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Professional Doctorate in Business Management

A Professional Doctorate in Business Management develops strategic leadership skills and specialized expertise for effective management in diverse industries.

The Professional Doctorate in Business Management empowers ambitious and seasoned professionals to cultivate the capabilities and mastery required to tackle real-world challenges and seize opportunities in the ever-evolving realm of corporate management. Pursuing this online doctorate program from East Bridge University allows individuals to garner the skills and expertise necessary to excel in the dynamic business landscape.

This online doctorate program involves academic curriculum that focuses on applied research, allowing students to overcome the disparity between theory and practice and make significant contributions to the field while benchmarking their expertise. The Professional Doctorate in Business Management graduates with the advanced competencies necessary to excel in leadership roles, drive organizational success, and navigate complex business challenges

Benefits of pursuing a Professional Doctorate in Business Management

  • Advanced knowledge and aptitude in business management.
  • Enhanced leadership and strategic thinking skills.
  • Strengthened validation of professional standing and recognition in the corporate world.
  • Increased career opportunities and advancement prospects.
  • Hands-on application of theories and concepts to everyday business challenges.
  • Networking and collaboration opportunities with professionals and experts in the field.
  • Augmented skills in research and ability to contribute to the body of knowledge in business management.
  • Personal growth and development as a business leader.
  • Aptitude to drive organizational success and combat complex business environments.
  • Preparation for senior-level executive positions and consulting roles.

Professional Doctorate involves four stages

To be eligible for the professional doctorate in business management, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A recognized Bachelor's or Master's degree in the relevant field of study is a prerequisite for applicants.
  • Emphasize at least 10 years of preferred relevant life experience.
  • Submit evidence of a standardized test score, like IELTS Level 6.0 or its equivalent proficiency test.

Who are Professional Doctorates suited for?

The Professional Doctorate program is carefully crafted to meet the distinct needs of professionals in both the public and private sectors, opening doors to exceptional career advancement prospects in specialized fields. Geared towards seasoned individuals with aspirations for senior leadership roles, these programs empower participants to effectively apply their extensive knowledge across diverse work environments. The acquisition of a Professional Doctorate degree bestows significant advantages upon individuals seeking to harness their expertise in real-world settings, encompassing dynamic companies, revered educational institutions, and service-oriented sectors. Consequently, graduates emerge equipped to excel as influential leaders, driving positive change and innovation in their respective industries.

Is a Professional Doctorate internationally recognized?

The Professional Doctorate degree is universally acknowledged as an international qualification, attracting numerous Asian, EU, and international students to pursue their Doctorate at EBU. While most global employers recognize the value of a professional Doctorate, it's essential to verify its acceptance in your home or destination country if you intend to work abroad. The prestigious PDC is directly conferred by the European International University in Paris.

Duration of an Online Professional Doctorate in Business Management

Earn your Professional Doctorate in Business Management through East Bridge University's online program, completing it in just 36 months. Discuss the possibility of expediting your progress with our dedicated Program Officers.

Admission Process for a Professional Doctorate in Business Management

  • Fill application form available on East Bridge University website [ Click here to apply]
  • Wait for detailed instructional email from our Enrollment Department
  • Fill up the Admission evaluation form and submit with your updated resume
  • On acceptance of your Enrollment you will get a provisional offer letter with Course fee, payment plan and admissible scholarship if any.
  • Make the payment for the course fee. Submission and payment of admission fee marks the end of enrolment process.

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The curriculum of the Professional Doctorate in Business Management is carefully constructed to provide aspiring professionals with a complete understanding of crucial business concepts, theories, and practices. This online doctorate program combines innovative coursework, research projects, and practical applications to mature professional skills and abilities like managerial and leadership ability, strategic thinking, decision-making abilities, and critical analysis skills.

The Professional Doctorate in Business Management curriculum combines scholarly rigor, research distinction, and practical application to prepare graduates for success in a rapidly evolving business landscape. By integrating theoretical foundations, advanced coursework, and research opportunities, the program equips students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials essential for making substantial contributions as leaders, researchers, consultants, or educators in the field of business management. Moreover, students have the opportunity to benchmark their expertise against industry standards, ensuring their readiness to excel in professional roles.

Credits for Professional Doctorate Program

  • Introduction to Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Conducting Accurate Internet Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Dissertation (15,000 words research) - 90 ECTS
  • Viva Voce (Thesis) - 30 ECTS
  • Total - 180 ECTS


What are the career opportunities after completing a Professional Doctorate in Business Management?

After completing a Professional Doctorate in Business Management, graduates have a wide range of career opportunities available to them.

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)
  • Business Development Director
  • Management Consultant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Analyst
  • Organizational Development Manager
  • Researcher or Research Analyst
  • Business Professor or Lecturer
  • Senior Manager or Director in various functional areas (e.g., Marketing, Finance, Human Resources)
  • Executive Leadership Coach
  • Senior Business Analyst
  • Business Strategist
  • Change Management Specialist
  • Operations Director

Fees Structure

Thank you for considering our education programs. We understand that financial planning plays a crucial role in your decision-making process. Garner the benefit of flexibility when pursing an online professional doctorate degree from East Bridge University (EBU) which provides access to the course from any corner of the world. EBU offers affordability and easy instalment payment option with no interest charges. Payments can be made via, Credit Card, Online Bank Transfer, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers. All Fees Include Tax, LMS Access, Program of study, Evaluation and assessment, Study guide, Diploma, and transcript from European International University.

Country Flag Country Currency Amount
United States of America USD 2750
United Kingdom GBP 2200
Thailand THB 94000
India INR 227000
UAE AED 11000

Fees include all: Tax, Program of study, LMS access, Study guide, Evaluation and Assessment, Diploma, Courier charges apply for Degree dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from Paris. PDC is conferred by the European International University, (EIU-Paris). There is a bench fee applicable for each extension you request to complete the PDC program after 36 months

Refund Policy

Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out and before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBU
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months


The Professional Doctorate in Business Management is delivered and assessed by East Bridge University and the quality is assured by European International University, Paris. The most Grand & Global level Degree and the transcript are affiliated to by European International University, Paris, allowing students to receive relevant degrees upon successful completion.

European International University is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

Certificates and Transcripts

Documents regarding graduation are always generated in English, and will be made up-to-date as per the latest guidelines or formats adopted by European International University. These documents may be issued and legalized from Paris, France.

The following graduation documents are issued from East Bridge University:

Degree: It shows the graduate’s name in full, degree program, date, issuing country and signature of the Dean of the Faculty, the President and Registrar. It does not particularly mention any information regarding distance learning. This is issued by European International University.

Transcript: Displays all the credits accounted towards the degree, including the credits transferred from previous education, and the corresponding grades. It comprises the Diploma Supplement information, as deemed necessary by European Higher Education guidelines. This is issued by European International University

Graduation Completion Letter: A letter from East Bridge University from the Head of the Board of Academics information about your successful completion of the program.

Reference Letter: A reference letter is equivalent to a recommendation letter. A document is a stamp of integrity, capability and character of the candidate. This is issued from the Head of Faculty of the School, East Bridge University upon request.

East Bridge University, praised by influential business leaders

East Bridge University has been a wonder and a magic in my life; helping me summarize my lifelong learning, experience and my teaching for living a life made more meaningful with learning and practice of simple skills for every age in every generation. My journey with East Bridge University has been truly inspiring and exciting for me as well all my associates, including my learners. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to the entire team of East Bridge University.

Dr. Mitali Roy
Soft Skilled Trainer, USA Professional Doctorate in Learning and Development

The journey with East Bridge University has been phenomenal! The structure of the course is so scientifically designed that the journey in the research study became all the more smooth. The support team was always prompt and spontaneous in responding to any queries or doubts.

Dr Aditi Ghosh
Senior Teacher Trainer, Kolkata, India Professional Doctorate Programn

I would like to express my appreciation for the knowledge and skills I have gained throughout my journey in the program. The curriculum was comprehensive and well-structured, covering the subject to conduct research as it was one of the main requirements to complete the Professional Doctorate. I am grateful for the opportunity to have been part of the Professional Doctorate program at East Bridge University.

Prashun Kumar Choudhury
Managing Director of Ozonead Group of Companies, Malaysia Professional Doctorate in Business Administration

It has been a fantabulous journey with East Bridge University. The great team provided me with excellent mentoring and guidance. I firmly believe that this study helped me advance professionally as well. I'm grateful to my mentor for helping me all the way through to this success. The webinars and course material were very educational and beneficial for my research environment. Once again, a big thank you to the EBU team. I'm confident I'll continue my learning adventure with them in the future.

Mr. Kaaushik Vardhan
Senior Infrastructure Cloud & On-Premise Project Manager, Malaysia Professional Doctorate in Business Management

So far I have no complaints, I am very happy with the content and the fact that I can work at my own pace. Thank you East Bridge University.

Chantel Van Der Merwe
Manager - Human Resource, Malaysia Masters in Education

It has been an amazing journey with East Bridge University. EBU provides a wonderful platform to working professionals to accomplish their dreams. I believe as a Principal of a leading school ,the Doctoral Program will immensely help me in my career growth. The course structure was well organized. The support team was super spontaneous. Above all I will express my heartfelt gratitude to my guide in the course, or his encouragement & guidance

Puja Bhattacharya
School Principal, Kolkata, India Professional Doctoral Program