“To stay contemporary is one of the most difficult things to be able to do both for companies and individuals. But it is critical. The solution is continuous learning. And all of you managers who are working at senior levels have recognised this which in itself is worth applauding.”
Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group


Promising future leaders listen in rapt attention to Dr Wing Lam at the induction of the eighth batch at Aditya Birla Group, while he urges them to think about great leaders they have interacted with personally.


The Aditya Birla Group, a $40 billion US corporation is a Fortune-500 organisation. Anchored by an extraordinary force of over 120,000 employees of 42 different nationalities, the group has been ranked Number 4 in the global 'Top Companies for Leaders' Survey and ranked number 1 in Asia Pacific for 2011.


The Group has topped the Nielsen's Corporate Image Monitor 2012-13 and has emerged as the Number 1 corporate, the best in class.


The Aditya Birla Group was focused on investing in an MBA management degree program for employees who missed out on a management degree and needed a flexible program which would allow ABG employees to earn a management degree without going for a sabbatical, weekend classes or quitting their jobs.


The GlobalNxt MBA program is a well-structured, faculty-facilitated online program where students from across the world can study as part of a single group.


Our program is rigorous and gives students the value of a global degree at the end of their journey. At the same time, it is a truly flexible program wherein participants can pace their study based on their work schedules, anywhere, any time. The peer-to-peer learning method at GNU ensures that participants across the world get to interact and learn from each other. It is a leadership development program for truly global companies.


Duration of program: 24 to 36 months


Number of participants: 39 students (current batch) 304 students enrolled (in last 8 batches)


Participant Profile: 7 – 15+ years of experience, the participants for this leadership development program are selected through a rigorous internal selection process. They are high potentials & future leaders of the organization.


In its 8th year, the program has become an integral part of leadership development program at the Aditya Birla Group. Graduates of the program have gone on to take leadership roles in the organization. Every 2 years, a grand graduation ceremony is conducted by the Aditya Birla Group to facilitate the participants and their families.