Do you desire the key business insights offered in a graduate business administration program without the time commitment? Thunderbird School of Global Management’s Executive Certificate in Business Administration condenses essential topics into five, two-day courses, equipping participants with practical knowledge for immediate career impact. Upon completion, you'll receive an official Thunderbird Executive Certificate in Business Administration to showcase your achievement.

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Registration Information

Certificate Location Date Delivery type Cost Register
Executive Certificate in Business Administration Phoenix, AZ October 10-18, 2024 In-person $7,500 Register

Key Benefits

  • Flexibility and personalization: Tailor your learning with relevant electives.
  • Condensed insights: Grasp key business concepts across various subject areas.


  • Time and cost-effectiveness: Invest less time and money compared to traditional graduate degree programs.
  • Actionable knowledge: Apply your learning to enhance your leadership, technological, and strategic skills.
  • Competitive edge: Gain insights into best practices for building high-performing organizations.
  • Career advancement: Boost your skillset and confidence for career transitions.

Who Should Attend?

  • Management professionals: Elevate your skills across diverse industries and positions.
  • Entrepreneurs and startup founders: Build a strong foundation for your business venture.
  • Analysts: Expand your knowledge and strategic thinking.
  • Career changers: Gain exposure to new fields and accelerate your transition.
  • Leaders seeking growth: Hone your leadership abilities and propel your team to success.

Learning Methodology

Engage in interactive learning through:

  • Expert lectures: Learn from renowned faculty with real-world experience.
  • Compelling case studies: Analyze real-world business challenges and develop informed solutions.
  • Dynamic discussions: Share your unique perspectives and learn from diverse peers.


  • Core Courses (3):
    • Digital Transformation: Master the technologies shaping today's business landscape.
    • Leading Teams for High Performance: Cultivate effective leadership skills to empower your team.
    • Strategic Management for Competitive Advantage: Develop strategies to thrive in dynamic markets.
  • Electives (2):

Choose from 20+ relevant courses in Leadership, Finance, Innovation, Marketing, and Sustainability. Find your perfect options here:

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Lawrence Abeln

Deputy Dean of Thunderbird Executive Education and Clinical Professor of Global Management

Why Thunderbird for Executive Education?

Thunderbird empowers global professionals to shape the changing landscapes impacting their enterprises by expanding and updating their future-ready skills and connecting them to a diverse network of global experts.

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