Leadership Development Programs (LDP), while not as common as traditional management, engineering, or sales opportunities, present an ingenious way to mentor your company's next generation of leaders. At Orion, we have matched many forward-thinking companies with Junior Military Officers to fuel these programs and drive business growth.
There is no one-size-fits-all Leadership Development Program. However, there is a general feel to a Leadership Development Program that fosters an environment of growth. Overall, a Leadership Development Program is a program designed to expose JMOs to different areas of your business, allowing them to experience professional growth and the ability to lead through all segments. Additional Leadership Development Program features include:
In this episode of Call to Order, Orion Talent Senior Account Executive Adam Swartz joins the podcast to share his experience in a Leadership Development Program, and how companies should structure, set expectations, run, and fund an LDP.
New team members complete initial training and rotate through operational facilities for both OTJ and curriculum-based training.
Rotations typically include a field sales assignment, a marketing assignment, and other various business unit assignments.
New employees are placed at a plant or refinery for safety, manufacturing, product development, applied statistics, and leadership development training.
Leadership Development Programs are for candidates that want to learn, prove themselves as a valued team member, and have a desire to become a business leader. Ideal candidates include:
If you have already discovered the power of a Leadership Development Program, we are here to help maximize your program with high-caliber Junior Military Officer candidates. If you have yet to create such a program, we can help!