|Presentation Skills for the Petroleum Industry – PSPI|
|Meeting Management and Facilitation for the Petroleum Industry - MMF|
|Team Leadership - TLS|
|Essential Technical Writing Skills - ETWS|
Discipline: Petroleum Professional Development
Duration: 3 days
Instructor(s): James Haner, Mike Noel-Smith, Ronnie Norvell
|Writing for work-related purposes ought to be brief, clear, informative and, above all, readable. In this practical hands-on course, you gain a solid foundation in technical writing skills. The primary theme for the course is that a writer must "think constantly about their readers." Examples and exercises provide hands-on experience. You may choose to bring a sample of your writing for one-on-one feedback.|
All engineers, managers, IT/computer support staff, team leaders, supervisors, and individuals responsible for writing letters, memos, reports, procedures, test results, and proposals that are clear, concise, and professional.
You Will Learn:
- Enable you to write better and faster
- Make your writing more credible
- Make you more confident in your writing
DR. JAMES L. HANER is the head of Ultimate Business Resources (UBR) Consulting, specializing in "Building Better Businesses." UBR is an independent firm offering business consulting and project management services to Fortune 500 companies in the US, Europe, Africa, and China. James has more than 30 years of experience in business and IT. His responsibilities have included establishing a corporate web presence for a Fortune 500 company, creating a successful organization-wide employee development plan, and developing the IT infrastructure for a start-up company in both project management and leadership roles. He completed his PhD work at the University of Idaho and Corillins University. He earned an MA degree in Management/Leadership from the Claremont Graduate School and took classes with Peter F. Drucker, "the father of modern management." James is a contributing author of 140 Project Management Tips in 140 Words or Less, 2010; Making Sense of Sustainability in Project Management, 2011; and Program Management: A Lifecycle Approach (2012).
MR. MIKE NOEL-SMITH is an experienced, energetic and highly adaptable management professional with a proven track record of success within corporate, military, B2B environments and international sports teams. He has strong leadership skills with experience in driving a business forward, managing risk and diverse teams worldwide. He is results oriented and focused on delivering full life cycle projects particularly in the management skills of Leadership, Team Development, Coaching, Analysis, Evaluation, Assessment and Training. He is an excellent communicator who is able to build relationships at all levels both internally and externally, nationally and internationally. Over the past 10 years, Mike has worked in the Gulf Region of the Middle East, living for 5 of those in the United Arab Emirates where he designed a leadership assessment center, recruited and trained 70 staff members before implementing a process which ultimately assessed over 12,000 government officials, military officials and civilian companies.
MR. RONNIE NORVELL was Director of Instructional Design and Quality at PetroSkills 2009-2012. Prior to joining PetroSkills, Ronnie served as a Sr. Consultant and frequent appointments as Director of Continuing Excellence with the Saudi Aramco E&P Continuing Excellence Department. Prior to joining Saudi Aramco in 1998, Ronnie Norvell was the President and Managing Partner of Management Paradigms, a U.S. based consulting firm specializing in management and leadership development. Over the past forty years he has provided senior management consulting to a large spectrum of U.S. and foreign industries, managed the training functions of two major corporations, and served as a college administrator and instructor. Ronnie has served on the Board of Directors of three international organizations including the American Society for Training and Development and PetroSkills. He has also served on the continuing education faculty of the University of Texas at Dallas and on the adjunct faculty of Amber University's MBA program. Ronnie has authored numerous publications, designed and conducted a variety of programs targeted at enhancing management and employee productivity. He co-authored The Internal Outplacement Handbook and A Trainer's Guide to Performance Appraisal. His peers have recognized him on numerous occasions. The American Society for Training and Development recognized Ronnie in 1997 for his contributions to the profession by awarding him with one of their highest honors, the "Torch" award. The Dallas Chapter of ASTD recognized him as the "Professional of the Year" in 1989 and his alma mater; Texas A&M University at Commerce, selected him as a "Distinguished Alumni" in 1990.
In-House Course Presentations
All courses are available for in-house presentation to individual organizations. In-house courses may be structured the same as the public versions or tailored to meet your requirements. Special courses on virtually any petroleum-related subject can be arranged specifically for in-house presentation. For further information, contact our In-House Training Coordinator at one of the numbers listed below.
Telephone 1- 832 426 1234
Facsimile 1- 832 426 1244
Public Course Presentations
How to contact PetroSkills:
1-800-821-5933 toll-free in North America or
Address P.O. Box 35448, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74153-0448, U.S.A