EBC For Training & Development

Media and Public Relations



Available Dates




Dubai.. Istanbul


KualaLumpur.. Tunisia

2950 $


Dubai.. Istanbul


KualaLumpur.. Tunisia

2950 $


Dubai.. Istanbul


KualaLumpur.. Tunisia

2950 $


Dubai.. Istanbul


KualaLumpur.. Tunisia

2950 $


Dubai.. Istanbul


KualaLumpur.. Tunisia

2950 $


Dubai.. Istanbul


KualaLumpur.. Tunisia

2950 $


1- Online Training...with international accreditation. The value of participation per person is $1,450

2-Requirement : specifying the course, number of participants, implementation date, and joint coordination.

Group contracting ... 20% Discount For Each Participant In Any Group Of Five Person Or More

Other Places To Hold The Course :

KualaLumpur.. Istanbul.. Dubai.. Cairo.. Riyadh.. Jeddah.. Abu Dhabi.. Doha.. Muscat.. Sharm El Sheikh.. Kuwait.. Tripoli.. Amman.. Beirut.. Damascus.. Tunisia.. Casablanca.. London.. Paris.. Barcelona.. Amsterdam.. Brussels

Effective Government Relations for the Oil & Gas Sector

Introduction :

This Effective Government Relations for the Oil & Gas Sector training course will provide participants with a thorough understanding of the government relations function within the oil and gas sector. Participants will gain an understanding of the business value that a strategic approach to government relations can deliver at all stages of the oil and gas investment cycle: exploration and production, transportation, trading, processing and distribution. This training course will provide insight into the role government relations plays in winning new business, building and reinforcing a strong reputation, supporting operations, managing change and resolving disputes.

Course Objectives :

At the end of this course, the participants will be able to :

  • In-depth knowledge of how to use a strategic approach to government relations to create value for your business
  • In-depth insight into how to analyse and mitigate political risks facing your business
  • The ability to develop and implement a fit for purpose government relations strategy to support your business needs
  • Knowledge of a wide range of tools and tactics to use to improve your ability to manage relations with government in a wide variety of situations
  • Insight into how to create synergies between the government relations function and other functions such as Project Management, Operations, Finance, Legal and Public Relations

Targeted Audience :

  • Government Relations Managers
  • Political Risk Analysts
  • Corporate Affairs Managers
  • External Relations Managers
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Managers
  • Public Relations Professionals
  • Country Managers
  • Asset Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • New Venture Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Finance and Tax Professionals
  • Lawyers
  • Risk Managers

Course Outlines :

DAY 1 : Introduction to Effective Government Relations

What is effective Government Relations?

  • The Business Case for Government Relations
  • How important is government to your business?

Ethics and Principles

  • How to conduct Government Relations with integrity?
  • Legal Aspects
  • Reputation Risk
  • Trends

DAY 2 : Political Risk Analysis and Mitigation

  • Introduction to Political Risk
  • Stakeholders: Agendas and Drivers
  • Political Risk Analysis Tools
  • Global Issues and Trends
  • Strategies for Mitigating Political Risk

DAY 3 : Effective Applications of Government Relations

New Opportunities

  • New Country Entry
  • Expanding Existing Operations
  • Mergers and Acquisition

Build and Strengthen Reputation

  • Stakeholder Mapping
  • The License to Operate: Sustainable Relations with Governments and Communities
  • Gaining and Maintaining a License to Operate

Managing Change

  • Advocacy and Lobbying
  • Understanding Government Stakeholder Agendas and Drivers
  • Building a Case for Change

Resolving Disputes

  • Business Diplomacy
  • Resolving Disputes with Government, Local Communities and other Stakeholders
  • Conducting Due Diligence
  • Creating Win-Win Solutions

DAY 4 : The Government Relations Toolbox

Strategies and Plans

  • Elements of a Government Relations Strategy

  • Implementation

  • Monitoring Results and Assessing Performance

Tools and Tactics

  • High Level Engagement
  • Engaging in the Policy Debate

  • Joining Forces with Others

  • When Things Go Wrong

Synergy with other Functions

  • Tax
- Role of Media including Social Media
  • Role of Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Public Relations


  • Where does Government Relations fit in the company’s org chart?
  • What does a fit-for-purpose Government Relations department look like?
  • Skills and Experience of Government Relations Managers

DAY 5 : The Government Relations Business Game

Session 1

  • Introducing the Scenario
  • Risk Analysis
  • Stakeholder Mapping
  • Government Relations Strategy

Session 2

  • Building the License to Operate
  • Implementing the Strategy
  • Managing Expectations
  • Alignment with the Government
  • First Signs of Trouble

Session 3

  • Political Instability
  • Strikes and Protests
  • New Opportunities
  • New Partnerships

Session 4

  • Defending the License to Operate
  • Long Term Outlook
  • Divestment or Staying-on?
  • Lessons Learned and Conclusions

Concluding Discussion

  • What does excellence in Government Relations look like?
  • Q&A

European Business Center Training Methodology :

Our training work is presented in a professional and attractive manner.. Interspersed with interceptive information to renew attention throughout the training period… We aim with this method to train the listener and interact… In addition to practical applications that target the direct skills and knowledge required to be achieved.. It is presented to the trainees in more than one way.. Practical exercises and applications.. Surveys and questions.. A training strategy has been adopted based on pairing between the theoretical and the professional and between the local and the global.

What Does The Participant Get From The Course?

Each participant obtains an internationally accredited training certificate from the European Business Center for Training and Development … which has the ISO certificate in quality No. 900/2015 from the English international company UCAS .. and receives a training bag containing the scientific material via an electronic flash … in addition to an enjoyable and useful training that is reflected Positive and developmental for individuals and the institution

Note :

We can implement the training course in any of the cities referred to in this course..at the appropriate and required time for the trainees..through joint coordination with the training department at the center..the training is implemented in a distinctive manner according to the best quality standards so that we meet all training requirements and needs.

International Accreditations

European Business Center for Training and Development has obtained international and official accreditations with the highest and best international levels scientifically and technically, which reflect the level of outstanding performance in our training work.. so that it achieves what each participant aspires to by obtaining the best certificates with officially approved scientific and technical standards.