Global study forecasts growth and hybrid delivery mode for DBA market

DBA market

In the rapidly evolving landscape of higher education and business management, doctoral programmes are continuously adapting to meet the demands of the ever-changing corporate world. Among these programmes, the Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) has emerged as a significant candidate, poised to reshape the future of business education. A new report, “The Future of DBA Market:…

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How to choose the right DBA?

After initial launch at Harvard Business School in 1922, Henley (UK) in 1991 and Grenoble École de Management (France) in 1993, DBA programmes have started to spread. In 2022, nearly every business school and many other training institutions offer a DBA. Confronted with this profusion of programmes, it is important to know to what you…

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What’s the difference between a PhD and a DBA at business school?

difference between a PhD and a DBA

The MBA is incredibly well-known throughout the business school world. Even those who haven’t worked in or studied business education might have heard references to celebrities or well-known business figures embarking on an MBA to further their business acumen. Yet, most people don’t seem to realise that becoming a Doctor in Business Administration is a…

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What are the perceptions of business schools worldwide concerning the future of the Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) Market?

doctorate in business administration survey

What are the perceptions of business schools worldwide concerning the future of the Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) Market? This is the subject of the online survey launched on March 21 by EFMD in partnership with the Executive DBA Council (EDBAC) and Le Sphinx Software Solutions. It is also a highly relevant question because, from…

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The responsibility turn: building responsible doctoral programmes for a responsible future

responsible doctoral education

Eva Cools, DBA Manager & Research Manager of Vlerick Business School and co-chair of the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), shares her reflections from the conference. Recently I had the honour to co-chair the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), together with Christine Unterhitzenberger from the University of Leeds. Although we already chose the…

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Online Course Survey

Students, who undertook an entirely online course, are invited to take part in the DBA thesis survey questionnaire. Researchers from the Graduate School of Management – IAE Nice of the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, a member of the ComUE of the University of Cote d’Azur, would like to obtain your ideas on the factors affecting…

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Toward healthy doctoral ecosystems: reflecting on the recent DCP22

During the recent DPC 2022 conference, we zoomed in on healthy doctoral ecosystems, focusing both on different possible compositions of such ecosystems and on boundary conditions that ensure doctoral programmes run smoothly (see our previous blog). Using the analogy of a microchip, we visualised the main learnings and messages of the conference on the whiteboard…

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