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Duration

24 months

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    Program Overview

    Key Highlights

    Complete the program in just 24 months
    Complete the program in just 24 months
    Doctorate in the domain and topic of your choice
    Doctorate in the domain and topic of your choice
    Scholarships of up to 50%
    Scholarships of up to 50%
    Earn the reputed “Dr.” title in just 24 months
    Earn the reputed “Dr.” title in just 24 months
    Doctorate designed for working professionals
    Doctorate designed for working professionals
    Edgewood College alumni status
    Edgewood College alumni status
    Live & interactive faculty, alumni, and industry-specific sessions
    Live & interactive faculty, alumni, and industry-specific sessions
    24x7 student support available
    24x7 student support available
    No GMAT/GRE required
    No GMAT/GRE required

    The DBA program is currently in candidacy with ACBSP for accreditation and is pending HLC accreditation

    Syllabus

    This program comprises 15 3-credit courses covering organizational leadership, financial decision-making, supply chain, research foundation, and in-depth applied thesis work

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    About Edgewood College

    Inclusivity through Scholarships

    About Edgewood College
    About Edgewood College
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    • More than 90 years of legacy: Edgewood College, founded in 1927, is an independent liberal arts university, located in Madison, Wisconsin in the United States.
    • US Accredited: Edgewood College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of the seven accrediting commissions recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
    • ACBSP Accredited: Edgewood College offers more than 60 majors and 40 minors and its business program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business School and Programs (ACBSP)
    • WES Recognized: WES takes all programs to a US equivalency - as all programs are within the US they are already WES equivalent

    Who Is This Programme For?

    The DBA program addresses the learning needs and objectives view more

    Minimum Eligibility

    Masters Degrees. Diploma holders looking to pursue a DBA shoview more

    Why experts in their field chose a DBA

    • A Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) is a professional degree representing the highest qualification in management. It is a doctorate designed for working professionals who may not be able to pursue a PhD due to time commitments.

    • It is globally recognised.

    • Here, professionals combine their business knowledge with analytical skills to design and execute research studies that have real-world impact, with many going on to publish their work in leading journals.

    Why experts in their field chose a DBA

    Syllabus

    This program comprises 15 3-credit courses covering organizational leadership, financial decision-making, supply chain, research foundation, and in-depth applied thesis work

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    24 Months
    Course Duration
    45
    Credits

    DBUS 901 | Introduction to Academic Scholarship and Doctoral Studies in Business

    6 Weeks
    • This course provides an overview of academic scholarship and prepares the doctoral student for performing business research. Students use critical thinking models and practices, including the role of assumptions, to identify business problems.

    DBUS 902 | Analyzing Behavior in Organizations

    6 Weeks
    • This course builds on student's prior learning about human behavior in an organizational setting. The application of techniques for individual and organizational growth are evaluated with the intent of further developing critical-thinking skills.

    DBUS 903 | Corporate Social Responsibility

    6 Weeks
    • This course will consider the actions business organizations can take aimed at benefiting society. It will also explore new and emerging sustainable business strategies that create a competitive advantage to support organizations.

    DBUS 904 | Executive Supply chain strategy and negotiations

    6 Weeks
    • The course is designed to help students learn how to identify, dissect, and answer strategic management problems. To remedy the crucial challenges facing organizations, students will research, analyze, and evaluate solutions.

    DBUS 910 | Financial Decision-Making and Value Creation

    6 Weeks
    • In this course, students will build upon their knowledge of managerial finance to measure and manage the risk and value of investment opportunities including equity investments, fixed income investments, financing vehicles, and special topics.

    DBUS 920 | Qualitative Research

    6 Weeks
    • In this course learn what constitutes qualitative research, how to apply qualitative research methods. This involves students identifying appropriate qualitative research plans, developing research questions, conducting a planned analysis, and communicating their findings.

    DBUS 921 | Quantitative Analysis I: Quantitative Research and Analysis

    6 weeks
    • This course explains application of quantitative analytical techniques to problems in business. The programming language R will be introduced.

    DBUS 922 | Quantitative Analysis II: Applied Regression Analysis

    6 Weeks
    • Applied Regression Analysis will focus on the estimation of various regression models. It reviews regression methodology, assumptions of the framework and corrections for violations of the assumptions with an emphasis on practical skills.

    DBUS 905 | Effective Organizational Leadership

    6 Weeks
    • This course presents theories, methods, and models of organizational leadership. Students will assess the performance of an organization and devise a plan for continual improvement and systematic innovation.

    DBUS 961 | Leading Change

    6 Weeks
    • In this course, learners analyze the literature within the leadership concepts surrounding changing employee behaviors, enterprise agility, agile workforce transformation, and leading complex change.

    DBUS 973 | Managerial Economics

    6 Weeks
    • Applications of microeconomic theory to problems of formulating managerial decisions. Emphasis on economics as a science that facilitates decision making.

    DBUS 948 | Applied Doctoral Research Proposal - I

    8 Weeks
    • Students apply the fundamentals of research writing, and how the principles of business research writing will be followed in the applied doctoral research deliverable.

    DBUS 949 | Applied Doctoral Research Proposal - II

    8 Weeks
    • This part of the proposal contains a synthesis of sufficient academic and business literature to support the need to address the proposed business problem/question.

    DBUS 950 | Applied Doctoral Research: Findings and Conclusions

    8 Weeks
    • In this deliverable, the students will need to report the findings based on the analysis of collected data.

    DBUS 951 | Applied Doctoral Research Defense and Completion

    8 Weeks
    • Based on the conclusions about the findings of the study, the students will be expected to recommend the solutions that can be used to address the problem/question. The student will also be expected to prepare an execution plan.

    Admission Process

    Program Fees: USD 22,500

    *Scholarships of up to 50% for 350 applicants

    45 Credits.
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    About the Program, Eligibility and Scholarships

    Who is the 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 or add credibility to their profile and transition into a consultant role. 

    How do I become eligible for the scholarship? What is the application process?

    The scholarship is rolled out based on the academic and professional achievements. Once the application form is submitted with these details, the admission committee reviews the same. If you are admitted into the program, the scholarship that you are eligible for will be mentioned on the offer letter. Please note that admission is provisional until successful verification of supporting documents and completing the payment formalities.

    What is the minimum eligibility for the program?

    Anyone with a Masters degree is welcome to apply for the program. The admissions committee will review your application and give a decision. Diploma holders hoping to pursue a DBA should apply for the Dual Degree MBA and DBA program.

    About Edgewood College

    What are the accreditations of Edgewood College ?

    • More than 90 years of legacy: Edgewood College, founded in 1927, is an independent liberal arts university, located in Madison, Wisconsin in the United States.
    • US Accredited: Edgewood College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of the seven accrediting commissions recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
    • ACBSP Accredited: Edgewood College offers more than 60 majors and 40 minors and its business program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business School and Programs (ACBSP)
    • WES Accredited: WES takes all programs to a US equivalency - as all programs are within the US they are already WES equivalent

    Inclusivity Through Scholarships

    Edgewood College will be an inclusive model of learning, teaching, and scholarship. Our students, alumni, faculty, and staff will be recognized for their pursuit of purposeful lives, vibrant and sustainable communities, and a just world. To further their vision of inclusive education Edgewood College is partnering with upGrad to offer quality higher education programs across the globe. 

    • 50% Scholarship: These programs will be accessible and affordable as students can get up to 50% scholarship towards their tuition fee
    • Same as On Campus: The programs will be taught online by the same on-campus faculty and learners will get the same on-campus degree

    Refund Policy/Financials

    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. For post program refund please connect with your Admissions Counselor to understand the policy. 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 the deposit amount or Batch Start Date, whichever is earlier; otherwise, the admission letter will be rescinded.

    3. Request for refund as per point no. 1 of the refund policy must be sent via email 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.

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