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Thunderbird offers a suite of classroom- and online-based executive and professional development programs designed to challenge business leaders to think and manage more effectively in a constantly evolving and turbulent world. The unparalleled curriculum, the distinguished faculty and the diverse cultural and professional networking opportunities combine to create an ideal learning experience.
Our programs are designed to work with your lifestyle and learning style while offering maximum impact:
Analyze key issues facing today’s global oil and gas firms and discover solutions that can be applied to the very issues facing your own organization as you engage with global and national oil companies, oilfield services companies and state-owned enterprises.
During this program, participants will get a high-level overview of business and practices in the Latin American business environment. As the first in this series, this program will be more than just theory; you’ll walk away with concrete ideas on how to do business in Latin America.
Take a strategic approach to selecting, establishing and reinforcing communication links to achieve optimal outreach before, during and after a crisis event. Decipher the C-suite and boardroom dynamics during crises and prepare an appropriate social media crisis response.
Developing Ventures in Latin America is a two-part, one-of-a-kind program that gives participants a chance to analyze and then to experience. Part one offers a detailed overview of markets, industries, conditions and trends in one of the world’s most intriguing regions. Part two is an in-depth look into Mexico, the Latin American country on the doorstep of U.S. markets.
Make stale, dead-end products and services a thing of the past as you immerse yourself in hands-on classroom discussion and instruction on modern and effective methods for designing, developing, commercializing and selling innovative new solutions using today’s social tools and social approach.
Effective crisis management plans and preparations are customized to external stakeholders’ concerns and needs, and they keep all employees informed. Participants will learn to take a strategic approach to selecting, establishing and reinforcing communication links, customizing the timing of information flow and working with communication experts to achieve optimal outreach before, during and after crises.
Discover how to identify crisis situations and raise awareness early as you explore global trends and your organization’s vulnerability from a terrorism perspective while developing protocols and practices to minimize potential occurrences and maintain stakeholder confidence.
Strategizing for Crisis Leadership is an A-to-Z crisis leadership boot camp. Learn and apply crisis management principles and set the foundation for organizational continuity. Explore how key stakeholders could affect or be affected by crises in their organizations.
Composed of four multi-day programs exploring leadership competencies, this series offers access to networking opportunities with business leaders from around the world, content-rich lectures, intensive, experiential learning through immersion activities and personal assessment and development tools.