Clash of Titans

Bala Rajendran October 27, 2014

Clash of Titans

By, Krunal Barabde   Once a company grows, the hunger to multiply its top line keeps on increasing like gap between poor and rich. To feed this hunger, some companies target mass market, some develop new product lines, some even enter new sectors, but most prefer to go global (Very few companies achieve global status, [...]

Gallup Demonstrates Strength-based Leadership

By, David J Roman Susan Shald from Gallup Strategic Consulting Services hosted an engaging workshop on leadership by amplifying strengths instead of focusing most on weaknesses. Several attendees from ASU were among the 30 attendees in the room in this 9AM session on Wednesday, October 22nd in Thunderbird’s Lecture Hall 53. Susan asked us on [...]

Workshop: Communication in Project Management

By, Alina Buzgar The Personal Development Week (PDW) was started on Monday October 20 with a series of workshops including “Communication in Project Management” held by Shannon Mathis and Michael Rasmussen from Sharas.   “Our goal during Professional Development Week is two-fold.” says Dodie Busch Senior Director Career Coaching and Development at Career Management Center [...]

Go Beyond the Traditional MBA Career

 By, Alina Buzgar If you were wondering “how to secure a well-paying job that makes a difference in US or abroad” the workshop held on Monday, October 20th had some valuable insights.   “Doing well by doing good” was a workshop that pointed participants to look beyond traditional MBA careers and revealed strategies to get [...]

Weekly Update for 10/24/2014

By, Julie McGough Happy Friday T-birds,   I’ve heard so many great things about Professional Development Week and how impressed employers were by our amazing students. I hope you found the week both enjoyable and fruitful. I’d also like to extend a big “thank you” to the members of our Career Management Center and the [...]

Wall Street Prep Session

By Gloria Liu This year at Thunderbird’s Career Fair, recruiters were looking for more finance related positions. Fortunately, prior to the Career Fair, Thunderbird offered Wall Street Prep classes for students to equip with necessary financial statements knowledge and financial modeling skills. Although this is a one-day class, from 8am to 5pm, most of the [...]

ARTWALK

Bala Rajendran October 20, 2014

ARTWALK

By, Rick Beitmann First Friday, the monthly art walk, took place on “Roosevelt Row” in Downtown Phoenix on October 3. Every First Friday provides locals a glimpse of the city’s Bohemian underbelly where vendors can sell their wares and artists can display their creations.   Situated on Roosevelt Street just east of the Central Corridor [...]

Ebola in America

Bala Rajendran October 20, 2014

Ebola in America

By, Rick Beitmann Sunday, October 19, a mass celebrating Nigerian culture took place at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Basilica in Downtown Phoenix. During the prayers of the faithful, a Nigerian woman offered intentions for those afflicted by the “Ebola disease” in Igbo. – Nigeria is one of the West African nations impacted by the [...]

Weekly Update for 10/17/2014

By, Rebecca Henriksen   Hello Thunderbird community,   I hope you have had a good week.   I know students have many questions about what’s happening with the Thunderbird/ASU merger. While many decisions are yet to be made, progress is continuing.  An item of major interest is the timing around the HLC decision.  The commission [...]

Traveling T-Birds Recharge

By, Alina Buzgar If someone asked you why you enjoy traveling, you’d probably answer with something along the lines of “to see the world,” or “to meet new people and learn about new cultures.” But there’s one more perk of traveling to add to your list: its positive impact on your mental health.     [...]