Doctor of Business Administration 工商管理博士
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 Doctor of Business Administration 工商管理博士

 Graduate Studies

Next Available Intake

 January 2019


Application Closing Date

15 December 2018

 

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Programme Overview

​The Doctor of Business Administration [DBA] programme offered by School of Business of the Singapore University of Social Sciences [SUSS] focuses on training students to acquire in-depth knowledge and skills in selected management areas. With the training provided in this programme, entrepreneurs, senior management executives, and mid-career industrial practitioners are expected to develop rigorous and structural thinking process, acquire deeper knowledge and advanced research methodologies, and cultivate analytical skills that enable them to investigate and solve complex management problems and support evidence based strategy formulation.

The DBA curriculum offers exposure to knowledge relevant to the digital economy and provides students with a choice of management courses or a mix of multi-disciplinary courses to suit their applied research objectives. The programme is supported by a flexible learning environment that draws its benefits from SUSS's close linkage with industries.

The global economy is experiencing considerable uncertainty and challenges brought about by technological advancement and innovations, and changes in political landscapes and national demography. Managers and leaders need to develop a strategic mindset and global insights to address problems created by increasing economic volatility. The DBA programme is designed to produce graduates that are able to drive thought leadership in organisational change and organisational development, and effectively meet the challenges that disruptive technologies will bring to the economy.

Unique Features of the Programme
  • The programme provides graduates with in-depth training to develop rigorous and structural thinking process, cultivate analytical skills, and develop a strategic mindset and global insights.​
  • The programme enables graduates to investigate and solve complex management problems, support evidence based strategisation, and drive thought leadership and innovation.
  • The curriculum design emphases sustainability, social responsibility and ethical practices of business operations.​
  • It is an English Chinese bilingual programme. Students can benefit from SUSS's​ flexible teaching & learning environment, close industry linkages and opportunities to participate in overseas immersion courses. 


​新跃社科大学商学院推出的工商管理博士学位项目注重学生在相关管理领域能力的培养,注重提高学生管理知识和技能的深度。通过本学位项目的训练,企业家、企业高级管理人员和处于职业生涯中期的专业人士将会形成严格的,结构化的思维模式,获得更深入的行业知识和先进的研究方法,培养定量及定性分析的能力,使其能够对复杂的管理问题进行调查研究从而提出解决方案,制定有实证支持的战略规划。

本学位项目招收来自中国,新加坡以及东南亚其他国家等不同背景的学生,让他们在同一个课堂里进行学习,在一带一路的大背景下,能够知识资源互补,互通有无。学生在本项目的学习过程将受益于新跃社科大学灵活的学习环境,双语环境和与工业界建立的紧密联系。

全球经济正在经历由科技进步和创新、政治和人口的剧烈变化所带来的巨大的不确定性和挑战。企业的领导者和管理者需要发展出战略性思维和全球洞察力以便面对越来越大的经济波动。工商管理博士项目的训练能够让学生在一个企业和组织的改变和发展过程中对企业战略思维的改变起到引领的作用,以有效地面对颠覆性科技给经济带来的挑战。

项目主要特色
  • 本项目将为学生提供深入的思维训练,培养其严格和结构化的思维模式,培养定量分析的能力,培养战略性思维和全球洞察力。
  • 本项目的学习使学生能够对复杂的管理问题进行调查研究从而提出解决方案,制定实证支持的战略规划,引领企业创新和思维模式的改变。
  • 本项目的课程设置强调企业的可持续发展,企业对社会承担的责任和商业运行中的道德规范。
  • 本项目是一个中英文双语项目,学生的学习过程将受益于新跃社科大学灵活的教学环境,与工业界建立的紧密联系,以及本项目的海外沉浸式课程学习体验。

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Applicants to the DBA programme need to fulfil the following criteria for admission:
  • A MBA or EMBA or a Master's degree in relevant disciplines.
  • A minimum of five years of work experience.
  • Applicants with relevant work experience but with other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Depending on the proposed research topic, specific relevant work experience will be an asset.
  • A personal statement on:
    • How this programme supports the career aspirations of the applicant, and
    • A research proposal, highlighting
      1. research questions;
      2. how would society benefit from the findings;​
      3. how do you plan to conduct the research;
      4. topics and areas you are keen for the DBA programme to include in its courses/field trips
  • Two reference letters on the character of the applicant as well as achievements and capabilities of the applicant.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview with the Programme Admission Committee.

The offer of admission is dependent on the number of places available in this programme. The decision of the Admissions Committee of Singapore University of Social Sciences is final and binding. The University reserves the right to refuse admission and is not obliged to offer an explanation for the non-admission of unsuccessful candidates.​


申请人必须满足以下条件: 
  • 具有工商管理硕士(MBA)或者高级工商管理硕士(EMBA)或者相关学科的硕士学位; 
  • 不少于5年的工作经验; 
  • 具有其他学位资格但拥有相关工作经验的申请人将会被个别考虑; 
  • 申请者提交的研究计划书,若有相关的工作经验将会对申请有利; 
  • 提交一份个人陈述,包括以下内容 
    • 这个学位项目对于申请人职业追求的帮助; 
    • 博士论文研究课题,重点突出
      1. 研究问题;
      2. 研究结果如何让社会受益;
      3. 您打算如何进行研究;
      4. 您希望DBA项目在课程/实地考察中囊括的主题和领域 
  • 两封推荐信,主要对于申请者的个性,个人成就和能力进行评价; 
  • 候选申请人将会被要求参加面试。 

录取结果取决于该项目的剩余录取名额。 新跃社科大学招生委员会的决定是最终的,具有约束力的。 大学保留拒
绝录取的权利,并且没有义务为申请不成功的候选人提供解释。
​DBA students are required to complete 40 cu coursework (30 cu disciplinary knowledge courses and 10 cu research methodology courses) and submit a doctoral dissertation. Courses will mostly be held on 3 to 6 consecutive days including weekends from 9am to 6pm. Students are required to participate in overseas
immersion courses that will be held over a period of a few days.

Upon the completion of 30 cu coursework, students are awarded with the Graduate Diploma in Business. After the completion of an additional 10 cu coursework, students are required to successfully complete a qualifying examination (QE) in order to be granted DBA candidacy. DBA candidates are required to undertake an applied research project that culminates in a dissertation at the doctorate level. The dissertation should produce output via original applied research that is relevant to industry/professional practice and advances knowledge in these areas. Upon successfully defending their dissertations in the dissertation examination, candidates will be awarded DBA degree.

The minimum candidature period for DBA is 3 years and the maximum candidature period is 7 years.

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学生需要完成40学分的课程(包括30学分的学科知识课程(Disciplinary Knowledge Course)和10学分的研究方法课程(Research Methodology Course),以及提交博士论文。在项目期间学生必须参与海外沉浸式课程以开拓国际视野与见闻。
 
完成30学分课程后,学生将被授予商学研究生文凭。完成额外10学分课程后,学生需要顺利通过博士资格考试(Qualifying Examination)以获得博士学位候选人资格(DBA Candidacy)。
 
博士学位候选人需要进行一个应用课题的研究,并撰写论文。论文要求应达到博士水平。博士论文需体现应用研究的原创性,研究课题需与工业界或者行业现行的实践有关,研究成果能够推进这些领域知识的发展。在成功通过博士论文考试和答辩后(Dissertation Examination and Defence),博士学位候选人将会获得新跃社科大学DBA博士学位。
 
博士学位候选人资格的最短年限是3年,最长年限为7年。

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Click here​ to view the programme curriculum. 
Courses will mostly be held on 3 to 6 consecutive days including weekends from 9am to 6pm. 

点击此链接了解项目课程设置(英文)。
大部分课程将通过上包括周末在内的连续3至6天的课程,从上午9点至下午6点。

​Course Title
课程名称
​Credit U​nit
学分
​Remarks
备注
​​Compulsory
必修课程​
​ ​ ​
​Contemporary Topics in Business and Management
当代商业与管理专题
​5 ​Course schedule: Courses consist of 6 workshops. Each workshop is 3 hours in the evening time, 7pm to 10pm.
Course venue: Singapore and overseas

上课日程:6次工作坊,每次晚上7到9点三小时
课程语言:英文(配中文同声翻译)
上课地点:新加坡及海外
​Applied Research in Business and Management
管理学的实证研究方法
​10 ​Course schedule: courses are conducted intensively
Course language: English (Chinese interpretation service provided)
Course venue: Singapore

上课日程:集中型授课模式
课程语言:英文(配中文同声翻译)
上课地点:新加坡
​Strategy
战略
​5 ​Course schedule: courses are conducted intensively over 3 days
Course language: English (Chinese interpretation service provided)
Course venue: Singapore

上课日程:3天集中型授课模式
课程语言:英文(配中文同声翻译)
上课地点:新加坡
​Doctoral Dissertation
博士论文
​80
​​​​​Elective (Business)
商业选修:需修读15-20学分  ​ ​ ​ ​
​Strategic Leadership & Management for Excellence
战略领导力&卓越管理
​5 ​​​​​Course schedule: courses are conducted intensively over 3 days
Course language: English (Chinese interpretation service provided) 
Course venue: half courses in Singapore and half courses overseas

上课日程:3天集中型授课模式
课程语言:英文 (配中文同声翻译)
上课地点:一半课程在新加坡,另一半在海外​
​ ​ ​ ​
​Corporate Governance, CSR and Change Management for Sustainability
公司治理,企业社会责任和变革管理
​5
​Managing Technology and Innovation
技术与创新管理
​5
​Business Economics and Public Policy
企业经济学与公共政策
​5
​Marketing for the Future Economy
新经济时代的市场营销
​5
Elective (Business) – Min 0-5 CU
商业选修:需修读0 -5学分​
Courses from selected SUSS Master Programmes
  • Master of Non-profit Management 
  • Master of IP and Innovation Management
  • Master of Management [Urban Transportation]
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Finance - Master of Human Capital Management 

其他新跃社科大学硕士学位课程
  • 非赢利管理硕士
  • 知识产权和创新硕士
  • 城市交通管理硕士
  • 工商管理硕士
  • 金融硕士
  • 人力资源管理硕士
​Course schedule: These courses will be held during weekday nights from 7 pm to 10 pm, in total 6 sessions in 6 weeks. 
Course language: English
Course venue: Singapore

上课日程:6次课程分布在6周,工作日晚7点到10点上课。
课程语言:英文
上课地点:新加坡
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​​The DBA programme curriculum will offer aspiring entrepreneurs, senior management executives, and mid-career industrial practitioners specialised knowledge and applied research skills. The programme targets to equip students with sophisticated problem solving skills required to tackle complex business problems and drive innovations, while ensuring that they understand good sustainability, social responsibility and ethical practices.

工商管理博士项目将为有抱负的企业家,高级管理人员和职 业生涯中期的工作人士提供专业知识和应用研究技能。 该项目旨在为学生提供解决复杂业务问题时所需要的技能和创新力,同时确保他们能够很好的理解可持续性,社会责任和道德实践。
​With in-depth training from DBA, graduates can look forward to advancing their careers in the following positions:
  • Positions in consulting firms, think tanks, government agencies, etc., that require applied research skills;
  • Management positions that require critical and reflective thinking, application of theoretical knowledge to complex problems, and skills to drive thought leadership and innovation;​
  • Teaching positions in the tertiary education industry.​​

通过工商管理博士项目的深入学习,毕业生可以期待在以下职位上提升自己的职业生涯:
  • 咨询公司,智库,政府机构等需要应用研究技能的职位;
  • 需要批判性和反思性思考,运用理论知识解决复杂问题,以及推动思想领导和创新技能的管理岗位;
  • 高等教育行业的教职岗位。​
​​The University offers course fee concession for some graduate programmes. Please click here​​ for more details.​

大学针对年长者和本校校友提供一些本科以上课程费用优惠。 请点击此链接了解更多详情。
  1. What is the application fee?
    $64.20 (online e-application)
      
  2. How is the application process?
    Submission of application -> Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed - > Application outcome

  3. How do I apply?
    Application should be submitted through SUSS website under Programmes -> Graduate Studies -> Business -> Doctor of Business Administration
       
  4. What do I need to apply for DBA?
    Applicants to DBA programme need to fulfil the following criteria for admission:
    • A MBA or EMBA or a Master's degree in relevant disciplines.​ A minimum of five years of work experience.
    • Applicants with relevant work experience but with other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
    • Depending on the proposed research topic, specific relevant work experience will be an asset.
    • A personal statement on:
      • How this programme supports the career aspirations of the applicant, and
      • A research proposal, highlighting
        1. research questions;
        2. how would society benefit from the findings;​
        3. how do you plan to conduct the research;
        4. topics and areas you are keen for the DBA programme to include in its courses/field trips
    • Two reference letters on the character of the applicant as well as achievements and capabilities of the applicant.
    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview with the Programme Admission Committee.
     
  5. Is GMAT or GRE required for admission?
    No, GMAT or GRE score is not required for admission to DBA.

  6. Is an interview required for admission?
    Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview conducted by DBA Programme Admission Committee.
       
  7. When should I apply?
    You should apply once application starts. We will consider applicants on a rolling basis – applicants who apply earlier would be offered places if they are deemed suitable.

  8. How would DBA be structured?
    DBA students are required to complete 40cu coursework (30cu disciplinary courses and 10cu research methodology courses) and submit a doctoral dissertation.

  9. What is the requirement to graduate from DBA programme ? 
    DBA students have to maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.0 in their coursework and satisfy doctorate dissertation requirements.

  10. When & How will courses be held?
    Courses will mostly be held on 3 to 6 consecutive days including weekends from 9am to 6pm. Students can expect one of such courses every one to two months in the whole year. Students can also expect afew overseas immersion courses to be in China or other ASEAN countries. These courses are conducted bilingually.

    DBA also has a compulsory course which consists of 6 workshops running over two semesters (12 months). The workshops are contemporary topics in business and management and will keep on updating.
    Meanwhile, students are able to select some elective courses from a course basket which include courses from several master programmes. These courses will be held during weekday nights from 7 pm to 10 pm, in total 6 sessions in 6 weeks. Notice that these courses are only taught in English.
     
  11. What does the overseas immersion courses consist of? Is it compulsory to attend?
    The courses will include lectures, seminars, workshops, invited guest speaker’s talks, site visits, etc. Students are required to participate in overseas immersion courses that will be held over 3-5 consecutive days including weekends.

  12. Is attendance to lessons mandatory? Any opportunity for make-up lessons?
    Attendance is not mandatory, however, it may affect your participation marks. Besides, for some courses, we do have the minimum attendance requirement. Through course recording or broadcast tool, you are able to review the content.

  13. What is the progression for dissertation?
    • DB​A students need to successfully complete a qualifying examination (QE) and also a dissertation examination in order to satisfy the doctorate dissertation requirements. Both examinations will be assessed by committees comprising of the students’ supervisors, SUSS full time faculty members and external examiners
    • In order to progress to the qualifying examination and maintain candidacy, DBA students are required to complete 40cu of coursework and maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.0. After they have successfully passed the qualifying examination, their doctoral candidature will be confirmed. DBA candidates are then required to undertake an applied research project that culminates in producing a dissertation at the doctorate level. The dissertation should produce outputs that contain original applied research that is relevant to industry/professional practice and help to advance knowledge in these areas. Upon successfully defending their dissertations in the dissertation examination, DBA candidates will be awarded DBA degree.

  14. ​What is the form of Qualifying Examination?
    The QE will be in the form of a report and an oral presentation. The purpose of the QE is to ensure that students demonstrate a good grasp of their research areas, and defend suitability of the proposed research methodology. Students must exhibit competence and as well as the ability to write a research proposal. Supervisor’s approval shall be required for the submission of research proposal for QE. The student is examined by Dissertation Qualifying Examination Panel to determine his/her suitability to continue the research project.

  15. What is the form of dissertation?
    Upon the completion of the DBA research, the candidate is required to submit a dissertation on his/her research, followed by an oral defense. Supervisors’ approval shall be required for the submission of the dissertation.

  16. How do I find a DBA supervisor? Should I searching for my dissertation supervisor during the course work stage or after QE?
    Upon admission to the DBA programme, a full-time faculty member from the School of Business at SUSS will be paired with each DBA student based on two-way choice. The full-time faculty member remains the role of DBA supervisor for the student throughout the programme. The supervisor’s domain of expertise or research interest shall correspond with the student’s research area.

  17. What is the duration of the DBA programme?
    The minimum candidature period for DBA is three(3) years and the maximum candidature period is seven(7) years.

  18. Can I apply for course exemption and recognition?
    Credit recognition (CN) may be granted to applicants for courses completed in SUSS or in approved institutions or organisations which are, or deemed to be, offering relevant graduate-level courses. Credit recognition shall follow SUSS’s policy.

  19. I am working full time. Will I be able to enrol in the DBA programme?
    Yes, the DBA programme caters to full-time working professionals. Courses will mostly be held on 3 to 6 consecutive days including weekends from 9am to 6pm. ​​​​

  1. 申请费是多少?
    新币64.20(网上申请费用)

  2. 申请流程是怎样?
    提交申请 - >入围的申请人将接受面试 - >申请结果

  3. 如何申请?
    申请应通过SUSS网站的项目栏(Programmes) > 研究生课程栏(Graduate Studies) - > 商业栏(Business) - >工商管理博士 (Doctor of Business Administration)

  4.  什么时候开始申请?
    您应该在项目申请开放后申请。 我们将以滚动的方式审核申请人 – 早申请的候选人,一旦通过,将更早的获得录取名额。

  5. 申请工商管理博士需要准备什么资料?
     DBA课程的申请者需要符合以下入学标准: 
    • 具有工商管理硕士(MBA)或者高级工商管理硕士(EMBA)或者相关学科的硕士学位; 
    • 不少于5年的工作经验; 
    • 具有其他学位资格但拥有相关工作经验的申请人将会被个别考虑; 
    • 申请者提交的研究计划书,若有相关的工作经验将会对申请有利;
    • 提交一份个人陈述,包括以下内容 
      • 这个学位项目对于申请人职业追求的帮助
      • 博士论文研究课题,重点突出
        1. 研究问题;
        2. 研究结果如何让社会受益;
        3. 您打算如何进行研究;
        4. 您希望DBA项目在课程/实地考察中囊括的主题和领域
    • 封推荐信,主要对于申请者的个性,个人成就和能力进行评价;
    候选申请人将会被要求参加面试。

  6. 入学需要GMAT或GRE吗?
    不,入读DBA不需要GMAT或GRE成绩。

  7. 录取是否需要通过面试?
    候选申请人将被要求参加DBA项目招生委员会的面试。

  8. DBA的课程结构是怎样的?
    DBA学生必须完成40学分的学科知识课程(30学分学科课程和10学分的研究方法课程),以及提交博士论文。

  9. 从DBA项目毕业的要求是什么?
    DBA学生学业成绩必须保持加权成绩(CGPA)最低3.0,并满足博士论文要求。

  10. 课程时间安排以及课程将如何进行?
    大部分课程将通过上包括周末在内的连续3至6天的课程,从上午9点至下午6点。 学生可以在一年中每隔一到两个月学习一门课程。在项目期间学生还须参与海外沉浸式课程,海外课程将在中国或其他东盟国家举行。课程是双语进行的。

    DBA还有一门必修课,其6次研讨会将横跨两个学期。 研讨会是有关当代商业和管理方面的主题,具体内容将在每年不断更新。

    同时,学生可以从其他新跃社科大学的硕士学位选择选修课程。 这些课程将在工作日晚上的7点至10点举行,总共6次课程,为期6周。 请注意,这些课程仅以英语授课。

  11. 海外沉浸式课程包含哪些内容? 是否必须参加?
    课程包括讲座,研讨会,工作坊,特邀演讲嘉宾讲座,实地考察等。 学生必须参加海外沉浸式课程,该沉静式课程将包含在连同周末在内的连续3至6天的授课时间里。

  12. 是否必须参加课程? 有补课的机会吗?
    出席不是强制性的,但是,它可能会影响您的课堂参与分数。 此外,对于某些课程,我们有最低出勤率的要求。 通过课程录制,实时直播等工具,您将可以上网查看和收听课程内容。

  13. 学位论文的进程是怎样的? 
    • 博士需要成功完成博士资格考试(QE)和论文考试,以满足博士论文要求。两项考试将由考试审查组评估,其中包括导师,新跃社科大学的全职教师,和外部审查员; 
    • 为了进入博士资格考试阶段并保持候选资格,DBA学生必须完成40学分学科课程并保持最低加权成绩(CGPA) 3分。在成功通过博士资格考试(QE)后,他们的博士候选人资格将得到确认。然后博士学位候选人将进行一个应用课题的研究,论文要求应达到博士水平。博士论 文需体现应用研究的原创性,研究课题需与工业界或者行业现行的实践有关,研究成果能够推进 这些领域知识的发展。在成功通过博士论文考试和答辩后,博士学位候选人将会获得新跃社科大学DBA博士学位。

  14. 博士资格考试的形式是什么?
    博士资格考试将以报告和口头报告的形式出现。博士资格考试的目的是确保学生能够很好地掌握他们的研究领域,并保证所提出的研究方法的适用性。 学生必须具备撰写研究计划书的能力。 提交博士资格考试的研究提案需要通过导师的批准。 学生也将通过博士资格考试小组的审查,以确定他/她是否适合继续科学项目的研究。

  15. 论文写作的形式是什么?
    完成博士课题项目研究后,候选人必须提交其课题项目研究的论文,然后进行答辩。 提交论文需要通过导师的批准。

  16. 如何寻找导师?
    一旦录取入学,在双向选择的基础上,将会根据每一位学生的需求为其配备导师。导师主要来自新跃社科大学商学院全职老师。 在整个科目课程学习中,这位与其配对的老师将一直做为学生的博士导师之至毕业。导师的专业所长和研究兴趣应与学生的课题方向吻合。

  17. 博士项目的时长?
    博士学位候选人资格的最短年限是3年,最长年限为7年。

  18. 可以申请课程豁免和学分认可吗?
    通过申请,学分认可(CN)可能授予给在新跃社科大学完成的,或者出自被认可的机构或组织的相关研究生学科课程。 学分认可制度应遵循新跃社科大学的政策。

  19. 我全职工作,可以申请工商管理博士项目吗?
    是的,工商管理博士项目迎合全职工作的专业人士时间表。括周末在内的连续3至6天的课程,从上午9点至下午6点。

  20. 学费多少?学费是否需要一次性交完?
    外籍学生完成整个博士项目的含税学费折合人民币大约48万+,本地学生(包括新加坡永久居民和公民)有20%的优惠。学费由科目课程部分和论文部分组成。第一学年,学生可根据所选科目提交学费,总的科目课程学费约为人民币11万+。当学生成功通过博士资格考试,成为博士候选人后可一次性或者通过4个学期分期付款完全剩余的论文费用。学费细节请参考此网址

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