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Thunderbird: A Case Study for B-School Managers

The deal with Laureate Education would provide a much-needed fiscal lifeline for Thunderbird.
The deal with Laureate Education would provide a much-needed fiscal lifeline for Thunderbird.Photograph by Rakoskerti

A guest post from Matt Symonds, chief editor of MBA50.com, a website dedicated to the world’s outstanding business schools. He is also director of Fortuna Admissions and co-author of ABC of Getting the MBA Admissions Edge.

The furor that surrounds the proposed partnership between the Thunderbird School of Global Management and for-profit education company Laureate Education will no doubt provide ample case study material for future MBA students, as well as sober lessons in management for business schools themselves.