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Workforce Development Programs Webinar Highlights Benefits of Year-Long Training

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More than 30 participants representing 15 companies joined Energy Workforce President Molly Determan and Energy Workforce Advisory Board Member Dave Warnick, CEO & Founder, Anthropont, during the “2023 Workforce Development Programs” webinar on January 6. Lamonica Spivey, TechnipFMC, Chris Berrie, Caterpillar Oil & Gas, and Maria Suarez-Simmons, Energy Workforce & Technology Council, also joined to share thoughts and feedback on the Energy Workforce’s various program offerings.

The webinar was open to members and non-members alike who wanted to learn more about the various training opportunities Energy Workforce provides and to assist those attendees with budget planning for training in the upcoming year. The webinar detailed offerings such as leadership development seminars, industry overviews, topical seminars and best practice sharing.

Energy Workforce has several opportunities to develop leadership skills, starting with the year-long Executive Leadership Program, which provides an external opportunity for high-potential personnel to engage in a structured year-long program that will develop key competencies and skills for their current role and prepare them for responsibilities of their next role.


> Executive Leadership Program: Advanced Business Development

> Executive Leadership Program: Engaging & Influential Leader

> Executive Leadership Program: Strategic & Branded Executive

> Executive Leadership Program: Permian Engaging Leadership

> Executive Leadership Program: Inclusive Leader


Another year-long program offered is the ESG Certification Program, presenting participants with a comprehensive ESG experience, from the fundamentals of developing an ESG program, to discussions on frameworks, materiality, and reporting. This program, like the other year-long programs, offers two one-on-one executive coaching sessions.

Dave Warnick discussed the new two-day programs added in 2022. These include the Field Operations Leadership, Operations Leadership and Finance for Non-Finance Professionals programs.

The presentation also discussed how the Energy Workforce offers specific workforce trainings on the oil and gas industry with the Oil & Gas 101 seminars as well as the benefits of best practice sharing and networking.

Energy Workforce President Tim Tarpley talked about ways members can become more involved in the Association’s advocacy efforts, highlighting the annual members-only Washington, DC Fly-in and expanding state advocacy in targeted states.

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Peggy Helfert, Vice President Programs & Events, writes about the Energy Workforce’s sector-specific best practices and leadership. Click here to subscribe to the Energy Workforce newsletter, which highlights sector-specific issues, best practices, activities and more.


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