The objective of this professional doctorate in business administration is to provide participants with the opportunity to make significant contribution to both theory and practice in the field and to develop professional practice at the highest level.
It is a practical and research-based doctoral program in business and industry which is designed for mid-career executives who have already completed the MBA (or equivalent qualification) and are looking to further enhance their practical and theoretical knowledge in the field.
The dissertation track is requiring to students to deliver dissertation/monologue thesis at the end of their DBA program.
As far as supervision of thesis research is concerned it is to be noted that the DBA thesis supervisor generally looks at the scientific work being prepared by the student, supervises it, and is committed to ensuring that quality standards of the work are being met. The supervisor is a person with the requisite academic qualification and experience in the chosen field of the thesis research. The supervisor has expert knowledge of the field in which the student is carrying out his/her research. The supervisor’s task is to guide the DBA student from commencement of the research through the oral presentation and defense of the completed research work (DBA viva).
Total duration for completing the DBA program is two (2) academic years or less which depends on student’s motivation to deliver the thesis.
The program was designed for business professionals and top executives with the objective to provide them with a practical grounding in premium business and research education and its applications by offering flexible and rigorous research-based curriculum.
The DBA doctorate program features a thesis research project that emphasizes applied research to help you solve a real-world problem within your organization. Our distinguished program faculty will accompany you throughout the DBA journey by providing milestones to help you stay on track.
The DBA program will bring you the opportunity to obtain the highest-level postgraduate qualification in business and management field without interrupting your career.
The DBA Dissertation track offers a rigorous online or blended learning and research plan to the global executives. All DBA students have the possibility to attend campus based seminars that are organized in Geneva.
The objective of this professional doctorate in business administration is to provide participants with the opportunity to make significant contribution to both theory and practice in the field and to develop professional practice at the highest level. It is a practical and research-based doctoral program in business and industry which is designed for mid-career.
Our mentors are coming from some of the most prestigious universities around the world.
Global DBA: 11.000 EUR*
We offer various scholarship opportunities. We invite you to carefully check which one can apply to you.
* This price includes all online program related costs. Additional costs may apply in some situations.
– MBA (or equivalent qualification) from a recognized higher education institution.
– A Master’s degree in management (or associated discipline) with a minimum of 2 years professional work experience.
– A Master’s degree in a field other than management (or related discipline) but with a minimum of 5 years professional work experience.
– Grade transcripts
– Your CV or resume
– ID or passport copy
– One photo
Applications to the doctoral program will be reviewed by members of the Doctorate Admissions Committee who will make recommendations and decisions (accept/reject) regarding offers of admission to the DBA program. Upon receipt of the documents, a formal interview with the DBA Academic Director may be scheduled with some candidates.
Research Methodology I
Research Methodology II
Publishing Your Paper (seminar)
Writing Research Proposal (seminar)
Research Proposal (seminar)
Sustainability (course – optional)
Organizational Behavior (course – optional)
Data Visualization and Storytelling with Data (course – optional)
Cross-Cultural Management (course – optional)
Custom Data Driven Marketing & Analytics (course – optional)
Data Analytics and Decision Making (course – optional)
Software Citation Tools (seminar)
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