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Executive Master of Global Management - Arizona Cohort

Arizona State University

Thunderbird School of Global Management

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Thunderbird’s Executive Master of Global Management (EMGM) program is designed for experienced professionals interested in broadening their global outlook and their worldwide network. Every course is taught from a global perspective, which prepares you to lead and manage people across borders and across all levels of an organization.

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Schedule Information

Class Schedule

The EMGM Arizona program begins and ends with intense residence modules on Thunderbird’s Arizona campus. Throughout the program the cohort will meet on 20 alternating weekends for in-person instruction with Thunderbird faculty.

The World
is Your Classroom

Global field seminars are hands-on learning experiences in a focused region of the world, composed of site visits, high-level meetings and presentations with local businesses, governments and cultural leaders to learn what makes doing business in the region unique.

Application Deadlines

September 2020

1 Opens. Applications will be accepted up until the start of the 2019 program and completed applications will be considered based on available space remaining and qualities of the application.

Entry Exams

Is The GMAT Accepted?

Is The GRE Accepted?

Is the Executive Assessment Accepted?

The GMAT and GRE are accepted but are optional if the applicant has a waiver

Admissions FAQs

Q1 What does the course schedule look like?

Q2 What happens if I am unable to make it for a weekend session?

Q3 Can I speak with a current or former student about their experience in the EMGM Arizona?

Q4 Are there any scholarships available for the EMGM Arizona?

Q5 Do I need a GMAT or GRE score to apply?

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I find the global network of professionals, diverse student body and career development opportunities provided by Thunderbird extremely unique, and these are the most sought-after attributes of business programs by any student! -Abdul Ghani Popal, Afghanistan EMGM ‘16

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Thunderbird specifically prepared me not only for the business aspects of professional life, but for the global marketplace in general. A Thunderbird education separates me from other potential candidates and gives me an advantage wherever my career takes me. -Ksenia Klugkist, Mexico/Russia EMGM ‘16

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Featured Alumni

Fernando Cruz EMGM ‘17

President/CEO, Diamond Holdings

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Thought Leadership

Preparing for the Future of Work
Preparing for the Future of Work

By Mark Esposito, Clinical Professor of Global Shifts and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Building Trust, Loyalty, Productivity Across Cultures
Building Trust, Loyalty, Productivity Across Cultures

Dr. Javidan partners with Univ. of Minnesota professor to research ways executives can build cross-cultural trust

Careers Don’t Take Straight Lines - Be Patient with the Twists and Turns in Your Career
Careers Don’t Take Straight Lines - Be Patient with the Twists and Turns in Your Career

For Sean Kerrigan (‘05), the path to becoming the National Director for World Vision Rwanda has been one of twists and humility

“Thunderbird offers an international business incubator. Thunderbird’s teaching strategy allows its diverse student body to learn by experience and discussion, which I truly believe strengthens and further develops the students’ global mindsets and prepares them to face the real issues in international business.” -Ana Carrillo-Noriega, Mexico EMGM ‘16

Meet the Faculty

Denis Leclerc, Ph.D.

Denis Leclerc, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of Cross-Cultural Communication and Global Negotiations

Mary Sully de Luque, Ph.D.

Mary Sully de Luque, Ph.D.
Professor of Global Management

Christine Pearson, Ph.D.

Christine Pearson, Ph.D.
Professor of Global Leadership

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Prestige, career advancement, curriculum, global experience, life balance Executive MBA Rankings
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