Oxford Management Centre

Strategic Talent Management in the Oil and Gas Industry

Available dates

Dec 16—20, 2019
5 days
London, United Kingdom
Apr 20—24, 2020
5 days
Houston, Texas, United States
Jul 13—17, 2020
5 days
Houston, Texas, United States
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About the course

The Oil and Gas Industry is facing a human resource problem of unprecedented scale with various disciplines reporting that within 5 years they will see over 50% of their workforce retiring, taking with them all that knowledge and expertise. Known as the 5/50 issue, this, along with current global market forces, there has never been a more imperative time for the industry to address its talent management strategies to ensure continued sustainability and growth.

This highly interactive and leading-edge Oxford programme will provide insights into current talent management strategies as well give new ideas and thoughts on developing systems for the future growth the organisation. It will look in depth across the talent management process, from identification of talent, through to the development and retention, as well as take a high level strategic view on succession planning and conducting powerful Organisational Capability Reviews (OCR).

Seminar Objective

Specifically you will learn to:

  • Adopt new perspectives around talent management and high potential identification
  • Apply leading edge, methods and techniques of aligning Business Strategy and Talent Management
  • Develop robust, workable process and systems to identify, develop and retain your talent and high potentials
  • Implement pro-active development strategies to ensure your talent and high potential achieve their optimum performance
  • Provide clear strategic direction to optimize your talent and high potential pipeline to provide continued sustainable growth
  • OCR (Organizational Capability Reviews) as a key differentiator in an organizations’ talent success and how this is achieved

Seminar Outline

  • Key Factors in Defining and Attracting Talent in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • How to Create your High Potential Talent Pool
  • Understand the Main Talent Management Models, Grading and Structures
  • Assessment Methods and Systems - Use of Psychometric/Behavioural/Competency Frameworks
  • Developing your Talent and High Potentials through Focused High Calibre Development Options
  • Build Workable Strategies for Retaining and Sustaining your Talent and High Potentials
  • Learn the Key Factors in Creating a Sustainable Talent Pipeline
  • Conducting Strategic Succession Planning and Organisational Capability Review (OCR)
  • Defining your Bench Strength (critical and non-critical roles and tasks)
  • How to Effectively Communicate the Strategy to the Board and the Company

Who should attend

This Talent Management training seminar will greatly benefit individuals, aligned to the identification, development and retention of talent and high potential people in the business, including:

  • HR / L&D / Talent Professionals
  • Training Managers
  • OD Specialists
  • Recruitment Officers and Managers
  • Retention / Compensation personnel
  • Those who wish to develop their leadership knowledge and skills in strategically managing, developing and retaining talent and high potential people

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