BD's commitment to Learning and Development is driven by its pursuit of being a Great Place to Work and its strategic objective of building Organizational and Individual Capability. Learning and Development is linked to other Talent Management initiatives to create a robust engine for the identification, development and deployment of our associates. Learning and Development in BD is achieved through various methods such as a coaching partnership with one's leader, enriching job experiences and challenges and formal training provided by BD University.
Inside BD University
BD University (BDU) is a key company-wide learning process for strengthening the skills and knowledge of BD associates. The curriculum and services of the University are closely aligned with BD' s strategic objectives and focus on Leadership Development, Business Acumen, Operational Effectiveness, Career Development and Sales Effectiveness. Our unique "Leaders as Teachers" approach is widely acclaimed by the external Learning and Development profession and enables us to have an average of 12,000 associates a year participate in BDU globally.