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Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

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Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Nepal 2024
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The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program serves the needs of mature students, helping them to advance in their careers. The program is designed to graduate scholars/practitioners who will set the standard for best practices and contribute to the solution of critical business and management problems through research, teaching, and consulting. The program is designed to serve the needs of both fully employed and full-time students with a background as experienced business professionals who want to translate their industry expertise into leadership positions as consultants or as executives within their organizations. The program creates an opportunity for the student to demonstrate the application of the knowledge and skills gained in the coursework portion of the program and to demonstrate the critical thinking and analytical skills required to successfully complete the Doctoral Project.

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree program will allow students to:

  1. Employ advanced written communication skills to share complex information, organizational vision, and actionable guidelines to various audiences. 
  2. Deliver advanced oral presentations that use effective content, organization, and delivery, accompanied by appropriate technology. 
  3. Demonstrate the skills, competence, and critical thinking required to design, execute, and evaluate creative and meaningful research in a field of specialization. 
  4. Generate, evaluate, and assess the Christian ethical obligations and responsibilities of business for the purpose of responsible management.
  5. Demonstrate effective information literacy skills including formulation of research problems; integration of previous publications into an appropriate literature review; design of a research study; data analysis; ability to summarize and present the results. 
Segment 1: Course Work:

Managerial Economics:
Financial Management
Marketing Management
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
Economic Theory and Policy
Leadership in Organizations
Managerial Decision Making


Segment 2: Field Work:

Internship: The Internship Component requirement can be fulfilled by completing an internship, internship reflection course, or by seeking a waiver.

Elective Component: The Electives Component requirement can be fulfilled by receiving credit for any graduate courses (500+) that are not a requirement.

Research Component: 
Doctoral Research Methods
Literature Review
Quantitative Analysis
Qualitative Analysis

Comprehensive Examination Component:
Comprehensive Examination 1
Comprehensive Examination 2

Project Component:

Prospectus
Proposal
Project
Project Defense

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Pre-Education: MSBM requires evidence of an earned bachelor's and a master's degree. At least one degree must be in business, management, administration, or related discipline. All degrees must be earned at an appropriately accredited institution or foreign equivalent. MSBM understands the differing rigor of schools and grading scales around the world, and MSBM evaluates prior academic credentials within their own context. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis.

Professional Experience: MSBM recommends a minimum of 5 years of full-time professional experience in any organization, including, but not limited to, private, public, for-profit, non-profit, start-ups, or established corporate organizations.

Information Technology: MSBM requires students to possess computer and internet skills sufficient to effectively participate in MSBM's pedagogical model and conduct research at the undergraduate level.

Evidence of English Proficiency: MSBM requires writing skills at the appropriate level. Proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English is essential to your success at MSBM. If English is not the applicant’s native language, or if an applicant has not had their secondary education taught in English, they will be required to provide proof of English Proficiency. Since classes are taught in English, an applicant must demonstrate their ability to read, write and speak English.

Application Materials in addition to Standard Required Documents:

  1. Letter of Interest: The Letter of Interest will contain three parts: Personal Statement, Professional Statement, and Research Statement. Each part will be described below.
    • Personal Statement: Please express in no more than one page how your experience, education, and training qualify you for the DBA program.
    • Professional Statement: Please describe in no more than two pages your interests in the DBA program and how you plan to complete it.
      • Why do you want to pursue a DBA degree?
      • What do you see as the most significant qualities or experiences that you would bring to the DBA program?
      • What are your career aspirations after you receive the doctorate degree?
      • What obstacles/ challenges do you envision having to overcome to complete your degree within a reasonable time frame (i.e. 3 years), and what is your plan to address these obstacles/ challenges?
      • What concrete steps will you take to manage your time to tackle classes and up to 30 hours a week of study?
    • Research Statement: Please describe in no more than three pages your research interests and what topic you plan to pursue.
  2. Letter of Recommendation: Two letters of recommendation should be requested from professionals in academics or industry who can comment on the following:
    • Your personal and professional accomplishments and how you achieved them.
    • Your academic pursuits.
    • Your demonstrated leadership and your potential for doing advanced academic work.
    • Your oral and written communication skills.
    • Your potential as an instructor.

Maximum Total Credit Awarded is 60 units:

This module provides the most critical information about the study course and assignment submission.

  • Navigating the MSBM Study Portal

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  • Course Structure and Guidelines

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  • VIDEO - How to Avoid Plagiarism in Your Writing

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  • Harvard Referencing Style Guide

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  • How to Summarise - Assignment Guide

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

  • Summarising, Paraphrasing, Quotation for your Assignment

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

  • Official Title Pages – Assignments

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

This module is developed to provide an understanding of the basic principles and concepts of micro and macroeconomic theory and their applications in the field of management. It provides the tools and techniques of economic analysis commonly used in decision-making by managers. It develops the ability to analyse and solve economic problems firms and organisations face.

  • The Macroeconomic Environment

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Introduction to Managerial Economics & Demand Analysis and Estimation

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Production and Cost Analysis & Estimation

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • The Market Structure & Game Theory

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Pricing Practices and Market Failure

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • QUIZ- Economics for Business Management

    Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz. Read each question carefully and choose the response that you feel is correct.

This course explains financial control at the corporate management level with special reference to policies and practices required to plan and control the sources and uses of a firm's funds. Emphasis on working capital management and selection of alternative investment opportunities, funds acquisition, dividend policies, optimal debt-equity mix, and budgetary and related procedures as basic tools which provide data used by management for decision-making purposes.

  • VIDEO - Course Structure and Assessment Guidelines

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  • Navigating the MSBM Study Portal

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  • Interacting with Lectures/Learning Components

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  • Global Financial Management Landscape

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Understanding Exchange Rate System

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Understanding International Equity and Debt Markets

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Understanding the Dynamics of Foreign Direct Investment

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Country Risk Analysis, International Banking and Trade Finance

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Financial Management

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This course covers all aspects of marketing, including strategic marketing planning, marketing research, product development and planning, promotion planning, distribution, and pricing. It teaches students about marketing mix theories and how to use them in the context of the marketing management cycle phases of research, planning, organisation, implementation, and control.

  • Fundamental Concepts in Marketing

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Understanding The Marketing Mix

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Understanding the Extended Marketing Mix

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Understanding External and Internal Environment for designing a market plan

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • CASE STUDY - How Starbucks is using pricing strategy for profit maximization

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

  • Marketing planning and strategy

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Strategising for Marketing Operations

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Marketing Function Interrelationships and Entrepreneurial Marketing

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • The Strategic Marketing Process

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • CASE STUDY - MasterCard Global Targeted Content Marketing

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  • Strategic Positioning In the Business Environment

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Segmenting And Targeting Strategies

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Fundamentals of Branding

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • CASE STUDY - Starbucks's Misunderstandings In Australia

    Watch this video to gain further insight.

  • Branding Decisions and Strategies

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • RESEARCH - Market entry strategies of passenger carmakers

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

  • Understanding Brand Identity Personality And Positioning

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Concepts in Digital Branding

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • QUIZ - Marketing Management

    Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz. Read each question carefully and choose the response that you feel is correct.

In this course, we delve into the foundational elements of Business Ethics, navigating the moral compass that drives organizational conduct, fostering transparency and fairness in dealings with stakeholders. Simultaneously, Corporate Governance takes center stage, unveiling the intricate framework of rules and practices essential for steering and supervising companies, emphasizing ethical accountability and safeguarding stakeholders' interests.

  • Analysing Ethical Theories And Their Relevance In Ethical Practice

     

  • Understanding the Foundations of Business Ethics

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Identifying and Resolving Common Business Ethics Problem Areas

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Understanding Ethical Governance Perspectives

     

  • Business Ethics, Corporate Governance and Organizational Behaviour

     

  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

    Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz. Read each question carefully and choose the response that you feel is correct.

In this course, we embark on a comprehensive exploration of Economic Theory, unraveling the principles and models that underpin decision-making, resource allocation, and market dynamics, shaping the foundation of economic analysis. Simultaneously, we delve into Economic Policy, unveiling the strategies and frameworks employed by governments and institutions to influence and regulate economic activities, aiming to achieve stability, growth, and equitable distribution of resources within societies.

Throughout this academic journey, we dissect how these intertwined aspects serve as guiding lights in understanding the complexities of economies, offering insights into policy formulation and implementation critical for sustainable development and societal welfare.

In this course, we embark on an illuminating journey through the intricacies of Leadership in Organizations, unraveling the theories and practices that define effective leadership styles, strategies, and their impact on organizational dynamics. Simultaneously, we explore the multifaceted realm of Organizational Leadership, uncovering the pivotal role leaders play in inspiring, guiding, and empowering teams, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and adaptability within diverse workplace settings.

Throughout this transformative expedition, we delve into how these interconnected facets of leadership serve as catalysts for organizational success, shaping visions, and steering cultures that drive growth, resilience, and sustainable outcomes in modern business environments.

  • Understanding the Principles, Concepts, and Approaches to Leadership

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • CASE STUDY - King of the Hill

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

  • Understanding Leadership Influences: Individual, Team and The Organisation

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • CASE STUDY - How Google builds the perfect team

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  • Leadership and organisational performance

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Ethical Decision Making And Organisational Value

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • CASE STUDY - Collaboration Shifts a Dysfunctional Culture

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

  • QUIZ - Strategic Leadership

    Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz. Read each question carefully and choose the response that you feel is correct.

In this course, we embark on an enlightening exploration of Managerial Decision Making, delving into the frameworks, models, and cognitive processes that shape how managers analyze, assess, and strategize in complex business scenarios.

Simultaneously, we dissect the intricacies of Decision-Making in Management, uncovering the critical role of managers in navigating uncertainties, weighing alternatives, and employing rational and intuitive approaches to solve problems and capitalize on opportunities within organizations. Throughout this transformative academic journey, we explore how these intertwined elements serve as the cornerstone of effective management, equipping decision-makers with the tools and insights needed to make informed, timely, and impactful decisions that drive organizational success and resilience.

Here, in this segment, you will produce an academic standard research report. This segment will last nominally for two years.

All MSBM courses are accredited by the relevant partners and awarding bodies. Please refer to MSBM accreditation in about us for more details.

  • Students need to have a Masters's qualification with a minimum Merit (60%) pass.
  • Students are required to submit an up-to-date CV.
  • Students need to submit a brief Research Proposal (1000 words) consisting of the sections of Background (brief literature review), Research Rationale (what is the contribution to knowledge from the proposed research study and why is it important?), Aim and Objectives and Research Methodology (follow Saunders’ Research Onion layers).
  • 1 professional and 1 academic reference are required.

Workshops are conducted through live webinars for online students.

Weekly write-up webinars and monthly supervisor meetings will be held to offer better coordination between the student and the supervisor and achieve optimal professionalism in writing the research report.

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We are a world class business school located in the heart of London, Dubai, Islamabad and Lagos. Known to offer one of the best Doctorate distance learning courses in Nepal, we are one of the fastest growing British business schools with a stylish blended learning model that includes both online degree programmes and on campus.


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