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DBA: opening of a 2nd program in the United States and 400th graduate

DBA : ouverture d’un 2ème programme outre-Atlantique et 400ème diplômé
Published on
16 June 2019

After Grenoble (France), Los Angeles (United States, West Coast) and Istanbul (Turkey), Grenoble Ecole de Management will offer its Doctorate of Business Administration program in New York City (United States, East Coast) starting at the end of 2019. In parallel, GEM's 400th DBA student has just graduated.

Opening of a DBA in New York in November 2019

On April 11, GEM Doctoral School teams announced the launch of this new program in the presence of graduates, students and partners in Manhattan. Following a growing demand on the East Coast of the United States, Grenoble Ecole de Management has decided to open a DBA program in New York starting November 2019 for managers and research professors. The training workshops will be led by professors from Grenoble Ecole de Management. The first one being on the fundamentals of research will be held in Grenoble in November 2019. The next 6 workshops will take place at Pace University between February 2020 and December 2021, focusing in particular on data collection and analysis - a key step in a research thesis.

26 years of existence and more than 400 graduates

Since 1993, students have explored hundreds of topics including innovation, big data, finance, technology management, health, education, and organizational change. The school now has more than 400 DBA graduates worldwide. So many experts, who, at the end of this training, represent the bridge between managerial practice and theory.

This program has evolved over time, offering students different training locations around the world to facilitate the travel of these highly sought-after executives. With that in mind, Grenoble Ecole de Management launched the DBA program in Louisiana 15 years ago before moving to Los Angeles, California. Since then, a solid network of graduates and students has been built on the West Coast.

Training while employed

The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) of Grenoble Ecole de Management is celebrating its 26th anniversary this year. It is one of the oldest DBAs in Europe. Objective: to meet the growing demand from top managers who want to resume their studies and theorize their managerial experience in the form of research work. This part-time training allows managers to keep working while completing their thesis. Over the years, this program has also become increasingly popular with teachers or lecturers seeking academic qualifications and a permanent position in an international business school or university.

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