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Thunderbird School of Global Management was founded in 1946 and had different official names throughout its history. This is a private business school and the first and oldest graduate management school focused exclusively on global business.
It is regarded as the world’s leading institution in the education of global managers and has operations in the United States, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Russia, Central and South America, Singapore and China. The School is dedicated to educating global leaders who create sustainable prosperity worldwide. Its programs facilitate the development of the global mindset which is critical to managing effectively in different social, economic and political environments. More than 38,000 students have graduated from Thunderbird, and its alumni live and work in more than 140 countries.
The mission of the institution is grounded in our steadfast commitment to furthering worldwide prosperity by educating the leaders of global enterprises. Preparing global managers to fulfill this mission, it offers a unique and powerful educational experience that teaches the application of management knowledge across cultures, borders, and socio-economic systems. This ability to work successfully with individuals from diverse cultures and to manage effectively in different social, economic, and political environments is both the core value we provide and the essential characteristic that sets T-birds apart from their peers.
A number of graduate programs in international management are offered for individuals from around the world at different stages in their careers. The School also offers online Certificates that are available for those who are busy and want to study at home.
The online programs through Thunderbird fit perfectly into working professionals' busy schedules. Twenty-four-hour access to online course material from anywhere there is computer and Internet access makes this an ideal course for those that wish to continue working while increasing their skills, knowledge, and potential for advancement. Programs are designed to use real world case studies and projects that are relevant to individual students to provide an exciting and practical learning experience.