human capital development phd

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Human Capital Development

The Human Capital Development doctoral program focuses on human capital development through the transfer of research to practice. By developing critical research competencies, professionals are positioned to ask the right questions and help organization leaders make critical decisions about human capital investments.

By applying research in the workplace, professionals improve their capacity for driving an organization's human capital strategy. The program draws on real-world experience and encourages professionals to engage in research meaningful to their organization.

The flexible program delivery combines 3-to-5 day, face-to-face courses with Web-based instruction. Faculty and industry experts facilitate a think-tank learning environment where creativity flourishes and students engage with the best minds in human capital.

The Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Human Capital Development prepares students for careers in the following areas:

  • Designing Learning
  • Delivering Training
  • Coaching/Mentoring
  • Developing Human Capital
  • Improving Human Performance
  • Managing the Learning Function
  • Facilitating Organizational Change
  • Measuring and Evaluating Programs
  • Managing Organizational Knowledge
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