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The Five Day MBA Excelling in your Leadership and Business Skills in the Energy Sector

Many managers achieve their role through expertise in their speciality, yet management requires understanding of a broad range of subjects and skills. This programme, designed for specialist from Energy sector, provides an introduction to that broad range of management subjects and will give you the skills and confidence to contribute effectively to wide ranging management discussions and decisions. You may be thinking of undertaking further study in the field of management, this programme will help you select what focus that study may take.

Turning 'Theory' into 'Practice'?

Energy sector specific case studies, exercises and discussions addressing real issues raised by delegates are used to make the subject matter real and help delegates apply the theory to their own situations.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for the specialists from Energy industry. Any manager can benefit from this programme, particularly those who have entered management roles from a specialist technical or operational role and have not previously studied the full breadth of business management.

Key areas to be covered in the programme and documentation

The Challenge of Managing Yourself
• Understanding your personal drivers
• Recognising how you impact on others
• Discussing the principles of emotional intelligence
• Debating the best practices of managing yourself

Successfully Managing Individuals
• Learning the four keys to performance
• Understanding psychological frames of reference (Logic Bubbles…)
• Introducing transactional analysis
• Recognising and managing your own communication style

Leading High Performance Teams
• Teams – vs- working groups
• Assuring effective team development
• Setting Leadership –vs- Management
• Post heroic leadership
• Discussing effective leadership styles

The Fundamentals of Finance and Budgeting
• Analysing key financial statements using industry specific examples
• Understanding and managing business finance
• Challenges with planning and controlling of budgets
• Exploring the mechanisms of Futures and other speculative instruments
• Linking the financial environment with management decisions

Guiding Growth through Effective Business Strategy
• Looking at strategy in the Energy sector specific context
• Using different thinking for ‘tactical’ and ‘strategic decisions’
• Analysing external and internal business environments
• Generating business options
• Discussing business development strategies
• Opening up for innovative thinking

Inspiring and Managing Change
• Recognising the need for change
• Defining and selling change
• Managing human responses to change

Benefits to you

• Recognise your leadership style and objectives and how they can influence others and help you reach your goals
• Learn how to drive performance in a fast-changing global environment
• Improve your understanding of management terms and processes
• Gain a better understanding of areas of skill and knowledge on which you may wish to focus future development
• Develop your ability to contribute effectively to discussions and decisions relating to the future of your organisation
• Prepare yourself for more senior roles which will demand that broad understanding of business that this programme promotes

Companies already benefiting include:

Duration of Course

2 Day Course

Course details

This course is currently only available as an in-house option. For more information, and a quote, contact our team on +44 (0)20 3002 3057, or by email at

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"This course will allow my company to develop its existing strategies to a much greater and hopefully profitable level."

Managing Director, Tarmac