ideal for managers and specialists from one or more functional areas of the petroleum industry - exploration, production, marketing, finance, law or accounting - who seek to broaden their understanding of the upstream sector of today’s international oil
Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 6, 2010
International Human Resources Development Corporation (IHRDC), a worldwide leader for 40 years in learning and development solutions for the oil and gas industry, today announced that a new course: Managing Major E&P Projects: Comparing Deepwater Petroleum with Unconventional Gas Development Opportunities will be offered for the first time in Boston June 14 – 18, 2010. The program will use today’s two most attractive investment opportunities to illustrate the management process - a deepwater petroleum opportunity in West Africa and a coalbed methane project in Australia. Using the industry accepted “stage-gate process,” teams of participants will be guided through the development of these two different projects from early exploration, through development planning, construction, and production. Each team is then asked to decide which is the more attractive option.
Dr. David A. T. Donohue explained that the new program is “…ideal for managers and specialists from one or more functional areas of the petroleum industry - exploration, production, marketing, finance, law or accounting - who seek to broaden their understanding of the upstream sector of today’s international oil and gas business”.
Learning sessions are divided equally between lectures by specialists and team participation in challenging workshop sessions that allow the teams to undertake
the step-by-step development of these two major upstream opportunities using IHRDC’s special purpose E&P project management digital simulator. This challenging
learning workshop requires that the teams, with access to project mentors, follow a decision-centric project management process, very similar to the ones used by major oil companies, to undertake the side-by-side development of these two major projects. While doing so they will learn how to apply good project management practices to their own projects.
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 field training programs, e-Leaning solutions and competency-management systems to the Oil and Gas industry for 40 years. Go to http://www.ihrdc.com for greater details.