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10 Ways to Enhance Business Skills Through Experiential Learning

February 2, 2018

The real world is very different from the classroom. While class work can prepare you for real-world work experiences and provide tools that will help you do your job, classroom-only education falls short of ideal. Experiential, or real-world, learning helps fill the more

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Military. Momentum. Master’s Degrees.

November 1, 2017

The best things in life are free; one, in fact, is changing the world. On April 8, 1946, Thunderbird School of Global Management (originally known as the American Institute for Foreign Trade [AIFT]) was chartered on the Glendale, Ariz. World War II airbase, Thunderbird Field No. 1, where pilots... read more

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What Do Google Wearables, Botanical Medicine and Navy Tech Have in Common?

October 18, 2017

They're all represented in the newest cohort for Thunderbird's Executive Master of Global Management program! This marks the 27th cohort in our executive program, fondly referred to as E27. We're thrilled to have this diverse group of executive learners join the Thunderbird familyread more

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10 Reasons to Attend Thunderbird

August 1, 2017

Reason #1: To advance your current career path with exposure to international business In today’s world full of uncertainty, advancing your career path is not as simple as it used to be. There is a need for up-and-coming leaders to take things into their own their hands by continuously upgrading... read more

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New Thunderbird Online Degree Focuses on Emerging Markets

July 26, 2017

“We made some important resolutions during the school’s first year. One was that this school would always keep itself free to experiment (both in subject matter and in educational techniques.) Another was that the school would always keep itself wide awake to new developments and to new information... read more

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A History of Thunderbird Traditions

July 21, 2017

One of the things that makes Thunderbird School of Global Management so special is its unique origin as an Air Force training ground during World War 2. From the very beginning, Thunderbird has embraced cultural diversity--and many of the activities that took place in those early years still... read more

Why I Chose a Degree in Global Management

July 5, 2017

Growing up in Nigeria, to be honest, I never thought of Global Management when I thought of a career. Like every child, I alternated between being a doctor and a lawyer. Those were the careers that my society held in high esteem. But along the way, life happened and as I entered my teenage years, I... read more

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Thunderbird: Where the World Comes to Learn Business

June 28, 2017

By Bethany Chijindu '17, Master of Global Management Diversity is deeply ingrained in the core of what Thunderbird School of Global Management represents and values. From its beginning in 1946 with the purpose of being a school focused exclusively on international trade and global relations,... read more

7 Most Common Questions Students Ask when Applying to Thunderbird

June 16, 2017

Sogol Homayoun, Thunderbird Enrollment Advisor In my four years as an enrollment advisor at Thunderbird, I've found that students seek answers to a whole variety of questions before they even start the application process. I understand! Choosing the right graduate program can be a daunting... read more