Executive Course on Oil, Gas and Mining Governance

The 2019 course will run from 8-14 September. The application window closes on 2 June. Apply hereThe Executive Course on Oil, Gas and Mining Governance is delivered in English.

Developed through a unique collaboration between the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government and the Natural Resource Governance Institute, this intensive six-day course provides the training and insight required for senior policy makers from around the world to manage and govern their nation’s oil, gas or mineral resources for a better future.
 
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Led by globally recognized experts, and using the Natural Resource Charter as a guiding framework, the course is designed to encourage senior level policy makers from different countries to share their own experiences while gaining insights and specialist knowledge about natural resource management. It will explore the many dimensions of oil, gas and mineral, including:

  • Discovery and managing public expectations
  • Tax and contracts
  • National resource companies
  • Resource revenue management and investment
  • Governance and political commitment

On completion of the course, participants will have a clear understanding of the elements of a national natural resource strategy, and the ability to lead the formation of such a strategy within their respective governments.
 
A limited number of scholarships will be offered on a compeititve basis to public sector applicants from select resource-rich countries: Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Indonesia, Mexico, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Tunisia and Zambia. These can partially (or fully) cover tuition and, in select cases, may assist with travel. A bursary application must be completed by the closing date to be eligible for these awards.
 
This course is aimed at policy leaders in the public and private sector committed to better governance in natural resources and in a position to influence the governance of these sectors.
 
For more information on the course, write to [email protected] or check the course event page.
 
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