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Top Development Programs Globally

Mars Graduate Leadership Development Program, Emerson Europe Rotational MBA Program and Medtronic Leadership Development Rotation Program were the top programs globally.

Noteworthy is that majority of companies on the TOP list require MBA candidates to have a permanent work authorization in the geographic area for which he / she is applying.

Two programs are located in the Consumer Products Industry, two in the Information Technology Industry, three in Healthcare Industry, one in NGOs and two in Energy & Utility Industry. Geographically, programs are located in various regions: USA, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, Middle East, and South America.

All the top 10 program are located in General Management area with various functional rotations such as Commercial, Operations, Consulting & Corporate Strategy, Finance, and Human Resource.


#1 Mars
Graduate Leadership Development Program (GLDP) General Management
How high do you want to go? If you've set your sights on the top then the Mars U.S. Graduate Leadership Development Program (GLDP) is a great start. Because you'll find alumni of our GLDP leading businesses in many sectors, as VPs, COOs or CEOs.

#2 Emerson
Europe Rotational MBA Program
Every year we interview around 200 MBA candidates and recent MBA degree recipients from the top-ranked European business schools, with the goal of identifying and recruiting individuals with top leadership potential who are looking to establish and develop their career with a global technology leader.

#3 Medtronic
Leadership Development Rotation Program
Our Leadership Development Rotation Program (LDRP) is designed specifically for highly talented MBA candidates who have a strong desire to test the limits of their abilities and enhance their leadership potential.

#4 IBM
General Manager Leadership Development Program
The IBM General Management Leadership Development Program (GM LDP) offers an exceptional opportunity to lead and excel while working with the best and brightest in business today. IBM's defining value has been the IBMer - people who apply innovation and imagination to fuel a smarter planet and make the world a better place.

#5 World Economic Forum
Global Leadership Fellows Program
Leaders of the future will have to face ever increasing volatility, complexity and interconnectivity. We believe that the world needs agile, visionary leaders who are willing and able to serve the public interest and improve the state of the world.

#6 General Electric
ECLP - Europe - Experienced Commercial Leadership Program
The Experienced Commercial Leadership Program (ECLP) prepares MBA graduates and experienced professionals for GE leadership roles in marketing and sales. The two-year rotational program offers opportunities for individuals ...

#7 AB InBev
Global MBA Program
Our Global MBA Program is the path to a high-achieving leadership career with real-world experience in a variety of environments, exposure to every aspect of our industry and the opportunity to take on diverse roles.

#8 Johnson & Johnson
International Recruitment Development Program (IRDP)
Our International Recruitment and Development Program (IRDP) is a development program that identifies highly qualified candidates to join our teams in Asia-Pacific, Europe/Middle East/Africa, and Latin America. IRDP can support your career goals through a personal development plan that includes ...

#9 British Petroleum
Future Leaders Programme
As a world leader in the oil and gas industry, BP operates at every stage of the energy lifecycle. In this highly competitive and constantly changing international market, we realised that a new perspective on leadership would help us stay ahead of the industry.

#10 Siemens
Siemens Graduate Program
Three challenging assignments in two years, one of them abroad. Intense training on and off the job, rewarding experiences, a lot of fun and new colleagues from around the globe: that is in short what the Siemens Graduate Program has to offer. has thousands of students from 75 business schools searching its Development Programs Directory (thanks to their schools' memberships). The analyses of the students interests allows to discover the trends and the most popular programs worldwide, broken down by region, industry and function in several articles.


Posted on October 29, 2015