Category Archives: Production and Operations

Webinar: Creativity: An Imperative for Success

Creativity is necessary to make innovations. The talk will discuss the drivers for creativity and how to facilitate creativity.
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Webinar: Inspiring Leadership based on Engagement

Inspiring Leadership goes beyond Leadership (getting people to do the right things to achieve a result) in the sense that people will feel motivated intrinsically to do those things.
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Webinar: Inspiring Leadership based on Engagement

Inspiring Leadership goes beyond Leadership (getting people to do the right things to achieve a result) in the sense that people will feel motivated intrinsically to do those things.
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Webinar: Leading Virtual Teams from Global to Teleworking

More teams are operating virtually and the degree of virtual working could encompass a team that is spread across the globe. A number of issues become predominant for the manager in this setting. These include: managing the “them” and “us” syndrome amongst dispersed team members; motivating an individual that operates remotely from other members; creating a sense of team unity and identity; and understanding the range of national cultures that shape local individual decision making. By creating a collaborative environment, dispersed team members are encouraged to capture and share knowledge that aims at both the team and the organization’s institutional memory.

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Webinar: Soft Skills in Hard Times

According to a recent survey by Millennial Branding and American Express, over 61% of managers consider soft skills to be more important than hard or technical skills.

Soft Skills can give you the edge to perform at your maximum abilities.

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Webinar: Piper Alpha – Accident or Predictable Surprise

Many may recall what a profound impact the industry’s worst offshore Oil & Gas incident has had on our business. Survivor Steve Rae will discuss his thoughts and experiences from Piper Alpha to hopefully influence how safety can be improved by us all as individuals through accepting personal accountability and adopting a more proactive approach.

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Director’s Note

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I am truly honored to serve on the SPE International Board of Directors as the Production and Facilities Technical Director.

As announced in the SPE website, the SPE Board of Directors has realigned the Production and Operations (P&O) and Projects, Facilities, and Construction (PFC) under one technical director. SPE members will not experience any changes to existing programs or resources. The P&O and PFC disciplines’ “identities” remain unaltered. Continue reading