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Tufts University’s Gordon Institute is an innovator in “teaching things that can’t be taught—leadership, creativity, and innovation. Our programs share Tufts’ student-centered approach and focus on having a tangible impact on students’ careers, giving them the tools and confidence to have an impact in the world.

Tufts Gordon Institute's faculty is comprised of university professors, industry specialists and consultants who are recognized experts in their fields. The vast majority of our professors have experience in positions in industry or as consultants and their extensive backgrounds include professional experience at large companies and organizations to startup environments including: Bose, Raytheon, Kaon Interactive, Precision Ventures, Ernst & Young, McKinsey & Co, Polaroid, Sentinel Financial Group, IBM, U.S. Department of Defense, ZipCar, NASA,  and General Electric. Hands-on mentoring by Tufts Gordon Institute faculty and guest speakers deepens students’ connection with real-world leaders in their own industries.

In keeping with our innovation-focused and leadership-centered mission, faculty members have impressive business knowledge and experience, and are dedicated to sharing their expertise with students. Integration of substantive leadership development and experiential learning into every corner of the program includes an outstanding level of faculty collaboration, nimbleness with which Tufts Gordon Institute can develop and refine programs and offerings to meet student needs and respond to industry.