The role of Supervisor and Leader involves a complex set of skills in the present day oil and gas industry. Gone are the days of being put into a position of authority and embracing the old adage of either "sink or swim" to determine leadership abilities.  This course is designed to help workers develop productive supervision, leadership and communication skills and improve their understanding of the need of these attributes in today’s diverse work environment. 

Who should attend

This course is for personnel in the process of becoming a supervisor or who is already in a position of authority. This course is also designed for seasoned supervisors who are experiencing change in their workforce.


  • Introduction to the process of change
  • Resistance to change
  • The attributes and skills of a great leader
  • The five pillars of leadership
  • Understanding behaviour
  • The changing demographics of the workforce
  • Building and supporting a good team environment
  • Working with consultants
  • Developing and maintaining effective communication Skills
  • The information highway
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Coaching skills
  • Conflict and problem solving techniques


     3 days


  • Classroom lectures
  • Demonstrations
  • Class discussion
  • Group exercises