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The Latest
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and Tools
for Developing
Workforce Competency
Over 1,500 e-Learning Courses
for Upstream, Midstream and
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6,524 nuggets of learning
when you need it
expanding minds
Instructional Programs with
Challenging Business
Simulation Games
Proven Expertise
to Help Organizations
Achieve Their Talent
Management Goals
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Over 50 Years of Award Winning
Instructional Programs,
e-Learning Solutions, and
Competency Management
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Learning & Development Programs

Talent Management

Instructor-Led

Self-Directed

Competency

Learning & Development Programs

Talent Management

Instructor-Led
Self-Directed
Competency
Classroom and Simulation Learning

Our instructional programs designed for the oil and gas sector blend lecture, group discussion, and business simulation games to maximizes learning.

e-Learning Courses

Our comprehensive e-Learning products cover industry-specific content and business essentials in all key aspects of the international oil and gas industry.

CMS Online Software

Our proprietary competency management software, assessment, learning, and reporting software incorporates the entire process into one system.

Virtual Learning

Our programs allow you and your team to learn at your own pace, from home or office, and feature a broad curriculum.

Athena Microlearning

Our 5- to 8-minute learning sessions with rich nuggets of content drives job performance and enables participants to learn, retain, and apply knowledge.

Competency Models and Services

Our competency management learning solution offers everything from assessment and assurance through blended development opportunities.

Learning & Development Programs

Instructor-Led

Classroom and Simulation Learning

Our instructional programs designed for the oil and gas sector blend lecture, group discussion, and business simulation games to maximizes learning.

Virtual Learning

Our programs allow you and your team to learn at your own pace, from home or office, and feature a broad curriculum.

Self-Directed

e-Learning Courses

Our comprehensive e-Learning products cover industry-specific content and business essentials in all key aspects of the international oil and gas industry.

Athena Microlearning

Our 5- to 8-minute learning sessions with rich nuggets of content drives job performance and enables participants to learn, retain, and apply knowledge.

Learning & Development Programs

Competency

CMS Online Software

Our proprietary competency management software, assessment, learning, and reporting software incorporates the entire process into one system.

Competency Models and Services

Our competency management learning solution offers everything from assessment and assurance through blended development opportunities.

IHRDC's Business Lines | Thought Leadership

For more than 50 years, IHRDC has led the industry in Learning & Development and Talent Management methodologies using proven technologies in innovative applications. Our three business lines including Instructional Programs, e-Learning Solutions and Competency Management, are constantly evolving, offering new products and services to solve our clients’ learning goals as new challenges emerge. Explore our thought leadership pages below to learn more about our underpinning core principles that guide new development.

Instructional Programs

Adult Learning, Blended, Innovative, Virtual, Acclaimed

Delivering highly acclaimed, instructional programs for energy professionals, in both live and virtual formats, combine our strong faculty with blended learning resources. Programs are designed around Adult Learning Principles to be engaging, enjoyable, competency focused and, most of all, allow learning to be internalize at the highest level.

e-Learning Solutions

Inspired, Innovative, Instructional

IHRDC has been the oil and gas industry’s e-Learning leader and innovator for more than 50 years. We are a proven advocate for our clients and we remain committed to designing, producing, and publishing enhanced virtual solutions to meet the industry’s evolving needs.

Competency Management

Drive Your Talent Strategy with our Competencies Expertise

By delivering our competency assessment services to the oil, gas, and power industries, we have partnered with our clients using our team of specialists, a comprehensive database of competency models, and our industry-leading competency management software, CMS Online.

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Learning Pathways

IHRDC’s Pathways enable learners to progress in their training from foundational industry knowledge, to generalized functional training, and finally to industry segment-specific learning. By following these plans, learners can achieve the required level of competency to better perform their jobs.


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Take a few minutes to watch these three informative webinars that outline our leading energy industry training product offerings. 

VML WEBINAR

These programs allow you and your team to learn at your own pace, from home or office, supported by a virtual mentor. Our broad curriculum includes Petroleum Business Fundamentals, Gas Business Fundamentals, Emerging Leaders Program, Upstream Petroleum Technology, Petroleum Projects Economics, Business Management Essentials, Geology, Geophysics and more.

ATHENA MICROLEARNING

Delivering short, 5- to 8-minute learning sessions with rich nuggets of content, Athena Microlearning offers on-demand access and a responsive design on any device. Watch this webinar to see how this offering drives job performance and enables your employees to learn, retain, and apply knowledge.

CMS ONLINE OVERVIEW

CMS Online provides every user with the tools required to manage their competency development and compliance activities. This system tracks assessments, course completions, reassessments, and compliance status on a variety of levels—from the individual to a group of employees in a job area or the entire company. Our software can stand alone or seamlessly integrate with existing learning management or human resource systems.


IHRDC’s Award-Winning Achievements

We have consistently earned recognition for the innovative and effective education and training programs, products, and services we have developed for our global customers.

The Telly Awards

IHRDC is the proud recipient of 18 Telly Awards for our outstanding workplace education and training videos.

Petroleum Industry Training Provider of the Year

IHRDC received this award in 2010, 2011, and 2012 to recognize our longstanding commitment to providing innovative training, competency management, and e-learning resources to the oil and gas industry.

AVA Digital Awards

IHRDC received a Platinum, first-place award in 2011 to recognize Petroleum Online’s interactive suite as an extraordinary example of web-based training. Additionally IHRDC received AVA Gold awards in 2018 and 2020 recognizing IPIMS.

Corporate Award for Excellence in Distance Learning

IHRDC’s IPIMS e-Learning program won the 2003 Corporate Award for Excellence in Distance Learning Programming from the U.S. Distance Learning Association in Washington, DC.

IPIMS Video Wins AVA Gold Award

As part of IHRDC’s ongoing program to upgrade the extensive IPIMS library of e-Learning topics related to Upstream Petroleum Technology, we produce new video content that make courses both timely and engaging for our audience of E&P professionals. IHRDC’s “Unconformities and Tectonic History” video, part of IPIMS topic, Basic Seismic Processing has won a Gold Award from AVA Digital Awards. This international competition recognizes excellence demonstrated by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, design and production of digital communications.

Latest news

Catch up on the latest IHRDC news as well as the current topics featured in our Perspectives on the Oil and Gas Business blog.