It’s back — Rice University’s popular course on Leadership and Decision Making kicks off Oct 2nd!

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We’ve been talking a lot lately about celebrating energy’s leaders. Our GRIT Awards, coming up next month, provide an opportunity to recognize those who are challenging, shaping and advancing the industry as a whole.

But a core part of our mission at Pink Petro is also to help our members harness their potential as leaders and powerful decision makers. And we have a great opportunity to do just that through our partnership with Rice University.

Rice University is bringing back its popular on line learning experience, Leadership and Decision Making in the Energy Industry. Classes begin October 2nd, and will continue for 15 weeks. You can access the insights, strategies, and information any time, anywhere, from any device — making it a valuable tool for our global workforce. You’re busy building your career. So our partnership with Rice University is designed to make it easier for you to continue your education on your own time and in your own way.

Click here to register and USE THE CODE PETRO18 to get the course for $950.

Taught by Charles D. Mcconnell, the Executive Director of the Energy and Environmental Initiative at Rice University, the course reveals the effective decision making framework in the context of value chains and scenario planning within three major energy markets: oil & gas, petrochemicals, and electric power.

After completing Unit 1: Decision Making in the Energy Industry, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the idea of the global grand energy challenge
  2. Describe the structure of our three major energy markets
  3. Apply the three pillars of decision making to each of these markets
  4. Describe a balanced Decision Making Framework

After completing Unit 2: Value Chains in the Energy Industry, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the concept of value chains
  2. Apply that concept to our three major energy markets

After completing Unit 3: Scenario Analysis in the Energy Industry, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the concept of scenario planning
  2. Describe how scenario planning is applied to each of our three major markets through understanding insights provided in dynamic interviews with energy industry leaders

Sounds pretty good, right?