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Doctor of Business Administration

from IICUT, Cambodia

Duration: 3 (or 2*) years

*Lateral Entry available for working professionals!

Program Fee: USD 4900 or INR 321440
(+ tax)

Flexible payment plans!

Executive Friendly

Can be completed alongside a job!

OVERVIEW

program structure.

This is a mixed mode program where coursework is completed through assignments & online assessments and the research is done as Guided Research. The candidates have to complete 6 modules of theory before commencing the research on their university-approved topic.

The total credits are divided among theory modules, a research paper (need not be published) and a dissertation (or thesis).

Following are the generic top-level program requirements. The detailed curriculum shall be provided after enrollment:

  • 4 Coursework Modules and a research article aligned with the subject
  • Acceptable and relevant Topic of Research
  • Dissertation PPT / Chapter Plan
  • Dissertation (and its defense)

Research Supervisor

Since DBA involves Guided Research, it requires a Research Supervisor who shall guide the student through different stages of his/her research.

In order to make the program more affordable, GradXs provides an option of Student-Nominated Mentor who shall be chosen by the student but requires to be approved by the university. The supervisor should have a Doctorate Degree and sufficient teaching/industry experience in order to be eligible for the same. In this case, the management of financials (honorarium cost, etc.) is done entirely between the supervisor and the student.

In case a student opts for a supervisor assigned by GradXs, GradXs shall assign a University approved GradXs-Assigned Mentor from its network of highly qualified and distinguished Research Mentors for guiding the student in the best possible way. However, this shall incur an additional fee of USD 500 or INR 35000.

Industry Supervisor

Working professionals for whom the program is sponsored by their company can have an industry supervisor from their company itself for guiding the them through their research. This shall add value to the research aligned with the specific line of business, thereby proving itself to be an asset for the company as well.

research areas.

Following are the top-level subjects / areas of research available:

  • Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Finance & Accounts
  • Health Sciences
  • Management
  • Marine & Shipping
  • Any other relevant area (subject to review)

 

Working professionals can also choose to work on a topic (aligned with the research areas above) specific to their Line of Business or LOB, making it a significant addon to their career profile.

Want help with selection of research topic?

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eligibility.

Normal Route:

Master's Degree in relevant subject from a recognised University / Institution.

 

Lateral Entry Route:

(preferred route for working professionals)

The University provides an option of Lateral Entry for Fast Track Course Completion for the deserving working professionals.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

Working professionals having a post-graduate degree along with minimum 2 years of industry experience (subject to assessment of work-experience vis-a-vis proposed research) in the relevant field shall be eligible for enrollment in a 1-year old batch enabling them to complete their DBA program in 2 years.

 

NOTE:
  • The Lateral Entry candidates will also have to complete all the program requirements as per the university curriculum.
  • To ascertain eligibility for Lateral Entry, applicants are required to submit the relevant verifiable documents along with their updated CV.
  • The decision of the University in regards to eligibility shall be final and binding.

 

Migration from other Universities:

Students enrolled in a DBA program from some other globally recognized university shall be eligible for enrollment in the same stage of the program (provided they spend at-least 1 year enrolled at IICUT). Eligible students can also avail an exemption of credits, subject to evaluation of progress in their existing program.

GradXs offers extra support to such students by designing a customised timeline which helps the student in completing the program on time.

 

FEE WAIVER SCHEME:

To make it affordable for students enrolled in another University, GradXs offers a fee waiver of up to USD 500 or INR 25000 based on the stage of their existing program.

 

NOTE:
  • To ascertain eligibility for Migration, applicants are required to submit the relevant verifiable documents.
  • The decision of the University in regards to eligibility shall be final and binding.

fee details.


Application Fee
USD 118 or INR 7740
For application processing.

Total Program Fee
USD 4900 or INR 321440
Payable in installments. Installment plan can be chosen from multiple flexible payment plans while applying.

Assessment Fee
USD 500 or INR 32800
Payable in installments together with the Program Fee installments.

Total Fee
USD 5518 or INR 361980
Exclusive of taxes.

Note: The above fees is exclusive of the applicable GST. Payments shall be accepted only via Bank Transfer. The necessary bank charges should be borne by the student.

 

The above Fee is a Subsidized Fee under the GradXs Scholarship Program for January 2024 Intake only, valid till March 31, 2024 or till number of places exists.

For Lateral Entry Students:

In case of Lateral Entry, the installment amount will be adjusted to match the reduced program duration. Note that no exemption of fees shall be granted.

 

For Students migrating from other Universities:

In case of Migration from other Universities, the number of installments and installment amount will depend on the remaining program duration. Additionally, such students shall be eligible for a fee waiver of up to USD 500 or INR 25000 based on the stage of their existing program.

mentors.

GradXs boasts its network of highly qualified and distinguished mentors from around the world. These mentors are assigned to the research students as their supervisors (for students opting for a GradXs-Assigned Mentor) who guide the students throughout their research. The student and supervisor then work together to bring out the maximal outcome of the research.

Dr. Bongani Ngwenya

Chief Research Mentor & South Africa Representative

Mentor ID: RM0005

Dr. Bongani Ngwenya is the GradXs Global Education-South Africa representative and Chief Research Mentor. Bongani Ngwenya has a PhD in Business Mana… read more

Dr. Anubha Shrivastava

Director (Finance, Accounts & Assessment)

Mentor ID: RM0051

Dr. Anubha has over 15 years of experience in Finance and General Management. She is the head of academic assessment as well as F & A. Along with men… read more

Dr. Pemmaraju R. K. Rao

Head of Research Support

Mentor ID: RM0028

Dr. Rao has an industry experience of more than 35 years, with a lot of involvement in coordination of academic programs. He eventually took up acade… read more

Dr. Stephen T. Odonkor

Research Mentor & West Africa Representative

Mentor ID: RM0012

Dr. Stephen T. Odonkor is a Fulbright scholar. He is senior lecturer, management consultant and a seasoned curriculum developer. Dr. Odonkor has a st… read more

Dr. Sankaran Venkataramani

Mentor ID: RM0062

Dr. Sankaran V has around 27+ years of rich industry experience in the field of Strategic Quality management, process improvement and Voice of custom… read more

Dr. Bishnujee Singh

Mentor ID: RM0013

Honored with Fellow Award of Royal Aeronautical Society, London for outstanding contribution to Aerospace Industry by one of the Foremost British Roy… read more

Dr. Kofi Ameyaw Kwakye

Mentor ID: RM0024

An eminent academic professional of Environmental science, pollution and related areas Dr. Kofi Kwakye has research interest as a doctoral supervisor… read more

Dr. Jyoti Madhav Munde

Mentor ID: RM0047

Dr. Jyoti Munde is an Assistant Professor with 11 yrs of teaching experience in Management Institutes of Aurangabad (M.S), India. She is currently as… read more

Dr. Rajashri

Mentor ID: RM0010

Dr. Rajashri is a Professor and Associate Dean in Research Analytics & Operations with over 25 years of experience in Teaching, Research, Consulting … read more

Dr. Ruchika Agarwal

Mentor ID: RM0026

Dr. Ruchika Agarwal holds a Doctorate Degree in Management and Master’s Degree in economics from University of Mumbai. She is a Post graduate in Mana… read more

Dr. Saumendra Mohanty

Mentor ID: RM0019

Dr. Saumendra Mohanty has over 30 years of rich experience in Technology MNC Companies in Leadership Positions and 4 years in Academics Teaching and… read more

Dr. Annie Mampilly

Mentor ID: RM0052

With a Doctorate degree in Law, perfection, poise, timeliness and working with minimal supervision together forms the edifice of her character & car… read more

Dr. Deephand Dhankher

Mentor ID: RM0044

Dr. Deepchand is a Naval veteran presently serving as an Assistant Professor of Seamanship at Tolani Maritime Institute, Pune, India. Previously, he … read more

Dr. Eric Amankwa

Mentor ID: RM0067

Over ten (10) years of interdisciplinary research experience with demonstrated abilities in conducting innovative research in ICT and Computer Scienc… read more

Dr. Emmanuel G. K. Duncan

Mentor ID: RM0025

Dr. Emmanuel G. K. Duncan is a Chartered Accountant by profession and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana. He holds a first d… read more

Dr. Emmanuel Numapau Gyamfi

Mentor ID: RM0022

Dr. Emmanuel is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance at GIMPA. He obtained a PhD in Statistics from the University of Venda … read more

Dr. Ravi Reosekar

Mentor ID: RM0058

An Associate Professor of a renowned institute, Dr. Ravi is very keen in contributing to research for which he is an adjunct Research Mentor at GradX… read more

Dr. Lawrence Wahua

Mentor ID: RM0053

An enthusiastic researcher and teacher with a good number of academic publications Dr. Lawrence is associated with GradXs as a Research Mentor to sup… read more

Dr. Emer Tucay Quezon

Mentor ID: RM0018

Dr. Emer Tucay Quezon is a Filipino postgraduate professor at a renowned technical institution of Philippines. After 22 long years of working in the … read more

Dr. Dimithri Jayagoda

Mentor ID: RM0031

Dr. Dimithri Devinda Jayagoda has completed his Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies at Ritsumikan Asia Pacific University (APU) – … read more

Dr. Ebenezer Ato Ewusie

Mentor ID: RM0021

Dr. Aloysius Tay

Mentor ID: RM0061

A renowned researcher and practitioner of Psychology and Psychotherapy, Dr. Aloysius Tay is a GradXs Research Mentor to actively participate in resea… read more

Dr. Jagdish K

Mentor ID: RM0011

Dr. Jagdish K is a former scientist of the Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO), where he worked as the Geomatics Solutions Scientist for Na… read more

Dr. Chetana Asbe

Mentor ID: RM0007

Dr. Chetana Asbe holds a post graduate degree in Financial Management and Commerce from the University of Mumbai. She has also pursued CFA from ICFAI… read more

Dr. Kojo Kakra Twum

Mentor ID: RM0066

Dr. Kojo Twum, a Lecturer in a University College has keen interest in Research initiatives of GradXs and has joined as an active research mentor. Th… read more

Dr. R. Manju Shree

Mentor ID: RM0056

Dr. R. Manju Shree is a Professor of Management in an Ethiopian University with good number of research publications and awards in her name. She has … read more

Dr. Ravichandran Ramasamy

Mentor ID: RM0065

A Cyber Compliance Practitioner with a Doctorate Degree in Cyber Security Dr. Ramasamy is keen in supporting research initiatives of GradXs and joine… read more

Dr. Rajeev Joshi

Accomplished, 20+ years of career in Engineering Management, People/Resource Management and Project Management in oil & Gas Refinery, Petrochemical a… read more

Dr. Ramesh Patil

Mentor ID: RM0064

Professional Trainer and Counselor, Teacher and Guide in Science, Education and Management Dr. Ramesh is interested in research and research educatio… read more

Dr. Rajashekara N.

Mentor ID: RM0035

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research support.

GradXs conducts interactive online sessions on a regular basis on key research topics so that the research students can get benefited from the immense expertise of our Mentors. The students also get a chance to clarify their doubts with the mentors.

GradXs also enables the students with a discussion forum on its portal, where students can engage with the mentors as well as with other students for academic discussions.

Following are glimpses of some of the sessions conducted by GradXs:

Statistical Tests in Research

Dr. Saumendra Mohanty (RM0019)

Article Writing (Doctoral Level) and Publication in Journals

Dr. Bongani Ngwenya (RM0005)

Data Analysis and Presentation in a Doctoral Dissertation (Theory and Practice)

Dr. Bongani Ngwenya (RM0005)

Ethical Issues in Research

Dr. Sasmita Singh (RM0029)

Literature Review in Research

Dr. Ruchika Agarwal (RM0026)

Relevance of Statistics in Research

Dr. Rajashri (RM0010)

Quantitative Research Methods

Dr. Saumendra Mohanty (RM0019)

Theoretical and Conceptual Framework of Research

Dr. Bongani Ngwenya (RM0005)