Augment the mission for knowledge and lifelong learning capabilities in line with the international, local and Africa development.
Familiarize the scholars and executives with ways and means of leading research.
Improve the capability in the scientific research process, contributive to overriding and impactful results.


International and local aspirants as well as executives who would like to pursue an academic and/or research career in academic institutions, research organizations, business entities, government and social enterprises around the world.


Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Benguerir Morocco.


Researchers and executives will be equipped with research skills, critical thinking, analytical ability and problem-solving skills that empower them to take realistic decisions and provide expert advice to industry and society in the relevant field.

Research clusters

Entrepreneurship and innovation management
Organizational behavior and leadership
Supply chain management
Finance and accounting
Business analytics

Program structure

2 years
Semester 1
Exploration and conceptualization phase
Semester 2
Ideation and research engagement phase
Semester 3
Activation of project with data collection and analysis phase
Semester 4
Accomplishment project and transfer of finding phase Program extendable up to 4 years.




A Doctoral Degree from an institution recognized by the University.
Fulfill the English language requirement.
Have experience in carrying out research independently.

Research ecosytem

Availability of state-of-the-art infrastructure
Access to library resources – databases, e-journals, etc.
Continuous research skill trainings
Access to interdisciplinary departments
Exposure to course works for knowledge development
Exposure to interdisciplinary industry-oriented research areas
Exposure to workshops, conferences, seminars and symposiums

Academic collaboration with university departments
Accommodation on campus


Application form
Synopsis of PhD thesis (Maximum 3 pages)
Research Proposal (3000 words
Title, Introduction, Literature review, Research gap, Problem formulation, Research questions, Assumptions, (if any), Methodology and tentative analysis)
Research Philosophy
Letter of motivation
References/ 2 recommendations