BP Leaders to speak to MBA students at RGU

Members of BP North Sea's leadership team will be visiting Robert Gordon University (RGU) to share their experience in the oil and gas industry with MBA students and alumni.

The MBA programme at RGU is fortunate to have continued support from BP for the annual BP Lecture Series.

Tim Smith, Vice President Communications and External Affairs; David Conway Vice President Human Resources; and Dave Lynch, Vice President Reservoir Development will all be speaking over the coming weeks.

They will be covering topics such as strategic communication and crisis management, managing employee relations during challenging times and North Sea resource progression.

RGU currently has over 1500 MBA alumni and approximately 300 students currently on the course with all being invited to the unique opportunity to hear from a group of highly experienced business leaders who will share knowledge and opinions and important issues facing the industry.

MBA Director Ian Broadbent said: "Having managers of such seniority in to present is such a great opportunity for the MBA students. Their knowledge of the world of business and how a hugely successful company such as BP operates on a day to day basis is invaluable for our students.

"We at RGU are passionate about preparing all students for the real world when they graduate and inspiring them to want to go as far as possible in their chosen field."

The MBA programme has been developed to ensure that it meets the highest international standards and aims to ready students to face real world experiences in business.

The programme has earned itself in QS's top 250 full time courses of its kind in the world, as well as being ranked amongst top 10 in the QS online MBA rankings.

The events will take place throughout February and March in the Sir Ian Wood Building located on the Garthdee campus.


Release by Jane Gray
Placement Communications Officer 
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