IUL’s Assessment is the systematic collection, review, and use of information about our educational programs undertaken for the purpose of improving student learning and development. An outcomes assessment is completed for each program annually.
IUL has developed outcomes assessment program intended to provide an ongoing review of the institution’s effectiveness. The program for assessing institutional effectiveness has two components: one, gathering and compiling information on the extent of IUL’s accomplishments in achieving defined purposes; and, two, using such information for institutional planning and program improvement.
DBA program outcomes:
Graduates with a Doctorate in Business Administration will be able to:
- Identify, research alternatives to, and solve business problems with the highest value adding solutions.
- Expand, manage and apply critical thinking methodologies and skills to global business issues and world opportunities.
- Perform systems-based, financially justified analysis and research operations issues and technology-enabled opportunities in a global, market-based economy.
- Demonstrate business knowledge and be recognized as a business subject expert.
- Formulate and re-design industry rules and standards.
- Research, design, write and present an original dissertation that contributes significantly to the business and global community.
Capstone Project: The Dissertation outcomes
The dissertation is the final scholarly product of the program. This document must complete the proposed research study, presenting detailed results and analyses. The dissertation must present a careful synthesis and evaluation of the work done and the findings obtained. All claims must be warranted, and limitations admitted. Suggestions for future research in the field that build on the instant research are required to demonstrate the fruitfulness of this research.
The capstone project outcomes are:
1. Concept paper – Demonstration of students’ ability to articulate a research study.
2. Quality review methods – Demonstration of students’ ability to conduct a review of the alignment of
methods, design and question in the dissertation study.
3. Defense – Demonstration of students’ ability to present and defend their research and findings.
Click here to view the most recent outcomes data for the DBA program.