Doctor-Business Administration (DBA)
This course describes key business and economic research issues. It shows how matters such as jobs, unemployment, policymaking, budget, taxes, and public investment apply to business research and practice.
Students will be introduced to contemporary research and pedagogical topics in business innovation including design thinking, disruptive innovation, corporate innovation, and the pedagogy of business innovation.
This course covers research topics related to business technology including investments, strategy, economic value, cybersecurity, privacy, adoption, diffusion, and development methods. Students will explore the academic literature in this area.
Students are exposed to key topics in global and international business. They will investigate academic research on multinationalism, global competition and strategic management, and global marketing to develop research questions.
this course focuses on pedagogical practices in business schools including both traditional and innovative teaching methods. Students will understand effective teaching and learning practices in business schools.
Students will be introduced to business research designs, including exploratory, descriptive, casual, experimental, case study, cross-sectional, and longitudinal research designs. Students will be exposed to both quantitative and qualitative methods.
This course covers techniques and applications of regression analysis and ANOVA models using statistical software. Students will apply the methods to real world problems and making valid statistical conclusions.
The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with conceptual bases of SEM as well as applications necessary to undertake doctoral-level research and to answer questions of casual interest.
This course introduces major qualitative approaches in business research including case study research, ethnography, narrative inquiry, discourse analysis, grounded theory, text analysis, and action research.
This course includes a study of managerial accounting research topics and methods. Students will review and critically analyze research articles on budgeting, performance measures, enterprise risk management, innovation, and methodologies.
Seminal and contemporary research articles on the audit environment, auditor decision making, auditor independence, the effects of auditing on the financial reporting process, and auditor fees will be introduced.
Students in this course will learn to critically analyze financial accounting research to identify potential areas for future study that can advance the current body of knowledge.
This course studies health care delivery research topics. Students will review and critically analyze literature on integrated health care delivery systems, clinical effectiveness, innovative technologies, workforce issues, and other topics.
This course provides insight into research topics that explore managerial epidemiology including disease control and transmission; population health measurement; planning and quality management; incidence, prevalence, morbidity, and mortality; and others.
This course addresses contemporary research issues in health care information management research. Research relating to electronic health records, data analytics, safety, privacy, and health information technology will be discussed.
This seminar is a review and analysis of the theories, models, and concepts utilized in the research of organizational behavior and human resource management.
This course addresses issues in operations, business models, and strategic management with extensive reviews of research areas such as sustainable operations, strategic positioning, organizational structure and performance, and corporate governance.
Students in the seminar will study seminal and current research on the idiosyncratic nature of entrepreneurship, small business, and family firms. They will discuss theory and make connections among findings.
This course is an individualized scholarly investigation of an important topic in business. It prepares students for the dissertation process and focuses on issues such as dissertation committee selection.
Coursework supports and guides doctoral candidates in their research and the development and defense of the dissertation. The course provides individual time with members of the student's dissertation committee.