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Top Development Programs in Europe

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

Noteworthy is that the TOP development programs are often customized in order to satisfy the MBA candidate’s qualifications and personal interests on one hand, and business requirements on the other.

Two programs are located in the Consumer Products Industry, one in the Information Technology, two in the Healthcare Industry, one in NGOs, two in the Industrial Products & Services, and two in Energy & Utility Industry. Geographically, programs are located in different European countries, such as United Kingdom, Switzerland, France and Germany.

Among the top 10, we have:
- 8 General Management with various functional rotations: Emerson Europe Rotational MBA Program, Medtronic Leadership Development Rotation Program, World Economic Forum Global Leadership Fellows Program, Unilever Future Leaders Program, AB InBev Global MBA Program, Johnson & Johnson International Recruitment Development Program, British Petroleum Future Leaders Programme, Siemens Graduate Program
- 2 with a Commercial focus: Mars Graduate Leadership Development Program, and GE Europe Experienced Commercial Leadership Program


#1 Mars
Graduate Leadership Development Program
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 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.

#5 Unilever
Future Leaders Program
The Unilever Future Leaders Programme is about developing tomorrow's leaders, today. It's designed to grow you into a manager, through hands-on learning alongside world-class experts.

#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 to drive growth within a business, receive world-class...

#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.

#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 21, 2015