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This course expands upon previous leadership material covered in the program. It provides students with the opportunity to study classic and modern leadership theories and research, assess the usefulness of these theories in an international setting, and use various leadership techniques to gain an advantage in business. Students will enhance their personal global leadership skills and examine current research and techniques in the field of leadership.

This is the final course in a series of three focused on completing a scholarly project as part of a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree program. In this course, students will present the findings of their field project and explain how these findings can influence, improve, or otherwise change the identified business-related problem or opportunity. Students will also prepare an oral presentation of their completed capstone project. Additionally, students will discuss a plan for disseminating the project findings to the populations that could benefit from this information. This course represents the culmination of the DBA program and allows students to demonstrate the skills and knowledge they have acquired throughout the program.

This is the second of three courses focused on completing a scholarly project as part of a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree program. This course builds on the work accomplished in the first course, as students conduct the field project. Students will use critical thinking, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation skills developed throughout the DBA program to collect and analyze data within the context and conditions of the field project. The main focus of this course is integrating data collection and analysis in the field project.

This is the first of three courses focused on completing a scholarly project as part of a Doctor

of Business Administration (DBA) degree program. In this course, students will work with a

capstone mentor to identify and analyze a business-related problem, choose an appropriate

research method, apply key concepts learned in the DBA curriculum, initiate site selection, and

prepare for Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval. The main focus of the course is

developing a data-driven project proposal that is supported by evidence-based literature and

contemporary field experience. Key products completed in this course include: a capstone

project proposal, a problem statement, research questions and related theory, and a professional

practice literature review.

This course explores how organizations can use advanced marketing techniques, consumer data, and organizational knowledge to communicate value to customers. It also covers the importance of entrepreneurship and how organizations and individuals can foster this mindset. The course covers a wide range of marketing principles and theories, including market-oriented planning, competitive positioning, pricing, and integrated communications, as well as different forms of entrepreneurship. Through interactive discussions, case studies, practical examples, and doctoral-level assignments, students will have the opportunity to apply advanced concepts and gain a deeper understanding of the influence and impact of marketing on organizational success. By the end of the course, students will have gained valuable insights into how research and theory can enhance marketing efforts at various organizational levels.

In this course, we will use economic theory and tools to analyze real-world problems. Students will use library journals and online resources to conduct research and work collaboratively in groups to facilitate discussion and participation. The course will cover topics such as consumer behavior, business decision making, tax policy, and welfare economics. The focus will be on applying economic concepts to practical issues.

This course will delve into the critical role of evaluating all components of a strategic plan to achieve optimal organizational effectiveness. Strategic planning is a fundamental aspect of building a successful organization that is forward-thinking, action-oriented, and able to adapt to a constantly changing market. The components of the strategic plan provide the framework for achieving the organization's vision and mission. The course will cover the use of appropriate research methods and internal and external analysis tools, selecting the most suitable strategic approach for the market, and using this information to develop a five-year strategic plan that serves as a dynamic guide for effective decision-making by leaders. Upon completing the course, students will have analyzed existing strategic plans, assessed their strengths and weaknesses, and created a new plan to enhance effectiveness in an existing organization.

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