Leadership Essentials for Energy Professionals

This two-week program is designed for mid-level to senior managers and supervisors from all sectors of the oil and gas industry who seek to enhance four essential critical management skills: Leadership, Negotiation, Business Communication and Strategic Planning. The program is taught by highly regarded instructors who have had broad and practical management experience in the international oil and gas industry or are specialists in the area in which they teach.

Additional information

Program Type

Location

Unit

Full Program, Unit 1, Unit 2

Dates

June 6 – 17, 2022

$4,750$8,700

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Who Should Attend

This program is designed specifically for mid-level to senior managers and supervisors as well as new leaders from all sectors of the energy industry who wish to enhance their understanding of leadership with an in-depth focus on five key competencies.

Program Overview

This two-week program is designed for rising managers and new leaders from all sectors of the energy industry who seek to enhance their understanding of leadership fundamentals and critical competencies, and then obtain in-depth understanding of five key leadership competencies: Practical Negotiation, Develop Talent Management, Effective Business Communication, Demonstrate Financial Acumen and Strategic Thinking. The program is taught by highly regarded instructors who have broad and practical leadership experience in the energy industry or are specialists in the area in which they teach.

Accordion Content

Leadership Competencies, Talent Development and Essential Negotiation Skills

Leadership Fundamentals and Key Competencies

This session summarizes leadership fundamentals and the most compelling competencies required of today’s leaders. It includes such topics as: what do leaders do? leadership theory and styles; motivation and social motives, emotional intelligence, selfassessment, management versus leadership competencies; leadership competencies: leading self, leading others, leading the organization; leading stakeholders; leading effective power and influence, leading the organization, organizational climate, organizational climate survey, improving organizational climate, leading change. Case Studies Include: What Do Leaders Do? What Makes a Great Leader? Power is the Great Motivator.

Build Talent and Teams

One of the essential skills of a leader is to acquire, develop and retain high performing employees and teams. This session is devoted to the talent management processes, the recruiting and building of a competent workforce, the development of effective teams and the active role that the leader should play to assure that the HR function achieves the strategic personnel goals of the organization.

Essential Negotiation Skills: A Process for Positive Results

The essentials of positive negotiation: the process of positive negotiation developed at the Harvard Negotiation Workshop applied to a petroleum case study. The key steps you will take to successful negotiations are:

Step One: Discover Underlying Interests of the Parties
Step Two: Generate Options to a Negotiated Solution
Step Three: Identify and Use Independent Standards
Step Four: Deal with People Problems
Step Five: Generating Alternatives to a Negotiated Solution
Step Six: Reaching Closure

Effective Business Communication, Financial Acumen and Strategic Planning

Communicate Effectively and Influence Others

Setting a communication strategy: credibility, persuasion, and channel choice. Presentation structure: writing vs. presentations vs. meetings vs. one-to-one conversations; writing more effectively; making effective presentations; running efficient meetings; speaking effectively one-on-one. Case studies and workshop sessions.

Demonstrate Financial Acumen and Drive Performance

Financial statements measure the performance of the organization and a leader must have a solid understanding of them in order to make decisions that achieve the strategic and operational goals of the organization. Key topics include an introduction to the accounting process; four major financial reports: balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement and equity statement; how they impact each other, the major indices that are used to measure the performance of the company and the various financial decisions that impact performance of the organization. Session will include the analysis of an emerging company to show the impact of key decisions and the review of actual financial statements of energy companies.

Think Strategically

Major trends and drivers of change within the international oil and gas industry: anticipating the future throughout the oil and gas value chains. Latest approaches to strategic planning and its importance for setting company vision and goals; effective implementation of strategy; planning and implementation of the plan using the Balanced Scorecard. Historical structure of the international oil and gas industry. Examples of strategic planning by key international companies including Petrobras, Mobil Oil, and others.

Workshop: Developing the Strategic Plan for NOC International (NOCINT)

Today, President Juan Grofast of the Republic of Gofar, a major West African oil producing country, received approval from the Congress to form an international affiliate of its National Oil Company to undertake profitable opportunities in the international oil and gas industry that enhance the reputation of Gofar and strengthens its oil and gas industry. You have been named the President of NOC International (NOCINT), have developed your management team, and are to develop and implement a strategic plan for the company based on guidelines outlined by the President.

Workshop Sessions Include:

  • NOCINT Vision and Mission Statements
  • Strategic Goals and Objectives
  • Organization, Systems, Staffing and Culture
  • NOCINT’s Resources
  • Business Opportunities
  • Building the Balanced Scorecard
  • Team Presentation