Case | HBS Case Collection | November 1999

SUPERVALU, Inc.: Professional Development Program

by Francis Aguilar

Abstract

SUPERVALU examines the creation and implementation of a training program for attracting and retaining college graduates for the nation's largest wholesale food distribution company. It addresses: 1) program design and 2) the management of the design effort and program implementation. The case is appropriate for courses in organizational behavior, human resources management, and general management.

Keywords: Selection and Staffing; Recruitment; Retention; Training; Organizational Culture; Design; Business or Company Management; Higher Education; Programs; Food and Beverage Industry; Distribution Industry;

Citation:

Aguilar, Francis. "SUPERVALU, Inc.: Professional Development Program." Harvard Business School Case 900-019, November 1999.