Oil and Gas Sector: Business Environment and Finance Courses - LONDON CORPORATE TRAINING

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Oil and Gas Sector: Business Environment and Finance

Course Ref: OG.1

Course Subject: Oil and Gas

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Who should attend?

  • Senior managers within the Oil & Gas sector or those identified via organisational talent management for fast track to a senior role
  • Public sector officials with responsibility for the state management of Oil & Gas resources
  • Engineers and Project Managers who are looking to develop leading edge practice for both themselves and their organisation

Learning objectives

  • To provide delegates with an in depth understanding of the global Oil & Gas business environment
  • To fully equip delegates with the necessary understanding of emerging trends and opportunities
  • To develop an appreciation of the macro-economic factors both regionally and globally that shape the industry
  • To provide delegates with an in depth understanding of the key financial management systems
  • To fully equip delegates with the necessary understanding of financial instruments and their impacts
  • To enable delegates to effectively manage: Market risk, Credit risk and Liquidity risk
  • To enable delegates to undertake effective financial modelling and scenario planning

Course content

Global Market Forces

  • The influence of OPEC
  • The US Position
  • Asean influence
  • Africa influence

Global Threats and Opportunities

  • Overview of global reserves and Peak Oil concept
  • Alternative technologies – threat or opportunity
  • Emerging territories and cost of access
  • Environmental aspects

The Cohesive Producer

  • Aligning strategy with the global picture
  • Input and cost management
  • Output and pricing management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Communication

Strategic Relationships

  • Production agreements
  • Joint venture partnering
  • Regional Government
  • Global upstream and downstream models

Industry Governance

  • Developing and enhancing governance policies
  • Combating economic crime and corruption
  • The impacts of the “Dodd Frank” Act
  • Global best practice and case studies

Key Financial Management Systems

  • Effective Budget preparation and management
  • Cash flow management and forecasting
  • Interpreting key financial statements
  • Key financial ratios and Analysis

Effective Treasury Management

  • Overview of global treasury models
  • Structuring effective return, income and defensive portfolios
  • The roles and impacts of financial instruments
  • Effectively managing geographic and asset risk

Effective Risk Management

  • The key concepts and elements of risk management
  • Managing Market Risk
  • Managing Credit Risk
  • Managing Liquidity Risk

Practical Financial Modelling

  • Key principles within Financial Modelling
  • Constructing key financial models
  • Linkage of models and sub-models
  • Scenario Planning Applications