The DBA programme is a fast-track programme for professionals looking for that final step-up from a master’s and are already in a career. It is a research-based programme, with a practical approach, designed for professionals who have already completed an MBA or an equivalent qualification and are looking to expand their knowledge in the field.

The duration of the DBA programme is 3 academic years but it can be completed in less time, depending on the student’s motivation to deliver the final project.

This course is offered in various specializations. Contact us for details about the course, syllabus and fee structure. Learners can also avail student loan and pay the course fees in installments.

SIM is affiliated to the Swiss School of Business Research (SSBR) and holds an academic partnership with SSBR. Thus, you will be learning and performing at SIM but at the end of your course, you will achieve the degree from SSBR (Switzerland).

This course is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC). SSBR has earned Premier status with ASIC for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an independent, government-approved accreditation body specializing in the accreditation of schools, colleges, universities, training organizations and online and distance education providers, both in the UK and overseas. ASIC examines the institution as a whole including the administration systems, teaching and delivery of the courses to ensure that the required standards are being met.

Teaching methodologies

The main teaching and learning methods at SIM includes virtual classroom lectures, webinars and tutorials, practical learning, projects, and learning through research.

Assessment and verification

All units within this qualification are internally assessed. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.