Curriculum and Course Structure for Doctor of Business Administration
What you'll learn
Students who enroll in a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme can expect to develop research skills, such as
- data analysis and
- critical thinking, and
Students will learn how to apply theories and methodologies related to research and practice, and gain a deeper understanding of best practices in business management environments.
Additionally, students will have the opportunity to network with other professionals and learn from experienced practitioners, as well as explore potential career opportunities in academia or senior management positions.
The DBA programme is designed to equip candidates with
- advanced skills in research,
- analysis and
- critical thinking, and
- enable them to contribute significantly to their organization's strategic goals.
It emphasizes a highly personalized learning approach, with individualized mentoring and coaching by experienced faculty members. Graduates of the DBA programme are well-equipped to take on leadership roles in their organizations, become academic scholars or consultants, and make valuable contributions to the field of business management.
Disclaimer: Please note that starting in March 2022, Mantissa College serves as a recruitment partner for the Pole Paris Alternance (PPA) France.
The programme is not conducted by Mantissa College and the course progression is managed directly by the Pole Paris Alternance (PPA).
This disclaimer is to avoid any confusion regarding the delivery and management of the DBA PPA Paris Programme.
i. A Master Qualification or equivalent AND
ii. At least 5 years of working experiences
1 Thesis (with progressive supervision)
Completing a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme opens up a plethora of career opportunities for graduates.
DBA graduates are often sought after for senior leadership roles, such as
- Chief Executive Officers (CEOs),
- Chief Financial Officers (CFOs),
- Chief Operating Officers (COOs), and
- other high-level positions in both public and private sector organisations.
DBA graduates may also pursue careers in academia, teaching and researching in universities and business schools.
The DBA programme equips graduates with a unique set of skills, including
- advanced analytical and
- critical thinking skills,
- strong research skills, and
- the ability to solve complex business problems,
The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of advanced business concepts, as well as research and analytical skills necessary to succeed in the business world.
Students who complete the DBA programme will be able to
- develop and
- implement strategic plans,
- analyze complex business problems, and
- make informed decisions based on data and
Specific learning outcomes of the DBA programme include
- developing critical thinking and
- problem-solving skills,
- improving leadership and
- management abilities,
- enhancing communication and
- presentation skills,
- developing expertise in research methodologies and techniques, and
- gaining a comprehensive understanding of global business practices and ethics.
Are you considering pursuing a Doctor of Business Administration degree? Here's the program fees:
RM 30,000 + GBP 4,450
(Approx USD 12,300)
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What is a DBA?
The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is a specialist professional qualification that unites professional practice in business and industry with academic knowledge.
It is the ultimate degree in the field of Business Administration, with only a very small percentage of business professionals ever achieving this level of success.
DBA professionals are recognised as leaders of their own organisation, and attractive to those others who seek to appoint at the highest level of management.
Why should I study for a DBA?
The MBA is now ubiquitous. The DBA, which is the highest level of academic qualification attainable in business, separates you from the rest.
The doctoral degree represents a common currency of excellence globally and is recognised as the highest academic qualification achievable.
Companies know that the DBA has given you research, critical thinking, strategic thinking and quantitative evaluation skills which are invaluable for their organisation.
Governments, funding bodies and policymakers are increasingly aware of the high profile given to doctoral degrees and to the added value accrued to individual organisations.
How can studying a DBA benefit me?
Upon completion of the DBA program, you will be ready to advance your international business career prospects.
Having a DBA on your CV demonstrates your ability to confidently conduct professional research, publish scholarly papers, add influential and pivotal value to employing organizations, and undertake critical organizational management decisions based on well-organized research practice.
What will I undergo throughout the DBA Programme?
The DBA program typically includes a comprehensive research methodology course covering critical analysis, literature review, publishing your work, quantitative, qualitative & mixed methods methodology, survey design & analysis, reflection, ethical approval, and your Detailed Research Proposal.
Fieldwork in your own organisation, a thesis, and a viva voce examination are also part of the program.
Will I receive support during the DBA programme?
Yes, you will be provided with continuous supervision by internationally recognized academics.
Your primary supervisor will be the director of study from Pole Paris Alternance, PPA France
What will I gain upon completion of the programme?
Upon successful completion of the DBA programme and passing the viva voce examination, you will be entitled to use the title of "Doctor."
Your work will be reviewed and accepted by the awarding institution, PPA-Paris.