DBA is a partner-led programme with content providers, platform provider, and a host of partners to endorse it and reward students who complete courses, giving them support to start their own digital business, or opportunities to join on.
Growing digital businesses lack talent with the right commercial skills for digital business; people with ideas for digital business lack the commercial know-how to start one; DBA addresses both of these issues.
Partnerships with organisations such as Smarta, Launchpadlabs, and accelerators will ensure that some students completing the programme would be able to access mentors for starting businesses.
Programme addresses lack of digital skills gap from the commercial aspect, and tries to upskill the workforce to help them join digital businesses, or start or grow their own.
Partnerships with Start-Up loan providers (Smarta, Princes Trust) and with angel networks & accelerators will give some students the opportunity to apply for finance if they have a strong business plan.
Partnerships with LaunchpadLabs, Microsoft Ventures, etc, are in progress to give some of the students co-working space if they want to start a business and build a team.