Doctor of
Business Administration

Veritas University College

Here's the BIG Picture

Indra Nooyi once said, “You must continuously increase your learning, the way you think and the way you approach your organisation.” As a business professional, your bank of knowledge and skills must be somewhat limitless.

So, if you already have a Master’s degree, our Doctor of Business Administration programme, is the perfect launching pad for you to delve further into the intricacies of business.  

Embark on your doctorate with us and be amongst some of the greatest minds in the business world!

With this Course, You Will:

  • Extend and develop your theoretical and empirical understanding to enable you to identify and resolve business challenges in both the private and public sectors.
  • Build your research capabilities.
  • Gain access to careers in academia, consultancy or management in a diverse range of industries worldwide.  

Why choose Veritas University College?

Veritas University College is determined to further push the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by continuously developing world-class programmes at some of the most affordable fees available in the region.

Veritas has received the BrandLaureate Best Brand in Online Education award for 2020, 2021 and 2022 in recognition of our exceptional academic and co-curricular experience. Our next gen holistic education ecosystem is designed to prepare you for the challenges of tomorrow.

You will be able to learn online anytime, anywhere thanks to our extensive library of pre-recorded in-class lectures and studio lessons, study manuals, lesson notes and more, enjoy 24/7 access to the best digital resources to aid your studies. In our DBA programme, you will learn from industry-recognised professionals and leading academicians who specialise in the diverse fields of business.

How Do I Get In?

  • A recognised Master's Degree approved by the Senate.
  • Any other equivalent qualification(s) accepted by the Senate.

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Course Modules

Year 1

Advance Research Methods (Part 1 & 2)
This module exposes you to research methods in business. It focuses on understanding the philosophy, processes, designs and various research methods such as experimental, surveys and correlational studies. You will also learn the development of instruments and issues relating to reliability and validity, problem identifications, techniques to review relevant academic literature, sampling, ethics involved in research and how to write the research reports. 

Advanced Organisation and Management
This module targets students with an active interest in behavioural research in management who seek to use insights from organisational behaviour in their own research. It concentrates on advanced coverage of the state of the science.

Accounting & Finance
This module was designed to give you opportunities to understand the subject matter, theoretical foundations, issues and research frameworks in carrying out studies in finance. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Pennsylvania.

Advanced Marketing Management
This module addresses marketing and international business strategy formulation, marketing and business planning process and the role of marketing in the organisation. You will evaluate the concept of strategic marketing and international business to development of marketing and business plans as core business functions. 

Organisational Leadership
Through in-depth knowledge of leadership philosophies and exposure to current practice in the corporate world, you will stand out as an authority in business leadership. With this specialised knowledge and skill in leading an organisation, you will be able to inspire and guide others, while developing your leadership capabilities to tackle state, regional and global business issues proactively and strategically.  You will also earn a microcredential from Copenhagen Business School.

Year 2

Advanced Managerial Economics
The aim of this module is to provide an in-depth analysis of business decision-making in an economic global setting. It examines the fundamental questions of economics as they relate to the globalised economy. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Illnois at Urbana-Champaign.

Organisational Theory and Design
This course focuses on organisational theories and research and explains why businesses operate the way they do. Three perspectives of human behaviour are presented and their relevancy to the real world discussed. Key department and organisational level variables and models are studied with the goal of understanding the patterns and relationships amongst organisational dimensions, such as strategy, structure and the environment. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Illnois at Urbana-Champaign.

Advanced Organisational Behaviour
This module seeks to expose you to the contents, process and context of carrying out scholarly organisational and leadership research and practice. Discussions will start by exploring the overall aspects of leadership traits, skills, and behaviours and the impact these have on business organisations. You will then be exposed to theories used in trying to understand organisational, leadership and other popular areas of research. 

Entrepreneurship
The initial part of this module develops an advanced understanding on the current state of entrepreneurship in the global context. You are also exposed to successful entrepreneurship, opportunity identification and assessment, economic development potential of small businesses in Malaysia, alternative forms of work arrangements in the new economy, balancing an entrepreneurial lifestyle and determining what success means to the new generation of entrepreneurs. 

Year 3

Doctoral Research

This module is designed to plan, research and write up a project that improves understanding of a significant managerial, business or organisational issue, and provide appropriate recommendations for action or findings. 

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