Sustainable Staff and Capability Development for Oil and Gas Sector


This workshop provides attendees with the knowledge and practical experience of best practices around staff development that will optimise cost and improve business outcomes in the oil and gas sector.

It will provide the inputs required for an informed decision on the implementation of an integrated staff competency development programme as well as insights for those who want to optimise existing programmes or want to become more effective leaders.

What you will learn from this workshop:

  • MAKE an informed decision on the implementation of an integrated staff competency development program.
  • IMPLEMENT staff development that will optimise cost and improve business outcomes.
  • EXECUTE a “know-how” program that drives rapid learning, helping functional disciplines to “hit the ground running.”
  • IDENTIFY and select capability development content that will generate maximum impact for your organisation.
  • FOSTER a learning culture for better business outcomes.
  • BUILD a fully competent workforce, meet compliance requirements, streamline training, reduce costs, and achieve your strategic goals.
Who should attend
  • Senior managers who are looking for ideas and proven methods to improve staff development in their organisations.
  • Leaders who are looking for ways to improve staff development in their department(s).
  • First line supervisors who want to immediately improve their leadership skills.

Expert Trainer has more than 30 years of experience in oil and gas, downstream and upstream projects on all levels from engineering to management. He is a seasoned project manager (certified level 3 Shell Project Academy practitioner).

With 10 years of hand-on experience in project management and project services, and 10 years of experience in senior management position, Expert Trainer was accountable for leading a group of 200 professionals across several locations in the Asia Pacific region (Kuala Lumpur, Miri, Bangalore, Singapore, Manilla, Beijing, Perth). He was also the discipline head for all project services staff in the Asia Pacific region (500+), accountable for skill pool health and long-term career development. He was the member of several senior leadership teams across the Shell organisation.

Table-top Exercises

Over the 2-day workshop, Expert Trainer will cover topics and conduct class exercises eg.

  • Discussion on how integrated staff development fits into your organisation. Will it be Fit-for -purpose or a “white elephant”?
  • What is your leadership philosophy and how do you apply it in a presented case?
  • 1-on-1 discussions as a key success factor for leadership.

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at to discuss your requirements. 


Hotel venue to be confirmed.

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Rerun: Strategic Workforce Planning

Strategic Workforce Planning

“Does my company have suitable access to talent to ensure future business success?”

“Do we have a leading indicator of employee turnover? What is the percentage of employees at risk?”

These are the questions often raised and challenges often faced by most of the leaders and managers today. Workforce planning allows organisations to better meet the challenges of a rapidly changing economy. Participate in this workshop to learn how to use business strategy to align shifts in demand with the existing and future supply of human capital. Lastly, you will master how to optimise the workforce to meet business goals, increase market share, and improve employee engagement.

This workshop is a fun-filled and interactive learning experience. This learning simulation is based on the principle that proper workforce allocation can only be achieved based on an appropriate process landscape.

What will you learn from this workshop:

  • Understand what is strategic workforce planning (SWP) and its importance in the workplace.
  • Differentiate between headcount planning, operational, and strategic workforce planning.
  • Gain a broad overview of how SWP is performed at the organisational level and at the business units.
  • Appreciate and understand the involvement of business units in SWP and approaches for integrating business strategy and workforce planning strategy.
  • Learn and apply SWP in your business units or at the organisational level using an appropriate methodology with the necessary tools and skills.
  • Create an integrated strategic workforce implementation plan that outlines the strategies and actions necessary for the organisation to meet its business objectives and/or mission.
Who will attend

Directors, VPs, Head of Workforce Planning, Human Resource, Organisational Development, Senior Managers who are responsible for delivering or providing advice about workforce strategies, performance, planning.


Course Trainer has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resource Management and Development. Her expertise has been in Strategic HR Management, Job Redesign, Competency profiling, Talent Management, Performance Management, Organisational Development and Leadership Development. Amy’s career experiences were with companies such as AT&T Consumer Products, SGS-Thomson, Aon Asia, Nokia, Ministry of Manpower and Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games.

Before joining the Centre for Organisational Effectiveness, she was with the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) as Director, People Matters Division and Director, Labour Relations. During her tenure with MOM, she led the transformation of the People Matters Division, and strengthened the HR capability of the Ministry. As a testimony to the great strides made in raising the ministry’s HR capability, MOM received in year 2007 six awards from the Singapore Human Resources Institute for its leading HR practices in Strategic HR, Staff Communications, Talent Management & Succession Planning, and Workplace Quality. She has also played a key role in leading organisational development initiatives. Significant progress was achieved in staff engagement, resulting in Staff Engagement Index scores in 2006 and 2007 that were markedly better than the previous survey in 2004, and also much higher than the public sector norms. In addition to her People Matters role, she has also contributed to the formulation of national workplace policy & guidelines such as Fair Employment Practices and Re-Employment of Older Workers.

Course Trainer has experience in working with various organisations on strategic workforce planning and talent management. She uses her experience in human capital management and her expertise in the application of tools such as business process re-engineering, Lean Six Sigma and innovation to help organisations in their future-oriented workforce planning.  

Case Studies

Simulation Exercise Round 1: “CHLp – We Rush to Deliver”

Simulation Exercise Round 2: “CHLp – We Rush to Deliver”

Simulation Exercise Round 3: “CHLp – We Rush to Deliver”


Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at to discuss your requirements.


Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel

392, Havelock Road,

Singapore 169663

T: (65) 6733 0880 


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