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EIC, Robert Gordon University Announce Award

Posted by August 17, 2017

Photo: RGU

Photo: RGU

The Energy Industries Council (EIC) has partneredwith Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) MBA program at Aberdeen Business School to present the EIC Rising Star MBA Award, a brand new initiative designed to develop leaders of tomorrow in the oil and gas sector.


The winner of the award will receive full tuition fees (worth £16,500  ($21,000)) for the MBA Oil and Gas Management course at RGU, starting in January 2018. Second prize is a £5,000 ($6,500) scholarship towards tuition fees, third prize is a £2,500 ($3,200) scholarship, and all applicants that meet the entry criteria for the course will receive a £1,000  ($1,200) scholarship towards tuition fees. Winners can choose to pursue the Executive Part-time MBA Oil and Gas Management course which is delivered at RGU’s Garthdee campus in Aberdeen, or the Online Distance Learning MBA Oil and Gas Management course, which can be studied from anywhere in the world.


All students will attend RGU’s renowned MBA Leadership Week event and complete a business consultancy project for their employing organization as part of the course. The course is accredited by AMBA (Association of MBAs) and RGU was recently awarded a Gold rating in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework


 Dr Ian Broadbent, MBA Director, RGU, said, ‘The MBA Oil and Gas Management program at RGU develops managerial capabilities and leadership skills, and is designed to enable students to pursue the qualification alongside their full-time careers. ‘We’re delighted to offer this opportunity to recognize rising stars within EIC member organizations and help them make a step change in their career trajectories.’


If you have a rising star on your team who you think deserves this incredible opportunity on an internationally-recognized, AMBA-accredited MBA qualification, please download an application pack from www.the-eic.com/Events/EICNationalAwardsDinner/Awards/EICRisingStarMBAAward.aspx 


Deadline for applications is September 15, 2017.


Winners will be announced at the EIC National Awards Dinner in London on October 12, 2017 and will begin the course in January 2018.

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