Collins Dobbs

Collins Dobbs
Lecturer
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Bio

Collins Dobbs is a lecturer in management and executive coach at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He teaches in several MBA courses, including Interpersonal Dynamics, Leadership Labs, and Arbuckle Leadership Fellows. He serves as part of the training faculty for the Interpersonal Dynamics Facilitator Training Program, and has served as an executive coach for several years in The Paths to Power. He also has experience teaching and coaching in several Stanford Executive Education programs, including teaching leadership in the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies’ Seed Transformation Program for high potential leaders, Interpersonal Dynamics for High-Performing Executives, Interpersonal Dynamics Weekend Lab – Leadership from the Inside Out, Asian American Executive Program, amongst others.

Collins has over 20 years of experience as an educator, executive coach, and organization consultant, working with scores of executives and leadership teams to help them assess and modify their leadership behaviors in service of achieving their operational targets and professional growth goals. His particular passion for understanding diverse leadership styles and cultures has enabled him to design and teach leadership courses and consult in both commercial and nonprofit organizations in 18 countries around the globe.

Collins is currently a member of National Training Laboratories Institute, National Black MBA Association, and the National INROADS Alumni Association. He earned an MBA and bachelor of science degree in management and international business from Duquesne University.

Teaching

Degree Courses

2020-21

In the Leadership Labs class we ask you to consider the question, "Why would someone follow YOU?" This is a course in which you consider what kind of leader you want to be, what kind of leader you are, and how to align your leadership behavior...

PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUIRED (see link at bottom of course description). NOTE FOR AY 2020-21: Given current expectations about the need for social distancing, our current plans for Autumn quarter (and potentially Winter and Spring quarters as well...

2019-20

In the Leadership Labs class we ask you to consider the question, "Why would someone follow YOU?" This is a course in which you consider what kind of leader you want to be, what kind of leader you are, and how to align your leadership behavior...

For Spring 2020 the course has been significantly redesigned to enable learning in a virtual environment. Our focus will be on skills practice and building connection in an era of social distancing. Class time will be highly experiential and will...

2018-19

In the Leadership Labs class we ask you to consider the question, "Why would someone follow YOU?" This is a course in which you consider what kind of leader you want to be, what kind of leader you are, and how to align your leadership behavior...

PRE-QUALIFICATION IS REQUIRED BY THE DEADLINE (APPROXIMATELY FIVE WEEKS BEFORE THE QUARTER BEGINS). The focus of this course is to increase one's competencies in building more effective relationships. Learning is primarily through feedback from...

Executive Education & Other Non-Degree Programs

School News

January 25, 2017
Applications for the August 2017 program now open. Apply by Wednesday, March 1 2017, 5pm PST.