Doctorate - Global Leadership

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The Doctorate in Management with a concentration in Global Leadership program at Colorado Technical University offers an in depth examination of management theories and their application in global and culturally diverse organizations and businesses. Discover more about the Doctorate in Management with a concentration in Global Leadership program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Colorado Technical University's online Doctorate in Management with a concentration in Global Leadership is a research intensive program with 12 research and writing courses as well as coursework in qualitative, quantitative, and ethnographic research methods and design. The program explores the challenges of melding cultural and ethical values and conducting cross-cultural business. You have the opportunity to study organizational behavior and management theory, process consulting and intervention theory and practice, and leadership strategies for global corporate executives. You can develop your leadership skills through action research projects and cooperative research projects with new doctoral students.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You should have experience as a management professional before applying to the Doctorate in Management with a concentration in Global Leadership program. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Doctorate in Management with a concentration in Global Leadership program consists of 96 credits. In addition to 66 management credits and 30 global leadership credits, you must attend residencies twice a year and complete either a dissertation or a series of publishable papers.

Management Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
MGMT 800Fundamentals of Management
MGMT 801Research and Writing I
MGMT 805Research Methods and Design
MGMT 806Research and Writing II
MGMT 810Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods
MGMT 811R&W III: Action Research Theory
MGMT 815Quantitative Methods
MGMT 816R&W IV: The Practice of Action Research
MGMT 821R&W V: Process Consulting & Intervention Theory
MGMT 826R&W VI: The Practice of Process Consulting & Intervention
MGMT 831Research and Writing VII
MGMT 836Research and Writing VIII
MGMT 840Philosophy of Science, Values, and Ethics
MGMT 841Research and Writing IX
MGMT 845Leadership
MGMT 846Research and Writing X
MGMT 851Research and Writing XI
MGMT 856Research and Writing XII

Global Leadership Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
GL 820The Influence of Culture on Global Organizations
GL 825Global Leadership and Trans-organizations
GL 830Advanced Action Research
GL 835Special Topics in Global Leadership
GL 850Strategic Thinking in Global Organizations
GL 855Futuring and Innovation for Global Leadership

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

The Doctorate in Management with a concentration in Global Leadership program is intended to help you prepare for key leadership roles in your area of expertise. As a graduate of the program, you could be prepared to seek positions, such as the ones listed below, in your professional field:

  • Management consultant
  • Research scientist
  • Postsecondary professor

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.