Like all top business schools, the Tuck curriculum is rigorous and designed to challenge students to reach their full capacity. Tuck’s goal is to develop leaders with a broad set of business skills who will better world of the business, and one of their key approaches to achieving that is cultivating self-awareness. Tuck’s approach to leadership development includes not only coursework but also feedback from coworkers and fellow students with guidance and peer coaching,
The coursework at Tuck includes the required core curriculum, elective curriculum, and experiential learning. Students are divided into four sections and then assigned study groups; these groups complete much of the core curriculum – which includes statistics, decision science, corporate finance, capital markets, managerial and global economics, marketing, organizational behavior personal leadership, strategy, communications, and operations – together. There are over 100 electives, from Corporate Restructuring to Communicating with Presence to Building Entrepreneurial Ventures. Tuck is the only top U.S. MBA program with a global requirement – TuckGo. While it is okay to have no global exposure when applying to Tuck, you must demonstrate that you are open to global experiences and have the capacity to build awareness. Experiential learning options include the (required) First Year Project (FYP), OnSite Global Consulting, Global Insight Expeditions (GIX), the Entrepreneurship Initiative, Tuck Student Consulting Services, and more.