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The PhD Programme
Accounting Economics Finance
Management Science and Operations Marketing
Organisational Behaviour Strategy and Entrepreneurship

London Business School


Regents Park
London NW1 4SA
United Kingdom
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A Graduate School of the University of London
Your first step to
academic excellence
The The PhD Programmes mission is to educate outstanding
scholars who will be sought after at leading business schools,
universities and research institutions. Research-oriented
business schools offer some of the most exciting and well-
resourced environments in which to conduct interdisciplinary
social science today. At London Business School, a
commitment to training the next generation of business
scholars is central to our overall research activities. Our PhD
programme leverages the Schools acclaimed research
faculty, while providing generous funding and infrastructural
support.

Our PhD students work closely with faculty on cutting-edge


research spanning a broad range of disciplines and topics.
Through rigorous coursework and supervised and joint
research, our students are equipped to work at the frontiers of
knowledge in their chosen subject area. Each year our
graduates move on to intellectually rewarding careers in major
business schools and research institutes around the world.
Their research has a profound impact on the thoughts and
actions of academics, business leaders and policy makers.

Your time at London Business School will be filled with


intellectual challenge and excitement. With faculty and fellow
Contents students you will exchange and debate ideas and methods,
A place to discover new perspectives 04 sharpening your critical faculties, learning to think like a
PhD programme overview 06 scholar. Quality of thought is a public good here at London
The PhD curriculum 08 Business School, with improvements in your own thinking
PhD programme conference presentations 10 generating a positive spill-over to the entire community of
Placement highlights 12 students and faculty. You will be expected to work hard, but
Subjects in focus 14 rest assured, at no other point in your academic life will your
School faculty, academic year 2016/17 21 effort have such a high payoff.
Take the next step 24
My colleagues and I look forward to welcoming you to the
next generation of business scholarship at London Business
School.
Chris Hennessy,
Professor of Finance; PhD Programme Chair

The PhD Programme Connecting art and business The London Business School
Accounting Economics Finance
Management Science and Operations Marketing
Organisational Behaviour Strategy and Entrepreneurship
The dynamic artwork in this brochure was created by students at PhD programme is supported
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Consistently among
the best international
business schools,
according to
Bloomberg
Businessweek and
Profile of recent
A place to discover
the FT
PhD intakes
(2012 to 2016)
new perspectives
London Business School is ranked as one
15
average class intake
of the best business schools in the world,

37%
recognised as much for its cutting-edge
research as its diversity and global outlook
women
The vision of London Business School Why London Business School?

63%
is to have a profound impact on the way The School is internationally recognised
the world does business. Our faculty for its research and held a strong
and students come from all over the position with 55.3% of its research
world. Here, cultural diversity is not output receiving the top 4* rating men
just an aspiration, but a reality, and our (world-leading) in the 2014 Research
perspective is truly international. Excellence Framework (REF). This was

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the highest achieved by any department
The School, founded in 1964, has three of business and management.
main areas of activity: postgraduate Our faculty are the driving force behind
degree programmes (Masters and PhD), the Schools success. Their innovative age range*
Executive Education programmes, and ideas and leading-edge research
innovative, high-impact research. It is, constitute our intellectual capital. Working *Our admissions decisions are
however, the students, faculty and staff at the interface between theory and taken in accordance with best
equal opportunities practice
involved in all these activities who give practice, these renowned academics
the School its character and vibrancy. share their ideas with ambitious students.
Of more than 2,000 degree students Our faculty and students come from all
studying at the School each year, most over the world. Our perspective is truly
are drawn from outside the UK, from international, offering the opportunities
over 100 different countries. Similarly, and challenges of exploring the
some 85% of the Schools faculty are questions posed by the modern, global
non-UK citizens. business world.
Our PhD programme provides a rigorous
London Business School also has a academic training within an international
global presence, with programmes and and research-focused environment.
partnerships in Dubai, Hong Kong and There is broad flexibility in the choice of
New York. We are located in the heart research areas and methods.
of London, with offices and lecture The School has a unique location in the
theatres spread between a magnificent heart of the financial capital of Europe
19th century Nash terrace building with all that a vibrant cultural centre has
overlooking Regents Park, and a to offer.
neighbouring, state-of-the-art building. London Business School is the only
The latter houses the Schools library small, specialist institution to be given
the best-resourced business library Doctoral Training Centre status by the
in London and our Fitness Centre, Economic and Social Research Council.
including a 25 metre swimming pool. The School provides full financial
support, including a stipend and a
tuition fee waiver to all students
admitted to the PhD programme.

Advance your prospects


Our state-of-the-art campus
in central London offers a
dynamic forum for ideas to
be exchanged with fellow
students and faculty from
around the world.

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PhD programme overview
This programme is our investment in the future of management
teaching and research. Expert faculty, partnership opportunities,
leading-edge research methods and close supervision contribute
to an outstanding study environment

Typically, a student completes the PhD with external partners in research which Students work within the following seven
Programme within five years. In the first allows a mutual exchange of knowledge subject areas:
two years, students complete core and and creates additional impact. The
elective courses in their chosen subject Schools relationship with ESRC and Accounting
and related areas. They then go on to other Doctoral Training Centres provides Economics
present a thesis proposal in order to resources and opportunities for shared Finance
transfer from MPhil to PhD status. training and networking with other Management Science and Operations
young researchers across a broad range Marketing
After a successful transfer, students of social science disciplines. Organisational Behaviour
have 18 months to complete a thesis Strategy and Entrepreneurship
an original contribution to their chosen Supported in-depth study
specialisation. Having successfully Our PhD students receive a thorough
and sophisticated training in the latest Hong Kong
defended their thesis, and following the
completion of any required amendments, research methods, equipping them for Current PhD students by nationality
they are awarded a London Business productive academic careers. Their
School PhD degree. training consists of two parts: coursework Asia 40%
to give students a grasp of research
European Union 35%
A broad-resource approach skills and the existing body of research
The PhD Programme only runs on a full- knowledge in their field; and a closely
The Americas 18%
time basis and students are expected to supervised thesis. The thesis allows
live in London throughout its duration. students to conduct a substantial piece of Russian Federation 4%
original research.
The London Business School PhD Rest of the world 1%

Programme is supported by the


Economic and Social Research Council
(ESRC) as one of 21 accredited
Doctoral Training Centres in the UK. In
Asia 40%
addition to the standard programme
scholarships, ESRC funding is available European Union 35%
for students who fulfil the relevant
residency requirements. The ESRC The Americas 18%
encourages students to collaborate
Russian Federation 4%

Rest of the world 1%

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The PhD curriculum
Our programme is structured to give you the
specialist knowledge, tools and application for your
Years 3 +
study area so you can forge your own path and In the third year, students present their Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference
make a pioneering contribution to your field thesis proposal. Successful candidates The Schools annual Trans-Atlantic Doctoral
are transferred to PhD status and are Conference invites students from top US
expected to defend their thesis and and European business schools to present
Years 1 and 2 complete their PhD within 18 months. their research. This popular conference,
organised since 2001 by the Schools PhD
The academic year begins in early Specialised courses During their third year, students transfer students, attracts about 120 students
October, and is divided into three, Course offerings vary from year to year. from MPhil to PhD status after successfully each year from schools such as Berkeley,
ten-week terms. The list below includes some of the presenting and defending their thesis Chicago, Columbia, Duke, INSEAD, MIT,
courses commonly offered by the seven proposal orally to examiners. The two Stanford, Wharton, Harvard, Yale, and NYU.
Students receive a thorough training in subject areas. Students select from the examiners examine the theory and
relevant research methods and their following courses based on their chosen methodology underlying the research, the Conferences
subject areas core topics. specialisation: areas of application and relevance of the Students are encouraged to present papers
work, and its significance to research in at conferences for which financial
During the first two years, students are PhD Seminars in Accounting I-IV business and management. assistance from the Programme is available.
normally required to take at least 12 Queuing Theory Most students also attend a job market
courses. Additional courses may be taken Demand and Revenue Management Thesis conference in their final year.
as electives. Students may also take Advanced Optimisation A PhD thesis should provide a distinct
courses at other colleges to include Inventory Theory contribution to the knowledge of the subject Generic skills
London School of Economics and Political Dynamic Programming and Optimal and should supply evidence of originality, Students undergo formal training in
Science (LSE) and University College Control shown either by the discovery of new facts presentation skills. Other personal
London (UCL). In some cases, students Financial Economics I Asset Pricing or by the exercise of independent critical development opportunities (e.g. writing
can write course waiver exams. Financial Economics II Empirical power. In the field of business studies, skills) may be provided. Students work as
Finance these requirements demand either original tutors on the Schools other programmes.
Most subject areas require students to Financial Economics III Corporate theoretical work or empirical work with
satisfactorily complete a specialist Finance primary or secondary data. A worthwhile Courses at other University of London
comprehensive or field exam and a first Continuous Time Finance thesis will offer interesting new insights, but colleges
and/or second year research paper. As Measurement and Data Analysis it is expected to go further by underpinning Students can take courses at other
part of their training, each PhD student Quantitative Models in Marketing them with scholarship. This ensures that the University of London colleges, such as
also aids faculty with 20 days assistance Consumer Behaviour insights will stand up to the critical scrutiny London School of Economics and Political
on research papers, case writing, tutoring Topics in Decision Making of experts in the area. Science (LSE) and University College
and grading in years 2, 3 and 4. Micro OB Individuals London (UCL) depending on local college
Micro OB Teams Job Market rules, cost and availability.
Compulsory courses Readings in Social Psychology Students in their final years, in addition to
All students Macroeconomics completing their thesis will prepare for the We also welcome:
Foundations of Business Research Topics in Microeconomics job market. Job placement is determined
Topics in Econometrics by the quality of research and the ability to Visiting students
Accounting, Economics and Finance Topics in Macroeconomics communicate this to scholars in the field. PhD students from other institutions may
Econometrics Strategy Core spend up to one year as a visiting student at
Microeconomics II Sociological Foundations The academic activity is varied, intensive London Business School. However, these
Innovation and Entrepreneurship and rewarding across a variety of learning students are only considered when they
Organisational Behaviour and Strategy Behavioural Foundations of Strategy disciplines, these include: have been recommended by a London
and Entrepreneurship Economic Foundations of Strategy Business School faculty member. Accepted
Basic Readings in Business Subject area seminars visiting students pay tuition fees on a
Statistical Research Methods Subject areas run seminars where faculty, prorated basis. Unfortunately, financial aid is
Microeconomics I research students and visitors present their not available from the Programme.
Research Design research. The School attracts internationally
renowned speakers and the seminars
Management Science and Operations promote active and lively discussions on
and Marketing contemporary research issues. Students
Statistical Research Methods or are expected to attend their subject areas
Econometrics research seminars.
Microeconomics I or II

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PhD programme
conference presentations Nowcasting with Big Data: is Google Too Busy to Innovate, Thomas Zhang,
useful in the Presence of other PhD2011, Marketing, 2016 Winter AMA
Information?, Xinyuan Li, PhD 2011, Conference, Las Vegas, 2016
Strategy and Entrepreneurship, IAAE
Recent conference presentations by 2016 Annual Conference, Milan, 2016 Contrasting Compensation Claims:
London Business Schools PhD students Fraudulent Damage Claims Increase
Alpha Decay, Anton Lines, PhD 2011, Compensation for Honest Claims,
Finance, 2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade, Anna Steinhage, PhD2011, Organisational
Toronto, 2016 Behaviour, 2016 SPSP Meeting, San Diego,
2016
An Analysis of Consumer Debt
Restructuring Policies, Nuno Clara, Disruption Cascades and Risk Mitigation
PhD 2014, Finance, 2016 SFS Finance in Supply Chains, Shyam Mohan,
Cavalcade, Toronto, 2016 PhD2012, Management Science and
Operations, INFORMS, Philadelphia, 2015
Strategic Forward Trading and
Technology, Heikki Peura, PhD 2010, An Art of Balance, Viktorie Sevcenko,
Management Science and Operations, PhD 2012, Strategy and Entrepreneurship,
MSOM, Auckland, 2016 Academy of Management, Anaheim, 2016

How does future income affect Using CSR to Complement or Substitute


present consumption? The role for National Institutions: When Does
of future self-continuity, Anja it Pay to Do What Kind of Good?,
Schanbacher, PhD2012, Marketing, Kamini Gupta, PhD 2011, Strategy
Society for Consumer Psychology and Entrepreneurship, Academy of
Boutique Conference on Identity and Management, Anaheim, 2016
Consumption, Chicago, 2016
Perceiving Gender Diversity in Top
Deployment Guidelines for Management: Consequences for
Community Health Workers in Employees Sexism, Oriane Georgeac,
sub-Saharan Africa, Jnas Oddur PhD2014, Organisational Behaviour,
Jnasson, PhD 2010, Management Academy of Management, Anaheim, 2016
Science and Operations, INFORMS,
Nashville, 2016 When Groups Allow Rules to be Broken,
Wiley Wakeman, PhD2013, Organisational
Perils of Calling Lemon a Lemon: Behaviour, Academy of Management,
Trait Transference in Communication Anaheim, 2016
Past Experience, Hemant Kakkar,
PhD 2014, Organisational Behaviour,
Academy of Management, Anaheim, 2016

Learning (or Not) from Precursors to


Disasters, Heikki Peura, PhD 2010,
Management Science and Operations,
POMS 2016, Orlando, 2016

Political Connections and Allocative


Distortions, David Schoenherr,
PhD2012, Finance, American Financial
Association, San Francisco, 2016

Communication by Ara Cho


The bright, bold colours of this illustration express the
energy, intelligence and ambitions of London Business
School, where students with a global perspective
interact and communicate.
Read about the Find Your Voice art project on p2
Placement
highlights
2016
David Schoenherr
Finance, Department of Economics,
University of Princeton

Jonas Jonasson
Management Science and Operations,
Sloan School of Management, MIT

Heikki Peura
Management Science and Operations, Atif Ellahie
Imperial College London Accounting, University of Utah

Sungtak Hong Giovanni Ricco For more information


Marketing, Bocconi University Economics, University of Warwick about PhD placements
visit:
Alessandro Graniero Maya Cara
www.london.edu/phd
Finance, BI Norwegian Business School Strategy and Entrepreneurship, University 2012 2011 Telephone the PhD
of Sussex Amandine Ody-Brasier Ramin Baghai
Ryan Lewis Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Yale Finance, Stockholm School of Economics Programme Office:
Finance, University of Colorado Boulder +44 (0)20 7000 8989
2014 Rellie Derfler-Rozin Marko Coh Email:
Kawon Kim Anya Kleymenova Organisational Behaviour, Maryland Strategy and Entrepreneurship, phd-info@london.edu
Organisational Behaviour, Department of Accounting, Chicago Booth School of London School of Economics
Management & Marketing, Hong Kong Business Jennifer Carson Marr
Polytechnic University Organisational Behaviour, Georgia Tech Theodosios Dimopoulos
Jose Ramon Lecuona Torras 2013 Finance, HEC Lausanne
Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Duke Martin Schweinsberg Amanda Ferguson
2015 University, Fuqua School of Business Organisational Behaviour, INSEAD Organisational Behaviour, Northern Illinois Marc Gabarro
Stephen Anderson-Macdonald University Finance, Erasmus University Jungsuk Han
Marketing, Stanford University, Graduate Jose Maria Carabias Palmeiro Yangjie Gu Finance, Stockholm School of Economics
School of Business Accounting, London School of Economics Marketing, Tilburg University Elena Simintzi Jikyung Kim
and Political Sciences Finance, University of British Columbia Marketing, Instituto de Empresa (IE) Oguzhan Karakas
Yiangos Papanastasiou Irina Zviadadze University Finance, Carroll School of Management,
Management Science and Operations, Sapnoti Eswar Finance, Stockholm School of Economics Andrea M. Buffa Boston College
Berkeley, Haas School of Business Finance, University of Cincinnati Finance, Boston University Oleg Shibanov
Nishant Mishra Finance, Warwick University Mihaela Stan
Xu Li Raphael Corbi Management Science and Operations, Clemens Otto Strategy and Entrepreneurship,
Strategy and Entrepreneurship, European Economics, University of Sao Paolo Erasmus University Finance, HEC Paris Onal Vural University College London
School of Management and Technology Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Instituto de
Sun Young Lee Marlo Raveendran Yun Lou Empresa (IE) University Xi Li
Patrick Akey Organisational Behaviour, University Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Accounting, HEC Paris Accounting, Fox School of Business,
Finance, University of Toronto College London UC Riverside Temple University
Amit Kakkad 2010
Janis Skrastins Aylin Aydinli Yvetta Simonyan Management Science and Operations, Eva Ascarza Li Zhang
Finance, Washington University in St. Louis Marketing, University of Amsterdam Marketing, University of Birmingham University of San Diego Marketing, Columbia University Accounting, Rutgers Business School

Woonam Hwang Ali Umut Gler Lora Dimitrova Chris Parker Ramya Ranganathan Ming Gao
Management Science and Operations, Marketing, Ko University Finance, University of Exeter Management Science and Operations, Organisational Behaviour, IIM Bangalore Economics, Tsinghua University
HEC Paris Pennsylvania State University

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Subject areas

PhD Programme in students are encouraged to begin their research


Economics in their chosen area.

Subject areas
The Economics subject area has an outstanding
The Economics programme is designed around international reputation in key areas of research
two key features making ours a near unique such as game theory and decision theory,
offering a small number of focused courses industrial economics, political economy,
provided in areas in which the subject area international macroeconomics and finance,
Learn more about each of the specialist areas specialises and a small cadre of students who business cycles (both theory and econometrics)
form a close working relationship both amongst as well as fiscal and monetary policy. The
of PhD study offered at London Business School themselves but also most importantly with the Economics faculty is very well published in
Economics faculty. A crucial feature of our leading international journals as well as
programme is the very high faculty-student ratio. experienced in offering practical advice to a
This inevitably results in a close relationship range of governments and institutions. Several
between the student and their supervisor and faculty members are editors or associate editors
this is encouraged through our selection process of leading international journals.
by choosing students who express a mature
PhD Programme in Recent theses interest in working in an area in which faculty
Accounting E
 ssays on the Role of Accounting
Information in Capital Markets (Ellahie)
specialise. Such a student can then be expected
to work closely with their supervisor, gain access
Recent theses
T
 opics in Macroeconomics and Financial
T
 he Role of Accounting Information in to leading international conferences and be Intermediation (Coimbra)
The objective of the PhD Programme in Understanding the Behaviour of Financial closely monitored and assisted through the E
 ndogenous systemic risk, credit risk and
Accounting is to train students to conduct Institutions (Kleymenova) all-important job market experience. macroeconomic fluctuations (Lipinski)
original academic research dealing with the use E
 ssays on the Role of Accounting T
 he Fiscal Information Flow and the
of accounting information. The coursework and Information in Capital Markets (Carabias In their first two years students take six internal Transmission of Policy Impulses (Ricco)
structure is similar to top US accounting PhD Palmeiro) economics courses covering micro, macro and T
 hree Essays on Public Spending (Corbi)
programmes. While the students focus on C
 auses and Consequences of Corporate econometrics. The aim of these courses is to E
 conomic Behaviour and Decision Making
examining contemporary accounting research Financial Reporting (Li) equip students with advanced technical skills (Gao)
topics, they are provided rigorous training in A
 ccounting Information and Debt Markets with which to pursue their studies and to give E
 ssays on International Macroeconomics
microeconomics, information economics, (Lou) them access to the current frontiers of research. and Corporate Finance (Huang)
corporate finance, asset pricing, game theory, T
 he Interaction between Mandatory These courses are taught by our own Faculty S
 tructural Estimation of Takeover Contests
and econometric methods in the first two years Reporting and Voluntary Disclosure and and also by visitors. Past visitors have included (Sacchetto)
of the programme. their Relevance to Equity Market and Credit Oliver Hart (Harvard), Albert Marcet (IAE,
Market (Zhang) Barcelona), Eric Leeper (Indiana) and Tom Faculty PhD Coordinator
Students begin active research at an early stage Sargent (NYU). There is also the option to take Paolo Surico,
and work closely with faculty throughout the Faculty PhD Coordinator courses from other subject areas at London Professor of Economics
programme. Weekly research workshops by Florin Vasvari, Business School, as well as courses offered at MA (Pompeu Fabra) PhD (Bocconi)
faculty experts from all around the world and the Professor of Accounting LSE and UCL. While pursuing their coursework
accounting doctoral courses expose the BSc (Academy of Economic Studies,
students to a wide range of topics, including Bucharest, Romania) MA PhD (Toronto)
accounting information and capital markets,
fundamental analysis and valuation, executive Doing a PhD may prove to be the most challenging project
compensation, empirical finance and accounting
anomalies, information intermediaries and
of your life. At London Business School you will be provided
corporate networks, corporate governance, with everything you need to succeed and exceed your limits:
accounting information and political economics,
accruals, earnings quality and earnings A stimulating learning environment, unique access to courses
management, international accounting
standards, private equity and venture capital.
and resources, and most importantly, extraordinary support
and leadership from faculty.

As PhD students at LBS, we have easy access to our faculty The PhD at London Business School is different from other
and extensively interact with them both in formal workshops programmes in the way students can work and discuss
or meetings as well as in other informal settings. Many closely with professors, and grow to become top researchers
research ideas are born out of or are extensively shaped by in economics. On campus everything you can dream of is
these discussions, potentially making it a key strength of our provided so that you can focus on your studies and excel in
PhD programme. your field with the support and leadership of faculty.
Tathagat Mukhopadhyay Fabian Lipinsky PhD2008, Economics
B.Tech (IIT Bombay, India), MSc in Finance (Boston College), MBA (Indian School of Business, India) BA (Technische Universitt Berlin) MSc (ESCP-EAP Oxford, Madrid, Paris)

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Subject areas

PhD Programme in Recent theses PhD Programme in Students admitted to this programme have a
Finance Essays in Corporate Finance (Patnaik)
Topics on Intermediaries, Reorganization
Management Science strong analytical background, often holding
Bachelors or Masters degrees in mathematics,
and Empirical Asset Pricing (Lewis) and Operations physics, engineering, computer science, or
The Finance Department is the Schools largest Essays on the Role of Belief Formation for economics, and have demonstrated clear
group, with 22 full-time faculty members Asset Prices and the Macroeconomy potential for a successful academic career.
undertaking both theoretical and empirical (Graniero) The Management Science and Operations (MSO)
research, in all of the following areas: asset Organizational Design of Financial concentration is designed to train scholars in the
pricing (equity, fixed income and derivatives); Institutions (Skrastins) analysis of important business problems through Recent theses
behavioural finance; corporate finance and Learning in Financial Markets (Radnaev) quantitative modelling in a variety of areas including Strategic Considerations in Risk
corporate governance; investment; and market Essays in Empirical Asset Pricing (Januario) operations, finance, marketing, and innovation. Management and Sustainability (Peura)
microstructure. Essays in Law, Politics, and Corporate Data-driven Models of Healthcare
Finance (Akey) The first programme component is an extensive Delivery Operations (Jnasson)
Students are encouraged to think in a creative Essays in Corporate Governance (Eswar) and rigorous curriculum of graduate-level courses On the Implications of Social Learning for
way, with an emphasis on formal rigour and Essays in Asset Pricing with Market providing strong methodological foundations in Operational Decisions (Papanastasiou)
techniques. The first year provides students with Imperfections (Buffa) optimisation, stochastic modelling, statistics, Essays on Supply-Chain Risk
an understanding of the theory and the tools Executive Compensation and Corporate econometrics, microeconomics and game theory. Management (Hwang)
needed to conduct theoretical and applied Governance (Otto) In addition, students participate in research Improving Health Product Availability in
research. The core courses include Asset Essays in Financial Economics (Simintzi) seminars, reading groups, international Financially-Constrained Settings: The
Pricing, Corporate Finance, Empirical Finance, Sources of Risk in the Foreign Exchange workshops and conferences, and have the Global Fund (Rashkova)
Continuous-Time Finance, Microeconomics, and Market (Zviadadze) opportunity to engage closely with practice when An empirical investigation of Unsolicited
Econometrics. Students are required to write a Essays on Acquisitions of Private developing their research. Customer Input as a driver of Service
second year research paper. Companies (Dimitrova) Innovation (Kakkad)
Informality, Default Risk and Asset Prices The second programme component is a close Revenue Management in Online
(Poiatti) mentoring relationship with one or several members Advertising (Najafi-Asadolahi)
of the MSO faculty, a prestigious group of leading Essays on the Effect of Technological
Faculty PhD Coordinator academics combining scholarly and practical Innovation on Markets in Developed and
Vikrant Vig, impact. This relationship involves intense Developing Economies (Parker)
Professor of Finance, collaborative research work culminating in the Competition and Stochastic Demand
BS (Delhi), MS MBA MiF (Illinois), PhD writing and defence by students of a doctoral in Network Revenue Management: A
(Columbia) dissertation. Reflecting the widely recognized Mathematical Programming Approach
expertise of the faculty, examples of possible (Mishra)
research areas include: pricing and revenue
management, supply chain management, health Faculty PhD Coordinators
I came to London Business School to learn from the best care delivery, information technologies, humanitarian Tolga Tezcan,
people in the field of finance. A PhD programme is a great logistics, electricity and energy economics, portfolio
management, finance, retail operations, stochastic
Associate Professor of Management Science
and Operations
challenge and at the most difficult times I always remember modelling, optimisation, service operations, decision BS (Bilkent) MS (Colorado State) MS PhD
analysis, simulation, project management,
the words of my former supervisor: aim high and follow your innovation and new product development. London
(Georgia Tech)

dreams, this is the key to happiness. Business Schools faculty expertise, location, and
international alumni base offers opportunities for
Jrmie Gallien,
Associate Professor of Management Science
Irina Zviadadze PhD students to delve into challenging problems and Operations,
Assistant Professor of Finance, Stockholm School of Economics from across the globe, combining deep academic EngD (Ecole des Mines de Paris) PhD (MIT)
MA (European University at St Petersburg), MS (St Petersburg State University), PhD (London Business School) rigor and practical relevance.

London Business School has all the key elements to help you
succeed in the PhD programme: day-to-day interaction with
the world-renowned faculty members and their mentorship,
rigorous coursework, and the support of the programme
office that helps you fully focus on your research. Consistently
successful placements of alumni simply prove the point.
Furthermore, the school is in the heart of the greatest city in
the world with cultural and social activities on your doorstep.
London Business School offers the best of both worlds.
Woonam Hwang
Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operations, HEC Paris
BS MS (KAIST), PhD London Business School

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Subject areas

PhD Programme in Recent theses PhD Programme in Recent theses


Marketing Essays on the Influence of Product Design
on Consumer Behaviour (Visentin)
Organisational Behaviour Winning Through Cheating or Creativity:
How Emotions Influence Behavioural
The Impact of Product Variety on Choice in Competition (Steinhage)
The Marketing PhD Programme is designed to Consumer Demand and Firm Performance The mission of the Organisational Behaviour Friends or Foes? Stereotyping and
train scholars who will conduct research to (Hong) subject area is to be the most creative, top quality Competitive Interaction within Minority
advance the frontiers of the discipline of Returns to Business Education: The Impact OB group in the world, through its distinctive high Duos (Kim)
marketing, teach marketing at premier of Marketing (versus Finance) Skills on the profile research agenda, teaching portfolio, and The Role of Expected Social
universities around the world, and prepare the Performance of Small Firm Owners in executive education involvement. Current work Interdependence and Candidate Social
next generation of marketing doctoral students. South Africa (Anderson-Macdonald) engages issues such as leadership, creativity, Group Membership in Selection Decisions
Students in the Marketing PhD Programme have Essays on the Role of Affect and Cognition ethics and morality, group dynamics, cross- (Lee)
direct access to and work closely with London in Consumer Price Promotions (Aydinli) cultural issues, family firms, HR/careers, Slipping Down the Ladder: The Individual
Business Schools world-renowned marketing Three Essays on Pricing and Location negotiations, decision making, gender differences, and Social Consequences of Status Loss
faculty. Decisions in Retail (Gler) networks, and organisational design, considering (Carson Marr)
Modelling Customer Behaviour in how these relate to business performance and Preference for rule-based vs. discretionary
Marketing is an exciting discipline that offers a Contractual Settings (Ascarza) entrepreneurship. Our work is both theory-driven allocation systems: A threat perspective
wide range of areas in which to conduct Retail Product Availability: Empirical and and close to practice, taking advantage of our (Derfler-Rozin)
research and teach. Research topics in Theoretical Issues (Bruno) position in the heart of London as a leading global When Outsiders Come In: An Identity-
Marketing cover the gamut from development of An Analysis of the Concentration of centre for business. Faculty in the Organisational Based View of Group Boundary Work and
mathematical models to understand and predict Consumer Purchasing in FMCG Markets Behaviour group are focused primarily on Micro Effectiveness (Ferguson)
firm behaviour and improve marketing practice (Kim) Organisational Behaviour the study of individual The Mirage at the Top: Why Forecasters
to explaining consumer behaviour. Researchers Memory-based Models for Predicting and group behaviour in an organisational context Seek Status in the Wrong Place
apply a variety of approaches, from economic Inferences about Product Quality with some faculty conducting work on Macro (Schweinsberg)
models of firm behaviour to experimental tests of (Simonyan) Organisational Behaviour the study of how The Role of Expected Social
psychological theories. The job market for PhDs institutional and social forces affect organisations Interdependence and Candidate Social
in marketing is quite attractive, and the ratio of Faculty PhD Coordinator and the people in them. We draw heavily on Group Membership in Selection Decisions
job openings to job candidates is several times Simona Botti, theory from psychology and sociology, and often (Lee)
higher than that in most academic areas, Associate Professor of Marketing, publish in discipline-based as well as
including economics, psychology, finance, BBA (Bocconi), MBA, PhD (Chicago) management journals. Faculty PhD Coordinator
operations, and engineering. Niro Sivanathan,
The PhD programme in Organisational Behaviour Associate Professor of Organisational
Given London Business Schools location and is designed to train students to become scholars Behaviour
reputation, PhD students at the school have in the field and take academic jobs in research- BA (Queens) MSc (Queens) PhD
unique access to insights and data from top oriented universities around the world. We expect (Northwestern)
businesses. Through their research, they have you to take four or five years to complete the
the opportunity to influence the actions and PhD, during which we expect you to learn to
thinking of researchers, managers, consumers, conduct original empirical research, tutor and
and policy makers around the world. teach, and internalise the professional values and
traditions of the field.

The perfect balance of inspiration, independence and impact.


The LBS research culture allowed me to dream: to wade into What attracted me to the programme was how approachable
unchartered territory and take on field studies across Africa the faculty is and their willingness to help us as we become
with 1000s of entrepreneurs, inspiring me to take risks to academics. The whole atmosphere is supportive and eager to
examine the role of marketing in emerging economies. The facilitate our learning and development.
PhD programme allowed me to develop: to build the skills Shruti Bhutada PhD2011,
Organisational Behaviour, BComm (Nagpur), MA (Teachers College, Columbia University)
and confidence needed to carve out (then carry out) my own
independent stream of research. The entire school, from faculty
and fellow students to administration and research managers,
allowed me to deliver: to not only support the creation of new
knowledge, but also the use it to change the mind-sets and
behaviours of entrepreneurs, managers and policy makers.
Stephen Anderson-Macdonald
Assistant Professor of Marketing, Stanford University Graduate School of Business
BCom (University of Victoria) MBA (Queens University) MSc (University of Minnesota)
PhD (London Business School)

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Subject areas

PhD Programme Recent theses


in Strategy and Three essays on Inter- and Intra-
organizational Dependencies and their
Entrepreneurship
School Faculty,
Influence on Innovation (Cara)
Three Essays on Organization Design
Research in this area focuses on understanding Competence (Lee)
how organisations create and sustain superior When do firms introduce architectural

Academic Year 2016/17


performance, as well as on the processes by innovations? The role of capabilities and
which economic value is created and distributed incentives inside multi-business
in markets. This interdisciplinary field draws on Corporations (Lecuona Torras)
concepts and theories from economics, Relational Structure of Competition in the
sociology and psychology, and addresses a Executive Labor Market (Coh)
wide variety of topics that have direct or indirect Exploring market processes through the
implications for firm performance. lens of identity: Essays on the determinants
Our faculty are actively engaged in, and passionate about advancing
and price consequences of contested the research and relevance of their subjects. Guided by their
We emphasise real world relevance as a core actions (Ody-Frasier) world-class thinking, leadership and integrity, students benefit from
value. Our students should be committed to Coordination and Collaboration Within and
conducting rigorous research, but also to Across Organizations: The Role of their global outlook and our unique learning environment in London
addressing questions that have significant Experience and Knowledge on Innovation
implications for firms and markets. Students can (Vural) Accounting Economics
specialize in e.g. the following areas: The Effects of History on Organisation Karthik Balakrishnan Jean-Pierre Benoit
Competitive strategy Design (Raveendran) PhD (New York University) BA (Yale) PhD (Stanford)
Corporate strategy Firm Heterogeneity, Innovation, and Value Assistant Professor of Accounting Professor of Economics
Strategy and organisation Capture: Three Essays (Tae) Darren Bernard Frederic Malherbe
Technological change and innovation BSB (Minnesota) PhD (Washington) MA PhD (ECARES, Universit Libre de Bruxelles)
Entrepreneurship Faculty PhD Coordinator Assistant Professor of Accounting Assistant Professor of Economics
International management Isabel Fernandez-Mateo, Emmanuel De George David P Myatt
Structure of market competition Associate Professor of Strategy and B.Com (University of Melbourne) PhD (University of Michigan) BSc Econ (London School of Economics) DPhil (Oxford)
Entrepreneurship Assistant Professor of Accounting Professor of Economics
In the first two years, students develop the PhD (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Aytekin Ertan Emre Ozdenoren
theoretical knowledge and methodological skills BS MBA (Bilkent) MA PhD (Yale) PhD (Northwestern)
needed to become successful researchers. Assistant Professor of Accounting Professor of Economics
Compulsory courses include Microeconomics,
Sir Andrew Likierman Elias Papaioannou
Basic Readings in Business, Research Design, MA (Oxford) FCMA FCCA BA (University of Athens) MPA (Columbia) PhD (London
Core seminar in strategy, Economic foundations Professor of Management Practice in Accounting Business School)
of strategy, Sociological foundations of strategy, Professor of Economics
Scott Richardson
Behavioural foundations of strategy, and BEc (Sydney) PhD (Michigan) Richard Portes CBE FBA
Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Further Professor of Accounting BA (Yale) MA DPhil (Oxford)
requirements depend on the area of Professor of Economics
James Ryans
specialisation. Student progress is assessed BASc (Waterloo) MBA (Michigan) MS PhD (Berkeley) Lucrezia Reichlin
through their coursework, by field examinations Assistant Professor of Accounting Laurea (Modena) PhD (New York)
at the end of the second year, and a compulsory Professor of Economics
Lakshmanan Shivakumar
second year research paper and presentation to BCom (Madras) MBA PhD (Vanderbilt) Grad CWA (India) Hlne Rey
the department. Professor of Accounting MS (Stanford) PhD (EHESS, Paris) PhD (London)
Professor of Economics
Ahmed Tahoun
BSc MSc (Cairo University) PhD (Manchester) Andrew Scott
Assistant Professor of Accounting MSc (London) MA DPhil (Oxford)
Professor of Economics
Eli Talmor
PhD (North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Vania Stavrakeva

The proximity to globally influential and inspiring faculty. The Professor of Accounting BA (Franklin and Marshall) PhD (Harvard)
Assistant Professor of Economics

persistent push towards the development of high quality and


Irem Tuna
BS (Middle East Technical University) MAS (Illinois) PhD Paolo Surico
(Michigan) BA (Bari) MA (UPF) PhD (Bocconi)
relevant research. The extremely dedicated and supportive Professor of Accounting Professor of Economics

PhD Office. These are the key factors that make the PhD at Florin Vasvari
BSc (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania)
LBS a unique experience. MA PhD (Toronto)
Professor of Accounting

Joo Cotter Salvado


BA Economics (Universidade Nova de Lisboa);
MSc Economics (Universidade Nova de Lisboa);
MSc in NGOs and Development (London School of Economics and Political Science)

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Finance Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Vikrant Vig Naufel Vilcassim
Suleyman Basak BS (Delhi) MSc MBA (Illinois) PhD (Columbia) PhD (Cornell) Michal Bikard
BSc (University College London) MS PhD (Carnegie Mellon) Professor of Finance Professor of Marketing MSc (ESCP Europe) PhD (MIT)
Professor of Finance Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Management Science and Operations Rob Waiser
Taylor Begley BMath (Waterloo) PhD (Toronto) Julian Birkinshaw
BS MS (Kentucky) PhD (Michigan) Gah-Yi Ban Assistant Professor of Marketing BSc (Durham) MBA PhD (Western Ontario), FBA
Assistant Professor of Finance BSc (Sydney) MSc MA PhD (Berkeley) Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operations Organisational Behaviour
Joo Cocco Aharon Cohen Mohliver
BA (Universidade Catolica Portuguesa) MA PhD (Harvard) Derek Bunn Gabrielle Adams BA (Hebrew University) MA PhD (Columbia University)
Professor of Finance MA (Cambridge) MSc PhD (London) BA (Colby College) PhD (Stanford) Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Professor of Decision Sciences Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour
Ian Cooper Donal Crilly
MA (Cambridge) MBA PhD (North Carolina) Victor DeMiguel Raina Brands BA (Dublin City University) MBA (Hitotsubashi, Tokyo) PhD
Professor of Finance MSc (Madrid) MSc PhD (Stanford) BPsychSci MA (University of Queensland) MPhil PhD (INSEAD)
Professor of Management Science and Operations (Cambridge) Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Francesca Cornelli Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour
BA (Bocconi) PhD (Harvard) Jrmie Gallien Gary Dushnitsky
Professor of Finance EngD (cole des Mines de Paris) PhD (MIT) Dan Cable BA MSc (Tel Aviv) PhD (New York)
Associate Professor of Management Science and Operations BA (Pennsylvania State University) MS PhD (Cornell) Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
James Dow Professor of Organisational Behaviour
MA (Cambridge) PhD (Princeton) Nitish Jain Sendil Ethiraj
Professor of Finance B.Tech M.Tech (Indian Institute of Technology) MBA (ISB) MS Daniel Effron PhD (University of Pennsylvania)
PhD (INSEAD) BA (Yale) PhD (Stanford) Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Alex Edmans Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operations Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour
MA (Oxford) PhD (MIT) Isabel Fernandez-Mateo
Professor of Finance Vasiliki Kostami Lynda Gratton BA (Carlos III, Madrid), MSc (UPF, Barcelona), PhD (MIT)
BSc (Athens) MSc (AUEB) PhD (Southern California) BA PhD (Liverpool) Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Peter Feldhtter Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operations Professor of Management Practice in Organisational
BA PhD (Copenhagen) Behaviour Ioannis Ioannou
Assistant Professor of Finance Kamalini Ramdas BSc (Yale) MA PhD (Harvard)
BSc (Dehli) MS (Delaware) PhD (Wharton) Ena Inesi Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Julian Franks Professor of Management Science and Operations BSE (Duke) PhD (Stanford)
BA (Sheffield) MBA (Columbia) PhD (London) Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour Michael G Jacobides
Professor of Finance Nicos Savva BSc (Athens) MA PhD (Wharton)
BA MPhil PhD (Cambridge) Selin Kesebir Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Francisco Gomes Associate Professor of Management Science and Operations BA (Ko) MA (Northwestern University) PhD (Virginia)
BA (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) MA PhD (Harvard) Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour Catherine Magelssen
Professor of Finance Tolga Tezcan BS (Berkeley) PhD (Rutgers)
BS (Bilkent) MS (Colorado State) MS PhD (Georgia Tech) Gillian Ku Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Christopher Hennessy Associate Professor of Management Science and Operations BA (Harvard) MS PhD (Northwestern)
BA (Swarthmore) MA PhD (Princeton) Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour Costas Markides
Professor of Finance Song (Alex) Yang BA MA (Boston University) MBA DBA (Harvard Business
BE (Tsinghua) MS (Northwestern) MBA PhD (Chicago) Pier Vittorio Mannucci School)
Christian Heyerdahl-Larsen Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operations BA MSc (Bocconi) PhD (HEC Paris) Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
MSc (Cass Business School) PhD (Norwegian School of Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour
Management, BI) Marketing Bryan Stroube
Assistant Professor of Finance Nigel Nicholson BSc BA (Purdue) MSc Economics (Hong Kong) PhD
Jonathan Berman BA (Cardiff) PhD (Wales) CPsychol FBPsS FBAMFIAAP (Maryland)
Nicholas Hirschey BA (Northwestern) MSc (LSE) PhD (Wharton) Professor of Organisational Behaviour Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
BA (Grinnell College) PhD (University of Texas) Assistant Professor of Marketing
Assistant Professor of Finance Michael Parke Keyvan Vakili
Simona Botti BBA (Michigan) PhD (Maryland) BA MBA (Sharif University of Technology) PhD (Toronto)
Ralph S. J. Koijen BBA (Bocconi, Milan) MBA PhD (Chicago) Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
MA PhD (Tilburg University) Associate Professor of Marketing
Professor of Finance Randall Peterson Freek Vermeulen
Rajesh Chandy BS MA (Minnesota) PhD (Berkeley) MA PhD (Tilburg) PhD (Utrecht)
Howard Kung PhD (Southern California) Professor of Organisational Behaviour Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
BA (Virginia) PhD (Duke) Professor of Marketing
Assistant Professor of Finance Madan Pillutla Tiona Zuzul
David Faro BE (BITS, Pilani) PGDM (XLRI, Jamshedpur) PhD (British BA (Harvard) MSc (LSE) PhD (Harvard)
Stefan Lewellen BS (Boston University) MSc (London School of Economics) Columbia) Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
BBA (University of Texas at Austin) MBA PhD (Yale) PhD (Chicago) Professor of Organisational Behaviour
Assistant Professor of Finance Associate Professor of Marketing
Aneeta Rattan
Narayan Naik Bruce Hardie BA (Columbia) PhD (Stanford)
BTech (IIT, Bombay) MBA (IIM, Ahmedabad) PhD (Duke) BCom MCom (Auckland) MA PhD (Pennsylvania) Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour
Professor of Finance Professor of Marketing
Eliot Sherman
Anna Pavlova Oded Koenigsberg BA (Pennsylvania) PhD (Berkeley)
MSc (Moscow State University) MA (New Economic School) BSc (Technion) MEng (Cornell) PhD (Duke) Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour
PhD (Pennsylvania) Associate Professor of Marketing
Associate Professor of Finance Lisa Shu
Anja Lambrecht BA PhD (Harvard)
Stephen Schaefer Diplom-Kauffrau and Maitrise des Sciences de Gestion Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour
MA (Cambridge) PhD (London) (Goethe University and Universit Paris-Dauphine) PhD
Professor of Finance (Goethe University) Niro Sivanathan
Associate Professor of Marketing BA MSc (Queens) PhD (Northwestern)
Henri Servaes Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour
BBA (European University) MSIA PhD (Purdue) John Mullins
Professor of Finance BA (Lehigh) MBA (Stanford) PhD (Minnesota) Xi Zou
Associate Professor of Management Practice in Marketing BBA (Lingnan University) MPhil (The Chinese University of
Rui Silva and Entrepreneurship Hong Kong) MPhil PhD (Columbia)
BA (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) MA PhD (University of Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour
Chicago) Nader T Tavassoli
Assistant Professor of Finance BA MBA (Syracuse) MPhil PhD (Columbia)
Professor of Marketing

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How to apply Applicants should submit: Financing your PhD
Completed application form PhD Committee
1  pplications and all accompanying
A with essays (online) Funding Christopher Hennessy
 documents should be submitted by Two academic reference letters All students offered a place on the PhD Programme Committee
8 January for entry into the (online) Programme receive full funding, which Chair
Programme in September of the Original GMAT or GRE score includes a tuition fee waiver and a stipend The PhD committee comprises
same year. report guaranteed for five years, subject to representatives from each of
Transcript or certified copy of satisfactory academic performance. the seven subject areas, and members of
2 Applicants are expected to hold an university grades from all past Eligible students are put forward for the administrative team.
undergraduate degree in a relevant degrees (online or by post) funding from the ESRC.
discipline, with a final grade which Valid, original TOEFL, IELTS
places them in the top 10% of their or Cambridge score report (if All students are expected to apply for PhD Programme Office
graduating class. Admission to the required) alternative support for which they are Judith Fry
programme is very competitive. eligible (e.g. funding from their home Director, PhD Programme, and
Although it is not a requirement, An application will not be countries). Some current students have Deputy Director, Research and
most incoming students also hold considered until all of the above received funding from organisations such Faculty Office
a Masters degree. items have been received. All as AXA and RADMA. Judith has overall responsibility
items should arrive at the PhD for the development and management of
3 All applicants must submit a GMAT Programme Office by 8 January. Living costs and accommodation the PhD Programme, as well as Research
or GRE score that is no more than There is no residential accommodation and Faculty Office administration duties. 
five years old. The minimum at the School, but students can apply for
required score for this varies Unless you are a native English speaker or accommodation in some of the University Nicola Hann
have a degree from a university in an
according to each subject area, English-speaking country, (where the
of London Intercollegiate Halls of Senior Programme Manager
although applicants are unlikely to language of instruction was English) according Residence. A number of these also have Nicola is responsible for the
be short-listed for an interview if to UKVI policy guidance, you must submit accommodation for couples and families. day-to-day administration of
their score is less than 690 in the evidence of proficiency in English. You should www.halls.london.ac.uk the PhD Programme, including
have scored at least 600 (paper-based), 250
GMAT. For the GRE, which we view course timetabling, co-ordinating the
(computer-based) or 100 (Internet-based) on
as an acceptable alternative to the the TOEFL to be considered. Other The University of London Housing application, interview and offer process,
GMAT, we expect quantitative and recognised English language tests (IELTS, Services also provides information on thesis examination matters, and student
analytical scores above the 90th Cambridge) are also accepted. A valid test privately rented accommodation. Their pastoral care.
percentile. Some subject areas report (less than two years old) must be informative website is a useful starting
submitted to the Programme Office.
state which test they would prefer Adequate command of spoken and written point. www.housing.london.ac.uk Pravjit Dhaliwall
applicants to take: English is required for admission. Please refer Administrator
to the UKVI website to establish whether you Living costs in London vary considerably Pravjit acts as the first point
GRE  Economics, are considered a national of a majority English according to individual circumstances of contact for internal and
speaking country, or if the university at which
Management Science and you studied is considered majority English
and lifestyle. If you are accepted on external enquiries. She is
Operations speaking. In order to allow enough the Programme, you will be provided responsible for the dissemination of
GMAT  Accounting processing time for your score, you must take with further information regarding promotional information about the PhD
Marketing the exam before 15 December. accommodation options that students in Programme and the initial processing of
the past have opted for. applications. She also maintains student
GMAT and GRE are administered by and applicant information on the Schools
independent agencies. The tests measure database and assists with the organisation
verbal, quantitative and analytical skills and The interview process of various programme events.
provide an indication of the ability for clear Short-listed applicants will be invited for interview in February or March to meet
and systematic thought. Either one of these faculty and to see the Schools facilities. It is sometimes possible for candidates
tests is required from each applicant and who are unable to travel to London to be interviewed by telephone.
the requirement cannot be waived. Find Regrettably, due to the large number of applications received each year, it is not
out more at www.mba.co,/global and possible to arrange meetings with members of faculty prior to an interview.
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