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Top Development Programs in Africa

British Petroleum Future Leaders Programme, Chevron Products Company MBA Commercial Development Program and Siemens Finance Excellence Program were the top programs in Africa.

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.

Four programs are located in the Energy Industry while three are in Healthcare. Geographically, programs are located in different African countries, such as South Africa, Nigeria, Angola, and Egypt.

Among the top 10, we have:
- 2 General Management with various functional rotations: British Petroleum Future Leaders Programs, and Dow Supply Chain Rotational Program
- 5 with a Finance focus: Siemens Finance Excellence Program, Chevron Products Company Finance MBA Development Program, Goldamn Sachs New Associate Program, IFC Young Professionals Program, and GlaxoSmithKline Esprit Finance Programme
- 3 with a Commercial focus: Chevron Products Company MBA Commercial Development Program, GlaxoSmithKline Esprit Commercial Programme, and General Electric ECLP


#1 British Petroleum
Future Leaders Programme
The Future Leaders Programme (FLP) is designed to develop talented, ambitious people and help them grow to their full potential. As a world leader in oil and gas industry, BP operated at every stage of the energy…

#2 Chevron
MBA Commercial Development Program
Chevron’s MBA Commercial Development Program offers the opportunity to apply your skills and ingenuity to real world issues that face our business and influence how the world receives energy. The two-year program is …

#3 Siemens
Finance Excellence Program
The Finance Excellence Program (FEP) will bring out the best in you. We provide you with the opportunity to establish a unique, lasting and very diverse career in Finance. In the intense two-year Finance Excellence …

#4 GSK
Esprit Commercial Programme – MBA Global DP
The 4 year rotational programme offers opportunities for the individuals to develop through real work, driving growth in our global business, whilst making differences to patients and consumers. Depending on your …

#5 Chevron
Finance MBA Development Program
Since 1946, Chevron’s Finance M.B.A. Development Program has successfully helped alumni accelerate their careers and advance to senior-level management positions. You’ll gain practical and relevant work experience …

#6 Goldman Sachs
New Associate Program
As a new associate, you will be an integral part of our business. You will develop product-specific and function-specific skills and interact closely with senior professionals and clients.

#7 IFC
IFC Young Professionals Program
The IFC Young Professionals Program (IFC YPP) is the successor to the Global Transaction Team Program (GTT Program). The GTT Program has been IFC’s flagship recruitment and rotation program for entry-level investment …

#8 GSK
Esprit Finance Programme – MBA Global DP
Our Esprit Finance Programme is open to exceptional MBA or MIF postgraduates from a variety of backgrounds with a passion for finance. The 4 year rotational programme offers opportunities for the individuals to …

#9 GE
ECLP – Experienced Commercial Leadership Program
Grow your Career in GE Experienced Commercial Leadership Program (ECLP). We may not have a specific job for you today, but are interested in your expertise for tomorrow. We’re looking for high potential individuals …

#10 Dow
Supply Chain Rotational Program
The Supply Chain Rotational Program provides candidates the opportunity to gain exposure and work experience in different types of work within the Supply Chain organization. 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 14, 2015