Process and Safety > Crisis Leadership for the Oil & Gas Industry - VILT

About this Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

The necessity to plan ahead for crisis has never been greater as the risk factors increase in our uncertain world. Attending this new VILT course can help you navigate where to begin and provide a refresher on latest international best practice.  It will assist and guide you to comprehend the nature of crises, how you respond as a leader and how to get the utmost from your response team. This includes how you manage yourself, your team along with the stress and emotions encountered in a crisis.

This VILT will focus on your role as a leader through turbulent times on what interventions to make and when to delegate as this will ensure your team and organisation stays positive, productive and connected


After the completion of this VILT course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the potential impact of Crisis, and importantly, how to circumvent it
  • Managing your own emotions ensures minimization of stress to yourself & your team
  • Proactively plan through the identified stages of crisis management
  • Recognise and deal with dysfunctional behaviour, often caused by crises
  • Create a compelling clear vision to guide people to a future beyond the crisis

This VILT course is suitable for those professionals who have responsibility for Emergency Response or Crisis Management Teams. For those who aspire to become a leader during a future or potential crisis situation. This VILT course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Team leaders
  • Team managers
  • HSSE Professionals
  • Project team managers
  • Fire & Security Professionals
  • Process Safety Professionals

The VILT course will be delivered online in 5 half-day sessions comprising 4 hours per day, with 2 breaks of 10 minutes per day.

Course Duration: 5 half-day sessions, 4 hours per session (20 hours in total).

Your expert course leader is a successful Senior Consultant with a number of UAE based training companies sharing his extensive 30 plus years’ experience in the preparation and exercising of Emergency Response, Safety, Security and Crisis Management plans and procedures. Initial chosen profession was in telecommunications management, air traffic control and training with the RAF, Royal Saudi Air Force and with UK Police.  A second career evolved as a Risk and Emergency Planning Manager for UK Government and then being selected as a Health & Safety Auditor of Petro-Chemical sites within the EU.

An experienced, dynamic and passionate speaker, he has delivered hundreds of motivational speeches, keynote addresses and presentations to most industry sectors, as well as to thousands of clients and stakeholders on crisis management, emergency response, security, occupational health and safety related topics in the EU, Middle and Far East. Recently managing his own successful UK consultancy he now advises Oil, Gas, and chemical companies plus governments on how to operate safely, plan for, and respond to disasters from whatever cause.


To further optimise your learning experience from our courses, we also offer individualized “One to One” coaching support for 2 hours post training. We can help improve your competence in your chosen area of interest, based on your learning needs and available hours. This is a great opportunity to improve your capability and confidence in a particular area of expertise. It will be delivered over a secure video conference call by one of our senior trainers. They will work with you to create a tailor-made coaching program that will help you achieve your goals faster.
Request for further information about post training coaching support and fees applicable for this.