Ph.D. in Business Administration

General

Program Description

The most advanced business degree

The Ph.D./Doctorate in Business Administration is being offered jointly with Universidad Central de Nicaragua.

The Ph.D./Doctorate in Business Administration is the most advanced business degree. The DBA is a practical combination of strong academic content, coupled with advanced business strategies and solutions. The DBA is ideal for individuals on a high corporate level who wish to acquire an extensive academic and industry related exposure. Learners are actively involved in academic research, socio-economic ideas, and business interests. This dual degree program is also aimed at university, university college, polytechnics lecturers who seek a thorough foundation for an academic career provided by a Ph.D. degree.

UCN Universidad Central de Nicaragua was founded in 1997 as a private Nicaraguan university in Managua, Nicaragua. It was accredited by the CNU Consejo Nacional de Universidades and received the status of a fully autonomous university with unrestricted degree awarding authority by Act of Parliament and by the award of the fully autonomous university status by Decree of the President of Nicaragua.

Duration

The program is entirely flexible and thus its duration depends on your progress and on the time and effort you are prepared to dedicate. Students are free to start courses at any time, this is to honor and support the particular agendas of our students who are mainly working professionals in managerial positions. Nevertheless at the beginning of each course, together with your professor, you will construct a schedule for the completion of the course.

Course outline

Core Stage

  • Research Methodology & Design I
  • Research Methodology & Design II

Specialization Stage

  • Corporate Finance and Governance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Performance Management
  • International Marketing Management

Dissertation Stage

  • Dissertation
  • Dissertation Defense

Course requirements

Graduate degree

Master degree from an internationally recognized academic institution.

Work experience

Minimum 4 years of work experience in executive or senior management positions.

Language proficiency

Proficiency in English.

Program cost

As a student in the Ph.D. in Business Administration program, you do not need to worry about student debt. We are here to help you do the math and figure out the best payment plan aligned with your situation. The tuition can be settled via our payment partners below or by bank transfer.

We offer two payment options:

One single payment

You may settle the entire tuition in a single payment of €14,500 (no further costs apply).

The tuition can be settled via online payment or by bank transfer.

Alternative Payment Options

Flexible payment schedules available on demand – you will be contacted by our administration after applying with our application form.

Last updated May 2020

About the School

SMC Business School is a truly global institution with learners from more than 130 different countries. We educate high achievers with a sense of individualism, standing out from the crowds. You recei ... Read More

SMC Business School is a truly global institution with learners from more than 130 different countries. We educate high achievers with a sense of individualism, standing out from the crowds. You receive unsurpassed service, strong professional networks, true career opportunities, and remain flexible in place & time. Read less