Driving Change & Innovation in the 21st Century
Within the 24/7 global world in which we operate, change occurs at lightning speed. Professionals who can navigate, embrace, lead and thrive in this environment are poised to drive companies and lead people. Developing new processes, strategies, and out-of-the-box thinking are essential skills for executives who have the foresight to envision the future and direct teams through change in the 21st century workplace. The NCU change and innovation specialization is designed to provide students with knowledge of concepts and techniques in managing change and innovation. The specialization provides an in-depth examination of how positive change in organizations can affect productivity, efficiency, and organizational culture. This specialization develops competencies and skills for business leaders that can help them to challenge the status quo by introducing and leading change in the competitive, global marketplace.
The NCU Difference
Northcentral University is committed to providing a premier education for our students, and holds the same regional accreditation as other prestigious American universities (WSCUC*). NCU’s School of Business and Technology Management has a results-oriented approach to online education, delivering rigorous doctoral, master's, bachelor's and graduate certificate programs to help you develop the business acumen that companies seek. You will learn from our professors, all of whom hold doctoral degrees, and are experienced professionals in your field of study. Our one-to-one mentoring approach to learning allows you to experience individualized interaction. You'll be learning in a class size of one, so there's no need to worry about dropped classes or waiting lists. NCU’s flexible approach to earning a graduate degree online, includes weekly course starts to fit your schedule. Our online programs allow you to pursue your degree on your time. At NCU, there are no residency requirements, no need to travel to a physical campus and no entrance exams. You determine your schedule, just as you determine your educational outcome. That’s why NCU’s independent study approach is designed for you, the self-motivated student, who seeks a higher degree in their educational journey.
“Because of the privilege we have in this country, I was able to do this program remotely, working and having fun with my family. The next chapter in my life will be to try and get internet access to remote places in Africa.” - Funmi Bolonduro, PhD in Business Administration (2016)
*WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, http://www.wascsenior.org.