Develop the advanced the skills and knowledge to lead organizations, educate the next generation of business leaders, or provide high-value consulting services. This doctoral specialization features a comprehensive core curriculum of leadership, research, strategy, technology, and ethics, plus intensive course work designed to help you develop skills in systems thinking, critical thinking, creative thinking, reflective thinking, and statistical thinking that enable leaders to build productive relationships and strengthen an organization’s viability. Synthesize established theory with your own values and goals to build leadership skills that benefit your organization and the broader business community. Explore a systemic view of business leadership to grow your ability to develop leaders at all levels of an organization. Expand your opportunities for collaboration, enrich your learning experience, and grow your professional network through meaningful connections with faculty and fellow students—in your courses, through specially designed social networking opportunities, and at face-to-face residencies. An optional international field experience offers further networking opportunities and provides firsthand experience of the many ways culture impacts the global business operations. A prescribed course sequence, built-in dissertation milestones, and focused mentoring create a clear path toward completing the degree in three years. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing leadership, consulting, or faculty positions in the field of business leadership.
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