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Post Pandemic Reflections: The Rise of the New Normal

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 6:00am

Join our distinguished panel to learn and discuss how the Fourth Industrial Revolution is helping the fight against COVID-19 and who are the key players, innovations and their (expected) impacts.

In conversation with the Dean: Joaquin Duato '85, Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee, Johnson & Johnson

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 7:00am

Dean Khagram will lead a conversation with Mr. Duato about his tenure at Johnson & Johnson and the company is addressing the challenges presented by COVID-19.

China India Global Dialogue

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 5:30am

Join Thunderbird’s Dean Dr. Sanjeev Khagram in conversations with Professor Dr. Dough Guthrie to discuss the implications of doing business in China through the lens of the current cross-border tension between India and China.

Compassion: Mitigates Risk and Creates Value

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 12:30pm

Join Dr. Sanjeev Khagram and a panel of experts from the financial sector as they discuss the importance of leading with compassion in the financial sector.

Agile Governance for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 8:00am

Join Dean Sanjeev Khagram and Professor Landry Signe in conversation with leaders at the World Economic Forum on the necessity and nature of agile governance

Pros and Cons of Owning a Franchise

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 1:45pm

DreamBuilder welcomed T-birds Christian Aguirre and Luis Vidal, owner, and partner of the CaliBurger franchise in Mexico and South America. Learn common errors when buying a franchise and how to manage a franchise during stressful times. We also discuss if owning a franchise is the right option for you.

Certifications For Minority Owned Business

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

On July 1, 2020, DreamBuilder invited Alika Kumar, Executive Director of the Minority Business Development Agency, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce to speak to minority-owned businesses. Alika shares with the DreamBuilder community about different kinds of certifications, the processes for becoming certified, and the benefits of being a certified business.

Experience Thunderbird: A Mini United Nations of Diverse Students

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 10:00am

Student life at Thunderbird is built around social, professional, cultural and recreational activities. Learn more about how you can choose from professional clubs, regional clubs or special-interest organizations—or, use that entrepreneurial Thunderbird spirit and start one yourself!

#1 Ranked Master of Global Management 4+1 Accelerated Program Information Session

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 12:00pm

Learn about Thunderbird's #1-ranked 4+1 Accelerated Master of Global Management program including the curriculum, application details, available GRE/GMAT waivers and scholarships.

Reckoning with Systemic Hazards

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 9:00am

Managing systemic hazards will require a new mind-set and new principles for policy design and action.

#1 Ranked Master of Global Management Information Session

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 12:00pm

Learn about Thunderbird's #1-ranked Master of Global Management program including the curriculum, application details, available GRE/GMAT waivers and scholarships.

Tools for Resilience

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 11:00am

This session will lay out that mind-set and those principles to frame an exploration of how the current international order is evolving into a global order and how international and regional organizations can help steer that process to address specific problems more effectively, mindful of the deep interconnectedness of all of our systems.

Thunderbird Globinars: Pitch Competition Best Practices

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

On June 17, 2020, DreamBuilder was joined by Thunderbird Alumna Pauline Nalumansi to discuss the methods and best practices she has used to win funding in national and international pitch competitions.

Global Challenge Lab Session: Our Client-Facing, Project-Based Practicum

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 11:00am

Discover all that Thunderbird's applied learning courses have to offer. See how our tailored hands-on learning experiences enable students to actively apply course material to real-world, real-time organizational challenges.

Global Executives for the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Executive Master of Global Management Informational Session

Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 11:00am

Learn more about Thunderbird's 1-year, Executive Master of Global Management (Phoenix cohort) and the practical, discussion-based, action-oriented courses that deliver immediately applicable learning in a flipped classroom format.

You are digital, now what?

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 2:00pm

You are digital, now what?

How to Advance Yourself Through Thunderbird's Career Management Center

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 12:00pm

Explore how Thunderbird's Career Management Center can support your career advancement. See how CMC fosters a career-focused community, connecting employers to global talent.

Accelerating Regional Integration through Space Policy

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:00am

This webinar will bring together global and African thought leaders on the subject of new and emerging technology, ecosystem development, and the role of international collaboration and new partnerships in light of increasing technology adoption in the age of the African Continental Free Trade Area

Owls, Lizards & Dinosaur Feathers: what we can learn from nature to succeed in a post-covid19 era

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 7:00am

During this virtual Global Dialogue, Rebeca Hwang and Sebastian Campanario will lead a discussion on how to utilize a portfolio approach to prepare for a world with full of complexity, uncertainty and disruptive change.

The Extraordinary Leadership Journey of the 6th President of Mauritius: From a Village Girl to the State House

Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 8:00am

Please join Dean Sanjeev Khagram in Conversation with HE Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

#1 Ranked Master of Global Management 4+1 Accelerated Program Informational Session

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:00pm

Learn about Thunderbird's #1-ranked 4+1 Accelerated Master of Global Management program including the curriculum, application details, available GRE/GMAT waivers and scholarships.

A Shock to the System: How COVID-19 Severely Disrupts Consumer Habits and Creates Opportunities for New Brands

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:00am

COVID-19 has had enormous impacts on consumers and brands. Join us in our Global Dialogue as we will discuss implications for brands to gain exposure and market share with a new and broader base of potential customers.

Blockchain, Finding Diamond in the Rough

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 8:00am

In times of crisis and radical uncertainty, the search for alternatives that can improve everyday life intensifies. The coronavirus pandemic and its severe social, political and economic repercussions give digital solutions one more chance to shine. This SECA webinar, offered in cooperation with the Crypto Valley Association and Rock Lake Advisors, provides insights into this emerging asset class, including four investible opportunities

International Student Recruitment in the Times of Global Crisis: New Strategies, Trends and Innovations for Business Schools

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 7:00am

Nowhere else is the global crisis more eminent than in international student recruitment. The global lockdown has thrown everything into question about the future of international student mobility, starting with the intake in autumn 2020. This panel discussion, presented by XOLAS, studyportals and the Global Business School Network, will seek to answer some of the most pressing questions, including:

#1 Ranked Master of Global Management Informational Session

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 12:00pm

Learn about Thunderbird's #1-ranked Master of Global Management program including the curriculum, application details, available GRE/GMAT waivers and scholarships.

UN PRME and Business Management Education for the SDGs

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 10:00am

We have 10 years to achieve the ambition of the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda - there is still much work to do. It is not enough for an institution to make a commitment to the SDGs; they must take steps toward implementing the SDGs as part of an overall purpose-driven strategy. Leadership from academia on the SDGs plays a critical role in the work of businesses.

We Needed the Future Yesterday: How Covid-19 Has Made Clear the Need to Adopt IR 4.0 Technologies

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 6:30am

Moving forward through COVID-19, private industry, governments, and individuals need to adopt 4th IR technologies to help make the future safer and better for all.

Get to Know Director General & Dean, Dr. Sanjeev Khagram, and Virtual Campus Tour

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 10:00am

Meet Thunderbird School of Global Management's Director General and Dean, Dr. Sanjeev Khagram, in this conversational webinar and receive a virtual tour of Thunderbird's new global headquarters, under construction now and scheduled to open in 2021.

Thunderbird Global Alumni: Look Where They Are Now!

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 1:00pm

You will have the opportunity to hear Thunderbird School of Global Management alumni talk about how their Thunderbird education prepared them for the workplace and beyond. Alumni from our Master of Global Management and Executive Master of Global Management will participate.

With COVID-19, Africa Needs the Continental Free Trade Area ( AfCTA) Now More than Ever!

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 7:15am

Join Professor Landry Signe in conversation with H.E Wamkele Mene, first Secretary General of the AfCTA

Business in a Time of Crisis

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 1:00pm

Dean Khagram will join Rebecca Henerson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard Business School, and Jordan Weissmann, Senior Business and Economics Correspondent, Slate, for a conversation on the role of the private sector in times of crisis.

Master of Global Management 16 Concentrations: Your Degree, Your Way

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 9:00am

Learn how to make your 4+1 Accelerated Master of Global Management or Master of Global Management specialized and customized by hearing about all 16 concentrations, and the courses required per each concentration.

African Universities Online : Challenges & Opportunities

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 6:30am

Join Dr. Monica Kerretts-Makau, Thunderbird Academic Director for Africa as she moderates a discussion among Africa University leaders.

How COVID-19 is Accelerating the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 7:00pm

Join our distinguished panel to learn and discuss how the Fourth Industrial Revolution is helping the fight against COVID-19 and who are the key players, innovations and their (expected) impacts.

Thunderbird Global Dialogues: How COVID-19 is Accelerating the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 3:00pm

Join our distinguished panel to learn and discuss how the Fourth Industrial Revolution is helping the fight against COVID-19 and who are the key players, innovations and their (expected) impacts.

Developing Leaders for the Fouth Industrial Revolution through Coaching

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 9:00am

At Thunderbird, our focus is empowering and influencing the next generation of global leaders, managers and professionals for the fourth industrial revolution. Join us on International Coaching Day for a discussion on the importance of coaching to develop resilient and adaptive leaders who are equipped to thrive in teh uncertain world in which we live.

Economic Impacts of and Responses to the Lock Down and Recession in India

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 2:45pm

Join Dean Khagram and T-bird Alumni Nikhil Arora '98, Ravi Kaushik '09 and Michael Koch '02 as they discuss the impact of the lock down and recession in India.

The Economic Impacts of & Responses to COVID-19

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 11:45am

Thunderbird alumni explore the economic impact of the pandemic with a group of senior leaders and influencers speaking about government interventions and reactions focused on what is working, and what is still needed.

Economic Impacts of and Responses to the Lock Down and Recession in India

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 4:30am

Join Dean Khagram and T-bird Alumni Nikhil Arora '98, Ravi Kaushik '09 and Michael Koch '02 as they discuss the impact of the lock down and recession in India.

Leading and Thriving During Uncertain Times

Sunday, May 3, 2020 - 2:30pm

Leading through uncertainty has never been more applicable than today. How will you navigate your organization through challenging global events? Join Mark Esposito, Ph.D. as he discusses the rise of a new normal and how companies can take advantage of it through innovation.

Leadership in Crisis: Meeting Africa's Challenges to Business in light of COVID-19

Sunday, May 3, 2020 - 2:30pm

Dr. Monica Kerretts-Makau, Academic Director for Africa at the Thunderbird School of Global Management will be moderating a panel with: Amine Bouabid Group CEO of Bank of Africa, Tim Steel, CEO Copia Global, and Dr. Sanjeev Khagram, Director General & Dean at Thunderbird. These leaders in Industry will be exploring the unique challenges African businesses are facing today as they deal with the crisis brought on by COVID-19.

Global Alumni Dialogues: Founders' Day 2020

Sunday, May 3, 2020 - 2:30pm

To mark Founders' Day we will call on some of the most influential T-birds to comment on the major impacts of COVID-19 globally, the changes the crisis is accelerating in how we work and live, and the potential opportunities arising in a post-COVID-19 world.

Leading With Compassion in the Financial Sector

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 2:45pm

Dr. Sanjeev Khagram moderated a panel among leaders in the financial sector, and experts in the field on the importance of leading with compassion

The Role of the Private Sector in Global Challenges

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 2:45pm

"Problems as complex as the coronavirus pandemic and climate change cannot be solved without the participation of the private sector in the US, Mexico and internationally. In this webinar, organized with the Mexican Council for International Affairs (COMEXI), Sanjeev Khagram and Norma Munguía will discuss how companies can advocate for creating value chains that strengthen the connection between economic, social and environmental well-being. "

Thunderbird Global Dialogues: African Universities Online: Challenges & Opportunities

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 2:30pm

Join Dr. Monica Kerretts-Makau, Thunderbird Academic Director for Africa as she moderates a discussion among Africa University leaders.

Thunderbird Global Dialogues: Leading Teams Virtually Whether You Want To Or Not

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 2:30pm

Are you an academic or staff in a university in Africa now teaching online or thinking of teaching online? What are you challenges and lessons? Join us and a host of other Vice Chancellors and Deans and Faculty as we learn from one another.

Doug Guthrie: Doing Business in China in the Era of Xi Jinping, Trade Wars, And Covid-19

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 2:30pm

There is little doubt today that China will become the world’s largest economy within a few years. However, tensions abound. Even before the COVID-19 crisis shook the global economy, US-China relations were already in a difficult place. Whether operating in the supply chain or attempting to access China’s 1.4BN marketplace, the challenges today are significant. In this Global Dialogue, we will continue to discuss the rise of the world’s 2nd largest economy and what it means for the United States and global corporations.

Global Executives for the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Executive Master of Global Management Informational Session

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 12:00pm

Learn more about Thunderbird's one-year, Executive Master of Global Management (Phoenix cohort) and the practical, discussion-based, action-oriented courses that promote immediately applicable learning delivered in a flipped classroom format.

In Conversation with the Dean: Luis Moreno '77, President, Inter-American Development Bank

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 9:00am

Dean Khagram will lead a conversation with President Moreno about his tenure at teh Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the impact the IDB has across the region and how the bank is addressing the challenges presented by COVID-19.

Get to Know Dean and Director General, Dr. Sanjeev Khagram, and Virtual Campus Tour

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 11:00am

Meet Thunderbird School of Global Management's Dean and Director General, Dr. Sanjeev Khagram, in this conversational webinar, and receive a virtual tour of the new Thunderbird global Phoenix headquarters being built for fall 2021.

How to Advance Yourself Through Thunderbird's Career Management Center

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 12:00pm

Explore how Thunderbird's Career Management Center partners with all Thunderbird students, alumni, faculty, and staff to foster a career focused community., and how they connect employers to global talent.

Global Challenge Lab Session: Our Client-Facing, Project-Based Practicum

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 12:00pm

Discover more about Thunderbird's applied learning courses that enable students to actively apply course material to real-world, real-time organizational challenges.

#1 Ranked Master of Global Management 4+1 Accelerated Program Informational Session

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 12:00pm

Learn about Thunderbird's #1 ranked 4+1 Accelerated Master of Global Management program including the curriculum, application details, available GRE/GMAT waivers and scholarships.

#1 Ranked Master of Global Management Informational Session

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 12:00pm

Learn about Thunderbird's #1 ranked Master of Global Management program including the curriculum, application details, available GRE/GMAT waivers and scholarships.