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Doctorate in Business Administration a t U N C C h a r l o t t e ’s B e l k C o l l e g e o f B u s i n e s s


The best part of getting to the top is seeing the next

PEAK TO CLIMB. From the height your career has reached, you can now see how much more there is to accomplish. UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business offers the only Doctorate in Business Administration ( DBA ) in the Carolinas. Located in Charlotte, one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic business centers in the country, we have partnered in the economic growth of the region. Working with Charlotte’s leading corporations, we have developed cutting-edge research and programs to meet the needs of Charlotte’s business community. Charlotte is ranked the #2 Best City for Entrepreneurs *, the campus is within walking distance of seven Fortune 500 companies, and the Belk College of Business has more than 18,000 active alumni working in the city. The DBA program provides the vantage point, skills, and network to take your career far above expectations. This is a distinguished degree in one of the world’s most powerful business cities.

Doctorate in Business Administration a t U N C C h a r l o t t e ’s B e l k C o l l e g e o f B u s i n e s s

*Entrepreneur Magazine


Be the person people know

IN HIGH PL ACES. Choose from one of three career paths with UNC Charlotte’s Doctorate in Business Administration program and expand your horizons across the entire business landscape.

C O R P O R AT E C O N S U LT I N G Become a corporate consultant that doesn’t just tell people how they should run their business, but rather understands and executes the models, algorithms, and systems that instill significant change across an organization.

BUSINESS SCHOOL PROFESSOR Become a professor at a business school. Your experience and advanced knowledge won’t just educate ambitious students; you will create a managerial tree that improves the world of business with every graduating class.

C O R P O R AT E C H A N G E A G E N T Become a catalyst for change in your company. Develop the skills to address complex and practical business challenges, so you can approach problems as an evidencebased manager and a thought leader in your field.


HARD WORK

IS ITS OWN REWARD.

As a DBA student, you will master the existing body of knowledge in your field, and develop new knowledge through original, independent, and valuable research. Your initial focus is on research content and methodology. As you progress, the emphasis shifts toward applied research courses and projects that address issues confronting contemporary business leaders. This is a highly personalized program where you work closely with a faculty mentor. Your mentor will advise you on your research, and guide you all the way through your dissertation. Together you will develop and publish meaningful research that addresses contemporary business problems that are relevant and valuable to your career.

PROGRAM FUNDAMENTALS 3-year, executive format 10 on-campus residencies per year over 3-day weekends Cohort program allows students to work closely with faculty and fellow students Years 1 and 2: Coursework focusing on core and applied research Year 3: Dissertation and candidacy


When our faculty talk, entire markets listen. UNC Charlotte’s national reputation and connection to America’s second largest financial city attracts professors from all over the world. Belk College students learn from full-time faculty that are heavily invested in teaching, business research, and their students’ success. By collaborating with our students and leading corporations on applied research, our award-winning professors make significant contributions to their fields of expertise.

Our doctoral candidates work one-on-one with faculty who are frequently quoted and cited in leading publications and journals. They consult with Fortune 500 businesses across all industries and are nationally-renowned keynote speakers. As a DBA student, you will be solving today’s business challenges with our top experts.

WALL STREET JOURNAL - WASHINGTON POST - JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT - JOURNAL OF CO NPR - FINANCIAL TIMES - JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS - MANAGEM JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS - OPERATIONS RESEARCH - JOUR


S E L E C T D B A FA C U LT Y FRANZ KELLERMANNS: DBA Program Director, Professor and Addison H. & Gertrude C. Reese Endowed Chair Degree: Ph.D., University of Connecticut Research and Expertise: International business, strategy process, entrepreneurship with a focus on family business Published: Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

SUNIL EREVELLES: Chair, Department of Marketing Degree: Ph.D., The Ohio State University Research and Expertise: Marketing strategy, consumer behavior, brand management, internet marketing Published: Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Management, the Journal of Database Marketing, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science

XIULI HE: Associate Professor of Operations Management Degree: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin Research and Expertise: Supply chain management, operations management, OM-marketing interfaces Published: Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Operations Research Letters, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering

RAM KUMAR: Professor of Management Information Systems Degree: Ph.D., University of Maryland Research and Expertise: Technology and innovation management and selection, knowledge management and business analytics, e-business, project management Published: Journal of Management Information Systems, International Journal of Production Research, Information & Management, Communications of the ACM, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, European Journal of Information Systems

STEVEN G. ROGELBERG: Chancellor’s Professor and Professor of Management Degree: Ph.D., University of Connecticut Research and Expertise: Leadership effectiveness and development, team effectiveness and innovation, employee health and well-being, employee engagement Published: Journal of Management, Journal of Business and Psychology, Human Resources Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, MIT Sloan Management Review Featured: CBS, NPR, National Geographic, Financial Times, Chicago Tribune, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post

LINYUN YANG: Assistant Professor of Marketing Degree: Ph.D., Duke University Research and Expertise: Stereotypes, social cognition, brands as social entities, consumer behavior, international marketing, marketing strategy Published: International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management

ONSUMER RESEARCH - ORGANIZATIONAL SCIENCE - JOURNAL OF MARKETING MANAGEMENT MENT SCIENCE - JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY - MARKETING SCIENCE RNAL OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT - JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STUDIES


Doctorate in Business Administration a t U N C C h a r l o t t e ’s B e l k C o l l e g e o f B u s i n e s s

L E A R N M O R E AT D BA .U N CC . E D U

The Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research business school. Accredited by AACSB International, the Belk College of Business offers the highest standard of business programs. AACSB International accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: DBA.UNCC.EDU

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