A Learning Platform for Professionals in a Tech-Driven World

Stay Updated on the Tufts Transformative Leadership Community and Future Offerings

The world is rapidly changing.
Industries are undergoing a technology-driven revolution.
How do you seize new opportunities while advancing your career?

Highlighted by the pandemic, the way we do business and lead technical teams today can change overnight. In the past year, technical professionals have had to navigate remote work, shifting priorities, increased responsibilities and business continuity. You're under consistent pressure to juggle resources, execute tactics, deliver results and find career growth. At the end of the day, are you prepared for the disruptions of tomorrow to both your business and career?

Tufts Transformative Leadership Community is a collaborative environment of experts, peers and relevant learning opportunities to quickly and effectively get just-in-time skills and knowledge to solve your emerging challenges. We're developing professional education in a new way — one that meets you wherever you are in your career with thought-provoking experiences. This platform is a powerful approach that goes beyond one-time offerings; it's a portfolio of workshops, short courses, personal coaching and more. It all comes together synergistically. Gain knowledge quickly with a short, intensive workshop or do a deep-dive with a multi-week short course.

Key Benefits

• Develop your unique path to becoming a master practitioner, honing existing skills

• Expand your network with a diverse community of leaders just like you. Leverage the community to work through scenarios & share new insights and ideas across a variety of industries

• Be better equipped to drive business outcomes and accelerate your growth as a leader

Who Should Join Us:

This platform is designed for leaders in technology-driven environments who:

• Lead teams or departments

• Collaborate with cross functional areas and stakeholders within the organization to drive strategic outcomes

• Are accountable for delivering results


Upcoming Transformative Leadership Community Offerings

New Offerings in Development for Summer 2021 and Beyond


Organizational Effectiveness

June 11 + June 25, 2021 • 9 AM - 1 PM EDT

Registration Information

Cost: $395*

Discount: Tufts University Alumni and Corporate Partners receive 20% off the charrette workshop fee. 

Registration Deadline: June 9, 2021

*Registration fee: $25



Leading in a Post-Pandemic World

Sept. 17 + Sept. 24, 2021 • 9 AM - 1 PM EDT

Registration Information

Cost: $395*

Discount: Tufts University Alumni and Corporate Partners receive 20% off the charrette workshop fee. 

Registration Deadline: Sept. 15

*Registration fee: $25


   Best Value   

Bundle Offer: Two Workshops & 1:1 Leadership Coaching

Registration Information

Cost: $790*

Special Offer: Register for both workshops — Leading in a Post-Pandemic World and Organizational Effectiveness in the Midst of Chaos — and we'll include a one-hour leadership coaching session, a $200 value, at no additional cost. You'll also gain access to the Tufts Transformative Leadership Community.

How to Enroll: The process is simple. Register for both workshops and a member of our team will reach out to schedule your 1:1 coaching session.

Discount: Tufts University Alumni and Corporate Partners receive a 20% discount off the bundle offer fee.

Registration Deadline: June 9, 2021

*Registration fee: $50

Nancy Buczko


Questions? Contact Us.

Nancy Buczko
Director, Professional Programs, Tufts Gordon Institute
E: Nancy.Buczko@tufts.edu  P: (617) 627-3117



Tuned to Your Schedule

Gain key insight on a hot topic. Take a deep dive into an area of interest in an engaging, collaborative charrette workshop, or refocus and re-energize your career by chatting with a member of our industry-expert faculty. No matter how you take the next step, you will be joining a community of like-minded individuals who will offer new perspectives and help you on your path to success. Take a look at our portfolio of opportunities.

Charrette Workshops

Collaborative sessions in which you engage with a peer community to learn, share ideas and co-create solutions to real-world challenges you are facing on the job. Charrettes are a unique and powerful approach that goes beyond the traditional workshop.

Short Courses

Take a deeper dive into a subject and fulfill your intellectual curiosity. From theory to application in industry, hear from experts on a variety of subjects — all with a practical industry focus.

On-Demand Learning

Take advantage of asynchronous learning on a wide range of topics. You can access these at anytime and anywhere. Build a specific skill or gain deeper knowledge of a concept.

1:1 Coaching

Get individualized coaching with a mentor who will guide you to success and beyond. Whether you would like to work through a specific situation or plan for your own success, find support each step of the way.

Active Community

Expand your network by connecting with a community of fellow like-minded leaders across a variety of industries and sectors. Using the latest communication tools, your colleagues are never more than one ping away.

Charrette Definition





Key Themes

Whether you take a course, participate in a workshop, or engage in a 1:1 coaching session, your learning will be focused on building competencies in four key areas: strategy, functional skills & tools, leadership, and personal growth. Preview future offerings for each of those key areas.



Moving from Implementer to Strategic Thinker


Best Practices in Portfolio Product Management


M&A: Buy or Sell?


Developing a Strategic Plan You Can Implement

Functional Skills & Tools

Approaches to Managing Up


Tools for Effective Organizational Design


Building Financial Intelligence


Using Digital Tools to Maximize Workplace Efficiency


Understanding SEC Filings


Leveraging Data to Make Effective Decisions


Developing High Performing Employees


Making the Right Hiring Decisions


Performance Reviews for Impact and Inspiration


Managing Conflict and Negotiating to Drive Win-Win Solutions

Personal Growth

Ethical Decision Making


Reaching Your Leadership Potential Through Self-Awareness


Challenging Existing Mental Models and Assumptions


Empowering Your Personal Learning and Development



Led & Taught by Industry-Expert Faculty


Instructors, charrette workshop leaders, moderators, and more will all be drawn from Tufts Gordon Institute and Tufts University's expansive roster of industry-leading faculty in addition to practitioners who want to share their rich and relevant experiences. The individuals who will guide you and work with you in the Tufts Transformative Leadership Community deeply understand the challenges that the workforce of today faces and they're able to provide you with insights for a path forward. 


About Tufts Gordon Institute

Tufts Gordon Institute is dedicated to creating a worldwide community of transformative leaders with heart. Leaders who are savvy in both business and technology, deeply in tune with society, and motivated to drive high-impact change that will make the world a better place.

From workshops and short courses to graduate degree programs, Tufts Gordon Institute provides relevant knowledge when you need it throughout the arc of your professional career. With a focus on practical learning, taught by faculty with deep industry experience, you’ll be empowered to influence the future technology driven organizations and lead with self-awareness, equity, and confidence.


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