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    Doctorate of Business
    Administration - DBA

    Discover the art of strategic leadership, advance your management expertise, and gain the scholarly recognition you deserve.

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    Awarded by Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK

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        Program Highlights

        Certified Business Research Professional

        3 Years

        Duration

        Online

        Delivery

        Flexible Learning

        Learning

        WES Recognized

        Recognized

        1:1 Research Supervision

        Supervision

        About the DBA - Doctorate of Business Administration

        Take your career to the next level whilst maintaining a healthy work-life balance! Earning the coveted doctorate degree program from a reputed university is a dream for many professionals! This requires dedication and commitment to make one of the most significant decisions in life.

        A doctorate of Business Administration or DBA program is a complete doctoral degree but comes with few contradictions to an academic-oriented Ph.D. degree.

        Doctorate of Business Administration is available in online or part-time study modes. DBA degree specializes in effectively utilizing key professional experience in pursuing industry implied research.

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          Program Overview

          Stage one: Learning Stage

          1 Year

          Duration

          5

          Modules

          60 ECTS

          Credit Value

          The Stage One of the DBA program provides a theoretical and practical foundation in research methodology for advanced empirical research within the management field. The latter part of program focuses on the application knowledge and understanding of research methodology to an actual pilot study and overall thesis proposal and to reflect on own performance as a researcher.

          • To explore the main research philosophies and paradigms within the field of management research
          • To critically understand the methods of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis
          • To demonstrate advanced skills in data handling, using appropriate statistical software
          • To demonstrate high-level skills in qualitative research methods
          • To demonstrate deep competence in quantitative research methods
          • To understand and conceptualize a ‘research problem’ in contemporary management
          • To analyses how management researchers have conducted significant research projects
          • To evaluate and critically review research at the forefront of the discipline or professional practice of interest.
          • To identify and assess potential areas of research within different management disciplines
          • To demonstrate the ability to devise, plan and conduct an extended piece of independent work (in an ethical manner)
          • To critically assess the chosen topic in the context of the current literature (including existing studies)
          • To critically analyze data to offer a sophisticated interpretation of results/findings, bringing original thinking to bear, in order to draw justified conclusions.
          • To synthesize and present research findings in the form of a structured written dissertation.
          • To identify a topic for systematic and critical review, which is at the forefront of research in practice in your professional context
          • To develop an appropriate research question that will allow for secondary material to be critically analyzed effectively, empirical research to be conducted, and for conclusions to draw
          • To demonstrate a deep critical understanding of the appropriate theoretical and empirical sources of information, which is relevant to the topic of a chosen methodology.
          • To understand and analyze the principles of reflective practice in both management and research
          • To critically reflect on own competence and development needs as a management researcher
          • To identify the further skills required to successfully grow and develop as a doctoral-level researcher in a management field
          • To identify how any required skills or competencies may be attained and to plan accordingly

          Upon completing Stage One, learners are eligible for a MPhil. in Management from UCAM. They will also recieve a certificate of ” Certified Business Research Professional” from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK.

          Stage Two: Research Stage

          2 Years

          Duration

          120 ECTS

          Credit Value

          Stage Two, of the DBA program, is focused on conducting full-fledged primary research under the supervision of a mentor. The two years of stage two are used to produce a detailed thesis, meeting the expectations of research required at a doctoral level.

          To research (ethically) and complete a doctoral-level thesis, which represents an original contribution to scholarly and professional thinking, and of a quality worthy of publication.

          Program Overview

          # Stage one: Learning Stage

          1 Year

          Duration

          5

          Modules

          60 ECTS

          Credit Value

          The Stage One of the DBA program provides a theoretical and practical foundation in research methodology for advanced empirical research within the management field. The latter part of program focuses on the application knowledge and understanding of research methodology to an actual pilot study and overall thesis proposal and to reflect on own performance as a researcher.

          • To explore the main research philosophies and paradigms within the field of management research
          • To critically understand the methods of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis
          • To demonstrate advanced skills in data handling, using appropriate statistical software
          • To demonstrate high-level skills in qualitative research methods
          • To demonstrate deep competence in quantitative research methods
          • To understand and conceptualize a ‘research problem’ in contemporary management
          • To analyses how management researchers have conducted significant research projects
          • To evaluate and critically review research at the forefront of the discipline or professional practice of interest.
          • To identify and assess potential areas of research within different management disciplines
          • To demonstrate the ability to devise, plan and conduct an extended piece of independent work (in an ethical manner)
          • To critically assess the chosen topic in the context of the current literature (including existing studies)
          • To critically analyze data to offer a sophisticated interpretation of results/findings, bringing original thinking to bear, in order to draw justified conclusions.
          • To synthesize and present research findings in the form of a structured written dissertation.
          • To identify a topic for systematic and critical review, which is at the forefront of research in practice in your professional context
          • To develop an appropriate research question that will allow for secondary material to be critically analyzed effectively, empirical research to be conducted, and for conclusions to draw
          • To demonstrate a deep critical understanding of the appropriate theoretical and empirical sources of information, which is relevant to the topic of a chosen methodology.
          • To understand and analyze the principles of reflective practice in both management and research
          • To critically reflect on own competence and development needs as a management researcher
          • To identify the further skills required to successfully grow and develop as a doctoral-level researcher in a management field
          • To identify how any required skills or competencies may be attained and to plan accordingly

          Upon completing Stage One, learners are eligible for a MPhil. in Management from UCAM. They will also recieve a certificate of ” Certified Business Research Professional” from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK.

          # Stage Two: Research Stage

          2 Years

          Duration

          120 ECTS

          Credit Value

          Stage Two, of the DBA program, is focused on conducting full-fledged primary research under the supervision of a mentor. The two years of stage two are used to produce a detailed thesis, meeting the expectations of research required at a doctoral level.

          To research (ethically) and complete a doctoral-level thesis, which represents an original contribution to scholarly and professional thinking, and of a quality worthy of publication.

          Management Research Line

          • Operations & Supply Chain Management
          • Human Resource Management
          • Marketing Management
          • Strategic management
          • Risk Management
          • Project Management
          • Accounting & Finance
          • Healthcare Management
          • Stakeholder Management
          • Organizational Development and Change Management
          • Travel and Tourism
          • Family Business
          • International Business
          • Educational Management
          • Production Management

          Eligibility Criteria

          Step 1

          Candidates must have an MBA or Master’s degree or equivalent from recognized institutions.

          Step 2

          Candidates must have at least three years of work experience at a managerial level.

          Step 3

          Candidates must have a thorough command of written and spoken English. English level: 6.0 IELTS or equivalent

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            DBA Research Line Options

            • Operations & Supply Chain Management
            • Human Resource Management
            • Marketing Management
            • Strategic management
            • Risk Management
            • Project Management
            • Accounting & Finance
            • Healthcare Management
            • Stakeholder Management
            • Organizational Development and Change Management
            • Travel and Tourism
            • Family Business
            • International Business
            • Educational Management
            • Production Management
            • Virtual Leadership
            • Transformational Leadership
            • Succession Planning
            • Leading Innovation & Change
            • Conflict Resolution
            • Ethical Leadership
            • Equity and Inclusion
            • Upskilling and Reskilling
            • Cross-cultural leadership
            • Servant Leadership
            • Public Administration and Change
            • Judgment and Decision-Making
            • Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
            • Data Analytics
            • Blockchain Technology
            • Cyber Security
            • FinTech / Decentralized Finance
            • Digital Marketing
            • SMEs – Role, impact, challenges in sustaining etc.
            • Entrepreneurship Eco Hubs
            • Start-ups – Growth, impact, financing challenges
            • Incubators & accelerators
            • Social Entrepreneurship
            • Women Entrepreneurs – Challenges and Opportunities
            • Market Research
            • Innovation Culture
            • Business Ideation
            • Incremental & Disruptive Innovation
            • Creativity and Innovation
            • Franchising and Micro-business
            • Grassroots Entrepreneurship
            • Triple Bottom Line
            • Sustainability Reporting
            • Green Finance and Sustainable Investments
            • Corporate Ethics
            • Eco – Certifications and Third-Party endorsements
            • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
            • Ethical Sourcing
            • Green Marketing or Greenwashing
            • Corporate Social Responsibility
            • Waste Management
            • Fairtrade
            • Sustainable Production and Consumption
            • Circular Economy
            • Stakeholder Management
            • Future of Renewable Energy – in production and consumption
            • Risk Management – Operational and Reputational associated with ethics and compliance
            • Creating Shared Value
            • Social Entrepreneurship
            • Industry 5.0
            • Energy Finance

            Programme Fee

            1Years

            $6000

            2Years

            $4000

            3Years

            $4000

            20% Loyalty discount for members of MBA alumni of Westford University College.

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              Faculty Profiles

              Rene Y. Paquibut
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              Dr Rene Y. Paquibut

              External Supervisor

              Dr Rene Y. Paquibut
              Rene Y. Paquibut, PhD is an SHRM-Certified Professional with PhDs in Business Management and Education. He has published on Strategic Management, Quality Management, Organizational Development, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Sustainability. His work experience includes nine years in the financial industry and around 17 years in various capacities in academia. He is presently located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Additionally, he has prior engagements in the Sultanate of Oman and the Philippines.
              Dr June Dennis
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              Dr June Dennis

              Guest Lecturer

              Dr June Dennis
              June is a marketer that has worked in both the corporate and higher education sectors. She was the Dean of Staffordshire Business School before establishing Mountain Top Perspectives in 2020. As a HE consultant, she specializes in collaborative academic collaborations and is passionate about keeping business and marketing curricula up to date and relevant. She also consults and coaches’ business owners and SMEs, and in non-executive roles, she assists in monitoring organizations. June is also Chair of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She possesses an EdD, an MBA in Strategic Marketing, and a BSc in Industrial Technology and Management. June is also a Chartered Marketer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Her prior work history includes B2B distribution, fashion manufacturing, retail, and industrial services.
              Dr Genaro V Japos
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              Dr Genaro V Japos

              Adjunct Thesis Supervisor

              Dr Genaro V Japos
              Dr Genaro v Japos is a social science instructor and researcher. He founded two Philippine-based research organizations; The Philippine Association of Institutions for Research in 2007 and the International Association of Multidisciplinary Research in 2011, both of which have a strong membership of 54 and 13 academic institutions, respectively, to this day. Dr Japos is a consultant for a range of organizations around Asia, holding five doctoral degrees in educational planning, business management, instructional systems, human resource management, and organizational management. He has taught as a visiting and an external faculty at the Philippines, Cambodia, and the United Arab Emirates. He also supervises professional and scientific groups, is active in academic writing, and is a regular member of the National Research Council of the Philippines’ Division of Social Sciences.
              Dr Colin Rigby
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              Dr Colin Rigby

              Guest Lecturer/ Thesis Supervisor

              Dr Colin Rigby
              Dr Colin Rigby is a Reader and Director of Enterprise at the Keele Business School and has an M.Sc. and M. Phil from Manchester University and a B.Sc. from UMIST in engineering disciplines. Dr Colin has extensive experience in experiential and problem-based learning including production management, consultation, and engineering-based projects across varied sectors. His research interests include creativity as it applies to problem-solving, operations management, new enterprise planning, innovation, and enterprise. Colin has also delivered over 450 projects with students and small businesses applying the rigour of the academy to solve business problems and providing a learning experience for students that develops the skills needed by employers in an increasingly competitive market. Colin also has extensive experience with ethics, especially as it applies to research.
              Dr Andrew Hambler
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              Dr Andrew Hambler

              Chief Examination Officer – Westford UCAM DBA Programme

              Dr Andrew Hambler
              Dr Andrew Hambler is a former HR consultant who worked for many years for the financial services firm, PriceWaterhouseCoopers progressing to be a manager. He is also a seasoned academic who has worked as a senior lecturer and associate professor across institutions in the UK, for the past 17 years. Dr Hamblers research interests are focused on religion and law in the workplace, and he completed his PhD in the Law Department at Durham University. Also, Dr Hambler has served as a partnership manager and link tutor at the Westford University College, Sharjah, UAE for several years and has a thorough awareness and understanding of the needs and expectations of experienced professionals pursuing higher education internationally. His expertise spans employment law, employment relations and managing and leading people and organisations and his research focus on labour laws, religion at work, religious discriminations. Additionally, He has several articles, book chapters and a monograph to his credit.
              Dr Liza Gernal
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              Dr Liza Gernal

              Faculty/DBA Coordinator

              Dr Liza Gernal
              Dr Liza has over two decades of experience in small and medium-sized businesses surrounding zero waste management and environmental protection. She holds a PhD in Administration, a major in Human Resources Management, from the Liceo de Cagayan University. She also holds a second PhD in Business Philosophy from Liverpool University, UK. Her professional passion includes teaching Human Resources Management, International Business, Supply Chain Management, Organizational Behaviour, Organizational Growth and Transformation, creativity and Innovation, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and other business-related courses.
              Dr Lee Croft
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              Dr Lee Croft

              Guest Faculty and Supervisor

              Dr Lee Croft
              Lee is a very experienced academic with over 22 years of experience in the university sector as a Senior Lecturer. He studied for his doctorate at Keele University in the UK. Lee has worked with many international partners during his career in Sri Lanka, Oman, China, and Dubai including Westford University College as a partnership manager. As such, Lee holds a deep understanding of the needs and expectations of experienced professionals undertaking study internationally. His research area is in the broad area of organisational studies around Human Resource Management with a specific interest in Hermeneutics, Identity and Resistance to Change. Lee also holds several External Examiner roles in the UK where he advises partners on the quality assurance process. Before his academic career, he was a design and development engineer in the UK rail sector.
              Dr Masroor Alam
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              Dr Masroor Alam

              DBA Faculty

              Dr Masroor Alam
              Dr Alarm Masroor has over 18 years of experience, in the Field of, Higher Education, across three countries. Leading up to Westford Alam, he worked as a research and development consultant at Prim Box LLC, Dubai. In addition to his teaching skills, Alam is also an expert in the areas of leadership, development, and quality assurance. He has served at Amity College, teaching business programs as an adjunct prof. He has also collaborated with the MENA College of Management, University of Modern Sciences, Skyline University, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Business Research Methodology, Human Resources Management, Organizational Behaviour, etc. Alam has successfully handled leadership, collaboration, and policymaking in the last six years. He published 9 and delivered 5 academic papers at national and international peer-reviewed and peer-reviewed journals/conferences.
              Abhijit
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              Dr Abhijit Ganguly

              Program Head- DBA

              Dr Abhijit Ganguly
              Dr Abhijit Ganguly is a Chartered Fellow and Chartered Manager of the Chartered Management Institute, UK, Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK, Certified Professor of the University of Northwest Europe, Netherland, Accredited Management Consultant and International Certified Trainer in Management and Leadership, USA. He comes with a vast experience of more than 25 years of global experience in multiple Industry verticals and Academic including organisational consulting, corporate training, lecturing, guiding, supervising dissertations, providing coaching, and mentoring to Doctoral and MBA, Executive MBA, MA(Management) students at UK Universities for last 15 years. He is based in London and was working as a Dean & Director of Business Developments of British Canadian Institute of Higher Education campus in London and Toronto, Canada before joining Westford University College, UAE as Program Head-DBA. His specialization includes Strategic Management, Leadership, Strategic Marketing, Brand Management, Corporate Governance etc., Additionally, Dr Ganguly is a prolific speaker and researcher who participated and presented papers in various international conferences and published internationally 15 research articles on contemporary issues in Management and Leadership area in various International fully referred journals with high impact factor in Europe and USA.
              Abraham
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              Dr Abraham O.A

              External Supervisor

              Dr Abraham O.A
              Prof. Abraham is a multidisciplinary teacher, journalist, and publisher with over 23 years of experience. He holds a Cert in International Humanitarian Law from the Oxford University Collaborative Centre, an EMBA, an M.Sc (UK), a PhD in Management, a Doctorate in International Education Management, a Ph.D in Law, a Fellow CILG (USA), and a Fellow FKA (UK). He serves as an External Examiner (PhD/Doctorate dissertation) for five institutions and as a peer-reviewer for seven journals/publications, including the Journal of Media Literacy Education (SCOPUS Indexed). He has written various books and articles, including Writing Excellent Articles for Conferences and Journals and Effective Coaching for New Start-Ups. Additionally, he serves on the Athena Global Education Governing Board and is an LLM Module Presenter.
              Dr Richard Peel
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              Dr Richard Peel

              Senior Faculty and Student Success Manager

              Dr Richard Peel
              Dr. Richard Peel is the Senior Faculty and Student Success Manager at Westford University College. Before joining Westford, he taught at Middlesex University, Wollongong University, and the Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab Emirates. Additionally, he has worked in the UK, the Basque Country, Germany, Indonesia, Mexico, and Kuwait. His academic credentials include a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Exeter, an MSc in TESOL from the Aston University, and a B.A. from University of Birmingham. He also holds the RSA/UCLES DELTA and is a Cambridge and IELTS examiner. His research interests include ESL, online learning, leadership, and management.
              Dr. Renaldo De Jager
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              Dr. Renaldo De Jager

              Senior Faculty and Business Development Manager- African Region

              Dr. Renaldo De Jager
              Senior Faculty and Business Develop Dr. Renaldo de Jager earned a Doctorate in Technology and Innovation Management from The Da Vinci Institute. With a total of 2 decades of experience as an international management consultant in a variety of sectors, his knowledge is dispersed throughout many consulting businesses across the world. His main focus is on increasing effectiveness and efficiency, as well as increasing productivity and lowering operational expenses. Dr Renaldo provides students with much more than just theory, thanks to his academic credentials and experience in the field. He contributes significantly to the academic field by examining the application of theories and the benefits of doing so, as well as the outcomes. Renaldo has a life-long learning approach, and in addition to his academic pursuits, he keeps up with current events to be educated about many businesses throughout the world by interfacing with and consulting with a diverse group of clients and influencers.
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              Dr Heather Goode

              Adjunct Thesis Supervisor

              Dr Heather Goode
              Dr. Heather is an experienced Higher Education Educator, Research Supervisor and Manager who has worked with several Universities and private institutions with specializations in Education and Business. Heather is on faculty at business schools, where she lectures, supports teaching and learning through the professional development of faculty and supervises. Currently, Heather supports students transitioning into higher education, coaches adults who return to study or who start post-graduate studies, and supervises and develops quality assures online courses. Her Doctorate in Education explored developing critical thinking in students and the professional development of faculty and is currently being converted into a book. She acts as an external chair of an academic board and has several publications.
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              Dr. Dzingai Katsamba

              Adjunct Thesis Supervisor

              Dr. Dzingai Katsamba
              Dr. Dzingai Katsamba is a global entrepreneur, academic, philanthropist and astute leader. His flagship business-Global Sealing Solutions Africa Group operates in fifteen African countries. He sits on various boards across Africa. He is an academic of note specialising in Organisational Innovation. He lectures up to PhD in various institutions of higher education in Africa and beyond and supervises MBA and PhD students across the world. He has risen in academia to become the Dean of Innovation and Technology at Davinci Institute. He has published many academic articles in international journals of Innovation. He is also a member of the steering committee of the SABS ISO 5600 Innovation Standard, representing South Africa Globally. He has demonstrated the importance of the fusion of academia and practical entrepreneurship in a dynamic global business space. His philosophy is “ Touching the current generation by creating entrepreneurship and touching the future generations through academia”.
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              Dr Dewald Scholtz

              Adjunct Thesis Supervisor

              Dr Dewald Scholtz
              Dr Dewald Scholtz is an accomplished and dynamic senior management professional with over 20 years of working and lecturing experience. His expertise lies in successfully directing organizational planning and development through strategic initiatives and programs. Throughout his career history, he has managed talent selection practices, process improvements, staff development, and employee relations. Additionally, he has established success supervising and guiding team positions to significantly contribute to an organization or student. He holds a PhD (Industrial Psychology), MBA, MA (Psychology), and a postgraduate diploma in Information Management. He is a registered psychologist.
              Dr. Veena Grover
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              Dr. Veena Grover

              Adjunct Thesis Supervisor

              Dr. Veena Grover
              Dr Veena Grover comes with extensive teaching and research experience of more than 21 years. Her research expertise lies in microfinance, sustainable development, macro-economic variables and strategy-related issues. Dr Veena’s professional passion includes teaching Managerial Economics, Business Research Methods, Strategic Management, creativity and Innovation, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She also has all-embracing experience teaching Universal Human Values & ethics & especially their research application. Additionally, she has expertise in curriculum development and course design, ensuring alignment with industry trends and academic standards. Dr Veena has a PhD in Management from the Department of Business Administration, Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science & Technology, Murthal (Sonepat), India. She has been the university topper and gold medalist in Economics (Hons) during her graduation. Furthermore, she is a published researcher with a solid track record of contributions to the field, including articles in reputable peer-reviewed journals and presentations at international conferences. She serves as an Editor of the refereed journal, International Journal of Advanced Trends in Technology, Management & Applied Science. She has previously taught at numerous Higher Education Institutions, supervising MBA and PhD students all around the world. Her Philosophy of life is “If you want to be happy and joyful in life, devote your efforts to increase Human Dignity, Human Competence, and Human Values.”
              Dr.-Balamurugan-Balusamy
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              Dr. Balamurugan Balusamy  

              Adjunct Thesis Supervisor

              Dr. Balamurugan Balusamy  
              Prof. Balamurugan Balusamy currently holds the position of Associate Dean Student at Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence in Delhi-NCR. In addition, he serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Information Engineering at Taylor University in Malaysia. Previously, he was a Professor at the School of Computing Sciences & Engineering and served as the Director of International Relations at Galgotias University in Greater Noida, India. With a focus on Engineering Education, Blockchain, and Data Sciences, Prof. Balusamy has made significant contributions to his field. He has amassed a wealth of experience over his twelve-year tenure as a faculty member at the globally recognized VIT University in Vellore, where he reached the position of Associate Professor. His extensive academic background includes Bachelors, Masters, and PhD degrees from esteemed institutions in India. Prof. Balusamy’s impact is evident through his impressive publication record. He has authored and edited more than 80 books on various technologies and has published over 200 papers in high-impact factor journals from respected publishers such as Springer, Elsevier, and IEEE. His collaborations span the globe, involving prominent professors from top QS-ranked universities. His teaching philosophy incorporates design thinking principles, and his passion for teaching is evident in his lectures. He has delivered technical courses in more than 15 countries and has participated in numerous top-tier conferences. His academic influence extends beyond publishing, as he has given over 195 talks at various events and symposiums. Beyond academia, Prof. Balusamy is actively involved in the industry. He serves on advisory committees for several start-ups and forums and provides consultancy services in the area of Industrial IoT. His expertise and reputation have led him to contribute significantly to his field, both in terms of research and practical application.
              Umar Lawal Aliyu
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              Umar Lawal Aliyu

              Adjunct Thesis Supervisor

              Umar Lawal Aliyu
              Umar Lawal Aliyu is a highly accomplished educator and academic professional with over 30 years of teaching and non-teaching experience. He holds multiple academic qualifications, including a PhD in Management, and has served in various prominent roles at educational institutions around the world. Currently, he is an Adjunct Research Supervisor and External Reviewer for the DBA program at Westford University College in the UAE. He also serves as a Professor at LIGS University in the USA and is a Research Supervisor at UNICAF University in Cyprus. Furthermore, he has held teaching positions at institutions such as SMC University in Switzerland, Selinus University in the Commonwealth of Dominica, University of the People in the USA, and more. Umar Lawal Aliyu is a prolific author with 134 books and journal publications to his name and has received numerous awards and recognitions for his contributions to education and peace initiatives. His mission is to inspire a passion for learning, believing that knowledge is the key to a successful future.
              Dr. Ghulam Abbas Bhatti
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              Dr. Ghulam Abbas Bhatti

              Adjunct Thesis Supervisors

              Dr. Ghulam Abbas Bhatti
              Dr. Ghulam Abbas Bhatti is an Assistant Professor at Bath Spa University Academic Centre, RAK, UAE, UK, where he specializes in Business and Management. With a PhD in Business Administration focusing on Organizational Behaviour, Dr. Bhatti brings a wealth of academic knowledge and practical experience to his role. His expertise spans various areas including Organizational Behaviour, International Marketing, Human Resource Management, and Business Environment. Prior to his current position, Dr. Bhatti served as a lecturer at the University of the Punjab, Pakistan, and the School of Management Sciences, NCBA&E, Lahore, Pakistan. He is recognized for his dedication to mentoring and guiding students and colleagues, creating dynamic learning environments, and advancing knowledge in his field through collaborative efforts. Dr. Bhatti’s academic outputs include publications in international and national peer-reviewed journals, covering topics such as organizational development interventions, workplace bullying, employee thriving, and job performance improvement. He actively participates in conferences, workshops, and seminars, showcasing his expertise in quantitative techniques and research methodologies. His commitment to quality education and scholarly research, along with his extensive experience and qualifications, make Dr. Bhatti a highly respected educator and contributor to the field of Business and Management.
              Dr Asaph Moshikaro
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              Dr Asaph Moshikaro

              Adjunct Thesis Supervisor

              Dr Asaph Moshikaro
              Prof. Dr. Asaph Moshikaro, holding degrees in Social Sciences, Commerce, an MBA, and a Doctorate in Administration, is a qualified social worker and psychotherapist. With expertise in mental health counselling, coaching, and leadership facilitation, he advocates for healthy nutritional practices, including the Keto diet. His extensive consulting experience spans mining, manufacturing, and public service sectors. Prof. Dr. Moshikaro excels in research development and supervision, co-authoring peer-reviewed articles and publishing three books. His diverse background and contributions in mental health, leadership, and nutrition make him a respected figure in academia and professional circles, dedicated to holistic well-being and scholarly advancement.
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              Westford Advantage

              To add to the leadership and research quality of students, westford has introduced an annual boot camp that aims to fill the gap in knowledge and skills for students who are at a managerial position or are researchers in their field of expertise.
              The Westford University College Research Journal (WUCRJ) publishes original research manuscripts and research reviews in various fields. It welcomes submissions from independent researchers, practitioners, as well as in-house students and contributors from around the world. WUCRJ is committed to providing an open-access platform for academics, researchers, and practitioners to share their findings.
              Westford provides personalized 1:1 research supervision, ensuring individualized attention and mentorship. Our experienced faculty assists students in refining research topics, developing proposals, and navigating doctoral research complexities.
              Students who complete stage 1 will receive an MPhil. (Master of Philosophy) in Management from Universidad Catolica de Murcia in Spain. If the student decides to leave before finishing the final research thesis, he will be eligible for the Early Exit Award with the MPhil from UCAM. Along with the MPhil. the learners will also receive a certificate of “Certified Business Research Professional” from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK. If the learner completes both the learning stages of the program, he will be eligible for two certifications from UCAM, which include the MPhil in Management and the Doctorate Degree, along with a certificate of “Certified Business Research Professional,” from CMI, UK.

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