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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media
Executive Leadership via distance learning
This Doctor Ph.D. Degree combines the major theories and practices in the world of business and leadership. It provides a wide perspective on enterprises and their transformations through numerous case studies and accounts from the managers and executives at leading companies. It contains capstone material that highlights the challenges facing the twenty-first-century managers.
The Doctor Ph.D. Degree online via distance learning offers students the highest level of specialization a discipline can offer. More info...
* 45 to 72 academic credits above a Master's program.
* Average Duration: 24 months.
* Program Structure: 70% textbooks + 30% Thesis.
* Admission is open for adults over 27 years of age.
* Master's degree or international equivalent (5 years of study) is required for admission.
Fees include all: Program of study, textbooks, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript.
Cost per BIU earned postgraduate credit: 130 Euros (170 US$)
Cost per transferred credit from previous education and/or professional experience if required: 20 Euros (25 US$)
45 ... 72 Academic credits
Tuition Fee :Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
"Companies of today value those who demonstrate the will power, responsibility, motivation and capacity for self-improvement required by distance learning higher education." Business Today.
Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree
Executive Leadership via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 36 Academic credits - Executive Leadership Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 36 Academic credits: Executive Leadership Online
BIU Earned Credits
Credits earned through the completion of academic work at Bircham International University (Reports, Projects and Thesis).
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...
Postgraduate level continuing education course.
Previous knowledge in this field of study is required.
601EXL - Management Science
602EXL - Organizational Behavior
603EXL - Human Resources
604EXL - Employment Reward Strategies
605EXL - Decision Making & Analysis
606EXL - Working in Complex Systems
607EXL - Employee Dispute Resolution
608EXL - Organizational Leadership
609EXL - Business Administration & Management
610EXL - Entrepreneurship Leadership
611EXL - Coaching & Executive Leadership
612EXL - Multinational Management
Bibliography: Executive Leadership via distance learning
The corresponding textbooks are included in the fees. Once the fee has been paid, the books may take between two to five weeks to reach your address. Bircham International University offices may inform you at any time of the status of your books. If the book is in English, the required report must be written in English unless you have requested to write it in other language and have gained Bircham International University authorization. More info...
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+ Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Management Science.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Executive Leadership:
ABE - Association of Business Executives
ACPI - Association of Career Professionals International
AESC - Association of Executive Search Consultants
AFAEMME - Association of Organisations of Mediterranean Businesswomen
AGeCSO - Association pour la Gestion des Connaissances dans la Societé et les Organisations
AMA - American Management Association
AMCES - Asociación Española de Mentoring y Consultoría
APD - Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección
APEE - Associação Portuguesa de Ética Empresarial
ASAE - American Society of Association Executives
BMA - Business Management Association
CGC - Club Gestion des Connaissances
EBEN - European Business Ethics Network
EGC - Association Extraction et Gestion des Connaissances
FREDLA - Family-Run Executive Director Leadership Association
IAKM - International Association for Knowledge Management
IAOM - International Association of Management
IKMS - Information and Knowledge Management Society
ISBEE - International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics
ISOBL - International Society of Business Leaders
ISPI - International Society for Performance Improvement
IWWHS - International WHO'S WHO Historical Society
KMA - Knowledge Management Association
KMPro - Knowledge Management Professional Society
MRA - The Management Association
OAM - The Oxford Association of Managers
SBE - Society for Business Ethics
SBGC - Sociedade Brasileira de Gestão do Conhecimento
SJDM - Society for Judgment and Decision Making
Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional. Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...
+ 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).
Admission requirements: Doctor - Executive Leadership
Bircham International University distance learning degree admission requirements differ depending upon the Faculty and the major of study. There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, sex, beliefs and/or religion. A minimum of 30% of the total number of credits required by any adult degree program syllabus has to be transferred from previous education and/or validated from professional experience in order to gain admission. A maximum of 20% of the total number of credits required by the distance learning degree program can be transferred from professional and life experience. More info...
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Learning outcomes: Doctor - Executive Leadership
The following learning outcomes are compatible with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning and continuing education. The EQF directives facilitate acceptance of this course credits by many higher education institution. These learning outcomes are achieved after completion of this course with a passing grade. Better grades will demonstrate higher analysis, evaluation and critical thinking skills. More info...
EQF LEVEL 6. Advanced knowledge and critical understanding.
Outcome resulting from course content assessment and its applicability to problem solving.
The student's ability to combine the different parts of the text and to form a new coherent and harmonic final report will determine the critical understanding of the subject and an advanced knowledge of Executive Leadership. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Executive Leadership to different Business & Media decision making scenarios and problem-solving. More info...
EQF LEVEL 7. Advanced knowledge and critical thinking.
Outcome resulting from written critical thinking and its applicability to problem solving.
The student will contrast and evaluate the learned material with his/her own knowledge and experience to express an opinion about Executive Leadership, to consider the practical application of the key concepts, and to argue the conclusions along the written report. Personal judgments and opinion should be based on sound criteria and must be clearly discussed. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media
Executive Leadership Online
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Acceptance of these Distance Learning Higher Education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution, or company policy, or country legal framework.
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Executive Leadership