Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

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Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth


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  • Minimum three years of professional work experience
  • Employment history (CV/resume)
  • University transcripts
  • All candidates who have received their bachelor’s or other degree or diploma from an education institution where English is NOT the primary language of instruction are required to demonstrate English language proficiency through ANY ONE of the following methods
    • Obtain a TOEFL minimum score of 550 for the paper based test or its equivalent
    • Obtain an IELTS minimum score of 6.0 Obtain a Pearson Versant Test minimum score of 59
    • Obtain a Certificate of Completion for a Certificate course offered by the Emeritus
    • Submit a document which shows that the candidate has, for the last 24 months or more, worked in ANY ONE of these countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • A completed Application Form
  • Proof of diploma/degree in any field of study (your highest qualification should be submitted)

About the course

Today’s organizations are undeniably complex—both difficult to understand and even more challenging to manage. But building your leadership skills from the inside out can help ensure you and your organization are positioned for growth and prepared to manage through change and uncertainty.

Just as an effective 360-degree evaluation can drive your success by assessing your skills and competencies from every angle, the Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership program presents three core pillars of leadership—personal leadership, team leadership and organizational leadership—for a holistic perspective that helps you develop your skills as a coach and team builder and step into the next level of leadership with confidence.


Module 1: Personal Leadership and Success

  • Introduction – Personal Traits and Practices of Successful People
  • Understanding my Mojo
  • My Created Identity
  • What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
  • The Stakeholder Centered Coaching Process
  • Triggers and Taking Action

Module 2: Leadership: People, Teams and Organizations

  • What Does Leadership Mean to you
  • How to Make Effective Decisions
  • The Art of Influencing with Ethics
  • Leading and Managing Teams
  • Leveraging Culture
  • The Power of Social Capital

Module 3: Leading Organizations and Change

  • MIT’s Four-Capabilities Leadership Mode
  • Three Perspectives on Organizations
  • Power and Influence in Organizations
  • Organization Networks
  • The Change Simulation

Module 4: Capstone Project


Marshall Goldsmith

Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority on helping successful leaders achieve positive, lasting change in their behavior—for themselves, their people, and their teams. He is the author or editor of 34 books including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best sellers, Mojo: How to Get It, H...

John Van Maanen

John Van Maanen is the Erwin H. Schell Professor of Management, Emeritus and a Professor of Organization Studies, Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He works within the fields of organization behavior and theory. Van Maanen is an ethnographer of organizations ranging in type from po...

Adam Galinsky

Biography Adam Galinsky is currently the chair of the Management Division and the Vikram S. Pandit Professor of Business at the Columbia Business School. Professor Galinsky has published more than 200 scientific articles, chapters, and teaching cases in the fields of management and social psycho...

Katherine Phillips

Prof. Katherine W. Phillips joined the faculty at Columbia Business School as the Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics in Fall of 2011. Before joining us here she was Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and Co...

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