DBA

Program Structure


Program Structure:
13 Courses (9 core courses + 4 courses from one of the concentration areas) + Thesis Proposal and Seminar in addition to a Thesis.

Term 1:

  1. Applied Statistics in Management.
  2. Research Methodology & Philosophy of Management.
  3. Elective Courses:
    - Business Modeling.
    - Econometrics.

Term 2:

  1. Advanced Studies in Operations Management.
  2. Advanced Topics in Strategic Management.
  3. Elective Courses:
    - Global Business Management.

    - New Perspective in Organization Behavior & Organization Theory.

    - Applied Economics.

    - Global Finance.

    - Financial Statements Analysis.

Term 3:

  1. Advanced Studies in Marketing Management.
  2. Advanced Studies in Human Resources Management.
  3. Advanced Studies in Finance and Investment.

Term 4: One of the following areas of concentration

Marketing:

  1. Strategic Marketing.
  2. Marketing Research.
  3. New Trends in Marketing.
  4. Elective course out of the following courses:
    - Brand Management.

    - Services Marketing.

    - Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC).

    - Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

    - Consumer Behavior.

Human Resources Management:

  1. Strategic Human Resources Management.
  2. Compensation and Benefits.
  3. New Trends in Human Resources Management.
  4. Elective course out of the following courses:
    - Workforce Planning & Employment.

    - Talent Management and Career Planning.

    - Employees and Labor Relations.

Finance & Investment:

  1. Portfolio Theory and Asset Pricing Models.
  2. Capital Structure and Companies Valuation.
  3. New Trends in Finance and Investment.
  4. Elective course out of the following courses:
    - Advanced Studies in Portfolio Management.

    - Advanced Studies in Derivatives & Financial Risk Management.

    - Global Banking and Capital Markets.

    - Corporate Governance.

Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management:

  1. Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management.
  2. Planning & Management for New Business Venture.
  3. Marketing Strategies for Entrepreneurs & Small Business.
  4. Elective course out of the following courses:
    - Finances for Entrepreneurship & Small Business.

    - Leadership & Strategic Thinking for Entrepreneurs.

    - Building, Presenting & Executing Business Plans .

Term 5:

  1. Thesis Proposal & Seminar.
  2. Thesis Part one.

Term 6:

  1. Thesis Part Two.