Thunderbird’s 100 Million Learners Bootcamp on Global Entrepreneurship & Innovation equips you to realize your entrepreneurial dreams and elevate your career as an innovator. With a unique focus on global dynamics in an era of disruption and rapid change, the curriculum features eighteen leading-edge themes key to global entrepreneurial success in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This timely and interactive program offers new dimensions in online management education tailored for maximum flexibility, empowering entrepreneurial leaders and innovators with templates for starting new global businesses and nonprofits, and proven 21st Century strategies for creating value through innovation in existing enterprises across the private, nonprofit and public sectors.

The 100 Million Learners Bootcamp on Global Entrepreneurship & Innovation can be taken by any learner at no cost, thanks to the generous philanthropic gift from the Najafi Global Initiative. The Bootcamp is appropriate for learners from all educational levels. It is the entry-level program of the 100 Million Learners Global Initiative.



Course content

  • Fourth Industrial Revolution/Artificial Intelligence
  • Strategic Planning: Visioning and Goal-Setting
  • Organizational Readiness for Scaling and Expansion
  • Prioritizing Actions to Deliver Intended Results
  • Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics in Business
  • Recruiting Quality Talent for Business Growth 
  • Creating a Business Culture for Growth
  • Developing Staff for Business Growth
  • Leveraging Value Chains as a Competitive Advantage
  • Financial Analysis and Management
  • Funding and Access to Capital
  • Public-Private Partnerships for Business
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Creating Customer Allegiance Through Marketing
  • Effective Branding for Business Growth
  • Intellectual Property in Business
  • Using Social Media Effectively for Business
  • Redefining Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Business Success

Faculty curators

Thunderbird Dean and Director General Sanjeev Khagram

Sanjeev Khagram

Foundation Professor of Global Leadership and Global Futures
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Diana Bowman

Assoc Dean (ACD) & Professor, Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes