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People who work for companies that conduct international trade rely on the expertise of employees with special training and experience.
Growing up in any one country, people learn the laws and customs from parents, relatives, friends and teachers. For those of us who work in foreign countries, we rely on accelerated education through experiences in foreign countries. Mr. Mullins, the founder, was born in the United States but has lived in Germany, Spain and China gaining first-hand experience dealing with differences of other cultures on a daily basis.
Although living abroad is one of the best methods to learn about foreign cultures, special courses at university or in graduate school are also available to teach your employees about the cultural and legal aspects of international trade. Mr. Mullins received his MBA in International Business from Thunderbird Graduate School of International Business.
During World War II the Thunderbird squadron was based in the desert, outside of Phoenix, Arizona. After the War and witnessing the destruction of factories, cities and homes around the world, a US Airforce General had a crazy idea. He felt that countries would be less likely to invade or bomb one another each country hosted the establishment of factories and subsidiaries of different countries that were their trading partners and former enemies. The US established factories in Germany and Japan. The Germans and Japanese have built factories in Asia, Latin America and the United States. So the Thunderbird curriculum emphasizes education in three areas: