The Oxford Executive Development Masterclass

An Intensive 10-Day Training Course

The Oxford Executive Development Masterclass

Mastering the Eight Key Leadership Roles

Scheduled Dates

25 Dec 2023 - 05 Jan 2024 London - UK $14,000
01 - 12 Jul 2024 London - UK $14,000
26 Aug - 06 Sep 2024 Munich - Germany $14,000
07 - 18 Oct 2024 Amsterdam - The Netherlands $14,000
23 Dec 2024 - 03 Jan 2025 London - UK $14,000
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Why Choose this Training Course?

The Executive development Masterclass training course is an advanced level training course that has been specifically designed for senior executives who are looking to enhance their leadership abilities and gain a deeper understanding of the eight key roles a leader must assume as part of their privileged position as a company executive. At the executive level we have major influence over many people, and with that influence comes great responsibility. We are responsible for driving the business forward and we cannot do this if we do not have out people on board with us. Undoubtedly, it is our role to earn the trust, respect, and loyalty of the people with whom we have been charged to lead.

This PetroKnowledge 10-day training course will stretch and challenge you to be the absolute best leader that you can be, by utilizing your natural gifts and talents as a leader, we will work together to enhance, improve and reboot your leadership ability to the next level.

The highlights of this Oxford Executive Development Masterclass are as follows:

  • Develop your personal executive brand image
  • Become a role model for excellence
  • Understanding the power of influence at executive level
  • Aligning your executive character, attitudes, and behavior
  • Identifying and Strengthening gaps in your leadership abilities
  • Learn to communicate in a manner that moves people to act
  • Designing the benchmark standards of organizational excellence

The Structure

This PetroKnowledge training course is split into two modules:

MODULE I - The Senior Level Leadership Program

MODULE II - Leading Beyond Ego

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?

The objectives of this PetroKnowledge Oxford Executive Development Masterclass are:

  • To develop your personal executive image and brand
  • To become a leader who inspires others to raise their game
  • To sharpen the focus on executive communications both verbal and non-verbal
  • To become a people builder. Holding those around you to the highest standards of excellence
  • To help participants re-position their careers and image within the industry

Who is this Training Course for?

This GLOMACS Oxford Executive Development Masterclass is suitable to a wide range of professionals in communication and marketing but will greatly benefit: 

  • CEO’s
  • Board Members
  • Directors
  • Senior Management
  • Industry Leaders
  • Permanent Secretaries
  • Government Ministers
  • Those aspiring to reach a senior level within their organization

How will this Training Course be Presented?

As this is an executive level development training, you can expect that this training course will be challenging and is aimed at stretching our comfort zones. You will receive personal feedback from your peers and well as feedback from the instructor. A variety of adult training methods will be used including, role play, case studies, presentations, videos, and practical exercises.

Organisational Impact

Your organization will benefit as the following:

  • Participants will return with a greater understanding of executive level leadership
  • Participants will return clear about their executive image and brand
  • Deeper understanding of their importance as standard setters
  • Strengthened internal and external alignment of their character and behaviors
  • Improved communication and influencing skills
  • Achieve a greater understanding executive level emotional intelligence
  • Improved decision making
  • Expanded stakeholder influence through modelling behaviors

Personal Impact

From this The Oxford Executive Development Masterclass, the participants will have the following benefits:

  • Greater understanding leadership at an executive level
  • Improved ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Greater understanding of modelling behaviors and attitude
  • Improved executive image and brand
  • Greater understanding executive Communication strategies
  • Greater comfort in giving honest feedback to senior level
  • Improved understanding to speak to high level industry audiences
  • Improved ability to take advantage of cross functional communications

Daily Agenda

Module I: The Senior Level Leadership Program

Day One: Executive Image and Brand

  • Understanding the “magnifying effect” at the executive level
  • Who you are, is displayed more than what you say
  • The executive leader as a standard setter
  • Your visual appearance matters
  • The importance enthusiasm and passion
  • Understanding the impact of your online and offline presence

Day Two: The Leader as a Mentor  

  • Your people are asking if you care about them
  • Understanding servant leadership
  • Connecting with your internal and external stakeholders
  • Personalizing our relationships
  • How to win friends and influence people at an executive level

Day Three: The Leader as a Facilitator   

  • Building high performance teams
  • Using personality matrix to reduce conflicts
  • Increase collaboration by matching personalities
  • Using relationship mapping to increase influence over others
  • Tuning into personalities at the executive level

Day Four: The Leader as a Broker

  • Selling your ideas to the senior team
  • Structuring high level presentations
  • Convincing people that hold different opinions
  • Moving people to take action
  • How to handle Q & A sessions at high level meetings

Day Five: The Leader as a Director

  • Communicating the vision and strategy
  • Setting behavioral standards for your organization
  • Making clear what you will accept and not accept
  • Being bold when dealing with under performance
  • Speaking with clarity and getting agreements


Module II: Leading Beyond Ego

Day Six: The Leadership Legacy

  • Investigating the concept of legacy planning
  • The truth about the end of a career
  • The dangers of generational transitions of power
  • Planning for long term sustainability
  • Finding your identity in more than your position
  • Understanding sacrificial leadership

Day Seven: The Leader Growing Leaders

  • Identifying your potential successors
  • Identifying key leaders in the business
  • Selecting appropriate fast track development strategies
  • Monitoring and measuring internal politics and egos
  • Dealing with emotional saboteurs
  • Controlling aspirational expectations to reduce conflicts

Day Eight: The Leader Letting Go

  • Developing delegation and deputization plans
  • Delegating the full responsibility for results
  • Shockingly courageous tests of commitment
  • Understanding the inner personalities of your key people
  • Giving clear and honest feedback about your expectations
  • Learning to accept different opinions

Day Nine: The Leader Stepping Back

  • Letting go, why it feels so hard to do?
  • Using edification to establish the credibility of others
  • Allowing others space to fail forward
  • Learning to listen more than we talk
  • Using wisdom stories to sell ideas to others
  • Becoming a mentor and advisor

Day Ten: Designing Your Next Step

  • Developing a strategy for your successful exit
  • Managing the sudden shock of having time to ourselves
  • Dealing with relationship issues at home.
  • Learning to appreciate the little things in life
  • Leaving a legacy of fairness behind
  • Key take away


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

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GLOMACS Training

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Oxford Management Centre

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • 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.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

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

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