• Sólida formación en investigación y aplicación de metodologías en el quehacer de las organizaciones.
  • Altos valores éticos, amplia capacidad analítica y comprensión global de los negocios.

The creation of the Doctoral Degree in Strategic Business Administration (Online) responds to the need to satisfy the demand of those who need to study a doctoral program in Administration, have hourly restrictions and / or face-to-face availability.

The doctorates of CENTRUM Católica are oriented to develop the knowledge of the business through the theoretical investigation and its application to the real administration. They are developed in four years, in charge of a flat of distinguished teachers, with excellent academic record and abundant managerial experience.

CENTRUM Católica may make changes in the mesh, sequence of courses or teachers, according to its policy of continuous improvement. Failure to comply with the quorum required CENTRUM Católica reserves the right to postpone the start of courses and programs.





27 Nov 2017
$ 23500


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  • Professionals with work experience in public or private companies of the country or abroad.
  • Professionals with high level academic training, interested in generating knowledge based on their experience and with capacity for decision in the private or public activity.
  • Professors of universities, in courses of the area of management.


  • Forming Leaders with a global business vision, with a solid background in applied research with management of methodologies that impact their organizations and their tasks, with a broad ethical criterion, analytical capacity and global understanding of business.
  • Train Leaders with specialized knowledge in pure and applied research in business administration, which will allow you to generate sustainable value for your organization in different areas.
  • Train Leaders with high ethical values, broad analytical skills and global understanding of business.


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  • CENTRUM Católica Campus

These are the advantages of following the Doctoral Degree in Strategic Business Administration – Semi-Presential (Online)

  • You will obtain an academic degree: PhD in Strategic Business Administration, awarded by Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
  • You will receive a solid academic and practical training, which will allow you to perfect your knowledge in strategic administration.
  • You will have the backing of a top Latin American school and the only one in Peru with an academic Triple Crown.
  • You will be guided by academics of high academic level, proven experience in business and magnificent personal qualities.
  • You will have schedules that fit your professional activities.
  • You can expand your networks by belonging to a community that brings together leading professionals and executives.
  • You will have two expert advisors, one from CENTRUM Católica and one from Maastricht, to guide and guide your doctoral work.
  • You will receive counseling from our teachers and you will have access to specialized materials from our DOCIS Library.
  • You will be able to be invited to Beta Gamma Sigma, the most important honorary society of students, graduates and teachers of the world.
  • He has specialized knowledge in pure and applied research in business administration, which allows him to generate sustainable value for his organization.
  • It is able to conceptualize a business problem and propose solutions based on the application of existing theories.
  • Critically analyzes academic texts and interprets them.
  • It performs structured presentations, obtaining conclusions that come from the information analyzed.
  • Applies the methodology of scientific research in the design of a research proposal.
  • It distinguishes the difference between a scientific academic text and one that is not.

The program leads to the academic degree of Doctor in Strategic Business Administration, awarded by the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. In addition, students who, after completing the courses of the first two years, satisfactorily support the first three chapters of their research proposal, will receive the Doctoral Candidature Diploma in Strategic Business Administration.

CENTRUM Católica may make changes in the mesh, sequence of courses or teachers, according to its policy of continuous improvement. Failure to comply with the quorum required CENTRUM Católica reserves the right to postpone the start of courses and programs.

  • YEAR I

    • Epistemology and Ethics of Research – DBA Blended(Online)

      The course analyzes the logic and ethics of knowledge. It proposes to discuss and analyze the main paradigms of research and the way in which they bring us closer to knowledge, understanding and rationality. The subject seeks that the doctoral student is able to explain, criticize and defend, clearly and concisely, the philosophical positions in the discussion and elaboration of his research during the doctoral program and in his research career.

    • Qualitative Research Methodology I – DBA Blended(Lima)

    • Quantitative Research Methods I – DBA Blended(Lima)

    • Qualitative Research Methodology II – DBA Blended(Lima)

    • Quantitative Research Methods II – DBA Blended(Lima)

    • Research Proposal Seminar I(Lima)

      El curso presenta los principales lineamientos y estándares normativos que son de utilidad a los doctorandos, como pautas a seguir para una correcta presentación de sus trabajos de investigación, tanto para su tesis como para la publicación en revistas académicas especializadas. La asignatura introduce al alumno doctoral en el manejo de herramientas tecnológicas para la búsqueda de información especializada y explica el formato APA, el software BOLD y la estructura de la propuesta de investigación.

    • Research Proposal Seminar II(NLM)

      El módulo de trabajo ofrece al doctorando la oportunidad de defender el carácter académico y doctoral de su propuesta de investigación, tanto en sus aspectos teóricos como metodológicos, con miras a la obtención de la condición de candidato a doctor. Este
      módulo busca lograr los siguientes objetivos: elaborar, de manera eficiente y efectiva, la propuesta de investigación en términos del tiempo disponible y la comunicación de su contenido en forma rigurosa y convincente; defender la propuesta de investigación doctoral en sus aspectos teóricos y metodológicos, argumentando su pertinencia y nivel doctoral; establecer un diálogo académico entre el doctorando y el Comité doctoral a in de establecer el rigor de los argumentos y contra-argumentos en beneficio del nivel académico y doctoral de la propuesta de investigación; y evaluar y calificar la defensa de la propuesta de investigación con miras a la obtención de la condición de candidato a doctor.


    • Organizational Behavior – Blended DBA(Online)

    • Industrial and Service Organizations – DBA Blended(Online)

    • Financial Systems – DBA Blended(Online)

      The course allows to know the relationship between strategic decisions and financial performance. Analyzes and delves into the following topics: capital markets and valuation, capital budget, cost of capital, cost structure, risk management with financial derivatives, value of growth, the relationship between financial policy and corporate strategy.

    • Modern Management Systems – DBA Blended(Online)

      The course develops in the doctoral student a new way of visualizing the management of complex organizations, emphasizing corporate social responsibility and sustainable development. With the new trends, modern management systems that can successfully face new challenges must be focused on the essence of management: the strengthening of the organizational culture.

    • Strategic Marketing – DBA Blended(Online)

    • Strategic Management and Leadership – DBA Blended(Online)

      The course looks up for the doctoral student to review strategic thinking through history, starting this analysis with the classic thinkers of the strategy, mostly from the military world, reaching the most modern, who, in the second half of the 20th century , they began to apply this thought to the business world. The subject allows the analysis of the main written articles and their application to the world of organizations that wish to project themselves with a vision of the future in the long term. Likewise, the course provides information about the different methodologies for the development of the strategic process and shows that the leadership and culture of the organizations are two fundamental aspects to be successful in this process.

    • Thesis Seminar III – Self-study – DBA Blended(NLM)

    • Thesis Seminar IV – Self-study – DBA Blended(Lima)

      Preparation for the Thesis Sustainability: The work module allows the doctoral student to prepare and present the dissertation and defense of his thesis before the CENTRUM-PUCP Doctoral Committee, in an illustrative, explanatory, convincing, concise and rigorous, intelligent, effective manner and adjusted to the pre-established time. This module looks up to achieve the following objective: to train the doctoral student to be able to be admitted as a Doctor, DBA, by the international academic community in the area of Strategic Business Administration.

  • Once a year, in September, CENTRUM Católica organizes the International Week (SI), in which researchers, doctors and PhD present their latest research. All students of the doctoral program are expected to actively participate in the IS. Additionally, during the year, renowned academic exhibitors visit our campus to give talks to our students.
  • CENTRUM Católica is part of three international consortia of schools that offer doctorates in Administration. Our students are invited to participate in the congresses and events that they organize:
    • EDBAC: Executive DBA Council. EUA and Europe Schools.
    • DBA Symposium: England.
    • DBA Consortia: CLADEA.

Ask for all the information you need, we care about ensuring you achieve academic and professional success.

Mariella Salazar
Phone: (511) 626-7129 / 993-296-983
E-mail: msalazarc@pucp.pe

Luz Marina García Solís
Phone: (511) 626 7112 / 996-575-031
E-mail: lmgarcias@pucp.pe

Application Requirements

  • Academic degree of Master in any specialty.
  • Five or more years of experience in executive, managerial or teaching positions.
  • 25 years, at least, when starting the process of admission to the program.
  • Approval of the aptitude test (GMAT or equivalent).
  • Obtaining a favorable result in the personal interview.

Documents to be submitted to the Admission Process

  • Registration form duly completed.
    Simple copies of the Diplomas of Bachiller (*) and Magíster.
  • (*) For applicants who have studied abroad, a copy of the professional title is required.
  • Simple copy of the National Identity Document – DNI (both sides), or Foreigner’s Card or Passport, in the case of foreign applicants.
  • Curriculum Vitae, with photo, not documented, and in English.
  • Print / screen capture or scanned copy of the voucher proving payment of the respective examination fee.

Documents needed to be invited to a personal interview

  • Registration of the academic degree of Bachelor and Master in the National Superintendency of Higher University Education (SUNEDU), for postulants who have studied in Peru.
  • Degree in SENESCYT (Secretariat of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation), for postulants who have studied in Ecuador.
  • Copy of the Degree Certificate of the Professional Title and Master’s Degree, for postulants who have studied in Colombia.
  • Two letters of introduction, signed by representatives of the respective employer, that support five years of work experience (without considering pre-professional practices). Download
  • Essay on the possible topic of doctoral research that is wanted to develop.
  • Four (4) passport-size photographs, in color, with white background, in formal dress and without glasses.
  • Commitment of Honor signed.   Download
  • Financial Commitment signed.   Download
  • Simple copy of passport, including valid visas, in case of having them.


  • Prices and conditions of the program are subject to variation.
  • The cost of the program does not include the extraordinary academic fees and the costs of international travel.
  • Proof of competence in two languages is required in addition to the mother tongue.

Documents reception

Daniel Purizaca
Phone: (511) 626-7145 / 999-628-114
E-mail: purizaca.dl@pucp.pe

Mariella Salazar
Phone: (511) 626-7129 / 993-296-983
E-mail: msalazarc@pucp.pe

Luz Marina García Solís
Phone: (511) 626 7112 / 996-575-031
E-mail: lmgarcias@pucp.pe

Achieving studies CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School is a very important personal decision that involves evaluating, known and accepted, among others, academic, economic, administrative and disciplinary conditions to be met throughout their period of studies, the degree of commitment and dedication necessary to successfully complete this great professional project. That is why, it is necessary to know the content of the following standards as well as take into account its importance, before starting the admission process. With the start of the admissions process, you acknowledge and accept this standard, and that from that moment can not be alleged ignorance of it.


Daniel Guevara

El profesor Guevara es Ph.D. y MA. en Psicología de la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico. Master Internacional en Liderazgo, Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración EADA, España, Licenciado en Psicología y Educación con concentración en Psicología y Ciencias Religiosas de la Universidad Marcelino Champagnat, Perú.

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