PhD Management Sciences

Road Map

Semester One

S/No Codes Course Level CH Pre-requisite
1 MGT 802 Advanced Qualitative Research Methods Core 3
2 MGT 805 Contemporary Issues in Management Sciences Core 3
3 MGT 806 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods Core 3

Semester Two

S/No Codes Course Level CH Pre-requisite
1 MGT XXX Elective-I Specialization 3
2 MGT XXX Elective-II Specialization 3
3 MGT XXX Elective-III Specialization 3

Semester Three

S/No Codes Course Level CH Pre-requisite
1 SDR 901 Supervised Research: (Proposal Development) Core 6

Semester Four

S/No Codes Course Level CH Pre-requisite
1 SDR 901 Supervised Research: (Thesis Write- up) Core 6

Semester Five

S/No Codes Course Level CH Pre-requisite
1 SDR 901 Supervised Research: (Thesis Write- up Core 6

Semester Six

S/No Codes Course Level CH Pre-requisite
1 SDR 901 Supervised Research: (Thesis Write-up) Core 6

List of Electives

S/No Codes Title of the Course CH
1. MGT 830 Seminars in Organizational Behavior 3
2. MGT 831 Communication Strategies for scholars 3
3. MGT 832 Seminar in Behavioral Decision Making 3
4. MGT 833 Seminar in International Human Resource


5. MGT 834 Dissertation Research 3
6. MGT 835 Industrial / Organizational Psychology. 3
7. MGT 836 Seminar in economics of Strategy and Organization 3
8. MGT 837 Seminar in Leadership and change Management 3
9. MGT 838 Advanced International Business Management 3
10. MGT 839 Intelligent Information systems Marketing Courses 3
11. MGT 840 Seminar in Entrepreneurial Communication 3
12. MGT 841 Behavior Research in Marketing 3
13. MGT 842 Seminar in Behavioral Research in Marketing II: Consumer Behavior. 3
14. MGT 843 Seminar in Product Planning 3
15. MGT 844 Seminar in qualitative Research in Marketing: Strategic Models and Methods 3
16. MGT 845 Empirical Analysis of Dynamic Decision Context 3
17. MGT 846 Culture and Persuasion 3
18. MGT 847 Seminar in International Marketing 3
19. MGT 848 Advance topic in Marketing 3
20. MGT 849 Marketing Research and Analysis 3
21. MGT 850 Seminar in International Advertising 3
22. MGT 851 Behavior Research in Marketing 3
23. MGT 852 Production and Operations Management 3
24. MGT 828 Financial Econometrics 3
25. MGT 870 Behavioral Finance and Decision Making 3

Topics for Research in Maritime Domain for MS/MPhil/PhD

  1. Shipping Industry of Pakistan: Scope and Dimensions for Development in Global and Regional Perspective
  2. Maritime Education and Research: Employment Scope and Development Avenues in Pakistani Perspective under BRI and CPEC
  3. Employment and Entrepreneurship Opportunities: Maritime Education and Skill needs of Pakistan in CPEC Scenario of 2025 and Beyond
  4. Management of Warehouses: New Trends under Technology Dominance, Pakistan a Case in Point
  5. Marine Oil Spill: Past, Present and Future Status of Pakistani Coastal Protection and Disaster Management
  6. Port Management under Technology Dominance: Karachi Port Trust and its Significance in
  7. Pakistan’s Economy
  8. Port Management under Technology Dominance: The Port Muhammad Bin Qasim and its
  9. Significance in Pakistan’s Economy
  10. Effective Cargo Management: Managing Shipping Containers at Pakistani Ports, a Case in Point
  11. State of Maritime Container Terminals in Pakistan: Significance of Automated Systems
  12. Shipping Industry in Pakistan: Current Status and its Future in view of CPEC Scenario of 2025-2030
  13. Issues of Port Safety in Pakistan: Management Risks and Solutions as Per International Standards
  14. Boat Construction Dynamics in Pakistan: Its significance and Future in View of CPEC Scenario of 2025-2030.
  15. Gawadar Fish Harbor: Its Significance, Development Prospects and Future under CPEC Expansions
  16. Maritime Security: Current Status and its Future In view of BRI and CPEC Scenario of 2030.
  17. Pakistan and China Collaborations for Enhancing Growth of Maritime industry in Pakistan.
  18. Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Finance for Sustainable Development and Exploration of Maritime resources.
  19. Challenges Expected to be Faced By Developing Countries After the Decade of the Ocean (2021-2030)
  20. Scope and Dimensions of Shipping Industry of Pakistan for Development in Regional and Global Perspective.
  21. Concept of Smart Port and Cargo Management Practices: Recommendations for Pakistan under CPEC Perspective
  22. Prospects of Economic Growth and Social Development through Maritime Education in Pakistan
  23. Smart Shipping, Ports, Transportation and Global Connectivity through BRI and CPEC.
  24. Role of Gwadar Port in Employment Opportunities, Social Development and Poverty Alleviation
  25. Concept of Blue Economy and Opportunities of Growth and Development in Pakistani Perspective under BRI and CPEC
  26. Sustainable Energy, Mineral Resources and Development of Innovative Industries in Maritime Sector of Pakistan
  27. Maritime Safety, Security and Regulatory Policies of Pakistan and Implications under CPEC Development
  28. Measuring Impact of Green Supply Chain Management on Corporate Performance of Manufacturing Industries in Gwadar Special Economic Zone (Predicting Future through Mixed Method Approach)
  29. Forecasting Impact of Green Supply Chain Practices at Gwadar Industrial Zone on Future of Organizational Performances and Businesses
  30. Gwadar Industrial Zone in 2040: Supply Chain Management Impacting Financial Outlays of Organizations and their Sustainability
  31. Gwadar Industrial Zone in 2040: Comparative Study of Conventional and Green Supply Chain Practices Impacting Organizational Sustainability
  32. Supply Chain Management at Transit Points of Gwadar Industrial Zone: Measuring Impact of Technology on Sustainability of Organizations