Doctor of Business Administration

Program Director

Faculty Staff

Mode of Study
Distance Learning
General Information

PHU’s DBA program is recognized by the Chartered Institute of Management, Canada (CIM), the Oxford Association of Management, United Kingdom and the Cambridge Association of Managers, United Kingdom.

Admission Requirement
  • Applicants must possess an appropriate postgraduate University or College degree from a recognized institution
  • Applicants who hold a university or college degree, will be considered for admissions if they have professional certification / diploma AND minimum three years full-time appropriate work experience
Professional Recognition
Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Chartered Institute of Management (CIM) is the first Federally Chartered professional body in Canada to utilize action research and work-based assessment models for competency evaluation. Today CIM has extended its professional presence in the Asia-Pacific region and has members in several countries and territories including China, Hong Kong SAR and Malaysia. PHU DBA graduates are eligible to apply for the award of Chartered Manager and Fellow of Business Management, FBM designation from CIM. We highly recommend our graduates to obtain the said designation and award.
Open Enrollment Policy
Students can enroll at anytime from anywhere. There is also flexibility in pacing the course. All of the courses are distance learning courses offered online through our eCampus. PHU online courses operate on an open enrollment policy; there are no enrollment deadlines. This means the distance learning course starts for you on the day your registration is accepted. Registrations are processed and accepted on most business days.
Core Courses Core title Credit Unit
BUS002 Business Communications 3 credits
BUS003 Sales and Marketing 3 credits
BUS004 Corporate Branding and Sales Relationships 3 credits
BUS006 Team Building 3 credits
BUS008 Research Skills 3 credits
MGT012 Personnel Training Development 3 credits
MGT013 Business Process Management 3 credits
MGT014 Diversity Management 3 credits
BUS010 Strategic Planning 3 credits
BUS011 Intrapreneurship and Entrepreneurship 3 credits
BUS012 Employee Accountability and Dispute Resolution 3 credits
BUS013 Facilitation, Influence and Persuasion 3 credits
BUS014 Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming 3 credits
BUS015 Workplace Safety 3 credits
BUS016 Public Speaking and Relations 3 credits
MPH001 Thesis 6 credits
About our Thesis Supervisors
Dr.Alexia Ellul Welsh - Assistant Professor
Education:Post Doc in Anti-Money Laundering Expertise (MFSA/FIAU) Doctor of Law, LLD
Research Interest: Business Administration, Legal Studies, Business and Commercial Law,
Financial services, European law and studies, English studies, AML
Fees And Finance
Affordable Tuition Fees
Total Tuition Fee if you can complete in TWO year; which includes:(below 1 to 6) US$4200
1. Two-year Access of PHU eLearning Management System
2. Degree Diploma with cover
3. Official Transcript
4. Alumni ID Card
5. Letter of Graduation
Optional Items:
1-year Extension Fee US$200
Optional Documents
1. Validation Certificate issued by International Quality Assurance for Higher Education (QAHE) USD 300
2. Chartered Manager Award issued by QAHE USD350 (PDF)/USD450 (Hard copy)
3. Chartered Manager Award awarded by American Management School, USA USD 500 (PDF) / USD 600 (Hard copy)
4. USA State of Department Attestation Click for details
Graduation Requirement
  • Students require 45 credits to graduate; Average GPA of 3.0; Any outstanding financial obligations must be paid
Other Information

Graduation Package

  1. Degree Diploma with cover
  2. Official Transcript
  3. Alumni ID Card
  4. Letter of Graduation
Graduation package

enerous postgraduate studentships are available to selected, well-qualified, research degree students: currently, we offer adjunct teaching associate/consultant position to qualified candidates. Download the PDF version of Program Details [HERE]
If you have transferable credits from other tertiary educational institutions, these can count towards the requirements for most PHU qualifications.