Training Date: March 5 – 16, 2018
Venue: Houston



The world is growing rapidly and organizations are changing in various forms with expectations to meet their desired goals.  However, there are many natural, geopolitical, micro, macro, internal and external factors affecting daily operations of businesses towards achieving their goals. These factors could trigger crisis which may cause damages financially, socially, loss of reputation and even total collapse.


To ensure that an organization continue to work towards achieving its strategic corporate goals, maintaining a good bottom - line, ensuring satisfactory relationship with stakeholders, possibly avert crisis or be able to handle crisis effectively when it arises without disrupting its reputation and operations, calls for effective, innovative, visionary leadership endured with crisis management skills.


This course will teach participants how to lead effectively with emotional intelligence, manage crisis effectively without losing its brand, reputation or operations and still maintain a good neighbor status.


Course Outline:

  • Review of global and organizational events that requires leadership

  • Defining leadership

  • Understanding Leadership theory

  • Big man theory

  • Trait theory

  • Behavioral theory

  • Contingency theory – Fred Fiedler Contingency Model, Hersey – Blanchard Situational Model, Path-Goal Model, Vroom - Yetton Model

  • Charismatic leadership theory

  • Transactional leadership theory

  • Transformational leadership theory

  • Discussion: Are Leaders Born or Made, Or Do Situations Bring About Leadership?

  • Leadership and emotional intelligence

  • Leadership role in organizations

  • Leadership and managing people

  • World of crisis and Business

  • When the chips are down, what should a leader do?

  • Definition of crisis

  • Crisis types by attribution of responsibility

  • Two types of crisis – 1) Routine 2) Novel

  • Why crisis? -Technological failure , FinancialBankruptcy, Confrontational, Crisis of organizational misdeed, Crisis of skewed management , Crisis of deception, Crisis due to host communities


  • Effective leadership and crisis management

  • Crisis management model: Gonzalez-Herero and Pratt Proposal

  • Diagnosis of crisis

  • PlanningAdjusting to change

  • Crisis management plan

  • Crisis management and strategic approach

  • Characteristic of crisis management plan

  • How to make a crisis management plan and crisis management team

  • Crisis management and strategic approach

  • Characteristic of crisis management plan

  • Crisis communications

  • The role of PR in collaborating with leadership in communication

  • Why organizations need to communicate effectively during crisis

  • How to make a crisis management plan and crisis management team

  • Structural functions systems theory

  • >Diffusion of innovation theory

  • Unequal human capital theory

  • Ways to overcome organizational crisis

  • Managing stress during crisis

  • Role of employees during crisis management

  • Five operating skills for managing the unexpected

  • Managing the crisis lifecycle, not just the event

  • Examples of leaders and how the managed various crisis

  • Film ClipsReview

  • Tour



Who will attend?

  • Corporate Leaders /Senior Managers

  • General Managers, Lawyers

  • Department/Line Managers/ Leads

  • Supervisors

  • Any personnel that will benefit from this training


Course Duration: 2 weeks


Course Location:Houston


Training Date: March 5 – 16, 2018









School of Energy & Corporate Leadership (SECOL) is a global organization  that uses award winning experts in  providing training in the areas of energy, oil, gas, petrochemicals, regulations, law, leadership, organizational development , management, finance and economics. We believe strongly in the philosophy that humans are the greatest assets of any country or organization, and therefore should be nurtured with continuous quality training to enhance productivity, efficiency, effectiveness, reliability and competitiveness. SECOL will continue to create dynamic environment for capacity building, ensuring high performance, strategic agility, and leadership that would help organizations attain their goals and enable nations optimize socio- economic growth.