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For those in search of the ‘gold standard’ in corporate education for the oil and gas industry, Thunderbird School of Global Management’s “Advanced Management Program for Oil & Gas Industry Executives” (AMP) is it.
Taught by faculty with indepth expertise in the industry and its business challenges, this two-week program covers a broad set of tools spanning strategy formulation and execution, set within the context of the oil and gas business. You will also gain insights into the leadership skills, collaboration skills and influencing skills that can complement technical acumen.
Drawing from the successes and failures of companies across the industry, you will walk away with a better a better insight into four broad themes:
As you analyze the key issues facing global oil and gas organizations, the lessons learned can be applied to the issues facing your company. When you leave the program, you will have a new understanding of:
The program adopts an ecosystem view of the industry and thus spans the entire value chain ranging from exploration to downstream and chemicals. In doing so, it addresses a wide variety of value creators including focused independents, venture capital and private equity firms, as well as traditional players such as the oilfield service companies.
Using interactive tools and interpersonal activities, you will learn how to navigate the oil and gas industry’s global changes.
Case studies, corporate strategic planning activities and the development of a personal leadership development plan will round out your studies. The intent is to provide participants with a 360° view of the industry, its competitive dynamics, and potential future trajectories. The highlight of the program is the rich discussion and interactions that take place across the diverse partipants, resulting in actionable insights that can inform your own thinking about potential growth strategies for your company, business unit, or function.
This rigorous two-week executive program is designed for upper-middle to senior-level leaders facing industry-related globalization challenges, such as:
The type of positions that attend include individuals in the following positions:
Approximately 75% of any given AMP participant group is composed of leaders from outside the United States, allowing you to further enhance your global management skills as you complete various team exercises with peers from around the globe.
Participants in top executive leadership roles come to this course ready to share their varied corporate experiences in a collaborative environment free from competition.
Note: Each participant must be sponsored by his/her company and, because of the intensive nature of the program, come with the understanding of being relieved of all organizational duties for the duration of the program.
Learn how to navigate the oil and gas industry’s global changes, using cutting-edge interactive tools and interpersonal activities:
Case studies, corporate strategic planning activities and the development of a personal leadership development plan will round out your studies.
Glendale, AZ – December 4 - 15, 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE - April, 2018 (exact dates, TBD)
Abu Dhabi $10,750
Price includes tuition, instructional and assessment materials, meals for the program and accommodations at the on-campus Thunderbird Executive Inn, a full-service facility offering a host of amenities and business services for executives.
CEUs provide a permanent record of the professional development training and non-credit enhancement activities of working executives who wish to stay current in global business. One CEU is equivalent to 10 contact hours of time spent at a qualified instruction site. Participants who complete this program earn 6.5 CEUs.
Ready to join the important list of companies who have participated in Thunderbird’s Advanced Management Program for Oil & Gas Industry Executives? Below is a sampling:
|Abu Dhabi National Oil Company||ADCO||Amoco Orient Petroleum Co.|
|Apache Corp.||ARCO British Ltd.||Ashland Exploration, Inc.|
|Baker Hughes||Banco Bisa (Bolivia)||BP|
|ChevronTexaco||China National Offshore Oil Co.||ConocoPhillips|
|Copetrol - Egypt||Devon Energy||Egyptian General Petroleum Corp.|
|Encana Corporation||Eni-Lasmo||Exxon Mobil Corporation|
|Fletcher Challenge Petroleum, Inc.||Geisum Oil Company||Global Marine Drilling Company|
|Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company||Halliburton Energy Services||Kuwait Oil Company|
|LUKOIL||Magellan Petroleum Australia, Ltd.||Malaysia-Thailand Joint Authority|
|Mobil Oil Corp.||Natchiq, Inc.||Nexen Petroleum International|
|Nigerian National Petroleum Corp.||Occidental Petroleum Corp.||Pertamina|
|Pluspetrol Exploration and Production S.A.||Qatar General Petroleum Corp.||Repsol-YPF|
|Santa Fe International Corp.-Azerbaijan||SchlumbergerSidanco Oil Co.||Smith International|
|Suncor Energy||The National Gas Company of Trinidad & Tobago||Unipetrol Nigeria PLC|
|Unocal Corporation||VICO Indonesia||Wintershall AG|
Thunderbird’s diverse faculty members bring you renowned global business instruction as well as intimate cultural insight you simply won’t find elsewhere. Their consulting experience with companies around the world, coupled with their own diverse heritages, means you’ll interact with the world’s most accomplished global thought leaders and leave Thunderbird prepared to lead and drive your own global business success anywhere in the world. Thunderbird also draws upon other faculty members to supplement instruction based on needs and availability.
The Advanced Management Program for Oil & Gas Industry Executives is led by the following program faculty:
Complementary Faculty Pool
(final selections will be made only 60 days ahead of the program)
Note: Courses require a minimum number of registrants to run. Course dates and professors are subject to change.