Thunderbird School of Global Management - Executive Education

1 Global Place
Glendale, AZ 85306
United States

Website: Thunderbird

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Thunderbird is the world's No. 1-ranked school of international business with more than 60 years of experience in developing leaders with the global mindset, business skills and social responsibility necessary to create real, sustainable value for their organizations, communities and the world. Dedicated to preparing students to be global leaders and committed global citizens, Thunderbird was the first graduate business school to adopt an official Professional Oath of Honor. Thunderbird is sought out by graduate students, working professionals and companies worldwide seeking to gain the leadership skills they need to succeed in today's global economy. For more about the world's first international business school, visit

Thunderbird's offerings

Thunderbird offers a wide range of global management graduate degrees and certificate programs for full-time students, working professionals, distance learners and companies, including Full-time, Executive, Evening and Distance-learning MBAs, a Master of Science, a Master of Arts and a comprehensive suite of executive education programs. The school is also home of the Thunderbird Knowledge Network, the school's hub of research and cutting-edge global business knowledge that includes six centers of excellence focused on cultures and languages, global mindset, ethics and corporate citizenship, global private equity and global entrepreneurship. For more information visit

Thunderbird students learn from faculty who are recognized for innovative teaching methods, global best business practices, and groundbreaking global research. They are real-world business consultants as well as published authors and writers from many different countries. For more information, including bios, on our world-renowned faculty, visit

Ranked No. 1 in international business by The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News and World Report and the Financial Times, Thunderbird is unique in its dedication to producing global leaders who contribute to sustainable prosperity worldwide. For a full view of all of our rankings, visit

Executive Programs

Open Enrollment and Online Certificate Programs: Thunderbird's non-degree classroom and online executive education certificate programs are taught by the same global faculty that design custom corporate programs for Thunderbird's top global clients. Designed for busy professionals, these top-ranked executive education programs offer a perfect way to enhance your global skillset, and discover for yourself what Thunderbird is all about. For more information please visit

Executive MBA (US): In today's competitive global marketplace, successful executives need more than traditional MBA skills alone - they need cross-cultural skills, language proficiency and a keen understanding of the political and professional environments of global business. Thunderbird's Executive MBA-US (EMBA) program offers just that. 

Designed for working professionals with more than eight years of professional experience, this unique program runs concurrently with Thunderbird's Geneva, Switzerland-based Executive MBA-Europe program, giving students in both cohorts multiple shared learning experiences and knowledge-sharing opportunities. For more information visit

Executive MBA (EU): To drive truly sustainable business growth, today's global leaders need not only world-class management practices, but also cross-cultural communication and negotiation skills, the ability to adapt quickly to changing environments and a keen understanding of the political and economic factors that shape the global business landscape. Thunderbird's Executive MBA-Europe program in Geneva develops these skills in convenient format for busy working professionals from across Europe and the Middle East. For more information visit

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