Chairs-Research centres-Ph.D.

The research conducted at the heart of emlyon business school is a key factor in its academic strength and strategic reputation.

Our core mission: educating entrepreneurs for the world

The school has five Research Centres, each of which reflects emlyon's guiding principle – Educating Entrepreneurs for the World – in its own unique way.

A training policy with excellence in research at its core: the PhD programme

The PhD in Management programme, which is delivered entirely in English, meets the strictest international research fellow training standards.

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our secondary mission: to support emlyon's position as the leading generalist school

As well as conducting research within the school's Research Centres, emlyon's professors also carry out their own work in a range of traditional disciplines, such as marketing, finance, accounting, information systems and strategy. emlyon business school has a secondary mission: to support research activities in a wide range of disciplines. Together, these disciplines make up the body of knowledge that the school needs to develop its general higher education management programmes.

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Research at the heart of everything we do

emlyon business school has exceptionally strong links with the world around it. As such, it is able to produce new knowledge and quickly transfer this knowledge to the School's programme participants and businesses. emlyon business school has introduced seven academic Chairs, reflecting the quality of its links with the business world and offering tax incentives for donor organisations. These Chairs are responsible for developing multi-year research programmes: