Doctor of Professional StudiesAdvanced Management Studies

The purpose of the D.Mgmt. is to provide active managers with a flexible approach for the advanced study of a critical managerial problem important to their organization. Individuals pursuing this degree are interested in examining a relevant business problem from a “hands-on” practical and applied perspective in order to derive applicable outcomes for their organization. Given the applied nature of the program it focuses on the solution of real world problems to the organization. Individuals entering this program have the intention of building upon their significant practical experience in the work-place and taking that experience to the next level.


The D.Mgmt. is an internationally recognized degree equivalent to other Doctoral degrees. The successful candidate is allowed to use the title “Doctor” as is customary with the Ph.D. or D.B.A. degrees.

Program Structure

The program is structured through the provisioning of various modules that assist the Doctor of Management Candidate in completing the necessary requirements. During the program the student will work with several supervisors and reviewers in order to perfect the structure (research methodology) of the research and ultimately carry out the research (field work and writing the manuscript).

  • Critical Thinking
  • Research Skills
  • Mixed Research Methods Module
  • DMGMT Research Proposal Perfecting Module
  • Manuscript Part A Preparation & Completion (Chapters 1, 2 & 3)
  • Manuscript Part B Preparation & Completion (Chapters 4, 5 & 6)
  • Defense Presentation Preparation Module

Areas of Study

All scholarship domains within management and administration are eligible under the D.Mgmt. degree. Candidates may also, upon the collaboration with the administration, design an interdisciplinary degree which can cover two or more study domains as well as areas outside of business administration as long as there is a clear correspondence to management practice.

Dr-Keller-1451The unique aspect of the DMgmt program is that if focuses on creating practical and applied solutions to real world problems facing a business. The DMgmt takes the applied nature of managerial study to its fullest and provides deliverables and outcomes that are readily implemented within the business. The DMgmt candidate shines by solving a real problem by providing real solutions and therefore makes real impact.

Dr. Gary Keller – Professor of Management


Monarch Business School is the first distance-learning business school to achieve triple accreditation by the International Standards Association (9001, 14001, 18001). Monarch Business School is a member of EFMD-The Premiere European Accreditaiton Agency, ACBSP-the Association For Collegiate Business Schools & Programs, CEEMAN-The Central and Eastern European Management Association and ACUNS-The Academic Council of the United Nations System. See our accreditation page.


The assessment of the D.Mgmt. degree is based on the quality of the final dissertation as defended to the committee.

Dual Degree (MMgmt / DMgmt)

Participants successfully completing the program will also obtain the Master of Practicing Management (MPM) degree.

The program has a rolling admission and be started at any time.

  • Standard Duration = 3 Years
  • Candidates may extend the program up to 6 years, extension fees apply at the same rate.
The program is completed online using the Monarch Learning Management System. During the program the Candidate should attend at least one workshop on sight at the school in order to design the research. The dissertation/manuscript must be defended at the school at the end of the program.

Program Open To

  • Graduates from accredited Bachelor & Master programs with +5 Years Management Experience;
  • Candidates with a Professional designation and +5 years managerial experience may be admitted to the program on the discretion of the Dean.

Tuition is levied on a quarterly basis in advance. All candidates may terminate a program upon 3 months written notice to the administration.

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