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PhD AND DOCTORAL PROGRAMMESDBA in Project and Programme Management

EDEN Doctoral Seminar 19 to 21 August

One-week, 100% online seminars on advanced research methodology issues in management.

DBA in Project & Programme Management

​Programme outline

Over the past sixty years project and programme management have become accepted ways of managing organisations. Projects and programmes are strategic processes which modify the conditions of the firm in its environment.
The primary goal of the Doctorate in Business Administration in Project & Programme Management is to provide solid foundations and competencies for participants’ future careers in project, programme and general management.
The programme relies on SKEMA’s strong commitment to international organisations, professional bodies and research in project, programme and portfolio management.
The programme is based on standards and bodies of knowledge that are widely recognised within the profession. It also includes state agencies’ and international organisations’ standards. The DBA in Project and Programme Management leads to careers in top management, consulting, research and academia.
This programme is part-time, meaning people can study it while continuing to work.
The programme is taught in English by international faculty at the Lille campus. 

Aims and objectives

The aim of the programme is to facilitate the dynamic development of participants' managerial and entrepreneurial competencies, allowing them to enhance their expertise, and to work as managers and leaders in organisations in an international and multicultural environment.
The DBA programme is designed to:
  • Build on students’ experience and academic achievements as part of a considered career plan
  • Give students maximum professional credibility
  • Open doors into academic life, consultancy or senior executive positions
  • Help students maximize their effectiveness as a trainer or educator
  • Enhance students’ consultancy, project, programme & strategic management and research skills
  • Increase students’ understanding of research methodology and techniques
The DBA in Project and Programme Management is characterised by research directed at specific industry issues and concerns.
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