For 40 years, Tuck’s Diversity Business Programs have been providing entrepreneurs with valuable, real world skills they need to build and grow their businesses. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tuck’s Executive Education team realized that it would be impossible to hold the autumn 2020 program on campus for safety reasons.
In late October, participants gathered for Tuck’s first-ever virtual LSI program, taught by Tuck’s preeminent thought leaders who combine academic expertise with strong industry experience and context.
Tuck alumnus and Baltimore mayoral candidate Bob Wallace seeks to bring jobs and opportunity to his hometown using some of the lessons he learned during the Tuck Diversity Business Programs.
Jennifer J. Walker, owner and president of Watearth, reflects on her experience during Building a Successful Diverse Business in November of 2019, and how it prepared her for the challenges that most small businesses faced in 2020.
Tuck Diversity Business Programs have been delivering life-changing business education to business owners for 40 years. This four-decade period has required the programs to grow and adapt to changes in culture, technology, and the needs of the communities which they serve. Tuck is proud to offer the premier suite of diverse business education programs in the nation and looks forward to continuing to innovate and evolve as the Diversity Business Programs enter a new decade.
For three Next Steppers, Taylor Dillenberger TNS'19, Tatiana Ladygina TNS'17, and Briana Provancha TNS'19, the program inspired them toward a common goal: the pursuit of an MBA at the Tuck School of Business.
Tuck Executive Education is excited to announce that we will be offering the spring 2021 session of Tuck Next Step as a virtual experience in April 2021.
Ingrid Helsingen Warner AMP’19 shares her perspective on how the COVID-19 global pandemic has forced conferences and executive programs to adjust their layout—and how that change can help build a positive community of change, similar to the one she experienced during her time at AMP.
Tuck Executive Education will offer Building a Successful Diverse Business as a virtual experience in fall 2020.
Five new members join the Tuck Diversity Business Programs board from the Broad Institute, NMSDC, Sundial Brands, TIAA, and Wells Fargo.
Tuck Executive Education programs allow participants to cultivate advanced business skills, network with peers, and learn from faculty thought leaders in a personalized, intimate setting. The benefits of Tuck programs also extend far beyond individuals; they have tremendous impact for companies, too.
Tuck Executive Education will offer a Leadership and Strategic Impact virtual experience in fall 2020.
After a military assignment showed him the difficulty of booking event spaces, Luke Hutchison TNS'17 took action. Tuck Next Step set him on an entrepreneurial journey and now he's helping small business owners grow their revenues.
To help plot a course for the future, Russell Steenberg T’83, managing director and global head at BlackRock Private Equity Partners, turned to a familiar—and formidable—resource: Tuck Executive Education.
The $100,000 Wells Fargo Scholarship Fund program creates 24 scholarships for Tuck Diversity Business Programs, so that certified minority, women, veteran, LGBTQIA, and disabled entrepreneurs will be able to attend one of Tuck’s programs.
Ira Jackson, Jr. DBP'98 DBP'00 has used the lessons learned at Tuck Diversity Business Programs 20 years ago to lead Perfect Image through industry transformation, the Great Recession, and now the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marcel Benson DBP’17, CEO and founder of the Benson Watch Company, reflects on his experience with Tuck Diversity Business Programs and how it helped him land a deal with one of the world's biggest department stores.
Sundial Brands has renewed their partnership with Tuck Diversity Business Programs. For the fifth year, Sundial and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth have worked together to establish the SheaMoisture Community Commerce Fellowship for minority women executives, business owners, and entrepreneurs.
After attending Tuck Diversity Business Programs himself in 2013 and 2014, VDart CEO Sidd Ahmed continued to invest in the growth of his company by sending two executives to the Building a Successful Diverse Business Program in 2019.
The NEFI Energy Leaders Program, created in collaboration with Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth, gives energy leaders what they need to succeed in a changing world.
America’s oldest national construction company turns to Tuck Executive Education to train their leaders and help build their unique culture
Thomas Crowther, founder of Dallas-based construction firm the Crowther Group, learned a valuable lesson in building a strong business foundation during one of the Tuck Diversity Business Programs.
Dartmouth alumni return to Hanover to hone their skills at Leadership and Strategic Impact and the Tuck Advanced Management Program
As we close out 2019 and prepare for a New Year, December is the perfect time to reflect on the year’s successes and challenges.
The programs’ 40th anniversary celebrations will commence in fall 2020
After attending a Tuck Diversity Business Program, entrepreneur Stephanie Flor, founder of Around the World Beauty, rethought her business's mission and began running year-round beauty tours in Marrakesh and New York City.
Jill Anderson’s desire to lead took her from the military to business. Now the Tuck Next Step participant wants to open doors for women in technology.
Tuck’s AMP offers a rigorous curriculum that builds a shared framework for business success for leaders across geographies and industries.
“We were impressed with the caliber of Tuck’s faculty, their ability to design a program that fit our specific needs, and how they customized it for our different geographies,” said Jodi Thrasher, the company’s commercial strategy and operations lead. “Tuck’s approach wasn’t just a textbook PowerPoint presentation—it was designed specifically for us, and it had real meat to it.”
Adventure is a business and business is an adventure for Next Step alumnus Brian Hansen. Learn more about his journey from Olympic speed skater to entrepreneur, and how Tuck Next Step helped him along the way.
LA-based entrepreneur Gina Woods knew that she wanted to revamp her business, but she wasn’t sure what her next steps should be. As the founder and chief executive of JCLE Enterprises, a hair and beauty retailer, generating over $1 million in annual sales, Woods was already running a successful business, selling her products on Amazon.com and Sears.com. But she wanted to expand in a smart way that made sense for her business.
When Darden Restaurants’ CFO Rick Cardenas T'98 was considering sending some of the company’s top leaders to Tuck’s Leadership and Strategic Impact (LSI) executive education program, he knew there was only one good way to assess whether the program would be a good fit, and he signed himself up.
This summer at the Tuck Advanced Management Program (AMP), Professor Brian Tomlin will teach a session on supply chain management, a topic incredibly relevant for executives, given the speed of digital transformation and the current geo-political climate.
Tuck welcomes Emmanuel Ajavon as the new associate director for Tuck Diversity Business Programs. In his new role, Ajavon will spearhead efforts to help diverse entrepreneurs hone their business strategies, develop their skillsets and build high-performing enterprises.
Tom Rutledge, chairman and CEO of Charter Communications, will be the featured speaker during the SCTE•ISBE Leadership Institute at Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth, it was announced today by the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), SCTE’s global brand, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), and Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth.
For the fourth year, Sundial and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth have worked together to establish the SheaMoisture Community Commerce Fellowship for minority women executives, business owners, and entrepreneurs.
HCL Technologies, a leading global technology company, has joined the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth to provide an advanced leadership program around strategic innovation for more than 30 IT leaders from HCL’s diverse customer base.
After attending Tuck's Building a High-Performing Minority Business, entrepreneur Gina Grahame rebranded her San Francisco-based business and signed on 16 new clients.
Professor Geoffrey Parker, an expert on platforms, will join the Tuck AMP faculty this summer to teach on digitization and network effects.
Change, as every skilled business person knows, takes work. Thanks to a 360-degree assessment and Professor Pino Audia, LSI participants take home all the tools they need to start on that work and become the best leader they can be.
Tuck Advanced Management Program helps Orvis executives steer the fly-fishing and lifestyle company toward the future.
Tuck Executive Education’s Global Leadership program celebrates its 20th anniversary.
In October, 34 participants from around the world gathered for a week of leadership learning with Tuck LSI.
The program sessions will emphasize strategy, innovation, and leadership skills to help drive breakout performance in the retail energy industry.
After attending several Minority Business Programs, Brenda and Carlton Oneal knew they were ready to make a change in their business.
An iconic American brand is transforming itself with the help of a custom Tuck Executive Education program.
At a critical time in his organization's history, Ian Hyatt, vice president of global field service at IGT, learned a valuable lesson about mergers and acquisition at a Tuck Executive Education program.
A few years ago, Amy Jackson was the director of public relations for TripIt, a travel organizing app owned by Concur. By that point, Jackson had a lot of experience with corporate messaging, but she had a feeling she would benefit from learning more about branding and reputation in order to take her career to the next level.
Tuck Executive Education's Digital Excellence Program, offered in partnership with Google, was first offered in June 2015 and is geared towards minority entrepreneurs. The goal of this program is to provide participants with the tools needed to bring their digital marketing and communication skills to the next level. Sessions are taught on a variety of topics, from analytics and paid advertising to business leadership development and scalability.
You too often hear these days that “the customer is in charge of marketing now.” As a result, some people almost abdicate their marketing role. I think that’s a total cop-out and an excuse to avoid trying to do some truly inspired and innovative marketing.
In our executive education programs, the emphasis is on learning and generating implementable ideas—specific actions participants can take as soon as they return to the office.
Nothing matters more to us and our partners than impact—the impact our executive education programs have on the individuals who attend and the organizations they lead.