Strategic Community Development and Stakeholder Engagement -PR 5005

18 Mar 24-29 Mar 24 (London, UK), 15 Jul 24-26 Jul 24 (Dubai, UAE), 11 Nov 24-22 Nov 24 (London, UK),

Course Overview

    This course explores the strategies, tools, and principles necessary to foster positive relationships with diverse stakeholders and drive sustainable community development. In   recent   time   community/public   liaison   officers   and   managers   charged   with   the responsibilities of dealing with host communities in oil bearing parts of Nigeria are faced with new challenges. This is a bespoke course designed for staff with direct responsibilities for managing community/public relations for and on behalf of oil producing companies or community-based entities/ enterprise.


Learning Outcome

    At the end of the course, delegates will have a better understanding of:

    • Managing strategic relationships (Active and Passive Stakeholders)
    • Stakeholder engagement
    • Building closer community relationships
    • Adaptable negotiating skills in an unbalanced relationship
    • Legal interpretations and applications of MOU’s
    • Collective bargaining – (needs definition, assessment and analysis)
    • Events planning and management
    • Managing potential conflict situations
    • Communication skills & application


Indicative Contents

    • Overview of partnerships including partnering with the boss
    • Managing strategic alliances and relationships
    • Legal- Interpreting and analyzing MOUs
    • Need Assessments and analysis
    • Use of Information Technology
    • Soft skills- Public speaking, handling complaints, Feeling the pressure
    • Events planning and management
    • Stakeholder engagement
    • Having a win-win outcome
    • Effective relationship management


More Detail
Duration This is a two-week programme spread over 10 working days.
Certification A certificate of completion is issued on successful completion of the programme.
Location (London, UK), (Dubai, UAE), (London, UK)
Travel and accommodation Travel and accommodation to be paid for at source by delegates.

London: £6,250.00 (Excl. VAT) per delegate for 2 weeks. Dubai: $8,000.00 (Excl. VAT) per delegate for 2 weeks