Applied Doctoral Research Project IV – BUSI 890

CG • Section 8WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 05/02/2022

Course Description

This course is the last step in the DBA program. Doctoral Candidates will defend their applied doctoral research project and finalize their manuscript.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


BUSI 890, Applied Doctoral Research Project IV, is the final step for DBA doctoral candidates to develop and complete their research project.

Course Assignment

Assigned readings and presentations

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussion: Progress Reports (8)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will submit weekly progress reports throughout the course. For each discussion, the student will write a short, informal thread detailing his/her work up to this current module. The thread should be between 150 – 400 words. No peer replies are required for this assignment; however, the student is encouraged to read the peers’ threads and provide encouragement to build community.

Applied Doctoral Research Project Guide: Tasks (2)

The Doctor of Business Administration Applied Doctoral Research Project contains all the information in order for the student to successfully complete all the tasks in this course. Full details are provided for each task within this guide. Each task builds on previous tasks and allows the student to systematically complete the dissertation with timely feedback from the faculty member on each task.

  • Task 17: Final Doctoral Research Project
  • Task 17: Final Doctoral Research Project - Admin Review