Management Development Programs (MDP) comprises training programs, initiatives and interventions designed to support the systematic process of growth and development of business executives. These programs may be focused on development of managerial skills, leadership skills, functional skills, other behavioral skills etc. The overall essence is to build organisational capability across levels. For most businesses MDP’s refer to the developmental initiatives planned for Managers, Middle & Senior management executives.
Identifying relevant Management Development Programs:
Some factors that may help identify appropriate MDP portfolio for your business.
- Talent priorities based on future business plans.
- Assessment of skills gaps, through relevant tools for development planning.
- Assessment of development needs.
- Development inputs to support career planning, for present manpower.
Based on the above you should be able to identify the relevant programs for your MDP portfolio.