In today's digitally interconnected world, successful leadership and management requires a global perspective. Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University, renowned for its expertise in international leadership and management education, offers a unique opportunity to elevate your career with the Doctor of Professional Practice in Global Leadership and Management (DPP). This advanced degree is designed for seasoned professionals aiming to excel in global leadership roles and navigate complex international landscapes with confidence and skill amidst the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Thunderbird stands as a beacon of excellence in global management education with leadership skills in digital transformation, leveraging AI and emerging technologies, as essential for success. With a rich history of fostering international business acumen, Thunderbird connects you to a global network of alumni, industry leaders, and experts who are shaping the future of global commerce. Joining Thunderbird means becoming part of a community that spans over 150 countries, offering unparalleled networking opportunities and collaborative experiences.

“Choosing Thunderbird for your doctorate program is more than an academic decision; it is a commitment to shaping the future of global business and public sector leadership. This program will challenge you to think critically, act decisively, and lead with integrity in a rapidly changing  digital world,” said Charla Griffy-Brown, director general and dean of Thunderbird. “We invite you to join us, unlock your potential as a global leader, and take the next step towards transforming your career and the world.”

The DPP program at Thunderbird is meticulously crafted to blend theoretical knowledge with practical application. Courses are designed to address the latest trends and challenges in global leadership, including digital transformation, cross-cultural management, and international policy. 

Understanding the demands of a busy professional life, Thunderbird offers a flexible learning environment. The DPP program combines online coursework with immersive in-person experiences, allowing you to balance your studies with your professional commitments. This hybrid model ensures that you can continue to gain valuable work experience while pursuing your doctoral degree.

At Thunderbird, you will learn from distinguished faculty members who are experts in their fields. Our professors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience, offering insights that bridge theory and practice. Additionally, Thunderbird provides personalized mentorship, guiding you through your academic journey and helping you to refine your leadership skills.

Graduates of the program are well-positioned for senior leadership roles in multinational corporations, international organizations, and government agencies. The program equips you with the strategic vision and leadership capabilities needed to influence decision-making at the highest levels and drive global success.

Last fall, the inaugural class began their studies and launched with a full cohort of 30 executive leaders from all corners of the globe, representing 15 countries. We invite you to join us and apply for a spot in the next cohort. For more information about the DPP program and the application process, visit our website.