Doctor of Business Administration Program

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DBA

A DBA, or Doctor of Business Administration, is usually structured for business professionals with significant experience to advance their careers into leadership and executive positions, or to teach at a university level. DBA programs are available on a full-time or part-time basis, requiring MBA, MSc, or similar master’s degrees, unless otherwise qualified in the field as determined by the admissions department.

A DBA is a research driven degree designed for the development of independent research skills for business practice. DBA candidates, whether in a traditional classroom setting or online, utilize applied research and are required to have advanced skills and competence in theory and its application to practice. DBA candidates also develop advanced leadership skills in strategic decision making and the ability to manage change. Aspects of the interconnected international business market and economy are examined, including globalization, ethics, social responsibility, and stakeholder relationships. Candidates of DBA programs can choose specialization areas such as marketing, leadership, entrepreneurship, global supply chain management, social impact management, and international business, among other options. DBA programs require a dissertation that must be defended in front of a panel of experts. The dissertation should impact and help elucidate the strategic issues faced in relevant professions and practices.

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Doctorate of Business Administration - Sustainability Management

Sustainability Management School
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 Switzerland Switzerland Online

The main focus of research is on the innovative integration of business knowledge with sustainable development issues. Specifically, economic growth, environmental management and social fairness are constituent parts of all DBA projects [+]

D.B.A. 2017. The main focus of research is on the innovative integration of business knowledge with sustainable development issues. Specifically, economic growth, environmental management and social fairness are constituent parts of all DBA projects. Program Organization: Introduction This phase is an introduction to the methodology of research and to sustainability management. It involves attendance of SUMAS workshops, preparation of the literature review and student presentations. Selection The second phase is the selection of the research areas and methodological instruments. It involves attendance of SUMAS workshops, choice of research methods and student presentations. Individual Work The third and final phase is individual work under the careful guidance of the supervisor. It also involves collective seminars to share knowledge on the advancement of research. Course Description: The theoretical philosophy of this DBA Program hinges upon a holistic approach to problem-solving and stresses on the development of leadership skills, teamwork and intercultural competence in global work environments as crucial qualities of managerial practice in times of changing organizational settings. The research work will be organized in different phases according to the different research stages. Students will attend workshops with prominent academics and professionals in the field of business and sustainability and will share knowledge with other researchers to create new knowledge. This will enable students to enhance their ability to conceptualize, design and implement a substantial research project. Optional Experiential camps in holiday resorts in the mountains or at the seaside will be helpful to raise awareness of sustainable life and to learn practical solutions to environmental challenges. For example, students can develop practical projects in the Green Economy Camp in Paro (Bhutan) or join a Bioenergy program in Brazil, under the careful guidance of professionals and professors. Requirements for the Doctorate Program: - Signed application form & 2 passport photos - Photocopy of a valid passport or ID - Official Certified University transcripts and diplomas, with certified translation if not originally in English - Official certified university transcript (if applying for transfer of credits) - CV / Resumé indicating both complete education and any work experience in reverse chronological order - Essay of 3000 words stating your research interests, chosen research topic and motivations, theoretical framework as well as expected outcomes of research results - If you are not a native English speaker, or if you have not spent the last 3 years in an English-taught school: TOEFL (minimum score of 550 PBT or 80 IBT), or IELTS (minimum score of 6.0), or other Standardized English Placement Exams. To submit the TOEFL test score to the Sustainability Management School automatically, please enter SUMAS's TOEFL® Institutional Code number - 4629 when you take the test. - Application fee of 200 CHF for EU Students / 500 CHF for non-european students Total Fee - Year 1: 16,000 CHF - Year 2: 13,000 CHF - Year 3: 11,000 CHF SUMAS does not currently offer any scholarship programs or grants. [-]

Doctorate in Business Administration

EU Business School
Campus Full time March 2017 Switzerland Geneva Montreux

The EU Doctorate in Business Administration program is built on an effective combination of courses, seminars, professional residencies, research papers, and a final dissertation. [+]

Doctorate in Business Administration

 

The EU Doctorate in Business Administration program is built on an effective combination of courses, seminars, professional residencies, research papers and a final dissertation. Working with faculty members who have extensive academic and practical experience, students gain a comprehensive understanding of critical foundation theories and the ability to immediately apply creative solutions to existing problems. This is the ideal program for MBA graduates with work experience or senior executives who wish to reach for the pinnacle of an academic career that a doctorate represents.

The program is built on an effective combination of courses, seminars, professional residencies, research papers and a final dissertation. Working with faculty members who have extensive academic and practical experience, students gain a comprehensive understanding of critical foundation theories and the ability to immediately apply creative solutions to existing problems. Who is the DBA for? The DBA is designed for: MBA or master’s degree holders and practitioners with five or more years of post graduate work experience Entrepreneurs and senior managers with alternative qualifications and successful careers Academics wishing to progress their careers with a doctoral thesis ... [-]

Self-Paced DBA

ISM - International School of Management
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2017 France Paris South Africa Cape Town Brazil São Paulo India Delhi China Shanghai USA New York + 11 more

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is designed to cultivate the leadership necessary to tackle the challenges of senior management on an international level. A doctoral degree with [+]

Self-Paced DBA

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is designed to cultivate the leadership necessary to tackle the challenges of senior management on an international level. A doctoral degree with managerial relevance allows top managers to deepen their expertise, contribute to the knowledge of their profession, and prepare themselves for the complex analyses and decision-making required of senior management. The program emphasizes an understanding of management as a system; understood as it operates across organizations, sectors, and cultures.

The primary objective of the program is to empower senior managers, business owners, entrepreneurs, researchers, and faculty to continue to develop their respective professions through promoting advanced theories and practices. This program prepares candidates for careers in higher levels of managerial positions by encouraging intellectual contribution and the practical application of advanced business theory.... [-]


The Northampton DBA – Doctorate in Business Administration

Stafford
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years Open Enrollment United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Online Sudan Sudan Online Pakistan Pakistan Online Iraq Iraq Online Egypt Egypt Online Libya Libya Online Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Online Qatar Qatar Online Oman Oman Online Lebanon Lebanon Online Kuwait Kuwait Online Jordan Jordan Online Bahrain Bahrain Online Yemen Yemen Online + 26 more

The Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) offers a new route to a Doctoral qualification designed specifically for experienced leaders in the private, public and third sectors. [+]

The Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) offers a new route to a Doctoral qualification designed specifically for experienced leaders in the private, public and third sectors. Unlike a traditional PhD, the DBA enables candidates to make a contribution to knowledge through the "novel application of theory" rather than the "development of new theory". The result is an enhanced capacity in thought leadership for organisational change, and greater preparedness for senior management and/or consultancy roles. Northampton Business School has been nominated by the Times Higher Education (the prime HE publication in the UK and part of The Times group) for Outstanding Business School of the year now for 2013, 2014 and 2015: unprecedented 3 years in a row. (Only six UK business schools are nominated annually of the 120+ in existence.) The University of Northampton is the ‘highest climber’ in the 2014 Complete University Guide rankings, having jumped 39 places to 62nd place. The University of Northampton is ahead of the national average in the annual National Student Survey (NSS) with 86% overall satisfaction and is the third equal highest University climber in the UK. Supported Distance Learning Method: The DBA Distance Learning Programme can be undertaken anywhere in the Middle East, as we use facilitative technologies to enable your engagement with the course team, fellow students and course materials. It is supported by face-to-face sessions conducted in the UAE, by the University of Northampton tutors. Duration Five modules are 'facilitated' and one is the independent research thesis. All of the modules are compulsory. The first two years are spent developing your knowledge and skills in research methods, reflective practice, and research leadership and governance. When you have successfully completed the facilitated modules, you progress to the research thesis. The thesis will typically take a further two years to complete. Entry Requirements Applicants will need to meet all of the following criteria: hold a Masters degree in a business-related subject, completed within the last ten years have a minimum of five years' work experience, at least some of which should be at a senior level be employed in a leadership/management role capable of supporting the achievement of the programme learning outcomes Assessment ​You can expect to experience a variety of assessment methods designed to support your learning and the development of skills in communicating and defending your ideas at doctoral level. Assessment types used during the facilitated modules include; essay, seminar presentation and debate, portfolio, research report, reflective report, research proposal, viva voce. The research thesis is assessed by a 40,000 word thesis and a viva voce examination. Fee USD 38,000 Current equivalent in: USD 38,000 AED 139,574 SAR 142,591 GBP 25,145 *Note : All fees are payable in USD [-]

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
Campus Part time 4 years August 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is designed to improve your business and managerial practice through the development of your personal, intellectual and academic abilities, via a research-based project. [+]

D.B.A. 2017. Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is designed to improve your business and managerial practice through the development of your personal, intellectual and academic abilities, via a research-based project. It has a strong and committed focus on managerial and professional practice, and seeks to link the rigorous study of work-based problems and issues to personal and professional development, thereby ensuring transfer of learning into organisational and managerial practice. Our DBA demands commitment, energy and hard work. In return you will be provided with a stimulating and life-enhancing development experience with the award of an increasingly valued qualification. The DBA aims: Explore the relationship between theory and practice, between understanding the world and changing it Develop your judgement, foresight, and problem analysis by applying theoretical and forensic skills to the research material derived from their investigations Develop you as a reflective practitioner who has the intellectual and personal adaptability to be able to deal with organisational change and ambiguity Develop communication skills which will enable you to communicate effectively with both academic and managerial and business communities, and to act as interpreters between the two Help you design and implement a research project at the boundaries of knowledge in your professional and managerial fields. Why study for the DBA at Nottingham Business School? The Doctorate of Business Administration is a research-based qualification and has the same academic standing as a PhD. As a student you can therefore expect a challenging, stretching, and demanding experience conducted in a stimulating atmosphere of intellectual and academic debate. Our DBA aims to have a wider impact and real-world influence, enabling you to make an important contribution to society, culture and business. Practical perspective Established approaches to advanced study through independent research are traditionally focused on academic training. Nottingham Business School’s DBA focuses on meeting the professional and personal needs of those working in demanding managerial roles. Challenging traditional management understanding The DBA will encourage you to challenge currently assumed knowledge and understanding of management. We support individuals’ commitment to finding new, innovative and personal responses to their organisational and managerial roles. Level(s) of study: Postgraduate research Study mode(s): Part-time (day) Location: City site Course duration: 4 year(s) Lead receiver: nbs.enquiries@ntu.ac.uk [-]

Interactive Online DBA

LIGS University
Online Part time 2 - 3 years Open Enrollment USA Honolulu Czech Republic Prague + 2 more

The DBA program at LIGS University is provided by modern Interactive Online form. It makes studying flexible - you can start any time during the year and study anytime and anywhere in the world. [+]

The DBA program at LIGS University is provided by modern Interactive Online form. It makes studying flexible - you can start any time during the year and study anytime and anywhere in the world. You choose your DBA specialization and courses which you want to study. It's up to you and your preferences. Structure of the Program The Interactive Online DBA program comprises 12 courses. The first part is the module Methodology and preparation for the dissertation thesis (uniform for all students). Then there is the specialization that contains four courses, and the last four subjects may be chosen by the student from the list of optional courses. Specialization Interactive Online DBA in Management Management Strategic Management Project Management Risk Management Specialization Interactive Online DBA in Finance Financial Management Risk Management Financial Reporting and Analysis Financial Markets and Investments Specialization Interactive Online DBA in Marketing Global Marketing Marketing Communication Managed Communication with Media The Internet as Part of the Communication Marketing Strategy Specialization Interactive Online DBA in HR Management HR Management Planning and Development of Human Resources Recruitment and Selection Management An optional module (participants choose 4 subjects, selected courses may not be the same as the courses of the chosen specialization) Management Strategic Management Project Management Process Management Financial Management Risk Management Financial Markets and Investments Financial Reporting and Analysis Managerial Accounting Strategic Management of Sales E-Commerce HR Management Planning and Development of Human Resources Recruitment and Selection Marketing and Communication The Internet as Part of the Communication Marketing Strategy Managed Communication with the Media Strategy and Tactics of a Spokesperson Marketing Communication Global Marketing Corporate Social Responsibility Change Management International Trade Team Management Method and form of education Interactive Online DBA program is provided in an interactive online form under the leadership of a tutor – supervisor. There are compulsory and facultative study requirements: Compulsory activities (have to be completed in order to graduate successfully) You have to pass an e-test and submit a seminar paper from each course of the specialization and optional module Passing the module Methodology and preparation for the dissertation thesis You need to study individually the theoretical basis for completion of the program The publication activity is required in a minimum extent of 4 theses Dissertation must be submitted and defended Facultative activities (aren't included in the general tuition) Individual tutorials (webinars) – 2-4 a year. English language course in Hawaii. Student information system: Students have at their disposal all the information regarding their studies as well as study materials, contact details of tutors and staff – all of this in the secure environment of the Student information system (SIS). Thanks to the SIS you can study anytime and anywhere in the world while having all information regarding your studies and theses at hand. How can I communicate with tutors of LIGS University? E-mail communication Chat (within the SIS, Skype, Facebook) Phone (cell phone, Skype, etc.) Completion of the program: All successful graduates earn a degree and a diploma from an American LIGS University. [-]

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Westcliff University
Campus Full time 3 years USA Irvine

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is designed for candidates who, having already completed a Masters program, are looking to further develop their practical and theoretical knowledge of the principles that govern global business. The WU DBA program emphasizes advanced decision making and leadership skills as well as in-depth knowledge of theory and applied research. Students have the opportunity to explore challenges facing business today, including corporate social responsibility, globalization, and managing change. In keeping with our commitment to working adult professionals, we have one of the few doctoral programs in Southern California that allows students to complete their doctoral studies in a hybrid or online format. The performance outcomes which are required for the completion of the program include: class participation, response to discussion questions, writing research papers, group assignments, case study analyses, quizzes, mid-term and final examinations (Comprehensive Learning Assessments), and a Doctoral Final Project/ Dissertation. [+]

D.B.A. 2017. The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is designed for candidates who, having already completed a Masters program, are looking to further develop their practical and theoretical knowledge of the principles that govern global business. The WU DBA program emphasizes advanced decision making and leadership skills as well as in-depth knowledge of theory and applied research. Students have the opportunity to explore challenges facing business today, including corporate social responsibility, globalization, and managing change. In keeping with our commitment to working adult professionals, we have one of the few doctoral programs in Southern California that allows students to complete their doctoral studies in a hybrid or online format. The performance outcomes which are required for the completion of the program include: class participation, response to discussion questions, writing research papers, group assignments, case study analyses, quizzes, mid-term and final examinations (Comprehensive Learning Assessments), and a Doctoral Final Project/ Dissertation. DBA Program Objectives Westcliff University wants to produce capable and knowledgeable students who manifest an understanding of work and careers and an ability to adapt quickly to the expectations of employers and the work environment. The master’s degree in business administration requires both academic and personal growth of its students, contributing their success as classroom teachers. The program’s educational objectives are to: Assess and interpret the foundational material for communications in a manner that supports the accuracy of the messages (Communication) Critique how a broader understanding of cultural differences results in personal competencies that positively impact business strategies (Diversity) Formulate how transformational leadership can improve the implementation of business objectives no matter the location of the business (Team) Evaluate how the relationship between vision and tactics can result in meaningful and successful strategies in a complex business environment (Critical Thinking and Problem Solving) Judge and measure how the internal and external criteria for an organization may be used to maximize both efficiency and effectiveness of a business operation (Critical Thinking and Problem Solving) Justify the ethical choices related to societal issues, so as to optimize organization effectiveness in a global setting (Ethics) Evaluate the essence of business knowledge in existing literature to produce new, meaningful ideas that have practical application (Research) DBA Program Required Courses 1ST YEAR (18 CREDIT HOURS) BUS 710 Finance for Managers BUS 715 Global Economics BUS 720 Marketing Strategy & Consumer Behavior BUS 725 Business Intelligence & Information Systems BUS 730 Management Strategy for Performance BUS 735 Leading Change DOCTORIAL QUALIFYING EXAM 2ND YEAR (18 CREDIT HOURS) BUS 740 Global Business Initiatives BUS 745 Corporate Social Responsibility BUS 750 Statistics for Business BUS 755 Strategic Planning & Implementation BUS 760 Creative Solutions Leadership BUS 765 Management of Technological Innovation 3RD YEAR (9 CREDITS HOURS) BUS 770 Quantitative & Qualitative Analysis BUS 775 Transformation & Execution Strategies BUS 780 Organizational Development DOCTORAL COMPREHENSIVE EXAM (1 CREDIT HOUR) FINAL PROJECT & DISSERTATION (14 CREDIT HOURS) BUS 785 Final Project & Dissertation Block 1 BUS 790 Final Project & Dissertation Block 2 BUS 795 Final Project & Dissertation Block 3 Total 60 credit hours Westcliff University Will Help You Apply theory to real life through professional business cases Advance your leadership and teaching potential Enhance your practical job skills for career advancement Be creative and innovative with an entrepreneurial mindset Learn through the vast experiences of our esteemed faculty Imagine Where a DBA Degree Can Take You Possible career opportunities include: Education Administrator Director of Business Development Regional Management VP of Operations Educational/Management Consultant Manufacturing Director Social & Community Services Manager Management Analysts Admissions Requirements Interview with an Admissions Representative Master’s degree from an accredited institution Personal statement of professional goals Official transcripts from previous institutions [-]

DBA in International Business

Horizons University
Campus or Online Part time 3 - 4 years September 2017 France Paris

The learning objectives of this degree are to provide high quality skills and the required knowledge for Company Leaders and Executive Managers in an international context. [+]

Doctorate in Business Administration

 

Objectives of the DBA

 

The learning objectives of this degree are to provide highquality skills and the required knowledge for Company Leadersand Executive Managers in an international context.

 

Language

French/English

 

Studying Options

It is possible to study for thisboth Onsite and Online.

 

Methodology

Seminars One-to-one supervising Independent research Experiments

 

Career Perspectives

DBA holders will have enhanced their leadership and executivemanagement skills and typically undertake careers in variousInternational Management and International Marketing roles andhave the ability to provide quality contributions to innovation andstrategic development within their company. Many graduatesstart their own company.... [-]


Dba Doctor Of Business Administration For Teachers

Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy - Graduate School of Corporate Management
Campus Part time 3 years September 2017 Russia Moscow

Listener program may be the prevailing teacher, a specialist in the field of business education, which proved to be a serious [+]

DBA Doctor of Business Administration for teachers

In light of the general concept of RANHiGS important element of higher business education, socio-economic and humanitarian education should be the development of competencies andssledovatelskoy activity of the faculty and administrative staff of the Joint Academy.

Real step in this direction could be a specialized program for the Doctor of Business Administration faculty and staff offices RANHiGS and teachers of other business schools, acquisition-oriented theoreticalcal and practical knowledge, as well as applied research in business disciplines, to develop and implement new curricula.

Education program meets national and international standards with substantive, methodological and technological foundations of modern business education and is based on international experience in the field of training and development of PPPs.... [-]


Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Argosy University
Campus Full time October 2017 USA Tampa Sarasota

In the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program at Argosy University, Tampa in Tampa, Florida, you can build upon master’s-level competencies, skills, and knowledge to prepare to perform more effectively in existing professional roles, to qualify for roles with increasing responsibility, and/or develop capabilities for a second career in teaching at the college level. [+]

In the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program at Argosy University, Tampa in Tampa, Florida, you can build upon master’s-level competencies, skills, and knowledge to prepare to perform more effectively in existing professional roles, to qualify for roles with increasing responsibility, and/or develop capabilities for a second career in teaching at the college level. The DBA program is designed to help you develop competencies in understanding and performing applied research which can then be used to foster innovation and lead organizational change. Concentrations In the Doctor of Business Administration program in Tampa, you may select a concentration in the following areas: Accounting Customized Professional Concentration International Business Management Marketing Career Outcomes The Doctor of Business Administration program is designed to prepare you to pursue advancement in your current career. With a combination of prior experience and advanced instruction from Argosy University, you will be prepared to compete for positions such as: Administrative Management Chief Executive Officer Chief Financial Officer Chief Information Officer College and University Faculty Controller Dean of Business Director of Human Resources General and Operations Manager General Management Consulting Service Human Resources Consultant Marketing Manager Training and Development Manager and Specialist Treasurer and Finance Officer Admissions Requirements A master's degree in business administration, management, public or non-profit management, engineering management, JD, LLM, or other degree demonstrating exposure to managerial knowledge; the degree must be awarded by a regionally accredited institution, nationally accredited institution approved and documented by the dean of the Graduate School of Business and Management, or an appropriately certified foreign institution. At least three (3) graduate credit hours or six (6) undergraduate credit hours in each of the following: accounting, finance, economics1 To be eligible to select the accounting concentration, applicants must have twelve (12) graduate credit hours in accounting. A grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) in work leading to the master's degree, and in any subsequent graduate study At least three (3) years and preferably five (5) years of full-time managerial or professional experience, documented by a recently updated resume or an online professional profile. If not currently employed, the applicant must show active participation in professional organizations. A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, "English Language Proficiency Policy." All applications for admission must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative is available to help interested applicants complete the following required documentation: Completed Application for Admission Form Documentation of managerial experience and participation in a professional organization Official transcripts from the institution that conferred the master's degree and any institutions where graduate coursework was subsequently taken. Bachelor's level transcripts are not required.2 Notes 1. Students may be accepted into the DBA degree program without these functional courses but must complete designated master's level course work in these fields prior to beginning the DBA degree program coursework. 2. Undergraduate transcripts might be needed to demonstrate fulfillment of prerequisites. Program Requirements The DBA degree program requires the satisfactory completion of 60 credit hours distributed as follows: research requirements, 15 credit hours; core course requirements, 18 credit hours; concentration requirements, 12 credit hours; elective requirements, 3 credit hours; and doctoral research requirements, 12 credit hours. Research Requirements Students enrolled in the DBA degree program are required to complete five research courses (15 credit hours). [-]

Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) - Member of EDBAC

Institut d'Administration des Entreprises Nice
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 France Nice

This high level diploma will teach the participants to conceptualise their knowledge and acquired experience and to diffuse them for sharing purposes in the form of a professional PhD. It fulfils the double mission of higher level education – the elaboration and transmission of knowledge [+]

D.B.A. 2017. This high level diploma will teach the participants to conceptualise their knowledge and acquired experience and to diffuse them for sharing purposes in the form of a professional PhD. It fulfils the double mission of higher level education – the elaboration and transmission of knowledge. The DBA is a diploma for professionals. As such it will be of interest to professional managers in enterprises or liberal professions who at a moment in their career would like to take a step back from their day-to-day activities and formalise their experience in specific management areas following a robust and methodical approach that uses well-proven and validated scientific methods. Competencies Understand the epistemological foundations of management science Elaborate a problem on a specific theme Construct a pertinent study plan for a researchproject Build a written or oral presentation that followsacademic and social science codes and standards Master investigative methods and the associatedstatistical tools. Master documentary research (internet, bibliographicdatabases….) Understand how to use the principle data bases inthe research area of interest Understand the major theoretical currents and therespective authors in the specific domains [-]

PhD in Business Administration

Stockholm School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The SSE PhD program in Business Administration provides high-quality graduate education that prepares our graduates [+]

The SSE PhD program in Business Administration provides high-quality graduate education that prepares our graduates to be successful researchers or to advance in their chosen careers. Our faculty members are excellent teachers who keep up-to-date in their disciplines through research and publication. The School’s faculty is dedicated to research and some 20 chaired professors are active in the area of Business Administration. The program fosters close interaction between students and faculty, and every doctoral student belongs to a research group specializing in a particular field of research. The SSE PhD in Business Administration is a full-time four-year program (240 ECTS credits) based in Stockholm, and has around 75 doctoral students. Doctoral students are admitted to one of four specializations in the list below. Specializations: - Accounting and Managerial Finance - Management and Organization - Marketing, Strategy and International Business - Asian Economy and Business ​- Sustainable Business Admission takes place once a year, at the beginning of February for start in September that year. A specially designed course program – Stockholm Uppsala Business Studies (SUBS) – is run jointly with Uppsala University's Department of Business Studies, and covers the full fall semester. The fall semester includes Introduction and Concluding days to the program, and four mandatory courses. Prerequisites To be eligible for admission, we require the following: - Proven academic record. We require a) a university level degree, b) at least three semesters of business administration courses (90 ECTS) including a thesis worth at least 15 ECTS, and c) one year of Master level studies or the equivalent. - English proficiency. If your native language is not English, and your undergraduate or graduate degree or its equivalent is not from an institution at which English is the language of instruction, then we require a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score. - Relevant research interests. SSE only makes offers to students whose interests fall within the research areas in which our faculty have the capacity to supervise. Please note that in some very popular areas of study there may be limited supervision capacity. We are looking for academic excellence and for students who are well prepared for a PhD program in business administration. Most of our students have a master’s degree in business administration or economics, or from related fields such as engineering, mathematics, psychology, and sociology (depending on the student’s PhD interests). In addition, creativity and independent intellectual thought, the ability to provide deep insights and constructive criticism, and a high level of motivation and drive to accomplish one’s goals are viewed as prerequisites for successful independent research. Admission to the SSE PhD program is granted by the Admissions Board for the SSE PhD Programs. We carefully evaluate all aspects of your application to determine how you can contribute to the SSE research community and the future of management research, education, and practice. Financial Support The SSE policy is to offer all doctoral students who commence the program a tax-exempt scholarship of SEK 13,000 per month. [-]

DBA

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens + 3 more

A research-based doctorate programme leading to the degree of Doctor of Business Administration DBA). The DBA research degree programme contains both taught (during the first 18 months) and research elements (ongoing). [+]

D.B.A. 2017. Duration (years): 3 Qualification Awarded: Doctor of Business Administration Level of Qualification: Doctorate Degree (3rd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English and Greek Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum Credits: 80 Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme: A research-based doctorate programme leading to the degree of Doctor of Business Administration DBA). The DBA research degree programme contains both taught (during the first 18 months) and research elements (ongoing). The taught element of the DBA comprises of four doctoral level courses: Personal and Organizational Reflections, Literature Review, Research Philosophy, Methodology and Methods and Analysis of Information. Each of the four courses has 30 hours of class teaching. This includes face to face teaching, students working in groups, students’ presentations, discussions etc. It is anticipated that the taught courses will be assessed via an assignment of 7500 word in length and is followed by the thesis, which is approximately 80,000 words (including the parts from the assignment from the taught courses). A distinctive feature of the DBA programme will be the peer support and interaction that results from having a taught element that is normally transacted within a group. All courses will encompass an active participatory learning style as appropriate and participants will be encouraged to develop knowledge and skills through group and individual projects, ranging from the presentation of their own work to active critique tasks. Students would enjoy a rich and stimulating working atmosphere, where everyone could contribute towards their professional learning. Furthermore, students would learn from each other as they are engaged in an open discussion with their classmates and lecturers. The taught modules provide ongoing guidance on work in progress. This will help to support the achievement of appropriate standards where work is developed and discussed as an on-going and iterative process between candidate and lectures. Following this, students need to proceed by completing and submitting the final assignment for assessment. Further, the DBA 803 (Research Philosophy, Methodology and Methods course) has an assessed presentation (taking place in front of the faculty and class) and assignment. This guarantees that the students get all the necessary support and guidance. The students may be asked to follow additional courses from the Masters programmes Learning Outcomes - Develop a substantial contribution to theoretical knowledge and practice; - Provide insight in research and research methods, understand the role of an independent researcher, capable of developing and carrying out a well-conceived research plan, directed towards a given aim and objectives; - Create, interpret and apply knowledge through scientific research that merits publication; - Acquire and demonstrate understanding of a substantial body of knowledge at the forefront of current business concepts and processes; - Conceptualize, design and implement a substantial research project that generates new knowledge that contributes to theory and practice; - Develop and implement suitable research philosophies, methodologies and methods. [-]

Doctorate in Business Administration

ESA Business School - Ecole Supérieure des Affaires
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Lebanon Beirut

The DBA is intended for executives and managers wishing to engage in a high-level reflection while pursuing their professional activity. [+]

DBA: Doctorate in Business Administration Training on General Management Target: Holder of a master’s degree Minimum experience: 10 years Language: French Objective The DBA is intended for executives and managers wishing to engage in a high-level reflection while pursuing their professional activity. An international diploma The DBA is delivered by ESA Business School as partner of the Management School at the Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University. Course structure Duration: 3 years (in agreement with the administrative manager, the scientific director may decide, in certain circumstances, to extend this period by one year). Courses are held once a month. Fees Administrative fees to be paid upon submission of the application: 285 USD Tuition fees: First year: 15000 USD Second year: 10000 USD Third year: 10000 USD [-]

Doctor of Business Administration

United Arab Emirates University, College of Business and Economics
Campus Part time 4 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

Today's complex, global competitive environments call for new models of performance and innovative solutions, that require organization leaders to be able to think in global terms and design systems that are innovative and responsive to global and societal trends. [+]

D.B.A. 2017. Today's complex, global competitive environments call for new models of performance and innovative solutions, that require organization leaders to be able to think in global terms and design systems that are innovative and responsive to global and societal trends. The College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the UAEU has responded to this growing need with the introduction of the AASCB accredited, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program to be offered in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi. The program has been designed for research-oriented working professionals and senior level executives. It is aimed at enhancing management knowledge and equipping business leaders with broad research and process management skills to enable them to successfully tackle the interdisciplinary, big picture issues that characterize global business management today. The part-time, academically rigorous program is delivered in a way that enables business leaders to realize those ambitions without compromising their professional endeavors. We are confident that the CBE DBA, delivered by a dedicated doctoral faculty with world-class credentials, will help you move to the next level in achieving your career goals. Admission to the DBA Admission into the UAEU DBA program will be selective in nature. A critical requirement is that admitted students be capable of undertaking doctoral-level activities. A DBA Admissions Committee, consisting of faculty members of the CBE along with the DBA Program Coordinator, will evaluate each applicant to determine their suitability for admission to the course. Minimum Admissions Requirements The following are the minimum requirements for admission to the DBA Program at UAEU. A Master’s Degree from an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in an area appropriate to the academic area to which application is being made. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, in the Master’s degree earned at an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. A score of 6.0 or higher on the IELTS Academic exam or equivalent; this score must be less than two years old at the time of application and from our approved Centers (please contact Admissions for validation). A minimum of five years of combined relevant work experience at executive/management level pre- or post-Master’s. The DBA is a four-year, part-time program structured in two stages. Stage one, the taught stage, consists of two years of course work that covers research philosophies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, research in support of business functions, literature review & critique, and human factors and social responsibility. Stage two, the research and dissertation stage, lasts between two and three years. At this stage, the formal teaching aspect of the program ends and students are expected to use the knowledge gained from stage one to undertake a research investigation that represents an original contribution to professional practice that possesses exceptional academic merit. DBA candidates are expected to tackle issues of real importance to their own organizations, delivering high-utility outcomes and enjoying the rewards of seeing their solutions beneficially implemented. During this period, the student's work will be overseen by two supervisors. The program is completed after successful submission and defense of the dissertation. The DBA program has five primary areas of focus: Communication skills Critical Thinking and Problem Solving. Autonomy, Teamwork and Leadership. Ethical and Civic Engagement. Discipline knowledge. [-]