Doctor of Management Science (DSM), initiated by Prof. Surna Tjahja Djajadiningrat as the Dean of SBM in 2008, was established in August 2008.

The team developing the proposal consisted of Prof. Togar Simatupang, Dr. Gatot Yudoko, and Dr. Deddy Koesrindartoto.

The doctoral program covers a wide range of management discipline in order to develop and contribute to the body of knowledge of business and management. The research paradigm is not limited to positivism, but also interpretivism, and criticism. The key aim is both to train scholars for careers in research and teaching in business and management as well as to shape the scientific contributions.