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Campus Preview Day

Campus Preview Day

For most prospective students, one visit to Thunderbird’s campus lets them know they’ve found their academic and cultural home. Meet with our faculty, staff, students and alumni during Campus Preview Day—and discover the Thunderbird mystique for yourself.

Next Preview Day: November 18, 2017

11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thunderbird Campus, Herberger Administration Building 1st Floor
1 Global Place, Glendale, AZ 85306

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Can't make it to our campus in November? Mark your calendar for our next Preview Day on April 7, 2018!

Degree Program Information Sessions

Degree Program Information Sessions

Speak with Thunderbird faculty, staff, students and alumni about what sets Thunderbird apart. Learn about our unique master’s programs, our diverse campus culture and our innovative approach to global management education.

Date/Time Topic/Location Register
Saturday, February 17, 2018 Thunderbird Degree Programs
Thunderbird Campus
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World Tour Events

World Tour Events

Each fall, Thunderbird conducts a worldwide tour visiting more than 50 cities around the globe to meet with prospective students! During these visits, we attend regional graduate school fairs, host one-on-one information sessions and schedule networking events for prospective students and local alumni.

Find a 2017 World Tour Stop Near You!

Thunderbird Global Speaker Series

Thunderbird Global Speaker Series

Thunderbird's Global Speaker Series offers prospective and current students, alumni and the entire Thunderbird Community the opportunity to hear, first hand, from some of the most amazing voices in global business. This series includes speaking events with world-renowned international experts, Thunderbird faculty members, successful alumni and more. Previous speakers have included the Dalai Lama, Condoleezza Rice and more.

 

ThunderTalks

ThunderTalks

ThunderTalks bring speakers from a variety of industries on-campus to share their stories and insights with the Thunderbird community. Talks will be given by those who have been successful in different aspects of business, including our very own alumni!

 

ThunderTalk: "The Importance of Values in Businesses Today" with Mr. Knut Eriksen '81

January 17, 2018, Free
1:30 - 2:45 p.m., keynote
Thunderbird Campus & Live Stream
Register at thunderbird.asu.edu/thunder-talks

Learn how important it is for any successful company in today's business environment to have a culture built on the right values (often labeled Core Values). We know that all companies have values - whether good or bad ones. Mr. Eriksen will shed light on what a set of Core Values might look like, how a culture based on these values can be built, what is required of executive management in this process and the longer term impact of such a culture. 

"First Tuesday" Networking Events

"First Tuesday" Networking Events

Thunderbird alumni chapters have a long-standing tradition of meeting once a month in a designated location to socialize and network with other alumni in the area. These events welcome prospective students for international networking and idea-sharing opportunities with our exemplary alumni. 

Every March, these prominent alums take part in Thunderbird's long-standing "Super First Tuesday" coordinated worldwide networking event—inviting prospective students in their local areas to join them.

Find a Super First Tuesday event near you!

Online Events

Online Events

Learn How to Write Admissions/Scholarship Essays that Turn Heads

Wednesday, November 22nd at 11am MST 

Writing a stellar essay is not only important to getting into graduate school, it is also a huge factor in winning scholarship awards. Learn how to write essays that turn admission counselors and scholarship committees heads.

 We will explore key strategies for writing your way to success:

  • Why schools use essays
  • The power of story
  • Real student essay examples
  • How an online program like the Online Master of Applied Leadership & Management may be a good fit for your story

To register, email rebecca.clarke@thunderbird.asu.edu.

Executive Master of Global Management Class Visits

Executive Master of Global Management Class Visits

Thunderbird's Executive Master of Global Management cohort meets every other Friday/Saturday on the Thunderbird campus, with new cohorts starting every September. You're invited to sit in on an actual class with the current cohort and experience the Executive MGM for yourself. Contact our Executive MGM team to discuss the class schedule and find a convenient time for you to visit!

Visit an Executive MGM Class

Regional Nights

Regional Nights

Thunderbird students regularly host Regional Nights for their peers, prospective students, alumni and the entire Thunderbird community. Among the most highly anticipated events on campus, Regional Nights highlight the food, fashion, entertainment and dancing from around the globe. You and your guests are encouraged to attend this family-friendly event and get in on a true Thunderbird tradition. Contact our Global Admissions Team to find out about the next Regional Night celebration.

Next Regional Night: Saturday, October 21st

6:00 - 9:00 p.m. | Thunderbird TEC
Regions being celebrated: East Asia and Latin America

Upcoming Regional Night: Saturday, November 18th
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. | Thunderbird TEC
Regions being celebrated: Indian Subcontinent, Middle East, and Africa

Read about Regional Night!