Educator Network

Thunderbird Educator Network

The core of the Thunderbird Educator Network is its global array of distinguished full-time faculty at Thunderbird School of Global Management and affiliated faculty members, industry experts, coaches, and trainers from around the globe. These top-quality educators have consistently been ranked among the best Executive Education faculty by Financial Times.

Thunderbird faculty members are recognized for their experience, diversity, pragmatic research, global business knowledge and applied program design. In addition to our full-time faculty, we also employ more than 20 trainers at Thunderbird’s Center for Business Skills Development in Moscow, Russia. Thunderbird is able to draw from the content and experience of this group in order to deliver exemplary education around the globe.

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The Thunderbird Educator Network also is composed of affiliated faculty members, thought leaders, industry experts, executives, coaches, facilitators and trainers to meet our clients’ needs around the world. With the breadth of the Thunderbird Educator Network, clients have many choices related to:

  • Course topics
  • Teaching methodology
  • Language of instruction
  • Geographic preference

Thunderbird Executive Education can deploy a network of approximately 200 educators on five continents who have the capability and capacity to deliver dynamic global learning solutions.

Featured bios

Mansour Javidan Mansour Javidan, Ph.D.
Dr. Mansour Javidan is the Garvin Distinguished Professor and founding director of the Najafi Global Mindset Institute at Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is the past president and CEO of the GLOBE Foundation and a co-principal investigator of the GLOBE research program. Since 2005 he has spearheaded the Global Mindset Project of which a major outcome is the Global Mindset Inventory. More than 6,000 individuals have completed the GMI in many countries worldwide.
Lynn Phillips Lynn Phillips, Ph.D.
A former faculty member of the Stanford Business School for 12 years (in addition to having held faculty positions at Harvard, Northwestern, Rice, and UC Berkeley), Dr. Lynn Phillips, founder and principal of Reinventures, is known for his work in helping business teams across the globe to choose a winning customer value proposition (CVP), and then execute a designed value delivery system (VDS) to deliver that CVP profitably.

For more information, contact:

Ann Marie Lawler
Director, Thunderbird Educator Network
Glendale, AZ
annmarie.lawler@thunderbird.edu

Marie-Laure Clisson
Program Manager, Thunderbird Educator Network
Geneva
marie-laure.clisson@thunderbird.edu 

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