DBA – Engineering Management


By studying Engineering Management, you will develop an advanced understanding of management principles and practices necessary for advancement in an engineering organization. Our online learning model allows you to apply your new knowledge of best practices and technologies such as; Flexible thinking, quality improvement, project management, and direct pricing and purchasing for your current career.

This program is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of engineering management, so that you can apply as an engineering manager in your career, and it will help to discover the practical benefits and positive impact that an MSc in Engineering Management can have in your career today..

The teaching team, which combines academic and professional training skills, will teach you and introduce you to best Engineering Management practices, trends and recent issues.

All units are taught by experienced lecturers who have experience of working in a wide variety of roles in companies ranging.

Course Aims

This Online program will enable you to:

  • Understand and apply the process of engineering management research to solve a real-world problem using current engineering management concepts and tools.
  • Produce a praxis for use by practicing engineers to address a common concern or challenge.
  • Apply their expertise and knowledge gained during their studies in a management or technical environment.
  • provide an understanding of engineering management through a socio-technical lens and in particular with regards to digitalization in both theoretical and applied aspects
  • develop critical thinking and research spirit in decision-making and problem-solving in the context of construction projects
  • equip students with the range of analytical tools, digital skills and transferable skills required for a career in the built environment.
  • develop the ability to strategically identify and implement management principles and best practices to the operation of a forward-thinking engineering organization.
  • apply techniques such as Lean to improve efficiencies, eliminate waste and improve your organization’s competitiveness and business efficiency as a result.
  • understand how measures, philosophies, and cultures impact company performance and develop quality improvements from a technical and financial perspective.
  • build awareness of relationships and logistical challenges within the supply chain and deal with the implications of pricing and purchasing policies.
  • learn proven project management techniques and strategies such as Agile, Prince2, and ITIL to develop new production processes.

Course Card information

  • course code:Eng-DBA/18
  • Name and level of final award :DBA /Engineering  Management
  • Awarding body/institution :BARVQ
  • Status of awarding body/institution :Recognized Body
  • Location of delivery :Brussels – Belgium
  • Language of delivery and assessment :English
  • Duration :24 months full-time

36 months part-time

  • QAA subject benchmarking group(s) :Engineering
  • EQF Degree  :8

  • This course is compound of 18 modules plus applied research-based doctoral project. ,you need Completion of Doctoral Study with :
  • Core Engineering Management course (7)
  • Core Project Management Specialization course (7)
  • Elective course (3)
  • Research methods courses (1.)

§  Minimum Degree Requirements

  • To be eligible for the DBA, students have to take and pass six of the taught modules each year, in addition applied research-based doctoral project.
  • There are core and option modules available as part of the course and their credit value.
  • Full-time Postgraduate students’ study 90 credits per year, plus 60 credits for applied research-based doctoral project, usually over two years , and for part-time students’ study 60 credits plus 60 credits for applied research-based doctoral project,   usually over three years.
  • an ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  • an ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  • an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  • an ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes; and
  • an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team.
  • Previous study:
  • Master Diploma or equivalent
  • Four-Year Bachelor Diploma
  • Work Experience:
  • Master Diploma or equivalent: 5+ Years of Experience in the same or related field
  • Four-Year Bachelor Diploma: 7+ Years of Experience in the same or related field
  • Age: 25 Years or more
  • Related job titles to explore
  • Automation engineer
  • Chemical process engineer
  • Client services analyst
  • Construction project engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Director of hardware engineering
  • Economics consultant
  • Firmware engineer
  • IT manager
  • Job cost engineer
  • Material logistics professional
  • Plant manager
  • Processing engineering manager
  • Product engineer
  • Senior chemical, electrical, mechanical, or systems engineer
  • Structural engineer
  • Technical consultant
  • Technology licensing specialist
  • Employment settings to explore
  • Corporation
  • Consulting firm
  • Government – local, state, federal
  • Self-employment
  • Health care organization
  • Manufacturing
  • Chemical industries
  • Quality manger
  • IT
  • 100% online via Online Campus (an interactive online learning environment) with intensive class discussion and collaboration

DBA/ Engineering Management

  • All taught core modules plus the project module plus one option/elective module