Thunderbird School of Global Management

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DEFINITION of 'Thunderbird School of Global Management'

A graduate business school specializing in international business. The Thunderbird School of Global Management - commonly referred to as "Thunderbird" - offers graduate coursework for executives, full and part time students as well as for distance learners. It is considered the oldest graduate program specializing in international business.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Thunderbird School of Global Management'

Located in Glendale, Arizona, the Thunderbird School of Global Management was founded in 1946. The school is consistently ranked as a top ten school for International Management studies.

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