DBA 755

Current Topics in Business Leadership

4 Graduate credits
Effective May 7, 2012 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course is an integrated multi-disciplinary inquiry seminar of the critical problems facing the pragmatic and academic nature of leadership theory and practice. The broad scope of this course explores the impact of leadership theory, research and practice on individual, group, and organization outcomes. This course focuses on emerging and applied research and theory in leadership.

Special information

Prerequisites: Successful completion of all Phase I courses in the DBA Program.

Learning outcomes


  • Describe the roles of theory, practice, and research in the leadership discipline.
  • Gain a pragmatic understanding of the theories, models, and research on leadership as a framework for further research.
  • Identify and reflect on relevant gaps in academic and practical leadership research.