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Thunderbird is the world’s only truly global and multinational management school. With more than 45,000 distinguished alumni in 145 countries and a rapidly expanding network of satellite Centers of Excellence in all regions, Thunderbird delivers cutting-edge and fit-for-purpose programs across the globe.

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Thunderbird empowers global professionals to shape the changing landscapes impacting their enterprises

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Enhance your strategic global leadership perspectives and capabilities for increased influence across cultures and greater overall success with global responsibilities.


Thunderbird leverages the school’s expertise in business education and our global networks to teach women in emerging and underserved markets how to start and grow small businesses. Our programs equip women with the knowledge, tools, and connections to improve their lives and communities. We drive economic development around the world through our training programs and the resources we develop.

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Seoul, Korea

Thunderbird’s Korea office was established in January 2019 and is located in the hub of Gangnam with complex of World Trade Center Seoul. The center supports executive programs, external collaboration and alumni engagement. It also focused on student recruitment to the various Thunderbird programs. 517 Yeongdong-daero, 30F, ASEM Tower, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea O: 82-2-6001-3334

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Tokyo, Japan

Launched in June 2018, our COE in Tokyo was the very first established through the generosity of a T-bird alumni. Our office in Tokyo play an important role in engaging and strengthening our alumni network there, recruiting students, and engaging with executive education clients and strategic partners in the region. With the amazing support of T-birds in the country, our COE there continuously develops new relationships and opportunities with higher education institutions and multiple companies in Japan. Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 49F (Academy Hills) 6-10-1 Roppongi Minato-Ku, Tokyo 106-6149, Japan o: +81 3 6634 6749

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Shanghai, China

Thunderbird’s Shanghai regional Center of Excellence (COE) was established in 2021 and is located in Pudong, Shanghai, China. Serving as a vital hub within the region, the Shanghai COE team primarily focuses on alumni engagement as its core objective, while providing support to Thunderbird's alumni network and chapters in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong chapters. The Shanghai COE team helps to facilitate student recruitment for both online and in-person programs by actively engaging with local communities. Additionally, Shanghai leadership is responsible for establishing and nurturing existing partnerships within the local business and academic landscape. This involves forging executive education partnerships with local companies and establishing academic partnerships with Chinese universities. Leveraging its strategic location in Shanghai, a vibrant and cosmopolitan international metropolis, the Shanghai COE serves as a catalyst for Thunderbird's expansion and active involvement in China. Address: 690 Bibo Road, Zhangjiang Science City, Shanghai, China. O: +86-13802511702

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