FormatOnline Learning
Program Duration2-3 years
AccreditedACBSP & EduQua
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    About the Program

    Best of both worlds for busy executives

    Best of both worlds for busy executives

    Get your DBA within 3 years without having to leave your job and spend 5 years getting a doctorate on campus but experience the life of an SSBM student with the Switzerland immersion offered with the program.

    Outcome-driven

    Outcome-driven

    You can focus on either of our 13 specializations and build your expertise where it’ll make the highest impact to you

    Engaging and intellectually stimulating

    Engaging and intellectually stimulating

    You will learn from excellent professors and have 1:1 support on your thesis

    Syllabus

    Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects.

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    Program Overview

    Key Highlights

    Accredited by ACBSP, the leading global authority on Business Schools and Programs
    Accredited by ACBSP, the leading global authority on Business Schools and Programs
    Achieve a Doctorate from an EduQua accredited program supported by the Swiss Confederate Government
    Achieve a Doctorate from an EduQua accredited program supported by the Swiss Confederate Government
    Obtain advanced leadership and managerial learning through 1:1 thesis supervision
    Obtain advanced leadership and managerial learning through 1:1 thesis supervision
    Get premium support from industry-connected faculty and supervisors each committed to your success
    Get premium support from industry-connected faculty and supervisors each committed to your success
    World renowned faculty with 15+ years of experience in their domain
    World renowned faculty with 15+ years of experience in their domain
    3 years duration against an average of 4-5 years for most other doctoral programs
    3 years duration against an average of 4-5 years for most other doctoral programs
    Specialise in 13+ business fields of your choice
    Specialise in 13+ business fields of your choice
    Get a world recognized Doctorate at 1/2 the cost of the on-campus program
    Get a world recognized Doctorate at 1/2 the cost of the on-campus program
    Get SSBM alumni status
    Get SSBM alumni status
    Opportunity to travel to Switzerland and network with peers from around the world on an immersion program with live faculty sessions, stay and excursions included
    Opportunity to travel to Switzerland and network with peers from around the world on an immersion program with live faculty sessions, stay and excursions included

    13+ Specializations based on dissertation topic including:
    - Data Science
    - Machine Learning
    - Human Resource Management
    - Finance, International Business Leadership
    - Global Supply Chain Management
    - Energy Management
    - Entrepreneurship
    - Accounting & more.

    Who should apply for a DBA?
    •The DBA programme is designed for senior executives or otheview more
    What is taught in the DBA programme?
    •Coursework teaching rigorous qualitative and quantitative rview more
    Why study for a DBA?
    •Stand out amongst your peers and get access to better careeview more
    Minimum Eligibility
    •Master’s degree (or equivalent) or a bachelor's degree (or view more
    Global Doctor of Business Administration degree from SSBM Geneva
    Complete all the research phases and your dissertation to receive a Global Doctor of Business Administration in any specialisation of your interest from SSBM Geneva.
    Global Doctor of Business Administration degree from SSBM Geneva
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    • Earn a Doctorate degree from a top ranked university in Switzerland
    • Network with learners from 50+ countries who are enrolled into the program
    • Receive SSBM Geneva Alumni Status
    • Dissertation in the specialization of your choice

    Instructors

    World-class faculty from top academic centres and corporates across Europe and USA.

    Program Structure

    International industry expertise at your disposal as you deep-dive into one of more than 12 specializations. Flexible timelines upto 36 months.

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    75+
    Nations represented in cohort
    1:1
    Thesis Supervision
    13+
    Specializations

    Research Methodology I

    24 Weeks
    • Concept Paper

    Research Methodology II

    24 Weeks
    • Literature Review

    Research Proposal

    24 Weeks
    • Research Proposal

    Thesis Writing

    24 Weeks
    • Dissertation/Thesis

    The upGrad Advantage

    Unparalleled academic assistance ensuring a seamless research experience.
    benefits

    High ROI

    High ROI
    Cost Effective
    • Upgrade your career at 1/2 of the cost of the same on-campus program. You pay only a fraction of an old school doctorate and reap the rewards nonetheless.
    Learn and Earn
    • Get world class credentials without leaving your job from the comfort of your home
    benefits

    Unique Learning Experience

    Unique Learning Experience
    Industry Driven
    • Learn through curriculum created by the industry for the industry
    • Learn and get coached by leading industry experts from around the globe
    Flexible
    • Experience world class education on-demand through our proprietary app and website
    Unparalleled Support
    • Work with a dedicated upGrad buddy who will handhold you throughout the program
    • Get expert verified resolutions for all your doubts within hours
    • Weekly live sessions with industry experts on doubts, career & communication
    benefits

    Career Outcomes

    Career Outcomes
    Career Preparation
    • Rigorous career preparation with resume feedback, personal branding on LinkedIn
    • Career booster content to help understand how to search for jobs, prepare for interviews, negotiate your salary etc.
    • Industry mentorship - Receive mentorship from industry leaders of the domain to help you reach your desired career goal
    Networking
    • Opportunity to network with accomplished professionals, faculty and industry experts from 50+ countries
    • Part of 50K+ alumni base who are working in top companies like Amazon, ESPN, Visa, Microsoft, E&Y, Accenture

    Admission Process

    Program Fees

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    Course Eligibility

    Who is this program for?

    Working professionals who are looking for a transition into the C-suite and senior management professionals looking to become experts in their domain of choice.

    What is the minimum eligibility for this program?

    Master's Degree (or equivalent) or 5+ years work experience.

    What is the admission process?

    Following are the key steps in the application process:


    • Step 1 - Complete the Application 
      Fill out the application form with your academic and career details.
    • Step 2: Get Shortlisted & Receive the Offer Letter 
      Our admissions committee will review your profile. Upon being selected, an offer letter will be sent to you confirming your admission top the Doctor of Business Administration Program.
    • Step 3: Block your Seat
      Block your seat with a block payment to enroll. Get access to the course material and begin your journey to professional mastery!

    What support will I receive for the immersion program

    For the visa SSBM and upGrad will provide the learner with a letter validating their reason to visit. When on the immersion program both SSBM and upGrad will be on hand to offer support.

    Refund policy/Financials

    What is the program fee?

    The program fee for the Doctor of Business Administration program is --.

    What is included in the program fee

    All program costs including the immersion program are included in the fee. The immersion fee does not include airline tickets and visas for the immersion program.

    What is the refund policy for this program?

    Refund Policy

     

    1. You can claim a refund for the amount paid towards the Program at any time, before the Program Start Date, by visiting www.upgrad.com and submitting your refund form via the "My Application" section under your profile. You can request your Admissions Counsellor  to help you in applying and withdrawing for a refund by sending them an email with reasons listed. There shall be no refund applicable once the program has started. This is applicable even for those students who could not complete their payment, and could not be enrolled in the batch opted for. However, the student can avail pre-deferral as per the policy defined below for the same.

     

    2. Student must pay the full fee within seven (7) days of payment of caution amount or Batch Start Date, whichever is earlier, otherwise the admission letter will be rescinded.

     

    3.  In the event that the university selection process extends beyond the Batch Start Date, you will be provided a provisional admission to the Program. If your candidature is thereafter rejected, you will be provided a refund of amount paid towards the Program fee without any applicable deduction.

     

    4.  Request for refund as per point no. 1 of the refund policy, must be sent via e-mail in the prescribed refund request form. The refund will be processed within 30 working days of submitting the duly signed refund form, after being duly approved by the Academic Committee. 

    Disclaimer

    upGrad does not grant credit; credits are granted, accepted or transferred at the sole discretion of an educational institution. upGrad does not make any representations regarding the recognition or equivalence of the credits or credentials awarded, unless otherwise expressly stated. If you intend to pursue a post graduate or doctorate degree upon completion of this course or apply for employment which requires specific credits, we advise you to enquire further regarding the suitability of this degree for your academic and/or professional requirements before enrolling.