PhD Programs

Faculty of Management

Ph.D Program Faculty of Management

Program Overview

Faculty of Management, MIT-WPU is an established name in the country for imparting Doctoral, Post-graduate and Under-graduate management programmes. The diverse bouquet of programmes interwoven across various disciplines of the University along with a highly acclaimed and experienced faculty pool provides every requisite in fulfilling the aspirations of students, industry and the society.

As it is understood worldwide, the future of management education finds its relevance more in a multi- disciplinary curriculum, a practice oriented and skill based teaching-learning approach and on research and innovation having a local and global impact. All the post graduate and under graduate programmes of Faculty of Management at MIT-WPU tend to integrate all of these into their design, curriculum, pedagogy and teaching – learning architecture.
A strong Value based DNA of Faculty of Management emphasise on academic rigor, quality of education, contemporary teaching practices and extensive research.

Collaboration with Industries

These pillars help in establishing close connect with the industry. The Industry Academia Collaborations Committee (IACC) at MIT-WPU works closely with industries as well as students to bring us the best industry collaborations possible. These collaborations aid industrial training, internship, guest lectures from eminent corporate guests and placements. The Faculty of Management has MOUs with the companies like Wolters- Kluwer, Pratisaad, Aespes Nirmiti Mercedez Benz Ltd., Intelliment, Entrepreneur’s Castle and Western Union.

Collaboration with International Universities

The Faculty of Management possesses a rich pool of academicians and an accomplished alumni base worldwide. The Faculty of Management is very well connected with premier domestic and international institutes. Therefore, the students at Faculty of Management can leverage the benefits of international collaborations. The Faculty of Management has collaborations with VU University, Amsterdam; The University of Knoxville, USA; The Netherlands University, Amsterdam; Macquarie University, Australia; National University of Singapore, Singapore; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Singapore – MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Singapore; Singapore Management University, Singapore; University of Hull, United Kingdom; University of Leicester, United Kingdom; Indo Japan Business Council; Ball State University, USA and CASS European Institute of Management Studies
The enhancing relevance of management education has been aspiring both academicians and practitioners. These academicians and practitioners are keen to study and analyze various managerial dilemmas and phenomena systematically. The Faculty of Management, MIT WPU offers them an opportunity to fulfill the aspirations and intellectual thirst.


The Central Library of MITWPU has more than 29810 books related to various areas of management. It subscribes 60 National and International journals & magazines. It has collections of CD’s audio video cassettes, and projection system. Besides this, the students also have an access to British Council Library.

Computer Lab

The Faculty of Management houses a centrally air-conditioned computer laboratory with 255 Core i5 CPU, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, with 18.5” LCD monitors dedicated workstations networked with two servers. Students have 24-hour free Internet access through Wi-Fi. In addition to this, the e-campus at MIT, Pune, with 2500 computers is directly linked with Faculty of Management network with a dedicated lease line internet connection with a bandwidth of 32 MBPS. There is a facility for online teaching and practical. Faculty of Management has two server loaded with various software like Visual Studio, Advanced Java, Page Maker, Corel Draw, Linux which are accessible from all work stations. Qualified lab assistants are available to guide students

Access to online Journals

EBSCO is an online database to global e-journal literature in the field of Management Sciences. The database is accessible from the computer lab of Faculty of Management. The Faculty of Management governs the academic integrity as per UGC guidelines through academic integrity panel.

Research Areas

The faculty of Management offers Ph.D. programs across eight areas of management. These areas are Commerce and Management, Computer Application, Finance, General Management, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management and Organizational Management. These areas are consisting of both traditional and emerging aspects of management like Healthcare Management.
Faculties from the management have significantly contributed into their respective domains by publishing research in reputed journals.

Ph.D. Admission related queries, contact :

Dr. Avadhut Patwardhan
PhD Coordinator
Faculty of Management