BD's commitment to Learning and Development is driven by our pursuit of being a great place to work and our strategic objective of building organizational and individual capabilities. 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 (BDU).
Inside BD University
BDU is a key Company-wide learning process for strengthening the skills and knowledge of BD associates. BDU's curriculum and services 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 participate in BDU programs globally each year.