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Assess the information needs for effective strategy and innovation and identify, access, and collaborate on the appropriate sources for that information.
Integrate data needed to support evidence-based strategy and innovation.
Analyze information gathered for strategy and innovation, using the appropriate research techniques.
Demonstrate ethical, effective, and sustainable approaches to strategy and innovation.
With over 25 years of experience in online doctoral education, we understand the unique needs of doctoral students, and have designed our programs to meet those needs. We've structured our programs to help you reach your goals and obtain critical skills—with our expert faculty, support teams, and online resources to help guide you every step of the way.
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Showcase your ability to develop solutions for organizations through the completion of a doctoral applied business research project.
For your culminating doctoral applied business research project, you’ll be paired with a knowledgeable mentor to help you along the way.
Maximize your courseload—take 7 or more credits per quarter and pay just $4,850.*
*Quoted price does not include $175/quarter resource kit fee. Quoted cost includes residency tuition, but not travel costs, meals, and lodging.
Online education isn’t one-size-fits-all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn.
A more structured learning format with an active peer community and faculty guidance. We’ll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
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Our DBA in Strategy and Innovation curriculum emphasizes evidence-based practices for analyzing global trends, leveraging competitive information, seeking innovation opportunities, developing future-oriented product strategies, and learning to lead and influence from any level in your organization.
Foresight: Anticipating the Future
Learners in this course study the ways organizations proactively anticipate and plan for future growth opportunities. Learners examine the scanning tools and technologies organizations use to develop meaningful information about the future environment; models for understanding and analyzing global trends; and new lenses for scanning, synthesizing, and analyzing strategic and competitive data. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Identifying Opportunities for Innovation
In this course, learners examine the methods and collaborative processes organizations use to identify opportunities for innovation, including scenario planning and future visualization techniques. Learners also explore ways to identify risk, develop contingency plans in light of disruptive change, and communicate and disseminate those risks and plans. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Competing with Disruptive Innovation
This course presents the disruptive innovation strategies organizations use to lead the competition. Learners examine ways to reinvent industry competition and move beyond the concept of competitive strategy to developing breakthrough strategies and value innovation. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Building an Innovation Strategy
In this course, learners examine the ways organizations build innovation strategies to enhance organizational sustainability and adaptation. Learners analyze the organizational elements that support a culture of innovation and change and the development of ideageneration systems, flexible processes, governance structures, and evaluation metrics. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
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Doctoral programs are specific and challenging. That’s why you’ll have access to expert support at every step along the road to your degree.
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Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our doctoral degree in strategy and innovation.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
**Educational and professional requirements for faculty positions vary widely by employer. Understanding your target employers’ particular requirements is key in deciding on a doctoral program.
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