The goal of the Doctor of Leadership program is to provide active practitioners with a flexible approach for the advanced study of issues associated with leading and being a leader. The program is designed to address the critical dimensions of effective leadership and coaching at an advanced level. The program provides a platform that enables the participant to develop as effective leaders and coaches by examining their personal skills, beliefs and value-sets as they relate to those with whom they interact. Participants will develop insight and skills to mature into more effective leaders and managers. Individuals entering this program have the intention of building upon their significant practical experience and taking that experience to the next level. The degree is appropriate for mid-to-senior level practitioners who have a minimum of 5 year experience in leadership role.
The Doctor of Leadership is provided in conjunction with Monarch Business School Switzerland. Monarch Switzerland is a private, high-quality, Swiss Graduate School focused on management studies registered and located in the Canton of Zug. Monarch Business School Switzerland was formed in response to the specific need for a high quality online Swiss graduate management institute to address the needs of internationally located working professionals who have the desire to continue higher academic training while remaining in the workforce.
The Doctor of Leadership focuses uniquely on acquisition of practical knowledge applied to existing practice to develop potent solutions to real world challenges.
The program employs a blended learning methodology that includes one-to-one coaching, practical workplace application, applied leadership, scholarship and individual reflection. Success in the program is defined as higher performance as a leader and coach in the real world of the participant’s existing domain. The program covers material considered to be essential to applied leadership and coaching. Contemporary themes covered include: Ethics & Social Responsibility, Leadership, Change, Sustainability, Congruency, Personal Psychology, Innovation and Spirituality. The program is uniquely designed for the working professional who wishes to immediately apply the knowledge of the program back to their working environment. The program includes the following components:
Courses & Modules
The program consist of 6 courses and a manuscript totalling 180 ECTS credits-European Credit Transfer System. Courses are complete individually in sequence.
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Participants demonstrate their mastery of critical thinking by producing actionable outcomes on a selected leadership & coaching problem. The final manuscript is typically 100 to 125 pages in length.
The assessment within the Doctor of Leadership program is based on both submitted assignments within the courses and the quality of the final study manuscript as presented to the committee. There are no exams in the program.
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- Graduates from accredited Master programs.
- Bachelor students with a minimum of 5 years leadership or coaching experience.
- Candidates lacking the above with substantial leadership experience may be admitted to the program at the discretion of the Administration.
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Candidates register in the program on a yearly basis and are responsible to pay that year’s tuition fee on a quarterly basis in advance. All candidates may terminate a program upon 3 months written notice to the administration. There is an administrative transaction fee applied to all received wire transfers of 100 Euros.
- Total Tuition Based On 36 Month Standard Duration = 15,000 Euros.