Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Discipline Leadership and Communications
Duration3 Days
Delivery Mechanism Classroom
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Talent Management and Retention in the Oil and Gas Industry

Talent can mean the difference between ordinary and excellent.

This course has been developed to give participants the necessary information, understanding, and techniques to actively identify, develop, and retain talent within an organization. 

As a participant in this course attendees will learn about talent management processes, systems, and procedures.  They will gain insight into talent identification methods, grading structures, competency and behavioral frameworks, and the use of psychometric tools.   Having identified the talent or high potential, participants will learn about development options, ensuring the effective focus of talent in the organization.  In addition, they will learn to understand and develop succession plans to ensure positive career paths and development for talented and high potential employees, also securing sustained growth of the organization.

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    Day 1

    The Talent War: Getting the Best of the Best

    • Talent Management – overview and demographics in the oil and gas industry
    • Recruit external or grow internal?
    • Talent and high potential - defining the criteria
    • Use of psychometric and competency frameworks
    • Talent management models, grading, and structures
    • Talent gap analysis

    Day one will form the basis for identifying an organization’s talent or high potential criteria.  It will also cover how an organization’s talent or high potential criteria align to current models and structures.

    Day 2

    The Talent War: Developing the Best of the Best

    • Creating the talent pool
    • Talent calibration meetings
    • Talent development – structures and pipelines
    • Managing performance
    • Talent career planning

    The second day of this course will build on what participants learned on the first day.  Having identified and recruited the talent and high potential, participants will learn about the next stage, which is to develop the high potential personnel in a focused and direct way.

    Day 3

    The Talent War: Keeping the Best of the Best

    • Organizational Capability Reviews (OCR)
    • Reward strategies
    • Succession planning – ensuring sustainable growth
    • Mentoring programs

    Day three will revolve around ensuring that organizations can keep the talent and further develop them through active succession and career planning.  This will ensure sustainable growth of the individual and the organization.

  • Audience

    This course has been designed for managers, directors, and HR professionals who manage or have a vested interest in managing talent within their organization.

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