Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 9, 2008
International Human Resources Development Corporation (IHRDC), a world leader in training for the Oil and Gas industry, announces the global launch of Petroleum Online, a new 14 module e-Learning series that provides an in-depth introduction to the international oil and gas industry.
Petroleum Online is a timely new series of e-Learning modules that allows users to gain a comprehensive overview of all sectors of the international oil and gas industry. It is easily accessible on the Web and designed to make learning both challenging and enjoyable. The learning format is all inclusive: engaging video and audio introduce key concepts, illustrative graphics enhance the text, challenging assessments and a business game help internalize learning. In addition to English, Petroleum Online is also available in Spanish and Portuguese.
Dr. David A. T. Donohue, President of IHRDC and Senior Editor of the new series stated, "This series is ideal for anyone associated with the energy sector who wishes to expand his or her understanding of the oil and gas industry. Petroleum Online will appeal to individuals, from entry-level personnel to senior executives, who are seeking a more expansive perspective of this dynamic industry."
Modules are accessed over the Web either individually (costing $125 per module) or through corporate licenses that provide discounts based on the size of the order. It can be accessed at http://www.petroleumonline.com
As part of the launch of Petroleum Online, IHRDC has mailed a special "Test Drive" to key human resource managers in energy companies worldwide, offering them a complementary Test Drive of the first module of the series - Oil & Gas Industry Overview. For more information on the Petroleum Online Test Drive opportunity visit http://www.petroleumonline.com/testdrive
The development of Petroleum Online is sponsored by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Accenture and Kuwait Petroleum Corporation.
Headquartered in Boston, USA, with offices in Amsterdam, Cairo, Jakarta, Lagos and Caracas, International Human Resources Development Corporation (IHRDC) is a privately owned company that has been providing innovative and highly regarded management, technical and operations training programs and competency-based e-Learning Solutions to the oil and gas industry for more than 38 years. The company's e-Learning program, the International Petroleum Industry Multimedia System (IPIMS), is licensed by over 65 companies worldwide and has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2003 Corporate Award for Excellence in Distance Learning Programming from the U.S. Distance Learning Association in Washington, DC.