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. Required Courses for Human Resource Management & Organizational Behavior Division

 

Course

Prior Requirements

Students without managerial background should take at least three basic management courses. Statistics & Quantitative and methodological courses are also required for students who hadn't taken them. 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 under graduate school or PhD. program, have to be recognized by the convener or advisor.

Elective Courses

(Any three)

 

1. Seminar in Organizational Theory

2. Seminar in High Performance Organization

3. Non-Profit Organization Management

4. Occupational Health Management

5. Seminar in Motivation & Leadership

6. Seminar in 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 have to 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 have to be published or accepted by journals, and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • One SSCI paper
  • Two TSSCI papers

 

2. Required Courses for Strategic Management Division

 

Course

Prior Requirements

Students without management background 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 under graduate school or PhD. program, have to be recognized by the convener or advisor.

Elective Courses (Any three)

 

Strategy and Organization courses, which are listed under graduate school or PhD. program, have to be recognized by the convener or advisor.

Minor Courses

 

Minor courses have to 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 courses for the division requirements.

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

  • One SSCI paper
  • Two TSSCI papers

 

3. Required Courses for Marketing Management Division

 

Course

Prior Requirements

Marketing Management (The course 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 course 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 courses of College of Management, Graduate Institute of Psychology, Graduate Institute of Economics, and the course 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, the credits can be included in the elective courses.

Qualification Exam

 

Finish the courses for the division requirements 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 have to 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 courses for the division requirements in two years (except for the suspension period).
2. Students should choose their advisors in three years since 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.

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

 

Course

Prior Requirements

Students without management background should take two basic management courses, and the convener or advisor should recognize the courses.

Basic Courses

(At least 5 courses)

At least five courses concerning Quantitative Methodology, Economics, Information Technology, 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 and Institute of Industrial Management of NTUST.

 

Advanced Courses

(At least 5 courses)

 

1. Technology and Operation Strategy (Taught in English)

2. Service Science and Innovation (Taught in English)

3. Supply Chain and System Integration (Taught in English)

4. Operations Management Seminar (I) (Taught in English)

5. Operations Management Seminar (II) (Taught in English)

Must attend "Operation Management Seminar" (I) & (II) every semester before the graduate semester.

 

Note

 

Students should take at least ten courses, which include basic and advanced courses.

 

Minor Courses

 

1. At least three courses available in graduate schools.

2. Minor courses could be courses of other departments or other universities, though explanations are needed, especially for courses of other universities.

3. For courses outside the department, students should be graded the first 30% on master courses or 50% on doctoral courses. (Certificates of grades should be handed in by the beginning of next semester.)

4. Students who do not have an advisor: minor courses should be recognized by the convener.

Students who already have an advisor: minor courses should be recognized by the advisor and the convener commonly.

 

Qualification Exam

 

One TSSCI or SCI/SSCI paper has to be published and accepted in four years since enrollment, and it can be recounted to graduation requirement.

 

Graduation Requirements

 

1. Finish courses for the division requirements.

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

  • Two SCI/SSCI papers
  • One SCI/SSCI paper and one TSSCI paper

(Include the paper used to pass the qualification exam)

5. Required Courses for Technology and Innovation Management Division

 

Course

Prior 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 
(Finish before 2nd grade and must attend this course every semester before graduation.)

Methodological Courses

(At least 2 courses)

At least one Quantitative Courses 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, which have to 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 examination in three years (except for the suspension period), and the passing score is at least 70.

Graduation Requirements

 

1. Finish courses for the division requirements.

2. Papers have to 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 in three years since enrollment (the suspension period is included), and at least one of the advisors should be in the Technology and Innovation Management Division.