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The CASS Europe Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in ICT Management Program

PhD ICT Management Program Curriculum

The ICT Management specialization is designed to address important issues at the interface between ICT, management, and associated disciplines. The specialization is of an international and interdisciplinary nature, with the objective to train academics, researchers and practitioners in the field of ICT Management. It comprises two components: 1. Courses/Research Seminars/Workshops, and 2. Research leading to the PhD thesis. The course component of the program is as follows:

Code Courses Class Hours Self-Study Hours ECTS*
1st Year Courses (30 ECTS Credit Points)
Unit 1:Fundamentals of Scientific Research Courses
PHDICT871 Philosophy of Science 30 100 5
PHDICT872 Qualitative Research Methodology 30 100 5
PHDICT873 Quantitative Research Methodology 30 100 5
Unit 2: Specialized Courses in ICT Management
PHDICT874 Perspectives of Innovation in Management Research 30 100 5
PHDICT875 Business Process,Value Chains & Networks 30 100 5
PHDICT876 Strategy, Technology and Organization 30 100 5
2nd Year Courses (20 ECTS Credit Points)
Unit 3: Research Seminars/Workshops and Specialized Courses in ICT Management
PHDICT877 ICT Management Research Seminar/Workshop I 30 100 5
PHDICT878 Technology and Innovation Management 30 100 5
PHDICT879 The Web as a Source of Research Data 30 100 5
PHDICT880 The Role of ICT in Management Research 30 100 5
3rd Year Courses (10 ECTS Credit Points)
Unit 4:Research Seminars/Workshops
PHDICT881 ICT Management Research Seminar/Workshop II 30 100 5
PHDICT882 ICT Management Research Seminar/Workshop III 30 100 5
Total Courses,Research Seminars/Workshops 360 1200 60
Unit 5:Thesis
PHDICT931TH PhD ICT Management Thesis 120
*ECTS = European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System