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DBA - Doctor of Business Administration





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      Prof. Barbara Gast

      Professor of Management















  Hana (DBA Student)




Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program provides the 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 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


DBA program consisted of well research interdisciplinary courses relevant to the requirements of modern organization and business environment. Taught modules, independent research and performance requirement assignments - requires rigorous level of commitment on the part of the candidate. The distinguish influential title of "Doctor of Business Administration" is earned by student who completed advanced level courseworks with demonstrated theoretical and practical competences leading to well-prepared dissertations, which our Academic Board and distinguish experts recognizes as credible contribution to the literature of the discipline.



DBA Major - Concentration

Rockfield College of Management offers doctoral business degree (DBA) with emphasis in areas of concentration - provide students the opportunity to focus on what directly related to their professional growth and career development. (contact Program Advisor to discuss your special need)



 International Business

Financial Management

Human Resource Management

 Strategic Management

Marketing Management

Organizational Development



Professional Career Paths

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


 Management Consultant

 Business Policy Advisor

 Business Strategist - Researcher

 Educator and Researcher

 Business Administrator

 Business Development Analyst

 Organizational Strategist

Operations Controller

  Operations Management



DBA Program Structure

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree requires successful completion of 100 ECTS-Units (European Credits Transfer System) beyond Master degree.  Comprehensive exam is required prior to approval of doctoral dissertation and graduation. The total require credit-units can be completed through the completion of graduate courses listed below, pending total credits transferred into the program



 Stage 1:  DBA Required 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 840

International Business and Global Strategy

DBA 860

Organizational Behaviour & Comparative Management

DBA 870

Comprehensive Examination


 Stage 2:   DBA Professional Electives Study

DBA 910

Professional Elective Research I

DBA 920

Professional Elective Research II


 Stage 3:   Doctoral Dissertation / Doctoral Project

DBA 970A

Research Proposal and Draft Process

DBA 970B

Completion, Presentation and Defence




DBA Graduation Requirements

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree requires the successful completion of 100-ECTS-units (European Credits Transfer System), the total cumulative credits will include recommended courses and applicable transfer credits. RCM 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 Candidate Profiles

Doctor of Business Administration - DBA is aimed at adult and professionals interested in attaining the highest academic knowledge in Business Administration, and to contribute to the development of knowledge in the disciplines of business and management ....


1. Candidate must be at least 25-years old

2. Candidate will possess recognised Master Degree or equivalent qualifications above Bachelor

3. Academic and professional qualifications can be in the field of Business or Social Science

4. Candidate will posses supervisory or management level work experience in business or applied management  (must submit an official Employment testimonial from former / present  employer)




Program Admission:

Master Degree or Equivalent Qualifications from recognised institutions

Enrolment / Intake:

Open Enrolment  (Year-round admission application)  

Transfer Credits:

Transfer of Prior Credits (per evaluation of prior studies and Courses)

Program Duration:

15 - 30 Months  (Flexible Duration, depends on individual commitment

Study Methods:

Distance Learning - Online Study  (see Study Methods)

Assessment Methods:

Mixture of Assignments and Independent Research

Academic Activities:

Independent Research, Projects, and Faculty Supervision







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