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Professional Doctorate in Management

A Professional Doctorate in Management provides advanced management expertise, research skills, and leadership capabilities for diverse business environments.

A Professional Doctorate in Management from East Bridge University is a terminal degree meticulously tailored to augment the skills and knowledge of senior professionals by providing them with the tools necessary for career advancement. This online doctorate degree program focuses on developing mastery and proficiency in management theories, tactical thinking, leadership, and organizational behavior. Through intense educational coursework and research, senior professionals garner a comprehensive understanding of complex business challenges and can effectively formulate innovative approaches to address them.

A Professional Doctorate in Management also emphasizes the real-world application of management concepts, allowing professionals to device strategies and solutions in real-world business settings. Graduates of a Professional Doctorate in Management program are well-prepared to take on executive managerial positions in various industries, contribute to the advancement of management theory and practice, and make a significant impact in their chosen field.

Benefits of pursuing a Professional Doctorate in Management

  • Enhancement of leadership and strategic management skills.
  • Opportunity to specialize in definite areas of management, such as entrepreneurship or sustainable practices.
  • Increased earning potential and higher salary prospects.
  • Expanded professional network for collaboration and career support.
  • Access to academic and industry conferences, workshops, and seminars.
  • Recognition as an expert in the field, opening doors to consulting and advisory roles.
  • Enhanced ability to navigate and lead in complex and global business environments.
  • Application of research findings to address real-world management challenges.
  • Strengthened analytical and problem-solving abilities applicable across industries.
  • Long-term personal and professional growth as a lifelong learner.

Professional Doctorate involves four stages


EBU Professional Doctorate Certificate programmes are coursework based and are DIFFERENT from that offered by EIU-Paris PDC, which is an Honorary Type Awards programme.

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

  • Successful applicants should have a recognized Bachelor's or Master's degree in the relevant field of study.
  • Provide evidence of a preferred minimum of 10 years of relevant life experience.
  • Attach verification of a standardized test score, such as IELTS Level 6.0 or equivalent proficiency.

Who are Professional Doctorates suited for?

Tailored exclusively for professionals in both public and private sectors, the Professional Doctorate program presents remarkable career advancement prospects in specialized fields. Geared towards seasoned individuals aspiring for senior leadership roles, these programs empower them to apply their knowledge effectively in diverse work environments. Acquiring a Professional Doctorate degree holds immense advantages for individuals seeking to capitalize on their expertise in real-world settings, spanning companies, educational institutions, and service-oriented sectors.

Is a Professional Doctorate internationally recognized?

The global recognition of the Professional Doctorate degree draws many Asian, EU, and international students to choose EBU for their studies. While most global employers value this degree, it's essential to ensure its acceptance in your home or destination country if you intend to work abroad. The PDC is directly conferred by the esteemed European International University in Paris.

Duration of an Online Professional Doctorate in Management

Discover the Online Professional Doctorate in Management at East Bridge University, allowing you to graduate within 36 months. Reach out to our Program Officers to explore options for a quicker path to achieving your academic ambitions.

Admission Process for a Professional Doctorate in Management

  • Fill application form available on East Bridge University website
  • 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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A Professional Doctorate in management is an intensive and thorough program intended to equip experienced professionals with advanced knowledge and skills in the field of management. The curriculum of a Professional Doctorate in management often lays emphasis on research that enables students to effectively contribute to the existing body of knowledge in their area of specialization. Students of this online doctorate programs are typically required to complete a dissertation or a research project that showcases their expertise and ability to apply scholarly research methods to practical management issues.

Overall, the curriculum of a Professional Doctorate in Management is designed to foster critical thinking, analytical skills, and problem-solving abilities in experienced professionals. Graduates of the program are prepared to make significant contributions to the field of management through research, consulting, academia, or executive leadership roles in various industries.

Credits for Professional Doctorate Program

  • Conducting Accurate Internet Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Introduction to Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Dissertation (10,000 words research) - 90 ECTS
  • Viva Voce (Thesis) - 30 ECTS
  • Total - 180 ECTS


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

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

Some of the potential paths include:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)
  • Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
  • Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Vice President (VP) of Operations
  • Vice President (VP) of Finance
  • Vice President (VP) of Marketing
  • Vice President (VP) of Strategy
  • Director of Business Development
  • Director of Operations
  • Director of Organizational Development
  • Senior Management Consultant
  • Market Research Analyst

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 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.

Ask our admission officers for a sample.

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