Doctorate in Business Administration

Gain Advanced Industry Skills

At EIMT, the DBA program is designed for experienced professionals who want to achieve an even higher level of mastery in business and management principles, putting theory into practice. Our program is highly relevant, and our graduates are highly successful in their careers, applying the knowledge they have gained through this program to real industry challenges.

The program is delivered by highly qualified and credentialed faculties who blend cutting-edge academic knowledge and practical experience. In each course they will share their expertise in contemporary research issues in their specific field. This will allow DBA candidates to understand the current research directions and its application to real industry challenges.

The Doctor in Business Administration (DBA) is a three-year doctorate program developed for high-achieving professionals who want to enhance their business education via original research. The program can be completed full-time within three years in online mode. The doctorate program at EIMT offers future generations of senior executives an opportunity like no other by providing a three-year curriculum with courses on advanced management techniques alongside research methods. This program enables future leaders in the business able to think of innovative solutions for modern problems that companies face today. Such as leadership strategy and innovation tools.

The European Institute of Management and Technology provides a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program online mode. The course structure of DBA is of highly structured and has passed many quality standards. As the program is offered in online mode, so there is possibility that multiple batches may be running or taking admission at the same time. Although all batches will be in flexible mode so you can start & postpone the program whenever you want. Each DBA candidate gets ample amount of guidance from the assigned supervisor / Research Faculty and also can get support from the EIMT alumni base/community or our international expert group.

Program Goals and Objectives

  • Master the necessary skills to communicate effectively, thoughtfully, and compassionately within the global management field.
  • Apply, synthesize, analyze and integrate knowledge of business, technology and other fields to arrive at innovative solutions to organizational problems.
  • Master the skills to work in the multicultural organizations in a globalized society.
  • Master the ability to develop, analyze and communicate empirical scholarly work.
  • Engage in decision-making ethically and compassionately.
  • Develop the competencies to effective an effective strategic global manager.

Why Earn your DBA with EIMT

Master the ability to develop, analyze and communicate empirical scholarly work.

EIMT Unique Curriculum

The curriculum is relevant and focused, providing you the opportunity develop unique individualised project.

Application of Knowledge

Program allows you to apply management theories and put into practice.

Industry Experience Faculty

Work with credentialed faculty with years of industry experience.


Courses are designed to build on knowledge and sequentially.

Online Program

Courses are designed to be delivered in online mode.

Speed to Completion

You can complete the entire program in approximately three years.

Practitioner Based Project/Dissertation

You begin work on your final project immediately so no extra time needed to complete the project/dissertation.

Transfer Credits

You can transfer up to nine doctoral credits into the program.


You do not need to take the GMAT or GRE exams only if you wished to be considered for scholarships.

No Residency

You do not need to adhere to a residency requirement.


Individual Study Plan | Practitioner Based Project | Dissertation

The first step for scholars is to draft their preliminary research proposal. This proposal can be a 8-10 page document which consists of essential factors of the DBA program. We have setup a pre-defined template in order to speed up the process of completion. You are advised to make the initial research proposal ready within the first month of enrollment and submit it. Your supervisor or Research faculty will give feedback of the same. The template for your preliminary research proposal can be found here.

One can consider the following points while selecting his/her topic of the research project.

  • A single subject study that evaluates a new or innovative intervention, business venture, etc.
  • An Action Research or Participatory Action Research project | A program evaluation
  • A field study that examines theoretical predictions;
  • A survey study examining opinions, attitudes, or practices within a field or discipline;
  • A business process improvement.

A Doctoral Degree Program typically requires extensive knowledge of the literature pertaining to the particular subject areas and sophistication of how a project is developed and presented. These projects enhance students' experience and equip them to develop expertise in their specialization and prepare them to be competent practitioners/scholars. To achieve this goal, students are recommended to pursue a topic in which they already have extensive practical experience.

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Important Information Regarding DBA Program

Program Delivery

The Doctor of Business Administration is a research-based full time doctorate program delivered through a blended learning paradigm comprising of course work, research, workshops, seminars, conference participation, and self-directed study, are designed to allow you to achieve a doctorate without putting your job on hold.

You may combine your classroom learning and research with your current job experience to make a difference in your chosen profession.

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Professional professors

Professional Professors

The faculty at EIMT Institute has a deep understanding of the field and is selected for their excellence in teaching. The students will be given an unparalleled education by learning from some of today's most talented academicians, all while being honored with multiple awards!.

We collaborate with a number of renowned, top scholars around the world. We believe that knowledge comes from a mix of talented and highly skilled professors who gained important experience in an industry context.

Admission Requirements:

Candidates are eligible for admission by satisfying the following admissions criteria:

  • Master’s degree in any field regionally accredited college or Institute with an earned Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.00 or above.
  • Work experience within a for profit firm, non-profit organizations and/or governmental including NGOs.
  • Applicant interview if necessary as determined by Program Director.
  • Submission and evaluation of graduate school application including; undergraduate and masters academic transcripts, ID or passport copy, and resume.
  • Applicants for the Doctorate program DBA, are exempted from an English exam provided they completed their schooling years and/or bachelor’s program at a recognized school where the medium of teaching is English.

Application Go Through:

Applications are only accepted online. Once the application form is received, our team looks after past your performance and future potential and will contact you accordingly.

What is Next?

Once Admission Committee’s reviews your application with +ve response, you will receive a letter of admission. Having processed the payment, you will receive an email with your login credentials and will be granted access to our Learn Management System.

Graduation Requirements:

  • DBA Candidates must earn a cumulative GPA of 4.0 or higher and be in good academic standing.
  • All program requirements must be successfully completed, including the final dissertation/thesis submission.

Program Highlights

See which benefits you can derive from joining this program.

  • Online Program

    Minimum 36 Months

    Online Lab Sessions

    Highly Experienced Faculties

  • Global Recognition

    The program delivered by EIMT, a program officially recognized by the Swiss Government.

  • Research Options

    Traditional Dissertation

    Article Dissertation

    Action Research

  • Career Landscape

    Management Consultant

    Business Manager

    Management Analyst

The Curriculum

EIMT DBA Program Skeletal

The DBA at EIMT is designed in this sort of way that scholars end within 3 years. Extension years are usually not granted. The program generally comprises mainly to three phases:-

1) Course Work: This phase generally is your first semester and comprises of selection, course work on different aspects of your program like research methods, quantitative and qualitative methods and techniques. This phase ends with finalization of the topic of your research and allocation of supervisor or research faculty. There will be multiple seminars and presentations in this phase.

2) Research Lab: This phase generally is mix of your second and third semester. This generally includes data collection and analysis. This phase includes your synopsis submissions and monthly progress report submission after every six month. This phase also includes multiple seminars and presentations.

3) Doctoral Thesis: This phase is generally your fourth to sixth semester phase that includes thesis write-up, committee reviews, thesis re-write ups, viva voices (oral defenses) and award of the doctorate.

During each of these phases, the scholar will be guided and supervised by supervisor or research faculty.

The proposed curriculum has these distinctive features:

  • Progressively master and apply management theories;
  • Provide cohesiveness within each semester, with an identified theme to connect learning and outcomes;
  • Competencies organized within three major areas: (1) Managerial Foundational Skills (2) Global Management Skills and (3) Technical Skills;
  • A capstone project, e.g. dissertation to demonstrate summative knowledge;
  • A built-in curriculum cohesion approach, with a clear pathway to program completion.

Program Structure


Ref No. Module Title ECTS
DBA804 Developing Research Capability 10
DBA805 Advanced Research Design and Methodologies 20
DBA704 Strategic Human Resource Management 10
DBA720 Strategic Financial Management 10
DBA735 Strategic Marketing 10


Ref No. Module Title ECTS
DBA801 Managing Strategic Change 10
DBA802 Project Development, Planning and Management 10
DBA803 Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Potential 10
DBA713 Supply Chain and Operations Management 10
DBA734 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 10
DBA736 Globalisation and Corporate Governance 10


Ref No. Module Title ECTS
DBA806 Research and Dessertation 60

DBA Dissertation Track

Doctorate in Business Administration Dissertation Pathway

Business Politics From Global Perspective

Thesis on globalization is supplemented with comprehensive case studies and comparative data analysis.

Integration of Information Technology

Analysis of Information technology and its integration from a Managerial perspective will boost the future growth of business

Business Accountability

Discover diverse practices on business accountability to adhere to business ethics and practices while equally generating profits.

Areas of Finance and Accounting

Study on Finance and Accounting will offer versatility and applicability in numerous other fields, resulting in a more dynamic dissertation

Exploration of Social Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship featuring Hybrid practice and discovering the benefits of such projects make a terrific study option

Business Informatics

Explore and integrate numerous other socio-technical perspectives such as Information management, Business Processes, and Business systems.

Global Business & Strategy

Discovering fundamental theories and concepts of business and globalization impact and evaluating subsequent tools for leading International markets and developing organizational strategies.

Skills in Leadership and Organizational pattern

Develop competency in managing and leading an organization effectively

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Global DBA Batch Profile

Our students include freshers and experienced professionals from across industries, functions and backgrounds.

Accreditation And & Membership

The DBA program is a fully-fledged Doctoral Degree officially recognized by the Swiss Government.

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Diplomatic Research and Policy Foundation (DRPF)
Bologna Process
European Higher Education Area
European Commission
Switzerland Higher Education

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Application Process

Enroll in the program with a simple online form.

Apply by filling a simple online application form

Admissions committee will review and shortlist.

Shortlisted candidates need to appear for an online aptitude test.

Screening call with Alumni/ Faculty

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Find answers to all your queries and doubts here.

Q1 : How much time should I spend on coursework each week?

Q2 : What kind of support is available?

Q3 : How DBA is different from Ph.D or why should I pursue a DBA instead of Ph.D ?

A : The DBA is different from the a Ph.D. in a way that the Ph.D. is designed to engage in research and typically work in academia or foundation. The DBA degree allows you to focus on a specific challenge within a business organization and design real life solutions.

Q4 : Can I earn a DBA without an MBA?

Q5 : Is a DBA better than an MBA?

Q6 : Is a doctor of business administration the same as a Ph.D.?

Q7 : Is it necessary to pass GRE/GMAT to enroll for DBA at EIMT ?

Q8 : Do the programs have a specific schedule/ course program?

Q9 : Are the lectures pre-recorded or are there any live lectures?

Q10 : How can I access the online learning platform?

Q11 : Will I receive a paper certificate after graduation?

Q12 : Will I have a personal Supervisor?

Q13 : When do I need to choose my Research Topic ?

Q14 : What is the duration of the DBA program?

Q15 : What are the delivery methods of the DBA program?

Q16 : What are the payment methods that are available for the DBA program??


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