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Doctoral Programme


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Course Overview

The Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), established in 1979 in Chennai, is a premier management institute reputed for its academic excellence and quality education. It provides management education to both fresh graduates seeking world – class management education and also to those who are already employed and want to enhance their managerial skills.LIBA is a Jesuit institution under the aegis of Loyola College Society and endeavors to contribute to the growth of national development by preparing managers who would possesses superior qualities like professional competence, outstanding leadership qualities, personal integrity and sensitivity to ethical issues.

The University of Madras has granted recognition to LIBA in the year 2005 as a Centre for conducting Research leading to PhD Degree in Business Administration.The uniqueness of the programme is that unlike other major business schools who offer a Fellow Programme, LIBA offers a PhD degree in affiliation with the University of Madras. LIBA is the first B – school to be recognized by the University of Madras to conduct Doctoral programmes in Business Administration. The Ph.D. programme is offered in disciplines such as marketing, finance, economics, systems, human resources management, decision sciences, operations management and supply chain management.


  • To prepare students to conduct high – quality research relevant to private or public organizations, to direct research by other organisations, and to communicate research findings through teaching and publications.
  • To prepare students for the varied responsibilities and opportunities of careers in research and teaching or for positions requiring research and analytical skills.
  • To develop theory and practice of management relevant to the Indian context, and to develop management education in India.
  • To collaborate with academic and non – academic institutions both domestic and foreign in order to promote research in various disciplines.