PhD by Portfolio, the one year PhD
- Management experience in any field
A PhD by portfolio can be completed within one year. The award enables candidates to obtain academic recognition for pre existing research, comprehensive research skills and subject knowledge that meets a doctoral level.
The programme is completed remotely, suitable for hard working executives who cannot afford to take time away from work.
The PhD by portfolio programme is a fast track programme that takes place entirely ONLINE. Students can complete the programme within 1 academic year, to gain a Swiss quality doctorate degree.
A PhD by portfolio will provide an opportunity to gain a competitive advantage in today’s workforce and the confidence to further career prospects. It will enhance key business skills and make it possible to achieve professional and personal goals.
SSBR is fully Swiss accredited
This course of the PhD by Portfolio is on data collecting process, and in particular, how to use
secondary data, collect data through observation, interviews and questionnaires. data. At the end of course, students
would have developed the capacity to understanding how data can be collected and how to analyze quantitative data.
The course is designed to acquaint researchers with the principles of data collecting methods as well as analyzing quantitative data.
Framework and hypotheses
Using Secondary Data
Collecting Primary Data through Observation
Collecting Primary Data through Interviews
Collecting Primary Data using Questionnaires
Analyzing Quantitative Data
Our PhD students are guided throughout the entire programme by a business mentor, working to complete 3 research-based projects.
3 projects to be completed normally in 1 year, but can be extended.
Project 1 – Leadership and Strategic Management
Project 2 – Problem Solving and Decision Making
Project 3 – Specialist Area (Finance, HR, Marketing, Management, Operations, Accounting)
Each project is worth 80 ECTS credits.
WHAT ARE THE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES?
To demonstrate the knowledge of the most advanced frontiers of a field of work
To evidence the most advanced and specialised skills and techniques including synthesis and evaluation, required to solve critical business problems and to extend or redefine professional practice
To develop new ideas or processes at the forefront of work
To deliver substantial authority, innovation, authority and professional integrity
Who this course is for:
- Senior executives or entrepreneurs with years of projects behind them
Swiss School of Business Research, Zurich, Switzerland was formed out of a group of business schools to form a dedicated online higher education institution offering Swiss quality degrees at all levels, bachelors, masters and doctorates.
Our founders and senior management team have worked at the highest level in dozens of universities and business schools worldwide. Having seen so many injustices, poor treatment of students, low quality education, high prices etc SSBR was formed to produce a better studying environment without the petty control restrictions of so many universities at a very economical price.
The vast experience of our staff and faculty have gained over the years has shown SSBR what is needed to produce a superior learning experience for our students. SSBR is dedicated to giving this superior education to all our students.
We aim to create and maintain high expectations for our students and faculty. Our students are not only our customers, but our partners and our researchers. By being honest and flexible to our customer needs we have created programs that are thorough, relevant and add value to our students’ careers.