Doctor of Management - Technology Management

Effective February 2019, this program is no longer available for future enrollments at the Denver South Campus.

Effective August 18, 2020, this program is no longer available for future enrollments at the Virtual Campus.

The Doctor of Management with a concentration in Technology Management is a 100-credit-hour terminal degree in management. The program includes 40 credit hours of core management courses, 20 credit hours of technology management concentration courses, 4 credit hours of symposium-related courses, and 36 credit hours of doctoral research. The research element will culminate in a dissertation.

The Doctor of Management is a terminal degree for management professionals. The program helps students prepare to think and act strategically and provides the opportunity to enhance their abilities to make positive contributions in their chosen area of management expertise. The technology management concentration is designed to help students prepare for leadership roles in the technology field. The program combines leadership and management theory and practice with research process and methodology.

 

This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification.  As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.

Program Accreditation and Alignments

The program was developed to align with professional standards of The Institute for the Certification of Computing Professionals.

Outcomes

Doctor of Management Outcomes

  • Demonstrate fluency within the chosen discipline and demonstrate the ability to support business strategy and organizational missions in changing environments 
  • Develop synthesis proficiencies for strategic planning and solution-generation in the context of internal and external managerial responsibilities
  • Integrate theories, models, skills, and competencies in support of organizational missions

Technology Management Concentration Outcomes

  • Demonstrate fluency with the body of knowledge in the areas pertaining to technology management and information systems through written, presented, and defended scholarly works
  • Apply theories of leadership and change management to drive technology initiatives through internal and external partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Formulate technology solutions to improve organizational performance and achieve competitive advantage
  • Lead technology change and innovation in a global environment with resource and time constraints

Degree Requirements

Courses - Core

MGMT802Management Theory

4

MGMT808Management and Ethics

4

MGMT818Leadership Theory and Development

4

MGMT822Application of Action Research

4

MGMT824Strategic Thinking and Organizational Alignment

4

MGMT828Practice and Theory of Consulting and Intervention

4

MGMT832Organization Innovation and Scenario Thinking

4

RES804Principles of Research Methods and Design

4

RES812Qualitative Research Methods

4

RES814Quantitative Research Methods

4

RES860Doctoral Research I: Principles of Research and Writing

4

RES861Doctoral Research II: Annotated Bibliography

4

RES862Dissertation Research Process

4

RES863Doctoral Research III: Dissertation Literature Review

4

RES864Doctoral Research IV: Dissertation Methods

4

RES865Doctoral Research V: Dissertation Introduction

4

RES866Doctoral Research VI: Dissertation Findings

4

RES867Doctoral Research VII: Dissertation Discussion and Conclusion

4

RES868Doctoral Research VIII: Dissertation Conclusion

4

SYMP801Doctoral Symposium I

2

SYMP802Doctoral Symposium II

2

Total Credit Hours:80

Courses - Concentration

TMAN870Leading IT as Internal and External Partners in Organizations

4

TMAN872Leading Technology Change, Innovation, and Strategic Planning

4

TMAN874Process Optimization and Decision Making in IT

4

TMAN876Current Topics in Technology Management

4

MGMT878Advanced Career Strategies for the Scholar-Practitioner

4

Total Credit Hours:20

Total Credit Hours: 100

Program Areas of Focus

The program emphasizes three areas of focus: Research and Writing; Leadership and Change Management; and the specific concentration discipline.

Graduation Requirements

In addition to the successful completion of 100 credit hours with an acceptable GPA, students must also satisfactorily complete their research proposal and final dissertation. The research proposal must be approved by the student’s Research Supervisor and University Reviewer. The dissertation, which must be approved by the student’s dissertation committee, is an extensive document that includes the research study. In addition, graduation requires presentation of the final dissertation.

Symposium

Doctoral programs at Colorado Technical University require a residential symposium. Additional information about CTU's doctoral symposium can be located in the Doctoral Symposium section of this catalog.

Area of Study

  • Business & Management

Degree Level

  • Doctorate