all the courses regulated by the division.

 

2. Papers must be published or accepted by journals following one of the three criteria :( At least one of the published papers must be related to a doctoral dissertation)

  • Two SCI/SSCI papers
  • One SCI/SSCI paper and One TSSCI paper
  • One SCI/SSCI paper and One paper submitted to an SCI/SSCI journal that belongs to the excellent category of NTU list or above or the outstanding category of NTU Management School list or above is not rejected under 1st review and allowed to be further revised

Other Regulations

1. Students admitted to the master's or doctoral programs from the 2018 academic year, who have been confirmed by the department, institute, or degree program to have passed the six-hour academic ethics course, or have been approved for exemption, can apply for the degree examination. The principle is that the study is completed before the end of the first year of admission.

 

2. Independent Study needs to be taken before graduation, and the taken semester will be arranged by the supervisor.

5. Required Courses for Technology and Innovation Management Division

 

Course

Prerequisite Requirements

1. Technology Management

2. Operations Management

Organizational Behavior

Strategic Management

Marketing Management

(Any two)

Required Core Courses

1. Technology and Operation Strategy

2. Seminar in Technology Analysis and Innovation

3. Seminar on Technology Management, Service Science and Innovation, Supply Chain and System Integration (either one)

4. Topics on Technology Management Research 
(Students should finish before 2
nd grade and you must attend this course every semester before graduation.)

Methodological Courses

(At least 2 courses)

At least one Quantitative Course and at least one Social Science Research Method course. Both of them have to be recognized by the convener or advisor.

Elective Courses

(Any three)

Any three courses concerning future research must be recognized by the convener or advisor.

Minor Courses

Minor courses should be recognized by the convener or advisor.

Qualification Exam

(Choose two out of three courses below)

1. Technology and Operation Strategy

2. Seminar in Technology Analysis and Innovation

3. Seminar on Technology Management, Service Science and Innovation, Supply Chain and System Integration (either one).

4. Finish the courses for the division requirements and pass the qualification examination in three years (except for the suspension period), and the passing score is at least 70.

Graduation Requirements

1. Finish the courses for the division requirements.

2. Papers must be published or accepted by journals, and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • One SCI / SSCI paper
  • Two TSSCI papers

Note

Students should choose their advisors within three years of enrollment (the suspension period is included), and at least one of the advisors should be in the Technology and Innovation Management Division.

Other Regulations

1. Students admitted to the master's or doctoral programs from the 2018 academic year, who have been confirmed by the department, institute, or degree program to have passed the six-hour academic ethics course, or have been approved for exemption, can apply for the degree examination. The principle is that the study is completed before the end of the first year of admission.

2. Independent Study needs to be taken before graduation, and the taken semester will be arranged by the supervisor.