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Phoenix Doctor of Education (EdD) Degree in Organizational Leadership
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Program InformationThe Doctor of Education (EdD) in Organizational Leadership degree program at Argosy University, Phoenix is designed to meet the special requirements of working professionals who wish to develop their knowledge and skills to handle the changing needs of modern organizations. The Organizational Leadership program is designed to enable working professionals to pursue their personal and professional goals through the completion of a graduate program.
Based on the belief that success for an organization is directly and substantially linked to leaders within the organization, Argosy University, Phoenix offers the EdD in Organizational Leadership degree program, which is designed to provide practicing professionals with opportunities for personal and professional development. Argosy University, Phoenix is committed to providing students with a learning environment that informs, enhances, challenges, and supports the development of organizational leaders ready to face the complex issues present in an ever-changing world.
The program focuses on the qualities of transformational leadership, not just managerial attributes. This approach is designed to prepare students to lead complex organizations faced with an abundance of strategic challenges, such as increasing globalization, changing economies, societal shifts, and individual organizational relationships.
Argosy University believes that leaders prepared in this manner can be visionaries and innovators, and can lead organizations to meet the challenges of the future. Some assignments will require applying principles in “live” situations. Students should be aware that they will at times need access to an organization–whether their employer or any other organization — to maximize the opportunity to develop their competencies.
Program Learning Outcomes
Program Outcome One: Leadership in Teams
Given an organizational situation, identify strategies to develop, maintain, motivate, and sustain self-managed teams using concepts, theories and techniques of team leadership.
Program Outcome Two: Collaboration in Teams
Given a case study or leadership situation, collect, assimilate, disseminate, and maximize the views of team stakeholders in order to reach defensible goals with minimal conflict.
Program Outcome Three: Conflict
Given an organizational situation that requires interpersonal or interdepartmental action, identify situations of conflict, diagnose the impact of both overt and covert behavior, and develop a plan for conflict resolution using evidence-based methods.
Program Outcome Four: Ethics
Given an organizational setting, identify ethical and dilemma-resolution practices, and make evidence-based decisions that integrate personal, social, and corporate responsibility.
Program Outcome Five: Communication
Communicate orally and in writing to individuals and groups in a concise, clear, organized, and well-supported manner using formats and technology relevant to the organizational context.
Program Outcome Six: Motivation
Given a leadership situation, identify workplace commitment theories to incorporate influences and power as a leader to motivate organizational stakeholders.
Program Outcome Seven: Research
Given an organizational need to evaluate and defend its actions or potential actions, select, analyze, and apply the assessment techniques, research methods, and/or statistical analyses needed to evaluate and defend those actions based on evidence
Program Outcome Eight: Knowledge and Understanding of the Field
Demonstrate competency in identifying and integrating the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, historical trends, and key figures in the field of organizational leadership.
Program Outcome Nine: Change
Evaluate the impact of change on organizations, organizational members, and other stakeholders and apply appropriate change models and theories to facilitate successful change.
Program Outcome Ten: Global Diversity
Analyze and evaluate the involvement of diversity in leadership issues, with special attention to the implications of diversity for individuals, organizations, and societies.
Program Outcome Eleven: Interpersonal Effectiveness
Achieve personal development and demonstrate positive relationship skills via effective communication, respect for others, and awareness of their impact on others.
Enhance your career potential by enrolling in this Argosy University, Phoenix Doctor of Education degree in Organizational Leadership program. You can learn more about specific financial aid programs (available to those who qualify) on our Financial Aid & Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.