20 Jan 2020 7:00pm @ Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel

How A Doctorate in Business Administration Can Make A Difference In Your Career

In our competitive world today, we constantly need to gain advantage and be well-equipped with the skills to leverage in the emerging market trends. Having a DBA will enhance your analytical and research skills which are essentially the core competencies needed for strategic thinking in today’s business environment.

Total of 3 modules:

  • Research Methods for Doctoral Students
  • DBA Advanced Independent Study
  • Applying Management and Organisational Studies Research

About Teesside University

Teesside University is a leading university with an international reputation for academic excellence that provides an outstanding student and learning experience underpinned by research, enterprise and the professions. Teesside is a real-world university that prides itself on its inclusive, consultative, responsive, friendly and open approach and on the significant positive social, economic and cultural impact that it has upon the communities that it serves and the wider economy of the North of England.

  • Awarded Silver in Teaching Excellence Framework 2017 (TEF)
  • Awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Excellence and Outstanding Work in the Field of Enterprise and Business Engagement 2014 – 2018
  • Listed in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-17 (601 – 800th world band listing)


6.30 pm – Registration
7.00 pm – Introduction to MDIS & Teesside University (UK)
7:10 pm – Sharing Session by Dr Alby Anand Kurian, Senior Lecturer, MDIS

7.45 pm – Q & A

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Preview Session Details
Date: 20 January 2020 (Monday)
Time: 7.00 PM

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
Cardinal Room (Level 3)

Guest Speaker:

Dr Alby Anand Kurian
Senior Lecturer, MDIS Business School


Alby Anand Kurian is a marketing theorist and writer; he has been featured among thirty marketers from around the world.

Anand Kurian was educated at Bombay Scottish School, St. Xavier’s College and Government Law College, Mumbai. He stood first in his division at the University of Cambridge ISC examination, he outranked IIT, IIM, IIT-IIM and G.S.Medical College students; at law, he topped Moot Courts in the city, the state as well as in the country. His PhD thesis was recommended by two Deans of IIM, Ahmedabad.

He trained in advertising in New York and founded Emphasis. The company has conceived and executed advertising work for multinational majors such as Procter & Gamble, Unilever and Nestle, and for products such as Lays, Ariel and Coca Cola.

He has conceived and developed the twin marketing management concepts of Reality Plus - Neo People and other allied concepts. His recent concept 'Conflict as a Marketing Tool (CAMT)' was published by Knowledge@Wharton and re-published by the Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management. Kurian’s book, “The Peddler of Soaps”, was on the best-seller list.

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