Kevin Sellers Talks Branding with T-Birds

By: Claire Renaudeau, Guest Writer On April 17, Prof. Richard Ettenson and the Thunderbird Marketing Association invited Kevin Sellers for a guest speaker session in his Global Brand Management class. All T-Birds were invited to attend and discover a global business rock star and true Thunderbird friend. Kevin Sellers’ background includes senior positions at Intel […]

The Value of a Business Plan

By Robert Hisrich There is an entirely different view held by most concerning the value of a business plan than was expressed in a recent presentation by a guest speaker. This speaker indicated you are better just discussing your business or business idea even with potential investors. While the most frequent reason for developing a […]

Robert Gates Speaks

Last Monday, Thunderbird had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Robert Gates, former CIA head and Secretary of Defense under George W. Bush and Barack Obama, on campus. Dr. Gates spoke much about leadership, drawing from his experiences running some of the largest organizations in America, including Texas A&M University.  His humor in addressing some points, […]

Negotiate Your Way – Global Summit on Negotiation

The Global Summit on Negotiation & Trust is meant for those seeking to sharpen their negotiation and trust-building skills at every level, from the top executive, trying to develop a high trust corporate culture to the everyday Joe endeavoring to improve family relationships. T-bird students wishing to attend the event can take advantage of a discount offer […]

Jack Selby, Former SVP of PayPal and Film Producer, Speaks to T-Birds

Jack Selby recently spoke to Thunderbird students in a continuation of Thunderbird’s commitment to bringing noted guests to campus.  As a former senior vice president of PayPal, managing director at Clarium Capital, and current film producer, Mr. Selby had much to impart on us students. As he didn’t prepare a formal presentation per sé, Mr. […]

Toastmasters Charity Dinner

By Erin Morioka On Friday April 26th the Thunderbird Toastmasters Club will host its annual charity dinner in the Thunderbird Event Center (TEC) with proceeds benefiting Solar Sister.  The theme of the dinner is Sustainopreneurship (Sustainable Entrepreneurship).  Speakers will include Mr. Jay Rogers Jr., CEO and Co-founder of Local-Motors and Dr. Anatoli Korkin, Associate Research […]

Sandra Day O’Connor to Thunderbird!

By Torrey Mann You are cordially invited to join Interim President Barbara Barrett and Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (Bio included below) for an exciting symposium here on campus. The event will be held on Friday, Sept 28th 2012 from 11am – 12pm. There is limited availability for this event and thus please […]