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PhD Student, Accounting and Management Control

PhD - story - Yang Ding

At HEC, I can engage with the dynamic research community by collaborating with faculty members and other PhD students. As a PhD student at Systemics and tailored PhD coursework prepare me for a future academic career by gaining knowledge of current literature and relevant research methodologies. As a PhD student at HEC, I can engage with the dynamic research community by collaborating with faculty members and other PhD students. Also, HEC foundation for supporting PhD students also allows me to attend top academic conferences and Doctoral consortium for sharing research ideas to develop my essential skills as a researcher.

My main reasons for joining the Phd Program: HEC Paris is a well-known and top-tier research business school in worldwide. The highly respected faculty members provide students with mentorship and access to research facilities, which enables students to explore their research interest fully. Also, the welcoming environment also generates an equal and diversify learning environment.

The PhD program provides me comprehensive training on the theory building and research methods. Faculty members publishing in the leading journals interact and work with PhD students by sharing research ideas and building up research projects. Well funded PhD program by HEC foundation also allows me to access the research opportunities such as exchange in other institutions and attending the conferences.

What advice do you have for prospective students? 

My advice for prospective students: PhD coursework is well designed at HEC. If you take full use of these resources at HEC, you can develop a solid foundation for the future research. Also communicating with your professors and peers will help you generate research ideas and improve your own work.