At the Desautels Faculty of Management we believe in integrating teaching, research and practice. We aim to capture the pioneering research of professors along with the insights and expertise of top business practitioners to create unique and exceptional programs and course content. This allows us to maximize intellectual exchange and stimulate innovation in the classroom and in our research, which feeds directly back into business practice.
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“Good business is more than the bottom line. It’s crucial to consider the effects of business on people, society, culture and the environment.
The PhD specialization in Accounting focuses on issues related to the use of accounting information by various users (i.e., investors, financial analysts), the effect of regulations and of changes in accounting practices and theory. These include financial reporting and disclosure, management accounting and control systems, and historical analysis. The program emphasizes a firm theoretical base of economics designed to complement the student's practical training.
PhD Program in Management Strategy and Organization Area
The doctoral specialization in Strategy and Organization is designed to train students in the theory and methods of strategy and organization. The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University is renowned for its process approach to strategy – a focus on the dynamics through which strategies emerge and are realized in organizations, and the particular concepts and methodologies for studying the dynamics of strategic change.