The Capstone Project is an original, comprehensive investigation that makes a unique contribution to the AOM profession. This comprehensive investigation is the culminating activity of a doctoral fellow’s formal academic career and represents an original contribution to the disciplinary literature. Research for the Capstone Project generally is conducted using a prescribed methodology with focus on a specific issue or topic within the fellow’s discipline.
The Capstone Project is the culminating activity of the fellow’s academic study at Emperor’s College and reflects the highest levels of intellectual rigor and quality in higher education.
The Capstone Project has a formal structure. The DAOM Research sequence is designed to assist fellows in learning the process for completion and the format for presenting the Capstone Project at Emperor’s College.