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Doctor of Business Administration - DBA

 

 

STUDY PROGRAMS  

DEPARTMENT OF DOCTORAL STUDIES  

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

  

CHAIR, DEPT. OF DOCTORAL STUDIES

 

 

 

 

HRM Dr. Edmund Keli'i Silva Jr.

Chair, Doctoral Programs

Professor of Education Leadership

 

 

 

 

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Doctor of Business Administration degree program provides latest skills and knowledge to develop exceptional leadership quality for the modern economy. This influential graduate program is design to enhance business and leadership professionals with the ability to develop knowledge, attitudes and skills to equip them to perform effectively and ethically within their organizations.

 

The comprehensive and innovative curriculum for Doctor of Business Administration will prepare student for advanced leadership positions in corporations and public organizations; enable you to be professionally oriented and possesses the intellectual ability to understand and integrate information for purposes of research, planning and managing in the competitive business world. Excellence in leadership, strategic management and organizational change management are essential to develop effective corporate executives and organizational viability

 

The Postgraduate DBA program consisted of well research interdisciplinary courses relevant to the requirement of multinational business and organizations. The taught modules, independent research and terminal assignments require a rigorous level of commitment from the candidates. The distinguish influential title of "Doctor of Business Administration - DBA" is earned by candidates who completed advanced level courseworks with demonstrated theoretical and practical competences leading to well prepared dissertations which our Dissertation Committee and Subjects Experts recognised as a credible contribution to the literatures of the discipline

 

DBA Program can be completed with emphasis in a Professional Pathway through the completion of elective courses corresponding to the chosen professional pathway. Students have the opportunity to focus directly on related courses for professional and career development. Please contact our Program Advisor to discuss your specific major if not listed

 

Doctor of Business Administration - Professional Career Paths

 

Doctor of Business Administration degree will prepare students for exciting professional careers in leadership positions in academic and corporate organizations such as:

 

 

  Management Consultant and Advisor

  Organizational Development Advisor

  University Faculty, and Researcher

  General Management Administrator

  Organizational Strategist

   Operations Strategy and Controller

  Business Strategist and Researcher

  Development Policy Analyst

 

 

 STAGE 1: Core Courses - Doctor of Business Administration

DBA 710

Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

DBA 730

Strategic Human Resource Management

DBA 750

Management Finance and Control Systems

DBA 780

Technology and Innovation Management

DBA 820

Quantitative Analysis for Business Decision

DBA 835

Negotiation and Competitive Business Strategy

DBA 840

International Business and Global Strategy

DBA 860

Organizational Behaviour and Comparative Management

DBA 870

Comprehensive Examination

 

 STAGE 2:  Doctoral - DBA Professional Electives Study

DBA 910

Professional Elective Research I

DBA 920

Professional Elective Research II

 

 STAGE 3:  Doctoral - DBA Dissertation

DBA 970A

Research Proposal and Draft Process

DBA 970B

Completion, Presentation and Defence

     

 

Doctoral - DBA Degree Requirements

 

Doctor of Business Administration degree requires the successful completion of 100 ECTS-Units (European Credits Transfer System) above Master degree. The total cumulative credits will include core courses, elective courses and applicable transfer credits. RCST has pool of highly qualified and experience Faculty-Mentors to provide quality mentoring and support throughout the study. Student performance will be measure against acceptable overall academic achievements

 

Doctoral - DBA Candidate Profiles

 

Doctor of Business Administration program is aimed at acclaimed professionals interested in attaining the highest academic knowledge in Business Administration, Organizational Policy Formulation, and Sustainable Development, and willing to contribute to the development of knowledge in the disciplines of business administration, social sciences and applied management

 

  Candidate must be at least 30-years old

 

  Possess Master or Doctorate Degree or equivalent qualifications from recognised institutions

 

  Academic and professional qualifications in the fields of Business, Social Sciences, Law etc

 

  Possess supervisory or management level work experience in private or public organizations

 

 

. Additional Information

 Award and Title

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

 Total Credits Required

100 - 120 ECTS-Credits

 Study Duration

12 - 20 Months - Flexible Duration, depends on Transfer Credits

 Program Delivery

Distance Learning - Online Study, Study Methods

 Assessment Methods

Assignments, SeminarS, Projects, Independent Research

 Thesis and Internship

Independent Coursework - Academic Thesis

 Program Enrolment

Open Enrolment and Year-Round Admission

 Admission Requirement

Master Degree or equivalent - Admission Requirements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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