Drilling & Service Rig Leadership Development - 5 day program
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Plan your company's future. Are you grooming your Rig Leaders for tomorrow’s future? Leaders are leaving all industries with a huge knowledge and leadership gap. Let us help you groom your key people to lead and succeed.

Our Drilling and Service Rig Leadership Development program integrates world class leadership theory with the real and everyday challenges in the industry through numerous leadership performance labs directed by senior instructors who are experienced leaders from a variety of industries.

Drilling & Service Rig Leadership Development is an intense, practical, five-day program that will evaluate the current strengths and weaknesses of your Leaders. It will give them the skills to lead their teams to new heights and provide you with a detailed report on each Leader. This will include recommendations for development and personalized action plans created by each of your Leaders.

7 in 10 Canadian employers have no strategy in place for future leadership. Canada Training Group wants to help you be among the few who do.

Who should attend: Team and Crew Leaders, Drillers and Rig Managers, Field Superintendents and Supervisors

You will be able to: Effectively deal with various situations, motivate and build strong teams and Lead towards tomorrow.

Unfortunately, this course does not currently have any upcoming dates.
Yet, if you're interested in it, please chat with our sales team
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  • Kevin Bork, Bonanza Drilling
    "Dave seems very sincere and passionate about building a better workplace using leadership skills. The most useful things were communication skills (verbal/non-verbal), leadership skills (leaders,boundaries, power) and thought processes"
  • Erik Dallaire, Global Well Servicing
    "The course was excellent. I enjoyed how it was flexible and not a set guideline. It was nice having different companies attend for other perspectives"
  • Morgan Griffin, Lasso Drilling
    "It's a valuable course and Dave is an entertaining instructor. I will use all the information for improving my leadership and people skills"
  • Greg Schuh, Bonanza Drilling
    "The instructor was knowledgable about what he was talking about and very openminded about what the class had to say. I was very impressed with the course."

Course topics

I. Leadership Foundation

Objective: Understanding the principles of Leadership and the characteristics of Leaders.

II. Conflict Management

Objective: Learn to deal with conflicts both internal and external

III. Change Management

Objective: Learn to adapt and succeed with change.

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I. Leadership Foundation

Objective: Understanding the principles of Leadership and the characteristics of Leaders.

II. Conflict Management

Objective: Learn to deal with conflicts both internal and external

III. Change Management

Objective: Learn to adapt and succeed with change.

IV. Dealing With Suspected Substance Abuse Issues

Objective: Recognize the symptoms and the learn your role.

V. Bridging the Gap Between Management And Crew

Objective: Learn to bring the focus of the company to your team

VI. Recognizing Your Detection Skills

Objective: Developing your skills to read non-verbal communication

VII. Developing your Successor

Objective: Mentoring and coaching for tomorrow's Leaders

VIII. Understanding The Difference Between Leading And Managing

Objective: Learn when you need to Lead and when you need to manage

IX. Understanding And Improving Your Weaknesses And Strengths

Objective: Getting a realistic view of where you currently stand as a Leader

X. The Next Step

Objective: Putting your Leadership plan into action

  • Dave Smith

    Years of Experience
    44

    Dave Smith has been an Industrial Maintenance Electrician since 1975. He has taught maintenance, troubleshooting and safety courses to thousands of electricians in mines, mills, refineries, factories, plants, power stations and offshore platforms throughout North America and the Middle East. Dave is a hands-on guy and teaches from a field perspective with his intended audience being his utmost concern...

    • Blaine Larson, Husky Energy
      "Dave is easy to understand and can take the heckling from guys trying to argue. Very knowledgeable about the curriculum and technical aspects of CSA Z462."
    • Abdullahi Ali, Syncrude Canada
      "Dave is very experienced, interesting, friendly and most of all a very engaging instructor."
    • Matt Legge, Syncrude Canada
      Dave is very knowledgeable. He has interesting stories and gets the information through to you very easily.
    See Dave Smith CV
  • "Dave seems very sincere and passionate about building a better workplace using leadership skills. The most useful things were communication skills (verbal/non-verbal), leadership skills (leaders,boundaries, power) and thought processes"

    Kevin Bork, Bonanza Drilling
  • "The course was excellent. I enjoyed how it was flexible and not a set guideline. It was nice having different companies attend for other perspectives"

    Erik Dallaire, Global Well Servicing
  • "It's a valuable course and Dave is an entertaining instructor. I will use all the information for improving my leadership and people skills"

    Morgan Griffin, Lasso Drilling
  • "The instructor was knowledgable about what he was talking about and very openminded about what the class had to say. I was very impressed with the course."

    Greg Schuh, Bonanza Drilling
Day 1
Start Time, Introduction 8:am - 9:00
Class Time 9:00 - 10:00
Coffee Break 10:00 - 10:15
Class Time 10:15 - 12:00
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00
Class Time, Break, End Time 1:00 - 5:00
Day 2
Start Time, Feedback 8:am - 8:30
Class Time 8:30 - 10:00
Coffee Break 10:00 - 10:15
Class Time 10:15 - 12:00
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00
Class Time, Break, End Time 1:00 - 5:00
Day 3
Start time, Feedback 8:00 - 8:30
Class Time 8:30 - 10:00
Coffee Break 10:00 - 10:15
Class Time 10:15 - 12:00
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00
Class Time, Break, End Time 1:00 - 5:00
Day 4
Start Time, Feedback 8:00 - 8:30
Class Time 8:30 - 10:00
Coffee Break 10:00 - 10:15
Class Time 10:15 - 12:00
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00
Class Time, Break, End Time 1:00 - 5:00
Day 5
Start Time, Feedback 8:00 - 8:30
Class Time 8:30 - 10:00
Coffee Break 10:00 - 10:15
Class Time 10:15 - 12:00
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00
Class Time, Break, End Time 1:00 - 5:00
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