Notice| Take the last chance to join in emlyon GDBA 2019 Intake!
Source：Global DBA (Asia Track)Date：2019-04-25
emlyon Global DBA (Asia Track)
Master the wisdom to become scholarly business leaders.
This program has been specifically designed in response to a growing need of business leaders to challenge current business practice and devise new methods for progression in times of technological and geopolitical change, and increasing uncertainty.
By combining academically rigorous education with business practice, the program will enable participants to update their business knowledge and enhance their analytical and critical thinking capabilities through modules delivered across the globe.
The emlyon Global DBA also requires participants to produce a doctoral dissertation – an original piece of research focusing on solving core issues within their own industry or organization. With their career experience and their new academic learning, this dissertation will create real business impact and value.
Take the last chance to join in emlyon GDBA 2019 Intake!
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Conditions for Admission
- Hold a higher education degree, MBA/EMBA or equivalent;
- Significant working experience, 10 years or more;
- A motivation letter, a CV, a preliminary Research Memo， Degree copy, 2 recommendation letters and a complete application form；
- A good command of English.
Pass the pre-selection, and submit a complete application dossier as listed
- One motivation letter
- One CV
- One preliminary Research Memo
- One Degree copy
- Two recommendation letters and one complete application form
The Third Round
May 8 - May 9, 2019
The Fourth round
May 27 - May 28, 2019
The Third Round：Within 10 days after the interview with the written notification.
The Fourth Round：Within 10 days after the interview with the written notification.
GDBA 2019 Intake Opening Ceremony
Q & A
Q: What are the considerations of the Admission Review Committee?
The Admission Review Committee will review the application package submitted by an applicant. Applicants with excellent management experience will be given priority. The most important part of the application includes the interview and the applicant's interest in independent research – therefore, a statement of purpose that clearly shows his/her academic direction and research interest plays a decisive role in the admission process.
Q: How many workshops? Where are these workshops hosted?
The first stage of the Program includes eight workshops, amounting to 28 days. Each workshop takes 3-4 days.You will travel to worldwide emlyon campuses for these workshops, in addition to overseas studies at our partnering institutions in Europe, Asia and Americas.
Q: In which language shall I write my DBA dissertation?
Either in English or in Chinese.
Q: Does the Program only include 8 workshops? Are there any additional activities?
As one of the features of the Program, there are 8 methodology workshops over the 18 months in the first stage. Each workshop takes 3-4 days. There are two dissertation defences in Year 3-4.
The Program will also organize DBA seminars, conferences and company visits from time to time.
Q: What are the requirements of DBA dissertation?
Problem identification: Focus on business and management problems that have a significant and practical impact on the business and industry;
Theories and literature: Fully review and refer to business and management theories related to the problems in question;
Research design: Clearly define the observation variables involved in the problems in question, and collect and measure the first-hand and public data of such variables;
Data analysis: Show well-designed and relevant methods of data analysis and interpret the business and management lessons revealed by the results;
Word count: 50,000-80,000 English words or 75,000-120,000 Chinese characters.
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