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Top Development Programs in Technology

This article is part of the "2018 Ranking of MBA Development Programs." In this year's ranking, the IT Industry makes it to the 3nd place of the top ten most popular industries, and counts 77 programs in our Directory.

Amazon Pathways Operations Manager MBA, IBM Extreme Blue Internship Program, and Amazon MBA Leadership Development Program were the top programs in Information Technology.

Noteworthy is that Amazon had 3 full-time programs, and 1 internship that made it to the top 10 this year! Additionally, IBM counts 3 programs (2 full-time and 1 internship). Thermo Fisher Scientific General Management Graduate Leadership Program and SAP Impact Program MBA Leadership Rotational Program made their entry in this year's ranking at the 8th and 10th place respectively.

Some programs like the Amazon Pathways Operations Manager - MBA recruit globally for Asia, Europe, North and Latin America, while others, like Thermo Fisher Scientific General Management Graduate Leadership Development Program is focused on one country, i.e. USA.

Among the top 10 Development Programs, we have 5 that are General Management with various functional rotations, 2 with an Operations focus, 1 with a Commercial focus, 1 with a Technical focus, and 1 with a Consulting focus.
To have a better idea of the types of rotations, let's take a closer look at the top 3 Development Programs. Rotations vary from Consulting, to Strategy, Marketing & Communications, and Operations, Production & Supply Chain, also, in each of these 3 programs, there is a rotation in Sales.


#1 Amazon
Pathways Operations Manager MBA
Are you looking to become a big leader in a Fortune 100 company where you can manage people, process, and technology in one of the world's leading logistics, supply chain, transportation, and fulfillment operations? Would you enjoy the challenge of delivering a continuously improving...

#2 IBM
Extreme Blue Internship Program
Extreme Blue is IBM's global internship program for top business and technical students. The scheme is founded on three key elements: world-class talent, technology and business innovation. Each year, we run more than 50 projects spread across labs in the US, Canada, Europe, China, and India. You’ll be part of the team that...

#3 Amazon
MBA Leadership Development Program
We move fast, and immediately enable our teams to drive meaningful business changes, interact with leaders company-wide, and make direct contributions to improving the shopping experience for our customers. From day one, you will be given ownership of large, complex problems in various areas of our business. To accelerate your development and build upon...

#4 Amazon
Retail Leadership Development Program
Amazon is currently looking for highly analytical, creative and forward-thinking individuals to join the UK MBA Leadership Development Program. You will play a pivotal role in helping us build world-class experience for customers, and serve as...

#5 IBM
General Management 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...

#6 IBM
Consulting By Degrees
IBM's consulting business is looking for bright and inspired graduates to join Consulting by Degrees, our world-class leadership and development program. We provide you with the tailored mentoring, education, and practical experience you need to...

#7 Amazon
Pathways Operations Manager Intern
This will be a unique, project-based opportunity where you can develop a variety of competences: by taking part, you'll apply real-world rocket fuel to your career. In total, you'll spend between 10-12 weeks in one of Amazon's industry-leading European Fulfillment Centers. It's in this context that you'll put your...

#8 Thermo Fisher Scientific
General Management Graduate Leadership Program
Multiple rotation assignments over two years provide broad experience in different facets of general management while allowing for exposure to the company’s core processes, technologies, and leaders. Rotations are determined through a combination of individual development needs and business priorities and may...

#9 Emerson
Europe MBA Leadership Program
Emerson's new Europe MBA Talent Program is a talent acquisition program designed to identify external MBA talent for key strategic roles within the company, with career development support and tracking. It is a hands-on program designed to give MBA graduates a challenging role within a Business Unit, with a high degree...

#10 SAP
Impact Program - MBA Leadership Rotational Program
This 12 month program will provide you world-class hands-on development opportunities, executive sponsorship and exposure, as well as an international experience to enable you to excel in your long term career at SAP. From day one, you will be able to choose from hundreds of rotations where you will lead... 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 18, 2018