Oil & Gas Skills for Admin Professional

Oil and Gas Skills for the Administrative Professional Certificate of Completion

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Complement your administrative role by developing a broad understanding of the petroleum industry as a whole, including corporate culture, terminology, processes and history.


  • Take your current administration professional skills to the petroleum industry
  • Develop skills useful in an administrative role in the petroleum industry

Program Format

  • Complete the 3 required courses (75 hours)
  • Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 3 years

Required Courses

1. Choose:

The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach
From exploration to production, this course introduces the petroleum industry, its terminology and applications.
Note: CAPPA Level 1 may be taken instead. Online course must be completed before end date listed below.

Subject code: XPLA 20001 45 Hours. Fee: $550  Next offered Winter 2017


CAPPA Level 1: Introduction to the Oil Patch
Gain an overview of oil patch activities, terminology, departmental roles and relationships.
Note: You must have Internet access. Pass mark is 70%.

Subject code: XCAP 20100 45 Hours. Fee: $550  
CRN 50420


Open Registration between
May 1-Jun. 30

2. Take:

Project Management: An Overview
Ensure the success of your next project with this comprehensive course, designed to familiarize you with the overall project management process. Discover how to implement sophisticated project management concepts, techniques and tools. 

Subject code: XPRM 10001 15 Hours. Fee: $525 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 50243
2 classes May 6-7 8:30 am-5 pm Fri., Sat
CRN 50244 4 classes May 3-12 6-9:45 pm Tue., Thu.
CRN 50285 2 classes May 27-28 8:30 am-5 pm Fri., Sat.
CRN 50281 2 classes Jun. 3-4 8:30 am-5 pm Fri., Sat.

3. Take:

Navigating Corporate Culture
Gain the critical skills to not only understand oil and gas corporate culture, but succeed in it. Learn about personality types and generational differences, conflict management and active listening. Understand safety, education and work/life balance in today's corporate environment.

Subject code: XPLA 10007 15 Hours. Fee: $350  
CRN 50288
Online May 2-30    

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Contact us

For information about this program:
403.440.5012 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

Customize this program for your organization through our Corporate Training department.

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