Update 03/21

Hello T-bird family, It has been quite a week. I know many of you participated in the CMC’s Spring Training event and workshops, and many have been off-campus, traveling to interesting places and enjoying a well-deserved break. T-birds have been scattered all over the world, and now, many of you are on your way to […]

Where Am I?

By Kelly Swanson Friday Feb 15 2013 6:00AM. Making breakfast for my birthday girl, my wife. 7:00AM. Boxing and working out in the garage. 7:45AM. Shower 8:00AM. Eat 9:00AM. Leave for train to SFO Airport 10:00AM. On the train reading homework. 11:00AM. I am about to board a plane as I am writing from the […]

Pisco, Picchu, and Peru

By Kyle Mahoney Five weeks ago, eighteen T-birds with only a trimester of business school under their belts headed to Lima, Peru. Several of us had been here before, but for the majority it was the first time experiencing this beautiful country. We were determined to make this trip unique and exciting, and, without knowing […]

The RBE Mystique

By Kelly Swanson We meet people everyday. Walking down the street, eating in a restaurant, and going on vacation. While not a vacation, an On-Demand RBE is a business venture that will pay dividends for the rest of our “on-demand” lives. As On-Demand MBA students, we are the misfits that venture out and take chances. […]

Cross-cultural communication lessons from Peru

By Dr. Eileen Borris, Thunderbird Adjunct Professor Anyone who has ventured from the safety of home to experience different environments has committed cross-cultural blunders. This is part of the learning process. All global explorers have funny, difficult, lonely, humbling or even frightening stories to share. One of my most recent lessons in cross-cultural communication occurred […]

Interns guide women entrepreneurs in Peru

Thunderbird for Good, the school’s social outreach arm, sent a group of five student consultants to Peru for 12 weeks in summer 2011 through its Proyecto Salta program. The students worked one-on-one with 120 women micro-entrepreneurs for a total of 1,200 consulting hours in Spanish. Participants included Craig Brammer ’11, Marcela Cubas ’11, Jacquelyn Hunter […]