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Doctor of Business Administration Graduate Receives a Once-in-a-Lifetime Career Opportunity

When Dr. Neville Swaby, International Business graduate from Argosy University, Orange County received the opportunity to serve as an advisor to the president of Jamaica, he was extremely flattered. "I feel humble, yet honored," says Swaby. "But the education I received from Argosy University has prepared me to take on such a challenge."

The decision to attend Argosy University, Orange County was not one of great difficulty for Swaby - the school's Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program offered everything that he was looking for in a school. "The DBA programs at Argosy University, Orange County combine sound academic theory and principles. The curriculum is well structured and fosters skills in research, communication, analysis, synthesis, problem solving and decision making. Argosy University, Orange County has excellent classroom and online collaboration with instructors who possess excellent industry knowledge," says Swaby.

Swaby has always strived for the best in his career, and his achievements represent the high standards he sets for himself. Along with being an advisor to Jamaica's president, Swaby is also a financial manager and international business consultant, as well as an assistant professor at the University of Technology in Jamaica. "The structure and delivery format at Argosy University, Orange County takes into account that working professionals have limitations on their time," says Swaby. "The school's DBA program is designed to offer a curriculum without the need for a student to take a break from his or her career."

When asked how Argosy University, Orange County has aided his career, Swaby said, "Argosy University's DBA program empowered me with the innovative leadership and critical analysis skills I need to successfully compete in today's complex corporate environment. I utilized the multidisciplinary strategies acquired from professors in the International Business program to manage, to advise, and to coach others."

Swaby serves as an excellent example of how successful hard work can make someone. He offers the following advice to other Argosy University students who are just as hungry for success: "Stay focused, study hard, and put in the extra time necessary in order to achieve your goal."