Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry

Sustaining Profitable Growth in a Changing Global Business

Course topic:

Oil and Gas Management

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

This Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry training course has been designed specifically for experienced individuals wanting to develop these skills within the increasingly complex and fast-changing oil, gas & petrochemical industry. This Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry training course will deliver a structured framework for identifying and responding to new opportunities. It enables the participants to respond to the challenge of linking strategies to profitable growth objectives within these 3 closely integrated sectors.

The global oil, gas, and petrochemical business is undergoing significant change in all dimensions – supply/demand balance, competition, technologies, organisational structures, government policies. It is, therefore, imperative for all business leaders to be able to deal with all dimensions of change and successfully navigate the evolving risk landscape to become the top performers of tomorrow.

This Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry training course will highlight:

  • The changing dynamics of the oil, gas and petrochemical industry
  • Best practice in analysing requirements for sustained success
  • The latest thinking in theory and practice of leadership
  • Driving and leading strategic change in this business
  • Guidelines on the practical application of the training course

Course details

By the end of this Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry training course, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate and understand each of the 3 dimensions of the training course: (i) oil, gas and petrochemical trends, (ii) leadership, (iii) strategic thinking
  • Develop action plans that link strategy to achieving and sustaining profitable growth
  • Evaluate, select and apply key strategic planning frameworks
  • Improve leadership skills to create a systematic approach to business analysis and strategy execution
  • Identify priorities for continued personal and team development

This Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry training course will be highly participatory, and the training course leader will present, guide, and facilitate learning, using a range of methods including formal presentation, discussions, sector-specific case studies, and exercises. Above all, the training course leader will make extensive use of real-life case examples in which he has been personally involved.

In sending the participants to this Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry training course, the organisation will gain the following benefits: 

  • Improved leadership performance at all management levels
  • The greater commitment of teams and individuals to achieving goals
  • More rapid reaction to changes in the business environment
  • Closer alignment of strategic and operational activities
  • More cohesive teamwork across different organisational functions
  • An improved planning approach that will sustain profitable growth

In attending this Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry training course, the participants will gain the following benefits: 

  • Familiarisation with state-of-the-art leadership thinking
  • Practical ideas for developing and aligning your teams
  • Making a more effective contribution to strategic and operational planning
  • Up-to-date understanding of leading trends in this business
  • Greater confidence in dealing with strategic and operational risk
  • Improved ability in identifying and managing change

This Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry training course will benefit professionals from any specialisation in their organisation who wish to improve their leadership skills and/or are involved in achieving and maximising profitable growth. 

This Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry training course is a suitably wide range of professionals but will significantly benefit:  

  • Strategic and Operational Planning Specialists
  • Financial Managers and Financial Analysts
  • Business Development Specialists
  • Sales and Marketing Staff
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Specialists
  • Human Resource Specialists

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Leadership in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry
  • The Differences between Leadership and Management
  • What do we mean by Leadership in our sectors?
  • How can we turn Leadership theory into practical action?
  • Leadership Styles and Managing your Impact as a Leader
  • Why would anyone agree to be led by you?
DAY 2:
Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry – Challenges and Opportunities 
  • Macroeconomic Relationships – Companies, Governments & Institutions
  • What is driving a structural shift in each of the three (3) sectors?
  • OPEC and Non-OPEC Players and the Major Markets
  • Strategic Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Industry
  • Organisational Design and Business Models
DAY 3:
Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry
  • What is the strategy, and why does it matter?
  • How to Integrate and Align Strategic and Operational Management
  • Applying the Best Analytical and Problem-solving Techniques
  • The Central Concept of Profitable Growth
  • How to Prepare, Implement and Develop a Strategic Plan
  • Monitoring Strategic Performance and Learning for the Future
DAY 4:
Contributing to an Analysis of Strategic Risk 
  • What is a strategic risk, and why is it important?
  • Understanding the Risk Management Process
  • Tools and Techniques of Risk Analysis and Risk Management
  • Application of the Risk Management Process at the Strategic Level
  • How to develop your strategic Risk Management System?
DAY 5:
Leadership and Strategic Thinking Workshop
  • Applying Strategic Leadership for Team Development
  • Leveraging Innovative Leadership Skills
  • Developing a Strategic Thinking Culture in Your Team
  • Key Learning Points and Summary
  • Developing a Personal Plan to Use in Organisation

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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Online streaming
01-05 Jul 2024
Fee: $3,950
Dubai
01-05 Jul 2024
Fee: $5,950
London
05-09 Aug 2024
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Houston
30 Sep-04 Oct 2024
Fee: $6,950
Dubai
04-08 Nov 2024
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Online streaming
02-06 Dec 2024
Fee: $3,950
London
02-06 Dec 2024
Fee: $5,950
New York
19-23 May 2025
Fee: $6,950
London
26-30 May 2025
Fee: $5,950
Doha
02-06 Jun 2025
Fee: $5,950
Dubai
07-11 Jul 2025
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London
11-15 Aug 2025
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Houston
06-10 Oct 2025
Fee: $6,950
Dubai
10-14 Nov 2025
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London
08-12 Dec 2025
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Vienna
08-12 Dec 2025
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