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Contemporary Issues in Leadership




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Course level: Doctorate Courses

This course explores successful and controversial issues surrounding how and why senior leaders set and deploy organizational values, short and long-term directions, and performance expectations that create a balanced value in global organizations. The focus is on business results that encompass organizational learning; stakeholder satisfaction; and overall budgetary, financial, and market performance.


This doctorate level course requires proof of completion of a Master's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Examine the role and influence of leadership in global organizations.
  • Explore the influence of internal and external stakeholders on organizational leadership.
  • Analyze global and cultural issues that affect an organization’s success.
  • Apply change management theories to prepare and lead organizational change.
  •  Analyze leadership models that integrate multiple values and stakeholders’ interests for organizations in the global environment.


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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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