Global Strategic Leadership

Global Mindset for
Strategic Leadership

Enhance your strategic global leadership perspectives and capabilities for increased influence across cultures and greater overall success with global responsibilities.

For mid- to senior-level managers with global and/or cross-cultural responsibilities.

Locations & Dates

Phoenix, Arizona

April 18-21, 2016

Global Mindset for Strategic Leadership

Washington D.C.

September 12-15, 2016

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Acquire an in-depth understanding of the key, research-based global leadership capabilities, collectively called ‘Global Mindset’ in order to work with diverse groups in your global organization. Complete the Global Mindset Inventory (GMI) and GlobeSmart assessments to evaluate your current global leadership skill set and cultural preferences. Enhance your Global Mindset to work across cultures while exploring the nuances of leading within specific cultures, based on the GLOBE research findings—a 20-year study of leadership behaviors across 62 societies—and your own experiences. 


Global Strategy for Nigeria
Paul Arinze of Exxon Mobil describes the value of Thunderbird executive education programs. 2:31

Creating Value through Global Strategy
Timothy Hoagland, president and CEO of Continental Industries, talks about Creating Value through Global Strategy, an executive education program at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona. 2:00


» Discover the essential skills of global leadership (Global Mindset).

» Practice global leadership skills first-hand through role plays and simulations.

» Evaluate your current global leadership skill set using psychometric tools (GMI & GlobeSmart).

» Take away new insights and strategies to immediately enhance your capabilities.

» Explore the nuances of leading within specific cultures through case studies and peer mentoring.

» Create a personal action plan to continue the development of you and your teams.

Immersive Executive Experience

Learn how to think about your business expertise in a new way by experiencing real-world cultures, technologies, and ideas in a day of compelling, hands-on activity. Immersive Executive Experiences invite you to explore complex problems, evaluate options, and devise new solutions as you connect your learning to the real world.


The Creating Value through Global Strategy program is led by Mansour Javidan, Ph.D., Distinguished Garvin Professor, Founder and Executive Director of the Najafi Global Mindset Institute at Thunderbird, and former president of the GLOBE research project. and Jennie Walker, Ph.D., Director Thunderbird Executive Education and Organizational Leadership Faculty at University of the Rockies

Mansour Javidan, Ph.D.

Mansour Javidan, Ph.D.
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Jennie Walker, Ph.D.

Jennie Walker, Ph.D.
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All inclusive Price

USD $7,900 - Includes meals, lodging, materials, & Immersive Executive Experience.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

3.5 CEUs

CEUs provide a permanent record of the professional development training and non-credit enhancement activities of working executives who wish to stay current in global business. One CEU is equivalent to 10 contact hours of time spent at a qualified instruction site. Participants who complete this program earn 3.5 CEUs.

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