Dynamic Leadership in the Oil and Gas Industry

An Intensive 10-Day Training Course

Dynamic Leadership in the Oil and Gas Industry

Creating Leadership Excellence in Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industries

Scheduled Dates

24 Apr - 05 May 2023 London - UK $11,900
17 - 28 Jul 2023 Dubai - UAE $11,900
13 - 24 Nov 2023 London - UK $11,900
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Why Choose this Training Course?

This Dynamic Leadership in the Oil and Gas Industry training course has been specifically designed to equip Leaders in this highly dynamic and agile environment with the essential leading-edge tools, techniques, skills, and psychological insight to lead in today’s world, ready for tomorrow. This highly engaging, intensive, and interactive training course will accelerate your Leadership development to lead in the agile and highly active Oil, Gas and Petrochemical environment.  This 10-day training course is primarily of two-halves.

Module 1: The first part of the training course is identifying your Leadership approach using a Leadership Profile, the importance of Leadership values & behaviours, the psychology and science of leadership, influence, and Emotional Intelligence.  It will focus on interpersonal skills, performance management, radical innovation, rapid decision-making techniques, accountable decision making, as well as leadership in multi-diverse/cultural workspace.

Module 2: The second part will provide the Strategic, Tactical & Operational Leadership, impacting / managing organization changes, obtaining organization commitment, risk analysis, project strategy, financial management, scenario planning, cross-influence, team management, building high performance team, handling team conflict and difficult team situations.  It will conclude with the importance of being a Safety Leader in the organisation, setting the values and standards to embody the safety culture and ensure operational excellence in the industry.

This PetroKnowledge training course will highlight:

  • The key factors to be a Leader, and how these can be developed and maximized leadership profile.
  • Powerful tools and techniques to improve rapid problem solving, decision making and increase innovation and creativity.
  • Adopt psychological insights to improve interpersonal, self-control, conflict and crisis situations
  • Lead with strategy, operational and tactical know-how, to increase team and organisational performance
  • The main factors involved in risk, project and financial management as well adopting AGILE approaches, as well as the importance of being a Safety Leader in the industry.

The Structure

This PetroKnowledge training course is split into two modules:

MODULE I - Leading Dynamically in the Oil and Gas Industry

MODULE II - Strategic, Operational and Tactical Leadership in the Oil and Gas Industry

Each module is structured and can be taken as a stand-alone training course; however, delegates will maximise their benefits by taking Module 1 and 2 back-to-back as a two-week training course.

What are the Goals?

At the end of this Dynamic Leadership in the Oil and Gas Industry training course, you will learn to:

  • Define and understand your leadership style profile.
  • Apply psychological techniques to lead and influence others.
  • Maximize team performance, efficiency, and innovation.
  • Lead with strategy, operational and tactical know-how.
  • Develop as a successful leader.

Who is this Training Course for?

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Senior Leaders in the organisation
  • Managers and Leaders in Strategic, Operational and Tactical roles
  • Newly appointed Leaders and Managers
  • Identified Talent and High Potential Employees

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented.  This includes, highly engaging and active discussions, targeted case studies and practical exercises, specific topic relevant videos, a Leadership Profile assessment including facilitated 1-2-1 personal feedback on the results.  The course will include Pre and Post Course assessments to maximize learning and development feedback.

Organisational Impact

In attending this Dynamic Leadership in the Oil and Gas Industry training course the organisation will:

  • Gain Leaders for today, and ready for tomorrow in the industry
  • Have improved leaders in the respective roles: strategic, operational and tactical
  • Improve communication and interpersonal skills across the organisation
  • Have more confident personnel in undertaking their leadership duties
  • Decrease HR involvement and interjection by resolving HR related issues at the source
  • Greater performance from teams and individuals and the organisation

Personal Impact

By attending this Dynamic Leadership in the Oil and Gas Industry training course you will:

  • Gain a greater knowledge of your leadership and application
  • Greater self-awareness, and people awareness
  • Improved leadership and psychological development
  • Increased communication and interpersonal skills
  • Lead strategically, operationally, and tactically as needed
  • Learn how to motivate and increase performance of others

Daily Agenda

Module 1: Leading Dynamically in the Oil and Gas Industry

Day One: Maximising Your Leadership Potential in the Industry

  • Leading in the Industry: impact of the changing world
  • Leadership factors, principles, and key behaviours
  • Defining your Leadership Style: Leadership Profile Assessment
  • Importance of Behaviours and Values in leadership
  • How to develop and maximize your Leadership Presence
  • Virtual Leadership: leading remote and isolated teams

Day Two: The Emotionally Intelligent Leader and Self-Awareness

  • Emotional Intelligence: the concept and importance in excellent Leadership
  • The Psychology and Science of becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Leader
  • Assessing Your Emotional Intelligence Level
  • Developing your Self-awareness: understanding and knowledge
  • Mastering Self-discipline and Self-management: controlling your emotions in crisis
  • Motivation and 3 Key psychological factors for task assignment

Day Three: Developing Your Interpersonal Skills and Relationship Management

  • Leadership influence and key interpersonal skills
  • Communicating with influence and persuasion
  • Using the Active Listening technique
  • Advanced methods to turn negative people to achieve positive outcomes
  • Dealing with conflict in a pro-active way
  • Building your influence network

Day Four: Leading Agile Innovation, Creativity and Decision Making

  • Problem solving methods: vertical and lateral
  • Agile and Design Thinking approaches: pushing back the boundaries
  • Unlocking the innovative and creative mindset: self and others
  • Applying the Rapid Solution Focused Approach to Complex problems
  • Using advanced Coaching skills to increase solution and option output
  • Powerful Decision Making for optimum decision-making

Day Five: Leading Organisational Performance and Culture

  • Performance Management: defining and implications
  • Overcoming the 4 Performance Barriers
  • Defining Culture – and its impact on vision and future
  • Creating the right culture for maximum performance input
  • Operating and leading in a multi-diverse/cultural workspace
  • Leadership Development Plan and Review


Module 2: Strategic, Operational and Tactical Leadership in the Oil and Gas Industry

Day Six: Strategic Leadership Principles

  • Characteristics of strategic leaders
  • Strategic data and planning factors
  • Creating the strategy and planning vision
  • Communicating the vision to get buy-in
  • Developing strategy: Mission or mantra?
  • Leading and managing change

Day Seven: Operational & Tactical Leadership

  • Defining tactical leaders in the oil and gas industry
  • Strategic to tactical: Operational leadership
  • Characteristics and requirements of operational leaders
  • Tactical and operational intelligence data and planning
  • Linking strategic goals to operational and tactical objectives
  • Managing key stakeholders: Cross-departmental cooperation

Day Eight: Risk, Asset and Financial Management and Planning

  • Risk analysis factors and principles
  • Scenario planning in the oil and gas sector
  • Project strategy and management
  • Benefits of AGILE project management approaches in the oil and gas sector
  • Financial management and planning
  • Asset management principles and techniques

Day Nine: Creating a Dynamic and Agile Team

  • Dynamic and agile team factors: Including virtual/remote teams
  • Managing team performance and motivation
  • Understanding team dynamics
  • Building team cohesiveness
  • Utilising Kaizen techniques in team empowerment
  • Coach and engage for success

Day Ten: Exemplifying Safety Leadership in the Industry

  • What is safety leadership and its importance in the industry?
  • Embodying the principles and values
  • Leading by example and from the top
  • Using behavioural safety techniques to lead pro-active safety
  • Engagement and empowerment
  • Future development plan and review


  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
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When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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