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Strategic Management

A world-class, distinctive program

The PhD Program in Strategic Management prepares students for research-oriented careers, and it is considered among the top programs in the world. Among these elite programs, it is distinctive for coupling rigorous discipline-based training with an interdisciplinary approach to the most important strategic questions of our days.

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Strengths of the Program

The PhD Program in Strategic Management prepares students for research-oriented careers. The structure of the program reflects, on the one hand, its interdisciplinary philosophy, and on the other hand, our belief in rigorous discipline-based training.

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Admission to the Program

Admission to the Strategy PhD program is competitive, with the number of qualified applicants largely exceeding the number of available places. Our admissions decisions weigh a number of factors including academic background, research experience, test scores, aspirations, and fit with the research interests of our faculty.

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Program Structure and Requirements

The Rotman PhD program in Strategic Management includes required courses (in theory and methods) “depth” courses, optional personalized courses, a research project, comprehensive examinations and a dissertation.

PhD students currently studying at Rotman

Current PhD Students

Meet Strategic Management's current PhD students!

Meet our faculty


Meet the Rotman Strategic Management faculty.

PhD students in class


Below are the testimonials from recent graduates from the Strategic Management area at Rotman School of Management.

Grads and where they ended up after they completed the PhD program

Where are They Now?

Strategic Management has had many graduates over the years and we are very proud of the accomplishments they made in their careers.