What’s the difference between an MBA and a DBA?
A DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) is technically a higher level business qualification than an MBA – but what exactly is it?
To find out, we spoke to Dr. Marika Taishoff, MBA Program Director, and Dr. Mariateresa Torchia, DBA Program Director and Director of Research.Lire la suite
WHAT IS EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
At IUM, students can apply their academic learning outside of their day-to-day learning environment in a real business context. The experiential learning approach characterizes the entire curriculum, emphasizing applications, real-world examples, and case studies. This approach offers students the opportunity to work on concrete, topical challenges given to them by companies and be actively involved with relevant company executives in strategic decision-making and recommendations, usually during business competitions, internships, team-based projects, study trips organized within the program.Lire la suite
7 Recommendations for DBA Candidates
“A DBA study is like a journey to find a different facet of yourself in the end.” A metaphor that describes very nicely that a DBA study offers quite more than “pure” intellectual satisfaction. Two of our alumni, Olivier Guillet and Elena Tikhaya, shared their personal experiences about their DBA journey with our DBA candidates. Based on…Lire la suite
Why Should I Earn a DBA?
A DBA (doctor of business administration degree) is one of the most advanced degrees available to those in business. So, why should you consider earning a DBA? Here are five good reasons that this degree is worth the investment. Bolstered Credibility Earning a doctoral degree gives students a new perspective on the business world, earning…Lire la suite
Research on Family Business in Africa
Meet with Onike Nicol-Houra, a current DBA candidate. Onike is a Sierra Leonean and currently the Chief Global Investor Client Management Officer, in charge of Investors Engagement at the Africa Investment Forum – Office of the President at the African Development Bank. She holds a Master’s degree in Corporate & Business Communication, with a marketing and business development…Lire la suite
IUM is AACSB Accredited!
“AACSB Accreditation recognizes institutions that have demonstrated a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching, research, curriculum development, and student learning,” said Stephanie M. Bryant, executive vice president, and chief accreditation officer of AACSB. “We congratulate each of the newly accredited institutions for earning this respected honor.” Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest-serving global…Lire la suite
IUM Events – March 2021
Prepare Your Future! March 9th Instalive: Q&A between a student and his professor. March 10th 2 pm. Presentazione del programma Bachelor 6 pm. Webinar in Italiano sull’MBA 6.30 pm. Presentazione Online del Master of Luxury Management March 11th 6 pm. Webinar in Italiano sul Master in International Management 6.30 pm. Webinar in Italiano sul Master in Finance 6.45 pm. Webinar in…Lire la suite
Newly Appointed DBA Program Director
Since January 2021, Dr. Mariateresa Torchia is the new DBA program Director. Mariateresa Torchia is Associate Professor of Management at IUM since 2018 and Director of Research since 2019. She holds a Ph.D. in Management and Governance from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata.” Her main research interest is in the area of Corporate Governance, Family…Lire la suite
Welcome to Dr. Petrescu, professor of Marketing
Dr. Maria Petrescu obtained her Ph.D. in Business Administration and Marketing from Florida Atlantic University and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University, USA. She also has graduate studies in public management and European affairs from Ecole Nationale d’Administration in France. Her main research areas focus on marketing and new technologies, artificial intelligence, and immersion marketing. Dr. Petrescu has…Lire la suite