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Top Development Programs in South America

Part of the "2016 Ranking of MBA Development Programs", this report identifies the Top 10 Development Programs in South America.

British Petroleum Future Leaders Program, Siemens Graduate Program and Johnson & Johnson International Recruitment Development Program were the top programs in South America.

Noteworthy is that all the programs have a duration between 1 and 2 years, with the exception of GlaxoSmithKline Esprit Commercial Programme that has a duration of 4 years. In addition, all the Development Programs among the top 10 are full-time programs.

Three programs are located in the Energy & Utility Industry, two in Consumer Products, two in Healthcare Industry, two in the Financial Services, and one in Industrial Products & Services.

Among the top 10, we have:
- 5 General Management with various functional rotations: AB InBev Global MBA Program, British Petroleum Future Leaders Programme, Siemens Graduate Program, AkzoNobel Fast Track Management Program, and L'Oreal 2016 Global Management Development Program.
- 3 with a Finance focus: Siemens Finance Excellence Program, Goldman Sachs New Associate Program, and UBS Associate Program Wealth Management.
- 1 with a Commercial focus: GlaxoSmithKline Esprit Commercial Programme MBA Global Development Program.
- 1 with a Human Resources focus: Johnson & Johnson International Recruitment Development Program.


#1 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.

#2 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.…

#3 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.

#4 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.

#5 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 Program, you will face challenges in the nine Siemens divisions, Siemens Financial Services and Finance.

#6 Goldman Sachs
New Associate Program
Our new associate class comprises people with prior experience in financial services as well as those from a variety of industries and professional backgrounds. We look for people who are interested in...

#7 GlaxoSmithKline
Esprit Commercial Programme
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.

#8 UBS
Associate Program Wealth Management
Full-time Associate opportunities are primarily offered to recent MBA graduates who have completed a UBS Summer Associate internship. As an Associate, you will take part in...

#9 L'Oreal
2016 Global Management Development Program
Are you future global business leader? Do you have the ability to think strategically and tactically while executing fluidly? Does the prospect of working on national and international opportunities excite you? Are you creative, resourceful and resilient?

#10 AkzoNobel
Fast Track Management Program
You've completed your Master's degree and have a few years' work experience under your belt. You're talented and ambitious, and looking to step up your career and develop your leadership potential in a challenging international environment. In short, you're just who we're looking for. has thousands of students from 87 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 August 22, 2016