Working at Bayer
Commercial Excellence Leadership Program
India is identified as one of the four growth markets for the Bayer CropScience business globally. The objective of the Commercial Excellence Leadership Program (CELP) is to, systematically develop talent with a commercial focus to take up international general management assignments in a short to medium term. It provides talents with a steep learning curve opportunity so that at an early age potential leaders are developed.
The rotation program is of 24 months duration and covers four main pillars of Sales, Operational Marketing, Flexible Assignments and Strategic Projects. The requirement for selection includes an MBA degree from a premier institute along with 2-3 years of professional experience.
Ankita Garg (Senior Manager - CELP), IIM Ahmedabad Class of 2013
Ankita Garg -
“The Commercial Excellence Leadership Program, on one hand, helped in self-perception through exposure to diverse & challenging work situations, while on the other hand it aided the exploration of various aspects of the world of Agriculture business. These twin discoveries have given me a firm footing to propel my career forward.”
Ankur Tiku (Senior Manager - CELP), ISB Hyderabad Class of 2013
“CELP is a two year global leadership program at Bayer to nurture talent for leadership positions. In In the last one year as a CELP candidate I have lead several live projects - creating value pricing models, revamping the digital marketing strategy and implementing Net Promoter System to track customer loyalty. My current assignment is in France as a Global Marketing Segment Manager for one year. I have found CELP to be a phenomenal learning platform to prepare myself for leadership roles in the near future”