Global DBA: Durham-emlyon (GDBA)
The Global DBA: Durham-emlyon (GDBA), is a new part-time executive doctoral programme delivered by Durham University Business School and emlyon business school across global locations: UK, France and various international locations.
This doctoral-level programme will provide you with a unique and unparalleled opportunity to learn from, and collaborate with, internationally renowned faculty at two of Europe’s most innovative and exciting business schools.
Take your leadership to the next level in an age of disruption.
The GDBA develop your understanding of frontier insights in management and business and enhance your own research capabilities, empowering you to push the boundaries of knowledge. Through this, you will become a true business leader enabling you to accelerate your personal development and further boost your career.
You will use your research expertise by focusing on a challenge or opportunity your organisation is facing, to help transform your business and make an impact to professional practice and relevant communities across institutional, disciplinary and geographical boundaries.
How is the programme structured?
The Global DBA; Durham-emlyon is a double doctoral degree programme and is co-taught by faculty from both Durham University Business School and emlyon business school. You will receive a Doctorate from each School and also be co-supervised by faculty from both institutions.
The programme consists of five core modules and involves part-time study over 4 to 6 years, structured in a way you can combine your demanding executive careers with periods of intense study and individual research progress.
15th April 2019
|Induction & Registration||Durham||N/A|
|16th - 18th April 2019||
Core Module 1
Leadership & Followship
|18th - 20th October 2019||
Core Module 2
Global Corporate Strategy
|22nd -24th March March 2020||
Core Module 3
Innovation and Technology Management
|3rd Continent TBA||TBC|
|18th - 20th September 2020||
Core Module 4
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
|22nd - 24th January 2021||
Core Module 5
Theory into Practice
Durham (and online)
Years 3-6 dates
|Dates||Learning Activities||Location||Assessment Submission|
|Doctoral Thesis (maximum 60,000 words)||
Self-directed, on-line meetings,
and face to face meetings where possible