Critical Core Skills - Adaptability
Swiss School of Management Academic Pathways MBA and DBA

Swiss School Of Management (SSM) is pleased to collaborate with Training Vision Institute (TVI) to offer a FIRST ever practice based through train MBA to DBA Education pathway. We are pleased to be able to provide high quality post graduate Higher Education for experienced adult learners and business professionals and entrepreneurs with TVI, a well established and distinguished 31 year old Higher Learning Institution and a leading Continuing Education and Training Provider in the Adult Education learning space.

Disclaimer: Please note that this academic program is not affiliated with TVI, and enrolling in this course does not constitute registration for any of TVI’s products or services. It is important to clarify that TVI is not involved in the student recruitment nor the delivery of this course.

Training Vision Institute offers a distinctive brand of Higher Learning and Education with its unique Post Graduate Diploma programs. Swiss School of Management believes the Post Graduate Programmes facilitated by TVI forms a strong foundation for SSM to accept as its students on this through train MBA to DBA program.

  • Complete Post Graduate Diploma In Business Model Transformation OR Post Graduate Diploma In Agile Entrepreneurship AND complete the SSM's 15,000 word dissertation for its MBA degree
  • Candidates completing the SSM's MBA will then continue on their DBA studies with SSM and TVI's joint PG Diploma options and complete the 50,000 word thesis for its DBA degree.

Note: Credit exemptions will be applied for the learning units undertaken by the DBA candidate which has been completed during the candidate's MBA studies.

Students with a MBA degree from a recognized University can embark on the DBA studies by fulfilling the following:

  • Choose either the Digital Transformation Track OR the Business Model Transformation Track with TVI for admittance into the DBA candidature
  • Candidates completing the TVI PG diplomas will continue their DBA studies with SSM and complete the 50,000 word thesis for its DBA degree. Further details of this Joint PG Diploma are found in this information brochure.

The approach to higher education at the doctoral level has shifted globally. From that of pursuing a DBA studies for Academic credentialism, it has now become a clear and evidently imperative to help Business Leaders develop their Pillars of Excellence and to connect them with other Business Leaders as a Competence Network. We invite you to explore this very exciting new world of Applied Higher Education studies.


Programme Synopsis

Upon completion of this programme, learners are able to:

  • discover ways of competing and collaborating with other companies to create and capture value
  • build a digital presence, grow their social media and online reputation, craft creative advertisements on various digital platforms
  • demonstrate how analytics can be combined with experiments to make data-informed recommendations for business growth
  • analyse organisational needs and drive business improvement through data science future trends
  • apply various current digital technology tools for effective and productive workplace applications


Programme Synopsis

Upon completion of this programme, learners are able to:

  • analyse and evaluate the different business models available today
  • comprehend the entire Agile development process
  • build a digital presence, grow their social media and online reputation, craft creative advertisements on various digital platforms
  • develop real business solutions to transform with digitalization demands
  • apply various current digital technology tools for effective and productive workplace applications

MBA Enrolment Process

Welcome to Swiss School Management Enrolment Process.

Please follow the step-by-step guide:

1)Prepare these documents before submitting online:

a.candidate's government ID (NRIC/Driving License),

b.current CV,

c.academic diploma and transcripts,

d.passport copy, photo, and

f.any other relevant documents.

g.If the candidate's first language is not English, proof of language proficiency is required.

2)Complete the online application form at once you are ready for submission.

3) Congratulations! SSM will send you a confirmation email once this has been submitted.

4) Training Vision Institute as the appointed representative from SSM will be in touch with you directly on the Acceptance Letter and onboarding process.

Thank you.

Across the period of 36-48 months, you will have to submit 3 thesis at the end of each Post-Graduate Diplomas. These thesis will then be accumulated and submitted to SSM as your final submission as a DBA candidate.

SSM MBA Process - BMT

SSM MBA Process - BMT

SSM DBA Process

  • Case Studies
  • Metaphors and anecdotes that simplifies technical theories
  • All analysis come with a single template that captures all the ideas
  • Group Discussions & Presentations through mini-projects
  • Interactive e-learning
  • Project Mentoring
  • Real-life experience from experts in various fields






Course Fees with 8% $11,607.19 $9,883.91 $14,256.00 $18,618.00 3 Programs: $58,262.87
50% Funding* $5,637.29 $6,434.75 $6,600.00 $7,353.70
Student Payable $5,969.90 $3,449.16 $7,656.00 $11,264.30
70% Funding* $7,695.89 $8,218.35 $9,240.00 $9,532.60 Other MBA: $27,972
Student Payable $3,911.30 $1,665.56 $5,016.00 $9,085.40
  • Business Research Method: $1,600.00
  • Dissertation - MBA: $5,000.00
  • Dissertation - BDA: $15,000.00
  • DBA Application Fee: $600.00
  • MBA Application Fee: $ -

*Terms and Conditions apply

Questions? Check the frequently asked questions below.

For face-to-face class, a hard copy learner’s guide will be given, for L1 and L3 modules. For L4 and L5 modules, materials are available in TVI Online (Learning Management Systems).

Our course consultant will advise you if you need to bring along a laptop. You also have the option to loan a laptop from us for the duration of the course. You may also want to bring along a jacket in case the room gets cold.

For online classes, do ensure you have a functional laptop and have Zoom installed prior to class.

You are required to have basic computer navigational skills such as opening and closing, dragging and dropping, copying and pasting of files.

In partnership with Fish4Talents, Training Vision Institute's subsidiary for career coaching and talent solutions provider, we will provide learners exclusive career coaching upon completion of modules.

Yes, we have funding available for self-sponsored (individuals) - up to 50% or 70% funding, and company-sponsored (SME or Non-SME). For more information, you may visit here.

You can sign up for this course through this link. Once you have registered for the course, our course consultant will follow up with you via email regarding your course registration.

Once you have registered for the course, you will receive a detailed step-by-step user guide on how to claim your SkillsFuture Credit. Our course consultant will be able to assist you if you require any help along the way.

If you are still unsure whether this course is suitable for you, please leave your contact details here. A course consultant will get in touch with you to recommend the appropriate course(s) based on your learning objectives.

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