The Directorate is an administrative institution in the field of education and its main objective is to improve quality and support progress in education in accordance with law and government policies, best evidence and international standards.
1 Knowledge and understanding
1.1 The candidate has solid understanding of business administration and command of theory and methodology in general in the chosen field (finance; management; organization; etc).
1.2 The candidate has thorough knowledge in his field of research specialization and its position in the wider body of economic and business administration knowledge.
1.3 The candidate has a clear grasp about how theories in his field in general and his research in particular can be applied to solve real world problems.
2 Theoretical skills
2.1 The candidate has mastered basic business administration theories and a full mastery of the theoretical apparatus in his field of specialization.
2.2 The candidate has the ability to generate new theoretical knowledge in his field of specialization.
2.3 The candidate has the ability to criticise and spot the weaknesses of theoretical results in his field of business administration.
2.4 The candidate has the ability to solve demanding theoretical problems in his specialised field.
3 Practical skills
1.1 The candidate has the ability to apply theory and methodology to solve complicated problems.
1.2 The candidate has the ability to organize projects to acquire new knowledge or to solve complicated problems in his field.
1.3 The candidate has the ability to critically evaluate research results and proposals in his field of specialization.
1.4 The candidate has command of a range of research methodology and the ability to apply it to a wide range of social problems.
4 Communication skills
4.1 The candidate has the ability to express the results of his research and thinking in a clear and systematic manner both orally and in a written format.
4.2 The candidate has the ability to compose publishable research papers.
4.3 The candidate has the ability to write concise and systematic research reports.
4.3 The candidate has the ability to teach his field at the university level.