The Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School recently rated in the top 10 in terms of research nationwide-focuses on leadership, strategy and entrepreneurship, connecting the external worlds of competition and collaboration with the critical process of knowledge creation and innovation within organizations. Our program draws on world-renowned scholars in strategic management, entrepreneurship, international business, organization theory, and innovation. Each student develops an individualized program of study combining coursework with active involvement in faculty research, research seminars, a weekly PhD workshop, and teaching opportunities. This prepares our students to conduct high level research as well as find academic placemnts at top research universities worldwide.

PhD Coordinator

Gurneeta Singh

Associate Professor Gurneeta Vasudeva Singh

Contact Associate Professor Singh for program questions.
Associate Professor Singh
612-625-5940
gurneeta@umn.edu

Department Chair


Professor Shaker Zahra

Professor Zahra
612-626-6623
zahra004@umn.edu