Degree Outcomes Leadership

Doctor of Business Administration

What You'll Learn

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Your Degree Outcomes

This degree is aligned with external professional standards to help you obtain the relevant expertise to advance your career. Becoming proficient in these outcomes will help you to meet the demands of your field.

Degree Outcomes

  • Integrate and apply theory and scholarly research to develop innovative approaches to business problems in global and diverse environments
  • Apply and communicate strategic approaches to business practice and planning
  • Develop and apply critical thinking to business problems and opportunities
  • Integrate internal and external data with analytical techniques to support evidence-based decision making
  • Integrate ethical concepts and integrity into sustainable business models
  • Develop expertise within and across functional and cross-functional disciplines
  • Apply collaborative techniques to develop relationships, partnerships, and alliances

Specialization Outcomes

  • Evaluate the historical and theoretical bases of leadership through a multidisciplinary lens to develop leadership perspectives which ensure the viability of the organization in a dynamic global environment
  • Analyze leadership in an introspective way, developing and integrating a personal view of leadership with an emphasis on connections to others in the organization and the broader community
  • Evaluate the influence of mechanistic and living systems worldviews on a leader’s perspective of the organization and strategic organizational transformation
  • Integrate multiple ways of thinking including creative thinking, reflective thinking, statistical thinking, critical thinking, and systems thinking, to inform leaders’ decision making
  • Synthesize multi-disciplinary scholarly literature and emerging trends in leadership practice toward advancing the theory or practice of leadership
  • Exhibit proficiency in academic research, writing, and critical-thinking skills

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