Carnegie Mellon University

The Accelerate Leadership Center: Personalized Leadership Coaching

The Accelerate Leadership Center offers one-to-one coaching, a series of leadership workshops and Leadership Development Certification for students to create action plans that advance their personal and professional leadership goals.

The Accelerate Leadership Center offers a premier leadership development experience and enhances high-performance analytical skills with essential leadership and communication behaviors. The center’s strength is its focus on individual assessment, reflection, action and growth. The Accelerate Leadership Center is the hub for all co-curricular support of leadership development within the Tepper School.

Center Features

The center brings together several key components:

  • Leadership programming (for MBA students)
  • One-to-one leadership coaching (for MBA students)
  • One-to-one communication coaching (for MBA and Ph.D. students)
  • Customized leadership workshops and training


Through Accelerate Leadership Center programs and workshops, students will learn how to:

  • Influence others in order to ensure positive outcomes for the good of a group, unit or organization
  • Coordinate and guide people toward goals within today’s competitive global environment
  • Model leadership through action: identify goals and objectives and facilitate progress toward those leadership objectives
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication to accomplish individual and collective goals