The DBA International is a dual degree in collaboration with Busines School Netherlands, one of the leading Business Schools in the Netherlands.
This course provides you with in-depth study and personal scholarship in a specialist professional area. It enables you to make an independent and original contribution to knowledge and the practice of management and the professions.
You gain sound research training and development, allowing you to complete your research successfully and to continue your contribution to knowledge. You work with other senior managers and professionals to build a community of reflective practitioners.
The course enables you to
make a contribution to the theory and practice of management in your profession through your thesis
complete rigorous business and management research to improve organisational decision making
consider management and professional problems from many perspectives
assess your own insights and impact as a manager
continue to build on your learning through working as a reflective practitioner
Completing the course also helps you to enhance leadership, management and business success, particularly in the regions of Central and Eastern Europe, Southern Africa and Asia.
In year one you attend two modules each lasting one week. You spend week one at the Business School Netherlands (BSN) in Buren, Netherlands and week two at Sheffield Business School in Sheffield. In year two you attend one module lasting one week to be held in a location in Europe (to be confirmed).
The focus of the intensive study weeks is about gaining knowledge and skills in advanced management practice, and philosophies and methods of research in business and management. You then write a thesis on a topic of your choice.