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Evaluate management approaches appropriate for project, programs, and portfolios from an operational and strategic mindset.
Develop project management research and practice that lead to new and improved progress and knowledge for the field.
Create multidisciplinary theories that better inform practice of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing the project.
Apply ethical leadership strategies to integrate best practices and tools in the field of project management.
Exhibit your communication, research, writing, and critical thinking skills applicable to professional and academic endeavors.
Our PhD in Business Management, Project Management program is
designed to remove roadblocks for you and demystify the dissertation
process. This unique approach centers on supporting you in three ways:
through program structure, a dedicated faculty and support team, and
online resources. To help generate momentum toward graduation, you’ll
begin your dissertation early in the program. Our faculty, support
team, and online resources will help guide you every step of the
Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.
Maximize your courseload—take six or more credits per quarter and pay
Capella’s online learning model offers you the ability to take one to three courses per quarter, giving you more schedule control.
*Cost of each residency is included in the $5,000 quarterly tuition maximum; travel, lodging, meals and other expenses are not included. Books, supplies, and other fees may apply. Tuition subject to change.
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
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools.
If your employer or organization is a partner with Capella, you may be eligible for a tuition discount.
Enroll in your master's degree, apply for the scholarship, meet eligibility requirements, and receive up to $5K.
Our online PhD in Business Management, Project Management curriculum refines your leadership expertise in business and project management. You’ll develop solid research skills by completing a dissertation to advance project management. The program includes dissertation research seminars which allow you to get an early start on your dissertation.
Emerging Trends, Research, and Theories for Successful Project Management
In this course, learners evaluate leadership approaches and
communication dynamics between diverse stakeholder groups to
facilitate successful project and program outcomes. Topics include
emerging theories and research on leadership, communication, and
social networks as conduits for effectiveness in complex project and
program environments. Learners develop as independent researchers,
constructing research questions, synthesizing literature, and
selecting appropriate methodologies to advance the body of knowledge
and practice in project management.
For PhD in Business Management, PhD in Information Technology,
and PhD in Organization and Management learners only.
Prerequisite(s): PhD in Business Management must have completed
BMGT8430, BMGT8432, BMGT8434. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Two doctoral programs focused on business. What are the differences,
and which one is right for you?
From entry-level to executive, a look at three career options for
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online project management doctoral degree.
*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.
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