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    Tuition EUR 16,430 EUR 9,128 Limited time offer
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    Instalment Option EUR 9,128
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    Duration 5 Days
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Special Executive Masters Programme (S.E.M.P)

This programme is geared at enhancing working executives' careers. The SEMP is an encapsulated Senior Management Programme for the High Performance Managers and Directors who work in critical roles and need an intensive course to cover the key areas that drive success and profit in business today.

What makes us different ?

We are a world class business school located in the heart of London, Dubai, Muscat and Lagos.
We are one of the fastest growing MBA colleges in London, with a stylish blended
learning model that is both online and on campus.


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Course Overview

This course has been specifically designed for those individuals wanting to develop their leadership and strategic thinking skills within this complex and fast evolving Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals industry. The elements of the course provide a structured and coherent framework for identifying and responding to opportunities and the importance of linking strategies developed to wealth maximization objectives within the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals industry context.

The Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals industry is undergoing significant change with new business models, companies and sources emerging.  It is therefore imperative for organizational leaders to be able to identify opportunities and successfully navigate the complex, evolving risk landscape to become the key players of tomorrow.

The Leadership and Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals industry course will benefit professionals who desire to improve their leadership skills and/or involved in creating and maximizing organizational wealth. 

The course will also provide delegates with the understanding and skills to approach challenges, opportunities and issues being faced by the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals industry with the awareness, confidence, and self-assurance needed to lead and drive action and positive outcomes.

About the Special Executive Masters Programme

The MSBM Special Executive Masters Programme is short certificate modules designed for anyone who would benefit from more in-depth business knowledge delivered in a short and intensive Programme. This Programme is suitable for successful professionals or specialists in the private, public or non-profit making sectors that have new management responsibilities and need to quickly expand their management knowledge.

The (SEMP) Programme serves as a refresher course for those who have had their Masters a long time ago and need a quick reminder or as an academic update while it serves as a crash Programme for those very experienced professionals who never made time out for their masters yet they require the academic and practical relevance of this masters’ experience. It is a good Programme for individuals who are newly promoted to the managerial post, the program enables them to acclimatize to the new position as well as help them intake the right decisions.



By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate & understand each of the elements of the course – the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry, Leadership and strategic thinking
  • Developing strategies and recognizing the linkage of strategy to wealth maximization
  • Recognize key strategic planning frameworks
  • Develop skills needed to master each individual element & understand how elements interact to create a systemic approach to problem identification
  • Identify priorities for continued professional development

Who should attend?

Experienced managers who are required to lead and implement significant change in oil, gas and petrochemical operations. 

  • Managers in Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Companies
  • Leadership Development Specialists
  • Strategic, Operational and Technical Planners
  • Business Development Specialists
  • Financial Managers and Financial Analysts
  • Investment Managers
  • Sales and Marketing Staff
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Specialists



Day 1: Leadership in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Context

What do we mean by leadership in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals industry?

The differences between leadership and management

Turning leadership theory into practical leadership

Leadership styles

Case study review


Day 2: The Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry – Challenges and Opportunities

The nature of the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals industry

Who are the key players?

Strategic challenges and opportunities facing the industry

Structures and business models

Case study review


Day 3: Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry Context

Importance of strategy

Differences between Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals strategy and operations

Critical thinking and problem-solving frameworks

Developing a strategic plan

Monitoring strategic performance

Case study review


Day 4: Contributing to an Analysis of Strategic Risk

What is strategic risk?

Why is it important?

Understanding the risk management process

Application of the risk management process at the strategic level

How to improve your strategic  risk management regime


Day 5: Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Leadership and Strategic Thinking Workshop

Strategic leadership for team development

Innovative Leadership skills

Case study application

The key learning and course summary

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

There is no strict Academic Requirement for this Programme as it is a Non-Credit Bearing Programme. However, Students are expected to have working experience as a Team Lead, Supervisor or Manager.


Please check with your Country’s Ministry of Foreign Affair to know if you require a UAE VISA to come into the country. 

If you do require a UAE Visa, kindly send down the following documents:

- Editable application form including DOB, Email ID, contact no, home address & signature.
- Scanned copy of your International Passport Data Page.
- E-copy of your Passport Photograph.

Your Visa and Hotel Confirmation Slip, (if handled by us) along with your Joining Instructions would be sent to you before the program commences.


Please check with your Country’s Ministry of Foreign Affair to know if you require a UK VISA to come into the country. 

If you do require a UK Visa, kindly note that you are required to handle this on your own without any recourse to us.

We advise that Delegates already hold a UK Visa with at least 3 months' validity before registering for the Programme.

Your Hotel Confirmation Slip, (if handled by us) along with your Joining Instructions would be sent to you before the program commences.

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