GSB DBA - Alex

Program Structure

A DBA student should attain 36 credit hours pertaining to the following 13 courses (three credits each):

First Semester (3 Subjects - 9 Credit Hours)
1. Applied Statistics in Management
2. Research Methodology and Philosophy of Management Research
3. Elective Course:

  • Modeling
  • Econometrics
  • Game Theory 


Term 2  (3 Subjects - 9 Credit Hours)
1. Advanced Topics in Strategic Management
2. Advanced Studies in Marketing
3. Advanced Studies in Human Resources Management


Term 3 (3 Subjects - 9 Credit Hours)
1. Advanced Studies in Finance and Investment
2. Advanced Studies in Operations Management
3. Elective Course

  • Global Business Management
  • New Perspectives in Organization Behavior and Organization Theory
  • Applied economics
  • Global finance
  • Advanced finanacial accounting and reporting  

 

Term 4 (4 Subjects - 12 Credit Hours)
You can choose one of the following Majors


Marketing
1. Strategic Marketing
2. Marketing Research
3. New Trends in Marketing
4. Elective Course:

  • Brand Management
  • Services Marketing 
  • Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC)
  • Customer Relationship Managment (CRM)
  • Consumer Behavior


Finance & Investment
1. Portfolio Theory and Assets Pricing Models
2. Capital Structure and Companies Valuation
3. New Trends in Finance and Investment
4. Elective Course:

  • Advanced Studies in Portfolio Management
  • Advanced Studies in Derivatives and Financial Risk Management 
  • Global Banking and Capital Markets 
  • Corporate governance


Human Resource Management
1. Strategic Human Resource Management
2. Compensation and Benefits
3. New Trends in Human Resources
4. Elective Course:

  • Workforce planning and employement
  • Risk management 
  • Comensation and benefits
  • Employees and labor relations


Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
1. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
2. Planning and Management for New Business Venture
3. Marketing Strategies for Entrepr. & Small Business
4. Elective Course:

  • Organizational Analysis & Design
  • Managerial chaos theory
  • SME's Managemnt & Finance
  • Management of Corporate Knowledge Using Advanced Information System


Term 5
Dissertation writing (3 Credit Hours)
Thesis Part I (9 Credit Hours)


Term 6
Thesis Part II (12 Credit Hours)