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About Kotler Impact

Kotler Impact is the brain child of the Father of Modern Marketing, Dr Philip Kotler, the world’s foremost expert on strategic marketing and the Founder & Chairman of the World Marketing Summit Group along with other enterprising iniatives. With a vision like none other to integrate sustainability across enterprises, Kotler Impact is a strategic marketing community seeking to employ a sustainable global environment and economic development through education, training and holistic measures.

Kotler Impact has one belief – to build a generation that is sustainable, evolutionary and transformable.

Their visionary ambitions are achieved through the accumulation of marketplace diversity, the implementation of fundamental, educational resources and the commitment from pioneers in business and professional leaders who strive for excellence.

Kotler Business School
DBA Doctorate Programs

We offer five types of Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programs:

  • Doctoral degree/DBA Dissertation track
  • Doctoral degree/DBA Research track
  • Doctoral degree/DBA in Strategic Management
  • iDBA
  • Executive DBA

Doctoral degree/DBA Dissertation track

The objective of this professional doctorate in business administration (DBA) is to provide participants with the opportunity to make significant contribution to both theory and practice in the field and to develop professional practice at the highest level.

Doctoral degree/DBA Research track

Research DBA track will guide you to enter academic world with the objective of publishing your work in various academic journals and conferences.

Doctoral degree/DBA in Strategic Management

Double Degree DBA Strategic Management program was designed in collaboration with Eurasian Management and Administration School, one of the best business schools in Russia, voted #1 in Russia among business schools offering online DBA program.


iDBA program can be attended through KBS Global Campuses, with ten executive DBA campuses around the world – based in Europe, Middle East, Asia and United States – KBS Global Network of iDBA program offer the largest, most immersive network of it’s kind, with unparalled access to broad range of study and career opportunities.

Executive DBA

The Executive DBA doctoral program in business administration will challenge you to take your thinking and performance to a new level. You will become a recognized expert and contributor to the most important business and societal challenges by making significant contribution to both theory and practice in the field as you move toward C-suite leadership level.

About Philip Kotler

Philip Kotler is known around the world as the “father of modern marketing.” For over 50 years he has taught at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Kotler’s book Marketing Management is the most widely used textbook in marketing around the world. He has been honored as one of the world’s leading marketing thinkers.

Prof. Philip Kotler is the Founder & Chairman of the World Marketing Summit Group. He is the world’s foremost expert on strategic marketing, widely-acknowledged as the inventor of modern marketing.

Kotler’s recent work in evolving marketing strategy and practice to take into account the internet, globalization, new marketing forms and technologies such as blogging and viral marketing, places him at Number 11 in the current Thinker’s 50, the list of the world’s top business thinkers. He was voted the first Leader in Marketing Thought by the American Marketing Association and named The Founder of Modern Marketing Management by the Handbook of Management Thinking.

Kotler is the S. C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He received his Master’s degree at the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. at MIT, both in economics. He did postdoctoral work in mathematics at Harvard University and in behavioral science at the University of Chicago. Professor Kotler has authored over 52 books on all aspects of marketing, including the most widely used marketing textbook in graduate business schools worldwide, Marketing Management, now in its 12th edition.

He has published more than 100 articles in leading journals, including the Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, the Journal of Marketing, Management Science and the Journal of Business Strategy. He has consulted for IBM, General Electric, AT&T, Honeywell, Bank of America, Merck and others in the areas of marketing strategy and planning, marketing organization, and international marketing. He has also advised governments on how to develop and position the skills and resources of their companies for global competition. Professor Kotler holds major awards including the American Marketing Association’s (AMA) Distinguished Marketing Educator Award and the Distinguished Educator Award from The Academy of Marketing Science. The Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI) named him Marketer of the Year and the American Marketing Association described him as “the most influential marketer of all time.”

What We are Offering

We have the opportunity to bring the Kotler Business School and its curriculum, exclusive content, and internationally recognized Masters and DBA programs to Canada

The Kotler Brand

Philip Kotler is known as the father of modern marketing, and has created impactful textbooks, teaching countless students, and helping businesses lead their marketing efforts.


The Kotler Business School has access to some of the finest business leaders, influential professors, and quality educators that students will have access to at the Masters and Doctoral Levels (iDBA program). 

What We are Looking For

We are looking to work with a University in Canada to help launch the Kotler Impact MBA and DBA Programs. Interested parties should reach out to us by clicking HERE.