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    DOCTORATE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

     

    PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

    The DBA is a doctoral and practical education which must have an operational application within a company. DBA’s lines of research revolve mainly around management sciences (strategy, marketing, management, sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, communication, governance…).

    PARTICIPANTS

    Ambitious and experienced professionals, managers who are in the second part of their career and consultants who are looking for an academic guarantee to consolidate their activity or their skill.

    ADMISSION

    Applicants must be a graduate from higher education (minimum a Master or an equivalent diploma). The decision is based on an application examination & an individual interview with a board composed of teacher-researchers and professionals. The followings skills will be especially appreciated : writing skills, interest for managerial topics, significant work experience.

    DIPLOMA

    The DBA is delivered by International Management School Geneva. The IMSG is a member of EFMD, is holding EFQM quality certification and is recorded in the Register of Private Schools of Switzerland. A DBA awards 480 ECTS.

    VALIDATION

    The DBA is delivered to students who have satisfied the validation steps (continuous assessment, articles, writing) and have defended their thesis in front of an academic & professional jury.

    PACE

    1 doctoral seminar every two months (on Saturday) – Estimated workload :

    • An half a day per week (not including seminar) in the 1st and the 2nd year
    • A day per week in 3rd year (thesis writing) 
    • 15 hours of coaching with a referent (online)