DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIP
Lead people to new heights! Earn your Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Organizational Development and Leadership from University of the Rockies. This doctoral degree is the culmination of graduate studies in leadership and organizational dynamics, and it demonstrates your ability to assess research in organizations using evidence-based methods.
Through advanced PhD seminars and practicum experiences, you will learn to evaluate the impact of diversity in organizations as a competitive advantage. Anticipate the impact of developmental processes, strategic initiatives, and organizational change. Initiate complex strategies as an effective change agent. Create your own development solutions and evaluate them based on human performance technology.
Simply put, you will learn to integrate specialized applications of psychology with elements of business and leadership to affect change and improve lives.
Transform your career with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Organizational Development and Leadership from University of the Rockies.
Specializations within the Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Development and Leadership are:
Training and E-Learning
Elevate performance with the latest technology for training and instructional design. This specialization emphasizes the complexity of learning and development as it relates to organizations.
Advanced seminars offer you a systems approach to learning initiatives, with a focus on planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating learning systems to meet organizational expectations. Explore instructional strategies, systems theory and design, training needs assessment models and methods, as well as the impact of diversity and globalization on learning and design. When you specialize in training and e-learning, you will build a solid foundation of research for your practice in e-learning and instructional design.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Take new ideas to the top. This specialization is designed for leaders who aspire to lead innovation with corporations or public agencies as well as those who want to create new ventures focused on the development of an innovative product and service.
Advanced seminars focus on fostering innovation and entrepreneurship on a global scale and emphasize emerging practice in the field. At the end of your program, you will hold the tools to provide leadership, drive change, and encourage entrepreneurship and innovation.
Take diversity to the next level. Help your organization capitalize on varying backgrounds, experiences, and worldviews. Apply cutting-edge principles to diagnose organizational challenges and measure organizational diversity. Advanced seminars in global consulting and cross-cultural communications will allow you to implement change within an organization. Integrate your graduate education – specialize in organizational diversity.
This program includes an extensive research component and broad applications through coursework. The PhD further enriches your research through the process of proposing, writing, and defending a Dissertation.