Ph.D. in Management - Leadership & Organizational Change

Walden University

Program Description

Ph.D. in Management - Leadership & Organizational Change

Walden University

This specialization challenges you to think critically about conventional organizations and explore new ideas about leadership and change. You will develop alternative conceptualizations of management, understand what a socially conscious leader is and create 21st-century leadership practices. Concerns about effective organization building will be balanced by the understanding that a socially responsible leader also strives to create an environment beneficial to employees in increasingly cross-cultural work environments.

Completion Requirements

  • 82 total quarter credits
  • Core courses (20 cr.)
  • Foundation and advanced research sequence (16 cr.)
  • Specialization courses (20 cr.)
  • Proposal, dissertation, and oral presentation (26 cr.)
  • Four Ph.D. residencies to equal a minimum of 16 days

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable.

Recommended Course Sequence

Timing Course Code Course Title Course Length

  • Year 1: Qtr. 1 MGMT 8015 Gateway to Doctoral Studies (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 1: Qtr. 2 MGMT 8025 Perspectives on Organizations and Their Implications for Leaders (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 1: Qtr. 3 MGMT 8035 Complexity and Applied Systems Thinking (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 1: Qtr. 4 MGMT 8045 Mechanics of Individual and Group Decision Making (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 1 RSCH 8101 Research Theory, Design, and Methods (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 2 (1st half) MGMT 8410 Leadership, Influence, and Power (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 2 (2nd half) MGMT 8420 Challenging Conventional Leadership (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 3 RSCH 8301 Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 4 (1st half) MGMT 8430 The Changing Face of Leadership—Diverse Perspectives (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 4 (2nd half) MGMT 8440 The Socially Conscious Leader (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • MGMT 8990 Developing a Prospectus (2 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 1 RSCH 8201 Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • RSCH 8251 Student selects one advanced research course:
  • Advanced Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 2 or RSCH 8351 or Advanced Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks or RSCH 8451 or Advanced Mixed-Methods Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 3 (1st half) MGMT 8450 Crafting and Responding to Change (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 3 (2nd half) MGMT 8991 Writing a Proposal (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 4 & Year 4: Qtrs. 1-2 MGMT 9000 Doctoral Dissertation (5 crs. each quarter for a minimum of 4 quarters) 12 weeks
This school offers programs in:
  • English
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USA Auburn, Alabama
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