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Single Doctoral-Level Business Courses

At CalSouthern, students may enroll in a course at the doctoral level without committing to a degree program. It’s a great option for students who want to:

  • Get a feel for online learning at CalSouthern before pursuing a doctoral degree
  • Earn credits that can be applied toward a doctorate at CalSouthern or another institution*
  • Gain knowledge and expertise at the highest academic level in a topic of particular interest

Choose any of the doctoral courses offered by the CalSouthern’s School of Business. You’ll find a vast selection of subjects available, on topics as diverse as leadership, technology management, statistics, organizational development, finance, consumer behavior and supply chain management.

Getting started is a quick and simple process. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. A master’s degree is not required to take doctoral-level courses. (However, if you wish to commit to CalSouthern’s Doctor of Business Administration program, a master’s degree is a prerequisite.) Courses start every month; you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Doctoral Business Courses

MGT 87515 Information, Organization and Strategy

Credits : 3

This course will focus on information; the theory and practice of leveraging and sharing information to develop more effective organizations. It presents the concept of information management within the framework of organizational or corporate information systems used in decision-making processes. Some of the topics covered include: decision making and problem solving situations in information management; information needs and requirements; group decision making processes; organization and representation of information as reflected in a chosen mode of communication and the effect on decision making; and cultural dimensions of information and information management.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor
  • Appraise the process of IT integration for a group or organization.
  • Investigate the culture change involved in IT integration.
  • Analyze the need for successful system integration within an organization.
  • Analyze the important reasons that a code of ethics is essential for corporate growth to be effective
  • Create an example of mobile business within a specific organization.
  • Explain IT government, knowledge sharing and trust within an organization.
  • Assess effective controls on the access and use of proprietary knowledge.
  • Analyze the need for effective information security within an organization.
  • Create a plan and example for successful implementation of an IT strategy.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts
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