Doctor of Business Administration - DBA Online
Swiss School of Management, Rome Italy
Blended, Distance learning, On-Campus
2 - 3 years
Full time, Part time
EUR 30,000 / per year
Earliest start date
The Doctor of Business Administration - DBA Online offers senior executives a professional doctorate or a Business and Management equivalent of a Doctor of Laws or Doctor of Medicine degree. It is the highest level of professional and academic knowledge, coupled with the capacity to apply that knowledge to generating and evaluating novel solutions to important problems. The Swiss School of Management is an internationally accredited Business School with its main campus being in Rome, Italy.
Why choose to do a DBA?
DBA Studies are one of the most challenging and highest rewarding levels in Higher Education. The Swiss School of Management (SSM) has developed outstanding Doctor Programs. These programs have unique features, which add significant values to Graduates beyond the rewarding Doctor's Degree.
Our Doctor candidates are supported on an individual base by both SSM Professors and visiting Professors from a wide variety of international universities.
How does it work?
You will join the DBA Online with a specific business challenge requiring a practical solution: e.g. how to design a fast, adaptable organization; how to employ behavioural science to improve strategic decision making; how to deploy talent management to build an army of entrepreneurs.
The DBA Online is structured to support you in developing your thinking, framing the challenge, and implementing, evaluating and communicating solutions, which have a real, practical impact.
The DBA Online has a duration of 4 semesters (2 years) and requires the acquisition of 120 ECTS, divided up as follows:
- 30 ECTS credits through the fulfilment of 5 Research Methods modules (6 ECTS credits per module)
- 90 ECTS credits through the Doctoral’s thesis
SSM offers an open enrolment policy, which means that you don’t need to wait for intake in order to access a DBA Online program, but you can start the moment in which you make the decision.
Mode of Study
The DBA Online program is based on a practice-oriented and part-time study model. The on-site study, web-based learning, blended learning, distance learning are all combined with work-based study, which is supported by methodical coaching or supervised by faculty and teaching staff.
- Research Methods
- Leadership 360 Degrees
- Quantitative Methods & Survey Design
- Qualitative Methods
- Essential Tools