The chapter examines the important role of global talent development in MNCs and other international organizations. This chapter commences by defining talent development and international talent development and highlights issues concerning different approaches to talent development. . Second, options for organizing and managing talent development in an IHRD context are set out. Third, the main types of programs that organizations utilize to develop talent in an IHRD context are discussed and differences in talent development in international organizations across different regions are reviewed. Finally, the chapter concludes by proposing future areas of research on talent development in international organizations, as well as recommendations for IHRD practice.