Once you deposit, you will be invited to ThunderStart. Thunderbird’s ThunderStart Course is designed to help you transition into your Master of Global Management (MGM) program by helping you prepare for classes, start your career management journey and introduce you to services available to students in the full-time program. ThunderStart is a required course and serves as a prerequisite for the 1-credit Capstone Professional Development Course, TGM 597. It is important to note that you must have a grade for this course of B or > in order to graduate.