EXECUTIVE DBA PROGRAMME
The Executive Doctor of Business Administration (Executive DBA) programme is designed to create opportunities and challenges for business-oriented candidates to attain the highest level of their potentials in professional practice of business. The programme is aimed at producing highly competent and qualified business administrative doctorates capable of assuming senior leadership roles in public and private sectors of the economy. It will sharpen their professional knowledge from varying perspectives. They are also given broad-based orientation that will enable them to function maximally in application of their knowledge and skills in the business environment for which they are being prepared.
The Executive Doctor of Business Administration (Executive DBA) programme is designed to provide specialised education and training for high level business managers. It requires general familiarity with crucial knowledge of the various segments in the business administration discipline. Candidates may be interested in investigating their peculiar organizational challenges and finding solutions to them. A successful completion of the programme requires an ability to make full and intensive use of relevant concepts, tools and ability to communicate these to other people for the advancement of businesses and organizations.
The Executive Doctor of Business Administration (Executive DBA) programme cuts across various areas in business and industry. Students will complete relevant sessions of practical case analysis in business related areas in addition to case thesis writing.
1.4 Admission is done twice in a year: March/April and September/October
1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive Doctor of Business Administration (EDBA) programme shall be by organisational case studies, seminar presentations and case thesis reports.
The duration for the DBA programme shall be six (6) semesters – 3 years.
Students are, however, expected to be on campus for revision a week before relevant semester examinations.
1.7 Employment Opportunities
The Executive Doctor of Business Administration (Executive DBA) programme prepares students to improve professionalism in business practices and entrepreneurship development. The programme equally trains them to fill senior level management positions in business, commerce, industry, and government. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy.
1.8 Fee Structure
The fees is N500,000 per semester for six (6) semesters – (three years).
Course Code Course Title Unit Load
EDB 933 Seminar Presentations on Banking and Finance 3
EDB 935 Seminar Presentations on Management related issues 3
EDB 931 Seminar Presentations on Accounting issues 3
EDB 937 Seminar Presentations on Marketing related issues 3
EDB 926 Case Studies and Analysis in Accounting 3
EDB 922 Case Studies and Analysis in Banking and Finance 3
EDB 924 Case Studies and Analysis in Marketing 3
EDB 920 Case Studies and Analysis in Management 3
EDB 915 Advanced Research Methods in all Business Areas (Accounting,
Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing) 6
EDB 990 Case Thesis (in any Business Area of Students’ Interest) 4
EDB 931 Seminar Presentations on Accounting Issues (3units)
Contemporary issues on the effective use of accounting and auditing information in business operations.
EDB 933 Seminar Presentations on Banking and Finance (3units)
Contemporary issues on activities of banks and other financial institutions.
EDB 935 Seminar Presentations in Management related Issues (3units)
Contemporary issues on the smooth operations of business organisations in the 21st century and beyond.
EDB 937 Seminar Presentations in Marketing related Issues (3units)
Contemporary issues on value chain marketing.
EDB 920 Case Studies and Analysis on Management (3units)
Varied cases on general management of business organisations.
EDB 922 Case Studies and Analysis in Banking and Finance (3 units)
Varied cases on activities of banking and financial institutions.
EDB 924 Case Studies and Analysis in Marketing Organisations (3 units)
Varied cases on Strategic Innovation in Globally Diverse Markets
EDB 926 Case Studies and Analysis in Accounting (3 units)
Varied cases on accounting and auditing firms.
EDB 915 Applied Research Methods in all Business Areas (Accounting,
Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing) (3units)
Applied Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing
EDB 990 Case Thesis (in any Business Area of Student’s Interest) (6 units)
Candidate is required to write a case thesis on an approved topic. There will be oral defense of the thesis before an external examiner.