Stakeholder Engagement for Energy Leaders (October 5, 2021)

4 modules


Course Length
3 hours

JWN Energy Courses


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This half-day course is focused on understanding social risk and the business case for stakeholder engagement including developing the necessary stakeholder engagement strategies, policies, and principles to move forward. It covers the fundamentals of stakeholder engagement for senior level management of organizations to take an informed approach to execute on engagement, consultation, and relationship building priorities.  

The objective of this course is to help oil and gas professionals manage and report on social risk through an ESG lens, and to understand the importance of doing so. The course will deliver insights into building a stakeholder relations management system that is embedded throughout operations.


Who Should Attend?

  • Oil and gas professionals accountable or responsible for managing and reporting on social risk
  • Senior executives focused on ESG integration or stakeholder relations  
  • Senior managers directly accountable for stakeholder relations 
  • Senior managers in exploration and development impacted by stakeholder issues  
  • Professionals directly responsible for stakeholder relations 


This live course is delivered by CMR Consulting Inc. in partnership with JWN Energy and the Daily Oil Bulletin.


Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (MT)

Duration: 3.5 hours (includes intermittent breaks)

Price: US$400

Discounts: Special pricing is available for students and discounts also apply for multiple company registrations. For more information contact

See below for course policy


Presenter:  Carolyn Moore-Robin, president & lead strategist at CMR Consulting Inc.

Carolyn Moore-Robin is the principal owner of CMR Consulting Inc. She has 35 years of national and international experience in extractive industries including oil, gas and mining. Her client base includes a broad range of industries, governments, private sector and not-for-profit organizations. She has led engagement activities for a variety of companies and communities, adding integrity to ESG practices and reporting, together with improved relationships, increased business opportunities, and approval of regulatory applications.


About CMR Consulting Inc.

Founded in 2006, CMR Consulting Inc. has a trusted reputation in developing and implementing resilient and sustainable strategies for Indigenous communities, industry, government, private sector, and not-for-profit organizations throughout the world. We listen to learn and understand our client’s priorities and co-create strategies, consultation, engagement, ESG reporting, and communications that build momentum and provides a competitive advantage towards reaching goals.



Notice of cancellation must be given in writing by email and action will be taken to recover, from the delegates or their employers, that portion of the fee owing at the time of cancellation. 

A 10% administration fee will be levied for cancellations made two (2) or more weeks prior to the first day of the course. Thereafter, the following cancellation refund schedule will apply. 

  • Cancellation made less than 2 weeks prior to the first day of the short course: no reimbursement of registration fees. 

JWN Energy reserves the right to cancel an advertised course on short notice. It will endeavour to provide participants with as much notice as possible, but will not accept liability for costs incurred by participants or their organizations as a result of the course being cancelled or postponed.


Learning Outcomes:   

Course attendees will be better prepared to: 

  • Identify and manage social risk in the context of ESG integration 
  • Develop a stakeholder engagement strategy to address social risk 
  • Develop policies and procedures for planning, understanding social risk, setting direction, and defining deliverables 
  • Identify and prioritize stakeholders based on power and influence 
  • Track and report back to stakeholders effectively 
  • Identify internal responsibilities for engagement and drive engagement throughout the organization  
  • Identify opportunities for internal collaboration, improved resource allocation, and training to support engagement efforts 
  • Better understand effective Indigenous engagement 


Course Outline: 

1. Social Risk – The Business Case for Engagement

  • Stakeholders versus Indigenous rights holders
  • Current/recent examples of social risk in the industry
  • Political/regulatory trends driving increased focus on social risk
  • Environmental, social and governance  (ESG) practices and reporting, including reducing risk and increasing business value, and integrating the “S” of ESG into business structures, tracking, and reporting

2. Strategy Development

  • Developing a strategic engagement framework
  • Audience and risk assessments
  • Defining goals and outcomes
  • Developing meaningful success measures and key performance indicators
  • Evaluation of planning

3. Principles, Policies Development

  • Developing policies to support engagement
  • Adoption and demonstration of policies and principles throughout the organization

4. Engagement Fundamentals

  • Principles of engagement
  • Understanding your audiences/stakeholders
  • Managing expectations and gaining support
  • Engagement methods and tactics
  • Balancing risks
  • Engagement tracking and reporting

5. Engagement Teams/Personnel

  • Reputation and experience
  • Finding the right ‘fit’ for your team
  • Training
  • Successful integration with internal stakeholders/project teams
  • How to get the most from communications, consultants, and contractors

6. Indigenous Engagement

  • Acknowledgement – why, what, and when
  • UNDRIP and Truth and Reconciliation
  • Specialized team and necessary skill sets


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate JWN Learning Certificate of Completion

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Stakeholder Engagement for Energy Leaders (October 5, 2021)

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