Program DBA

The DBA is a Doctoral degree whose structure and curriculum were created in order to be adaptable to professional managerial obligations.


A program created for optimal time management

The DBA from the American Business School of Paris is a doctorate especially designed and adapted for upper-level executives.

The curriculum’s organization and content take into account students’ professional obligations.

The cursus

The DBA program combines:

  • Traditional classes split up into adapted time slots
  • Online training

Like our partner university, Franklin University, the curriculum offered benefits from the latest improvements in digital education. The schedules are flexible and make it possible to easily incorporate it into a professional’s schedule.



Full Program

Research program and core subjects​​​​​​​

  • Research seminars: 16 credits
  • Core subjects: 20 credits
  • Elective courses: 12 credits
  • Thesis and defense: 10 credits


Research Seminars

  • Writing Fundamentals. This course is specifically interested in the essential and customary academic writing conventions used in research production.
  • Research Methods and Design. Research methodology, methods and their application will be addressed in this seminar
  • Applied Statistics. Statistical methods and techniques will be examined and applied in research hypotheses
  • Colloquium I
  • Colloquium II
  • Advanced Quantitative Research, Design and Analysis. This class provides in-depth understanding and a critical approach in order to implement the most advanced statistical analysis and multidimensional techniques used today

Core Subjects

  • Management Theory and Practice, this course presents a complete overview of how the theory of management developed and the different applications for management.
  • Organizational Behavior, Culture and Effectiveness, advanced research seminar on the subject of organizational culture and behavior.
  • Organizational Leadership, this course addresses concepts, notions and theories of leadership from historical and contemporary perspectives.
  • Organizational Systems, Perspectives, Theory and Application, this course focuses on the theory and practical applications of organizations as open and adaptable systems.
  • Strategic Thinking, Decision-Making and Innovation, one of the objectives of this class is to allow students to develop their own mental map of systemic theories and notions to use in concrete management and administrative contexts
  • Organizational Performance Analysis, this course proposes a multifaceted approach in order to manage, conduct and evaluate overall organizational productivity in order to reach tactical and strategic objectives.
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility, this class is focused on the evaluation and analysis of key theories and hypotheses that come under consideration in ethical decision-making, as well as their direct incorporation and implementation in organizational practices of the 21st century.
  • Change Management and Organizational Development, this course is focused on the research and evaluation of theoretical concepts and essential key practices in order to implement initiatives for organizational change.


To learn more about it : Site de Franklin University.


  • Grand Oral
  • Thesis stage I
  • Thesis stage II
  • Thesis stage III

Our accreditations



  1. International culture
  2. Multiculturalism in the spotlight
  3. Recognized diplomas
  4. International at the heart of our programs
  5. 100% in English