Online Doctorate in Business Administration

Online dba degree
The purpose of our PHD degree programs in Business Administration is to prepare you for careers as university professors, business research, and senior business/research positions in the private sector as well as the government.

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Type of Degree:

Doctorate

Length of Degree:

18 Months

Cost of Degree:

$ 7,200 (Payment Plan Available)

Prerequisites:

Masters degree in Business Administration or a related field

Online DBA Degree Curriculum Includes :

  • DBA 800 - Management of Teams

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    This course examines components that comprise teams, highlights key factors that influence team effectiveness, develops skills in diagnosing opportunities and threats that face teams, and enhances teamwork expertise. Team management is studied through reading and discussing cases, learning and implementing techniques to build and sustain teams, and completing a team project where you can apply the skills and knowledge you’ve learned to a real-world team.

    Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will:

      • Understand the historical context of Team Management.
      • Compare the present trends and practices within companies.
      • Learn the impact of environmental factors on Teams.
      • Know the contemporary terms and practices of companies.
      • Apply management practices, trends, and planning.
      • Understand how to apply unique aspects involved doing business internationally on a business, legal and political level.
      • Compare theological and moral values in decision making
      • Learn international trade and advanced practices of policy and government.
      • Apply global issues in International business strategies.

    Ramirez, Consuelo M. (2014). Teams. Taylor & Francis. 978-0-415-89986-4.

     

  • DBA 815 - International Business

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    This class will review the issues involved in conducting business in the international arena including the business environment, global public relations strategies, organizational behavior, international human resources, ethics, social responsibility, law, and information technology.

    Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will:

      • Understand how to apply unique aspects involved doing business internationally on a business, legal and political level.
      • Compare theological and moral values in decision making
      • Learn international trade and advanced practices of policy and government.
      • Apply global issues in International business strategies.

    Peng, Mike W..(2014). Global Business (3rd Edition). Cengage Learning 9781133485933.

     

  • DBA 830 - International Law

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    This class will analyze international public law, rules binding the international conduct of states and nonstate actors. We will further investigate international law and the rights and duties of transnational organizations and individuals.

     Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will:

      • Understand the historical context of Team Management.
      • Compare the present trends and practices within companies.
      • Learn the impact of environmental factors on Teams.
      • Know the contemporary terms and practices of companies.
      • Apply management practices, trends, and planning.

    Schaffer, Richard; Filberto Augusti and Lucien Dhooge. (2015).

     

    International Business Law and Its Environment (9th Edition). Cengage Learning. 9781285427041.

     

  • DBA 850 - Leadership Theory

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    This course is an overview of leadership and leadership theory as it pertains to businesses and organizations. It also touches on the following: the nature of managerial work, perspectives on effective leadership behaviour, empowerment, management traits and skills, types of leadership, and trends in leadership for the future.

    COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, you will:

    • Understand how to apply roles in leadership performance
    • Compare effective communication skills in leaders
    • Learn values in specific decision making tasks by a leader
    • Apply differences between leadership and management
  • DBA 975 - Multinational Business

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    This course is an overview of leadership and leadership theory as it pertains to businesses and organizations. It also touches on the following: the nature of managerial work, perspectives on effective leadership behaviour, empowerment, management traits and skills, types of leadership, and trends in leadership for the future.

    Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will:

      • Understand how to apply roles in leadership performance
      • Compare effective communication skills in leaders
      • Learn values in specific decision making tasks by a leader
      • Apply differences between leadership and management

    Cullen, John and K. Praveen Parboteeah..(2014). Multinational

     

    Management:  A Strategic Approach (6th Edition). Cengage Learning.

     

    9781285094946.

     

  • DBA 902 - Research Methods

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    This class will provide an analysis of business problems and the use of scientific research as a problem-solving tool. This encompasses the understanding and application of appropriate research designs, research statistics, and the use of the computer for data analyses, and report writing and presentation.

    Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will:

      • Understand skills and knowledge for the basis or good vs. bad research in academic and business
      • Compare statistical analysis in the business market.
      • Learn how to find solutions to business problems through planning, organizing and conducting research to problem solve.
      • Apply research to gain important facts for writing and communication skills.

    Siegel, Andrew. (2011). Practical Business Statistics. Elsevier Science.

     

    Cooper, Donald; Schindler, Pamela. (2014). Business Research Methods (12th ed).  McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

     

  • DBA 950 - Cultural Issues in Management

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    This class will provide a comprehensive understanding of the issues involved in cultural issues in management. It will focus on the impact of culture at the level of the individual, the team and the organization; it will demonstrate how cultural factors influence behaviors in the workplace, and will develop some of the skills needed to manage effectively in various situations.

    Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will:

      • Understand how to enhance awareness of culture in the business setting.
      • Compare theories and concepts to a range of different cultural and organizational settings.
      • Learn the nature of culture in business and apply analytical skills in diagnosing and mapping such differences.
      • Apply examples to apply problem solving techniques in cultural barriers in business.

    Moran, Robert T.; Neil Remington Abramson and Sarah V Moran.  (2014).

     

    Managing Cultural Differences (9th Edition). Taylor & Francis.

     

    978-0-415-71734-2.

     

  • DBA 1100 - Strategic Management and Policy

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    This class will examine the integration and knowledge from strategy and management in and apply new strategic management concepts, principles, frameworks and methodologies.

    Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will:

      • Understand the historical context of Team Management.
      • Compare the present trends and practices within companies.
      • Learn the impact of environmental factors on Teams.
      • Know the contemporary terms and practices of companies.
      • Apply management practices, trends, and planning.

    Harrison, Jeffrey and Caron St. John. (2014). Foundations in Strategic Management (6th Edition). Cengage Learning. 9781285057392.

     

  • DBA 1201 - Human Resource Management Issues

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    This class will analyze management topics and issues including labor force trends, job analysis, employment legislation, selection, performance appraisal, compensation, training and development, workplace diversity issues, labor relations, employee right and participation.

    Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will:

      • Understand human resources and aiding upper management in business
      • Compare a variety of training methods in human resource management
      • Learn compensation and payroll methods in management
      • Apply employee relations in a global marketplace

    Phillips/Gully. (2014). Human Resource Management (1st Edition). Cengage Learning. 9781111533557.

  • DBA 1500 - Doctoral Project

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    This class will introduce concept research course that offers you the knowledge and skills needed to problem solve and meet the challenges of a fast paced global business environment. During this course you will have the opportunities to conduct a systematic inquiry in order to address (your selection of topic) business management issues

    Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will:

      • Understand a broad range of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.
      • Develop appropriate research questions applicable to the selected topic.
      • Develop problem statements.
      • Conduct a literature review.
      • Evaluate existing research.
      • Apply research methods for data analysis.
      • Summarize collected data.

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When you graduate from this PHD program, you will be able to:

  • Contribute to a deeper understanding of business and management processes in an increasingly complex world through applied research, teaching, and scholarship.
  • Improve your performance and the quality of your business decisions through reflective practice and lifelong learning with PHD Degree Programs.
  • Help companies and organizations solve critical problems and foster an environment of performance excellence.
  • Make a difference in the life of your organizations, professions, and the larger world-wide community through service to social and professional organizations by conducting yourself in accordance with the highest ethical standards.

Career Possibilities:

Area of Study :

      • International Business
      • Management

Several career fields this PHD Degree Programs will prepare you for are:

      • Executive Management
      • Sales and Marketing Management
      • Financial Management
      • Management Analyst
      • Consultant
      • Educator
      • Researcher

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