Classroom Dates
15 - 26 Jan 2024 Dubai $11,900
29 Apr - 10 May 2024 Dubai $11,900
22 Jul - 02 Aug 2024 Istanbul $11,900
02 - 13 Sep 2024 Dubai $11,900

Leadership is not a person; leadership is an action, and it is your actions not your words that will influence your followers. It therefore becomes essential that you cultivate your leadership power, presence, and purpose to connect and inspire your people towards the desired organizational outcome. The link between effective leadership and organisational strategy is crucial. Before planning, leaders must determine the outcomes they seek and share their vision across the organisation, to maximise commitment to action. Only by galvanizing the workforce, being clear about the aims and making best use of resources, can organisations beat the competition and achieve their objectives.

You need to build your people so they can lead their teams, and finally you need to sustain success in an ever-changing world. This Strategic Leadership for Energy Industry training course offers delegates the prospect to build their leadership skills, gain expertise and learn to communicate more effectively with their people. By improving their skills, leaders and emergent leaders will accomplish much better results for themselves and their organisation. By attending this Energy Training Centre training course, leaders will gain insights into the complex subject of ‘strategy’ and achieve significant outcomes.

This ETC training course will highlight:

  • Essential skills and abilities of leadership
  • Integrity through communication to carry your message to others
  • Building emotional connections that allows you to influence others
  • Empowering your team to find solutions to their workplace challenges
  • The importance of strategic thinking to deliver business success
  • The need for a systematic approach to strategy formulation & implementation
  • Use of appropriate measurement to track performance and inform future strategy
  • Key leadership competencies for the 21st Century: strategic and agile thinking

This training course is split in two modules:

MODULE I - Leadership Essentials for Energy Professionals

MODULE II - Strategic Essentials for Energy Industry

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

By the end of this Strategic Leadership for Energy Industry training course, participants will learn to:

  • Self-awareness for personal growth and development
  • Understand how to build relationships based on integrity
  • Techniques to communicate persuasively
  • Build highly productive and empowered teams
  • Recognise the impact of leaders on strategy and strategy on leaders
  • Develop strategies and plans, utilizing strategic and analytical tools
  • Develop leadership skills: Influencing and communicating effectively
  • Select measurements to track, inform and support decision-making

Participants to this training course will receive a thorough training on the subjects covered by the seminar outline with the tutor utilizing a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. Training course methodology includes presentations with interactive practical exercises, supported by video materials, activities, and case studies. Delegates will be encouraged to participate actively in relating their growth and development to the requirements of their workplace.

The participant’s organisation will benefit as the following:

  • Improved leadership skills
  • Integrity through better communication
  • Problem solving and solutions to their workplace challenges
  • Build highly productive and empowered teams
  • A greater strategic perspective at all levels of the organization
  • Development of the next generation of strategic leaders
  • Development of specialist managers who are able and empowered to think strategically
  • Better internal communication at a strategic level

The participants will have the following benefits: 

  • The ability to communicate with impact
  • Empowering team members to achieve greater productivity
  • Attracting the right people to sustain business opportunities
  • Greater confidence in understanding the strategic process
  • A better appreciation of the interconnected nature of major business decisions
  • Understanding how to shift from reactive to proactive problem solving
  • Ability to align goals to corporate objectives
  • Developing and delivering long, medium, and short-term plans

This Strategic Leadership for Energy Industry training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Managers
  • Supervisors & Team Leaders
  • Those preparing for leadership roles
  • Leaders wishing to update their skills
  • Professionals who need strategic thinking skills
  • Professionals wanting a refresher in strategy
Module 1: Leadership Essentials for Energy Professionals

Day One: Essential Self

  • The changing nature of leadership
  • The role of leaders in today’s organization
  • Self-Assessment: Leadership behaviours
  • Know yourself, a guide to your inner strengths
  • Understand how you think
  • Leadership from within 

Day Two: Essential Relationships

  • Why is EQ so important?
  • Raising your emotional intelligence
  • Flexibility in dealing with other personality styles
  • Credible communication for leadership
  • Building and expanding your circle of trust
  • Resilient leadership

Day Three: Essential Productivity

  • Understanding the management cycle
  • Planning, organizing & communicating
  • Aligning objectives to strategy
  • Developing SMART goals & beyond
  • Critical success factors
  • Delegation and empowerment 

Day Four: Essential People

  • Recruitment and positioning
  • Equipping and resourcing
  • Key performance indicators
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Dealing with poor performance
  • Delivering feedback 

Day Five: Essential Success

  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Motivating the team
  • Leading high-performance teams
  • Leading team creativity and innovation
  • Leading and managing change
  • Action planning
Module 2: Strategic Essentials for Energy Industry

Day Six: Strategic Challenges in the Energy Industry

  • Strategy development and strategic planning
  • Understanding stakeholder interests – Achieving consensus
  • Using popular strategy tools; Understanding their limits
  • Life cycles: Business, product, market
  • Understanding the business environment
  • Achieving business sustainability, the value chain 

Day Seven: New Approaches to Strategy Development

  • Strategizing is a process
  • Strategy tools: Imagining possible futures
  • How different CEO’s apply analytical tools
  • Zooming in, zooming out: Enough detail but not too much
  • Innovation: Red & blue oceans
  • Innovation: Dealing with success and failure

Day Eight: Strategic Leaders: Influence and Communication

  • Vision, mission and values – Just words?
  • Culture, power, influence
  • Communicating with 3rd parties
  • Communicating internally
  • Influencing, persuading, and negotiating
  • Virtual communications

Day Nine: What You Measure Is What You Get

  • The balanced scorecard
  • Strategy maps
  • Priorities and critical success
  • How measurements impact actions
  • Extrapolating and forecasting
  • Turning measures into information

Day Ten: Personal Challenge - Plan to Act

  • Adair’s action centered leadership
  • Motivating individuals, teams & organisations
  • Different levels of engagement
  • How does team leadership differ?
  • Personal action planning


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