How to boost communication and propagation of your work in a limited timeframe
Course Type Classroom Course
Duration 2 days
Thematic HR Skills Improvements
Why should you attend?
Effective communication is one of the keys for the success of a project. Young and advanced geoscientists, as well as team leaders and managers, will improve their skills in illustrating their activities, providing a clear, direct and constructive feedback, enhancing the priority messages, illustrating the pro and cons, providing clear recommendations and conclusions, illustrating possible way forward, respecting a given time frame for their presentation, and lot more.
Run effective synthesis of the work
Select the best images and write the clearest messages
Generate simple but self-explanatory slides on power-point software
Training and get familiar with standing presentation
Share knowledge and experiences
Attendants will learn through live classes, exercises and a booklet. They will build and run their own presentation, alone and in team, starting from data selection, generating slides, writing texts to illustrate the project, the goals, the results and the conclusions. Each participant will run simulations of the presentation (dry runs) in front of the other attendants and the teacher, to improve their communication skills before an audience. Open and friendly discussion about different performances will take place at the end of the course. All documents are provided.
No specific requirement for this course that can take place in any meeting room with validated HSE characteristics, in your company premises or elsewhere.
Two days (14-16 hours) is the ideal time. The course can be shortened or lengthened according to the request.
Scope of a presentation
The duration and optimal timing
The possible structures of work presentation
Single speaker presentation
The course is addressed to all profiles, in particular to young geoscientists but also to advanced and senior staff, team/project leaders and line managers who want to improve their skills in building a good report, generate a final presentation and run a brilliant exposition of their work.
Geoscientist with 30 years' experience in oil and gas exploration/development in major oil companies: ENI, Gaz-De-France, ENGIE, Neptune Energy.
Throughout these decades he was multi-disciplinary team and project leader, peer review team leader, company's key expert, chief geologist and Technical Authority for exploration geology.
He is also teacher, mentor and coach of young geoscientists, via pedagogical-educational courses and training-on-the-job activity, leading teams by doing, with technical expertise gained over the years.
His core technical background is 2D/3D seismic/structural interpretation and mapping, prospect generation and assessment, from regional play evaluation to target identification, ranking, Play Risk analysis, HIIP volumes evaluation, well location and proposal. He got a strong experience in New Venture analysis and regional or block size assessments for licensing rounds.
Piero has worked in several Countries, regions and basins throughout the world: North Sea (UK, Norway, Hollande, Germany), offshore Poland, Italy, France, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Malta, Azerbaijan, Mauritania, Ivory Coast, Qatar, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Brazil.