BMW Group launches International Management Associates Program 2012 for young professionals: 5 graduates will be appointed from India

International Management Associates Program 2012 is specially designed for young professionals intent on fast track career growth. This special program is launched by BMW Group in India and appointment to this program will be through a stringent selection process which will involve various states of qualifying coupled with three stages of rigorous interviewing processes after which only 57 associates will be chosen for the program across 16 countries ranging from Austria, Switzerland, China, Spain, Indonesia, India, Korea, Mexico, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States of America, Abu Dhabi and South Africa. 5 graduates will be appointed from India

The program will be divided into two international assignments and three rotations while the 57 associates will work on strategic and operational projects along with BMW Group in India and across the globe. Various aspects such as business processes, strategy, culture and BMW brands that are available both within the country and abroad will be covered and the associates will be directed and guided by an experienced manager from BMW India.

The program will also involve a 6 month stint in Germany wherein the associates will be able to interact with like minded people and share information and knowledge. Eligibility for this program will be for Management Graduates, MBA professionals, Chartered Accountants specializing in sales, marketing and finance between the ages of 23 and 26 while a minimum work experience of 2 to 4 years is a necessary qualification.

News release: BMW Group launches International Management Associates Programme 2012 in India.

Gurgaon. BMW Group has launched International Management Associates Programme (MAP) 2012. As part of the international programme designed for young professionals for a fast track career growth, five management graduates will be appointed from India.

BMW Group in India has initiated an exhaustive selection process comprising seven qualifying stages and three steps in the interview process.

57 Associates will be selected for the programme in 2012 across 16 countries (Austria, Switzerland, China, Spain, Indonesia, India, Korea, Mexico, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States of America, Abu Dhabi and South Africa).

The Management Associates Programme comprises of two international assignments and three different rotations, where Associates will work in various strategic and operational projects with the BMW Group in India and internationally. During the assignments, Associates will gain insights into business processes, strategy, culture and BMW Group brands from both a local and global perspective. Furthermore, an experienced manager from BMW India will act as a personal mentor to support them throughout the programme.

All Management Associates will have a common six-month assignment in Germany. This common placement will allow them to meet like-minded people from other functional areas and countries, build their international network and share the knowledge about their country.

Management Graduates (Full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management / Masters of Business Administration / Chartered Accountant) with specialization in Sales/ Marketing/ Finance between 23-26 years of age with minimum work experience of 2-4 years are eligible for the programme.

In 2011, five Management Associates, Ms. Preeti Dwivedi, Mr. Augustine John, Mr. Varun Pachisia, Mr. Nishanth Ramkutty and Mr. Gopakumar Krishnamurthy were appointed in the Human Resources, Marketing, Sales, Logistics and Assembly functions at BMW India. As part of the programme, all five associates are presently undergoing their training in Germany.

Aspirants for the International Management Associates Programme (MAP) 2012 should e-mail their resume with passport size photograph in word document to bmwmap@antal.com before 14 July 2012, clearly mentioning their specialization (Sales / Marketing/ Finance) in the subject.