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DBA with an emphasis on Sustainability Management

Sustainability Management School
Length: 3 years
Study pace: Part time
Education level: Doctorate / PhD
Location: Gland, Online / distance learning
Language: English

Program Description

Study a DBA with an emphasis on sustainability management

DBA with an emphasis on sustainability managementThe main focus of the research program is placed on the innovative integration of business knowledge with sustainable development issues. Specifically the program will explore issues such as economic growth, environmental management, and social fairness.

The theoretical philosophy of this doctor of business administration program hinges on a holistic approach to problem-solving and stresses on the development of leadership skills, teamwork and intercultural competence in global work environments.

Organization of the research work:

The research work will be organized in different phases according to the different research stages. Students will attend workshops with prominent academics and professionals in the field of business and sustainability and will share knowledge with other researchers to create new knowledge.

This will enable students to enhance their ability to conceptualize, design and implement a substantial research project. The DBA program consists of following phases:

  1. Introduction to methodology of research and to sustainability management Attendance of SUMAS workshops, preparation of the literature review and students’ presentations
  2. Selection of the research areas and methodological instruments Attendance of SUMAS workshops, choice of research methods and students’ presentations
  3. Individual work under careful guidance of the supervisor and collective seminars to share knowledge on the advancement of research

Admission requirements

Students wishing to enter the DBA program should meet the following requirements:

  • IELTS 6 or equivalent + Bachelor Degree

This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

Degree & diploma

Doctorate of Business Administration

Tuition & fees

Tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year is:

  • 39,163.64 Euro

Sustainability Management School

Sustainability Management School

Become a socially responsible decision maker, Sustainability Management School 

The Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) educates socially responsible global decision makers who will have an impact in the real world. SUMAS continuously strives to provide the most advanced and intellectually challenging undergraduate and graduate programs to produce highly qualified leaders for the future.  Through...

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Contact information for Sustainability Management School

Sustainability Management School

28 Rue Mauverney
CH-1196 Gland

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