IPAG Business School offers a programme in Doctor of Business Administration. The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is an executive, research-oriented doctorate in business administration. This DBA programme consists mainly of conducting an independent research study on a chosen topic and writing a dissertation. Throughout the duration of the programme, students will undertake independent study on a chosen topic andwork closely with a supervisor who will offer them guidance and support. Once their study is complete and students have written a dissertation presenting their results, they will have to defend their dissertation through a viva voce (oral) examination in front of a grand jury. DBA students must complete the courses, seminars and workshops during the first semester of their studies.


Course/Seminar NB Hours Credits
Research Methodology 12 15
Managing Entrepreneurial Innovation 27 5
Corporate Social Responsibility 27 5
Project Management 27 5
Executive Communication 27 5
Cross Cultural Management 27 5
Leadership 27 5
New Venture Marketing 27 5
On line Workshops/3years 600 50
Thesis Defense ( Written Report & Oral Presentation)   20
Key programme information
Language of programme
Programme length
2 – 4 years / 120 ECTS credits
Postgraduate Executive Programme
Mode of delivery
Blended- Students will study at Paris, France
Programme calendar
• Autumn: Starts in October – Deadline to apply by end of June
• Spring: Starts in February – Deadline to apply by end of December

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Dr. Bernard TERRANY

Director of International Relations Development