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Top Development Programs in Energy

This article is part of the "2018 Ranking of MBA Development Programs." In the 2017 Development Program ranking, the Energy Industry makes it to the 6th place of the top 10 most popular industries, and counts 34 programs in our Directory.

Siemens CEO Program, British Petroleum Future Leaders Programme, and Siemens Graduate Program were the top programs in Energy.

Noteworthy is that Siemens had 3 programs that made it to the top 10, followed by Chevron and Shell with 2 programs each amongst the top 10! Siemens' programs made it to the top of the podium this year. The CEO Program, ranks at the 1st place and improved by 435% its number of views since last year's ranking. The Graduate Program is ranked at the 3rd place, and the Excellence Program makes it at the 4th place of the ranking. Both Shell Programs lost 1 place each, placing the MBA Graduate Program at the 5th place, and the Accelerated MBA Program at the 6th place. Eaton went from the 9th place to the 7th and gained 51% views since last year.

Some programs like the British Petroleum Future Leaders Programme recruit globally for Asia, Europe (including Middle East and Africa), and the USA, while others, like the Shell MBA Graduate Program focuses on one country (USA in this case).

Among the top 10, we have:
- 7 General Management with various functional rotations: Siemens CEO Program, British Petroleum Future Leaders Programme, Siemens Graduate Program, Shell Graduate Program, Shell Accelerated MBA Program, Eaton Global Leadership Development Program for MBA's, DTE Energy Associate MBA Leadership Development Program.
- 2 with a Finance focus: Siemens Finance Excellence Program, Chevron Finance MBA Development Program, Chevron Finance MBA Development Program.
- 1 with a Commercial focus: Chevron Business & Commercial MBA Program.


#1 Siemens
CEO Program
The CEO* Program is a one-of-a-kind *Chief Executive Opportunity for a selected group of extraordinary talents from around the world. Only six candidates are selected per year to participate in this unique...

#2 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 need leadership to help us stay ahead of the industry. Our Future Leaders Programme (FLP) is a...

#3 Siemens
Graduate Program
Three challenges. Two years. One incredible experience. Over two very exciting years, you'll gain all the skills and knowledge you need to build a successful career at Siemens. The two years consist of three challenging assignments. For one of them you’ll work abroad at one...

#4 Siemens
Finance Excellence Program
Our two-year Finance Excellence Program lets you experience life in strategic and operational finance functions internationally. You'll learn all there is to know about finance within Siemens while completing various challenges across our...

#5 Shell
Graduate Program
The Shell Graduate Program is designed to offer you the training, opportunities, and support you need to develop your leadership skills and form the foundation of a remarkable career. Through a combination of company integration, local and global development, progress checks and assessments, you'll experience a...

#6 Shell
Accelerated MBA Program
As an MBA graduate you could take an accelerated career path that puts you in line for a role as one of Shell's future leaders. Your ability to inspire and motivate, look at problems differently and provide imaginative solutions is more important than your background and experiences. And as a high-performing MBA with broad...

#7 Eaton
Global Leadership Development Program for MBAs
Now that you have your MBA and some relevant business experience, it's time to take your career to the next level. Our Global Leadership Development Program (GLDP), for Masters of Business Administration graduates is the right place to get started. Eaton's GLDP program provides...

#8 Chevron
Business & Commercial MBA Program
Chevron's Business & Commercial MBA Program attracts MBA graduates from top-tier universities who are enthusiastic about professional development and aspire to work in a quickly changing and challenging industry. The two-year program offers the opportunity...

#9 Chevron
Finance MBA Development Program
Your first two years at Chevron will be spent in four rotational assignments, each lasting approximately six months. There is no pre-established sequence of assignments. Instead, your path will be designed to broaden your skills and interests as well as reflect...

#10 DTE Energy
Associate MBA Leadership Development Program
DTE Energy is seeking ambitious, energetic individuals to join its MBA Corporate Strategy and Finance Leadership Development Program (LDP). This three-year program is designed to recruit and develop the next generation of company leaders by... has thousands of students from 113 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 May 16, 2018