Aston University Partners with Keypath Education to Offer An Executive Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

10/24/19   |  
Sat Jandu, Senior Marketing Manager

Aston University, ranked among the World Top 100 Universities, just announced the launch of an Executive Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program online, in partnership with Keypath Education, a leading online program management provider. Aston’s DBA is designed to offer high-level training to professionals seeking senior management positions in their chosen business fields. DBA is the ultimate degree to attain in the field of business administration. The curriculum prepares students in advanced business study and research that lays the foundation for strategic planning and decision-making.

Commenting on the launch, Aston's Rakesh Bissoondeeal, DBA Programme Director said, "Aston’s Executive DBA is structured for business leaders to build the skills to design and deliver research that makes an impact, strengthen the ability to solve complex business problems, and form an in-depth analysis of a relevant topic and develop a comprehensive research project. This opportunity with Keypath has opened up the doors to reach students on a more global level."

The program will have its first start term in April 2020.

Aston’s Online Executive DBA is designed to help senior professionals advance their learning while working in their existing roles. They will be trained to excel in senior leadership roles and organizational management positions in corporations, non-profits, and government agencies. The field of business is multi-disciplinary, and DBA programs allow students to specialize in specific areas. DBA courses are offered in niches like financial management, engineering and technology, public administration, project management, marketing, and many more.

Commenting on the launch, Patrick Klein, Managing Director, Keypath Education (Europe) said, “We are very excited to launch the Executive DBA online program with Aston University. The degree offers seasoned professionals the opportunity to address medium and long-term business problems and research relevant solutions that will have a direct impact on their business They will also be able to benefit from the experiences of mentors and peers. We are very proud of our strong and growing relationship with Aston, allowing us to extend our online portfolio to now add a research-based program at the highest academic level. This will help graduates to really differentiate and establish themselves as thought leaders and effective influencers.”

The new online program will be offered under the Aston Business School, which is triple-accredited by AACSB, AMBA, and Equis.

About Aston:

For more than 60 years, Aston has garnered respect and has been recognized for its excellence. Aston Business School is part of an elite one percent group worldwide to be recognized with triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA for providing the highest standard of the academic experience for its students. Aston’s mission is to be the UK’s leading university for business, enterprise, and the professions, where original research has a positive impact on the world around us.

About Keypath:

Keypath Education is dedicated to creating global access to high-quality online education. Keypath partners with the world's best universities to launch and grow high-quality degree programs. The focus is to keep the brand and academic rigor intact while accelerating the growth and quality of the university program portfolio. The company has offices and partners in the United States, Canada, the UK, and Australia.

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