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Doctor of Business Administration - Global Supply Chain Management

Professionals who are interested in pursuing or furthering a career in global supply chain management should look into Walden University's online Doctor of Business Administration with a specialization in Global Supply Chain Management. Read on for details regarding this program's requirements.

Official Program Name:

Doctor of Business Administration with a specialization in Global Supply Chain Management

School Offering Program:

Walden University

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Program Prerequisites:

Those who wish to apply to this program should have an interest in the field and have completed a master's in some form of business. Applicants to Walden University graduate programs should have an undergraduate degree. Some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Walden University's online Doctor of Business Administration in Global Supply Chain Management is geared toward enhancing its students' understanding of how supply chains work in a global context. Students will have the opportunity to take courses regarding how to use information technology to improve efficiency in the supply chain and how the entire supply chain process works, from start to finish. They will also take business courses aimed at improving their leadership and analytical skills. As part of this program, students should complete a portfolio project that exemplifies that they have a firm grasp on global supply chain management, as developed throughout their studies.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

76 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Walden University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for a Doctor of Business Administration with a specialization in Global Supply Chain Management

The Doctor of Business Administration with a specialization in Global Supply Chain Management degree program requires students to complete 76 credits spanning core, foundation, business strategy, research, doctoral studies courses, and more. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Walden University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Course (3 credit hours)

  • Organizational Leadership: Doctoral Theory and Practice

Foundation Course (3 credit hours

  • Contemporary Challenges in Business

Doctoral Writing Assessment (0 credit hours)

  • Doctoral Writing Assessment

Business Strategy Course (3 credit hours)

  • Business Strategy and Innovation for Competitive Advantage

Research Method Courses (12 credit hours)

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Methodology for Applied Business Research
  • Qualitative and Case Study Methodology for Business Analysis Research
  • Quantitative Business Data Analysis Using SPSS

Specialization Courses (9 credit hours)

  • Seminar in Global Supply Chain Management
  • Seminar in IT for Competitive Advantage
  • Seminar in Multicultural Management

Doctoral Studies Courses (46 credit hours)

  • Students must complete one of the following courses:
    • Doctoral Studies Mentoring
    • Doctoral Studies Mentoring
    • Doctoral Portfolio Capstone Mentoring
  • Students must be continuously enrolled in one of the following for 3 credits for at least 5 semesters:
    • Doctoral Study Completion
    • Doctoral Study Completion
    • Doctoral Portfolio Capstone Completion

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Upon completion of their Doctor of Business Administration with a specialization in Global Supply Management degree from Walden University, students should gain skills in managing supply chains on a global scale. Through courses regarding business data analysis, information technology, and multicultural management, students should be prepared for any number of careers, including the following:

  • Business manager
  • Logistics analyst
  • Consultant
  • Purchasing agent
  • Supply chain manager

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