Doctoral Program in Business Administration and Analytics

  • CRICOS Code: 056955G

The experience


At the Melbourne School, we offer a comprehensive program to support your learning, develop your skills and enrich your degree. We encourage you to be involved both on and off campus, and to make the most of your time outside the classroom.

Top-Tier Research & High-Quality Teaching

Tomohiro Ando
Professor Tomohiro Ando, PhD Director

Professor Tomohiro Ando, Management

Professor Tomohiro Ando received his PhD from Kyushu University in Japan, and taught at University of California Berkeley, University of California Los Angeles, and Keio University. He held a visiting scholar position at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Tomohiro's recent academic activities, consulting, engagement, joint research with business/public organisations include topics related to analytics, marketing, strategic management and more. Tomohiro is the director of “Centre of Excellence for Big Data, AI and Analytics” that conducts research related to big data, AI and analytics. Centre’s main research topics are connected but not limited to accounting, economics, human resource management, finance, health care, marketing, operations management, public policy, strategy, and sustainability. Tomohiro’s research has appeared in Annals of Statistics, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of Econometrics, Management Science, and other distinguished publications.

Tomohiro is Co-director of “Doctoral Program in Business Administration and Analytics”. He teaches Analytics for Strategic Management, Consulting and Data Analysis in Senior Executive MBA, Executive MBA, part-time MBA and Master of Business Analytics programs. He also teaches at Advanced Management Program, designed for senior executives. He is co-organiser of Virtual Discussion Seminar “Frontiers of Big Data, AI and Analytics". This event series aims to unleash ideas and insights for harnessing the successful future of business & society.

Deshani Ganegoda
Associate Professor Deshani Ganegoda, PhD Director

Associate Professor Deshani Ganegoda, Management

Deshani Ganegoda joined Melbourne Business School in 2017 and is currently an Associate Professor of Management. After completing her PhD in 2012 at the University of Central Florida, Deshani joined the faculty of Australian National University’s Research School of Management. She was a visiting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School and the School of Arts and Sciences in 2015.

Deshani’s research centres on the general topics of behavioural ethics, organisational justice, negotiation, and workplace deviance. Her research has been published in Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Organisational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Human Relations, and Personnel Review. She has presented over 20 refereed conference papers and published five non-refereed book chapters.

Deshani is also a founding member of Pelham Associates. Pelham Associates is an independent consulting firm through which a number of MBS faculty channel their private consulting activities.

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