CSU's Doctor of Business Administration is a higher degree by research that provides an opportunity for experienced business and public sector executives to refine and extend their business knowledge to an advanced level. Why study this course? This research focused course is designed to extend professional business, management or administrative knowledge. In this way the course is designed for candidates who have a strong practical business or management background and are interested in developing deeper analytical, research and problem solving skills. As a research-based professional doctorate, CSU's Doctor of Business Administration provides strongly industry focused and practically relevant education. It produces better informed, skilled and reflective professional practitioners and, in doing so, equips professionals for diverse and changing work contexts by offering the development of skills and knowledge that will have enduring benefits. The Doctor of Business Administration is designed to develop an advanced level of research capability that equips candidates with a knowledge base to make a significant contribution to business professional practice through the conduct of original research. The course offers a useful balance of structure and practical focus and is designed to develop research skills in a structured and logical way. It provides the relevant building blocks for developing a research capability thorough a series of structured coursework subjects. This foundation then develops a pathway for the conduct of exciting and innovative research relevant to the work environment.