Why Thunderbird?

Learn why Thunderbird is the vanguard of global leadership and management education.


Thunderbird School of Global Management is the vanguard of global leadership, management, and business education for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and are so much more than a school. Ushering in the Thunderbird 4.0 era, is a new state-of-the-art Global Headquarters building that leverages the latest cutting-edge learning technology for our students. Thunderbird’s global footprint has also grown over the years as well, with operations now in Geneva, Dubai, Tokyo, Seoul, Nairobi, Jakarta and nearly 15 others, Thunderbird’s Center of Excellence regional offices ensure that the School is now the world’s first truly “global multinational business school,” committed to training the next generation of global leaders.

As the world continues innovating, and technology changes the way we live and work, Thunderbird is developing nimble, ethical, global leaders who can seize the opportunities offered by the Fourth Industrial Revolution to create sustainable prosperity worldwide. 

Discover how Thunderbird reinvented itself over the past four years in the brochure below.


Why Thunderbird for a Degree?

Thunderbird is a global network of future-ready leaders, managers, entrepreneurs, and intrapreneurs innovating across the private and public sectors to advance inclusive and sustainable prosperity worldwide.

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Why Thunderbird for Lifelong Learning?

Through our partnership with Arizona State University, we offer unique lifelong learning opportunities and resources you will find only here. Thunderbird’s deep expertise in educating global leaders combined with ASU’s breadth of subject matter expertise is a synergy that enables us to teach the skills and mindset professionals need to succeed in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Why Thunderbird for Executive Education?

Thunderbird empowers global professionals to shape the changing landscapes impacting their enterprises by expanding and updating their future-ready skills and connecting them to a diverse network of global experts.

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Why partner with Thunderbird?

Thunderbird is a values-driven institution that partners with leading organizations to co-create innovative approaches to pressing global challenges through scalable, transdisciplinary solutions contextualized to local needs.

Why hire a Thunderbird?

Thunderbird produces leaders and professionals across sectors and industries who are equipped with future-ready skills and experience that position them to seize on the immense opportunities in this era of rapid technological disruption. Thunderbirds also bring a digital global mindset necessary for organizations to stay ahead in a digitally interconnected and rapidly changing world.

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