ABOUT COURSE

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Specialization in Oil & Gas and Theology is a unique course that combines three distinct fields: the oil and gas industry, business, and theology. This program is designed for individuals who are interested in pursuing a finance-related career in the oil and gas sector while also holding on to theological values.

The course covers essential topics in business administration and accounting, focusing specifically on the oil and gas sector. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the industry’s operations, primarily exploration and production. They will also learn about the various business strategies and management principles employed in this field.

The course combines the principles of oil & gas finance, business, leadership, and theology to provide students with a solid foundation in Christian leadership within the oil & gas exploration and production industry. This program offers a practical and high-quality educational experience that prepares students for ethical and principled leadership within the industry.

COURSE CURRICULUM

  • Oil & Gas Industry Fundamentals
  • Oil & Gas Finance & Accounting
  • Oil & Gas Economics
  • Delivering Successful Projects 
  • Developing the Leader Within
  • New Creation Realities (Theology)
  • Strategic Business Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Capstone Project Work

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Oil and Gas Industry Fundamentals: Understand key components and operations in the oil & gas industry
  • Developing the Leader Within: Cultivate effective leadership skills to inspire and guide teams towards defined goals.
  • New Creation Realities (Theology): Apply theological insights to promote positive transformation and
    innovation in personal and professional contexts.
  • Introduction to Oil & Gas Accounting: Understand Oil & Gas accounting subjects such as accounting principles, accounting standards, successful efforts & full cost methods, depreciation depletion & amortization (DD&A), transaction recording, financial statement preparation, and decision-making.
  • Oil & Gas Economics: Analyze economic factors influencing the industry.
  • Joint Venture Accounting: Gain expertise in managing joint ventures, including private capital, farm in/out
    arrangements, carried interest distribution, cash call management, taxes, risk management, and royalties.
  • Cost Control: Implement cost control techniques and understand measures to maximize efficiency and profitability.
  • Marketplace Ministry: Integrate faith principles with professional responsibilities.
  • Entrepreneurship: Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship.
  • Strategic Business Management: Develop strategic planning skills.
  • Project Work: Apply theoretical knowledge to solve real-world business problems and deliver tangible outcomes.

Program Partnership

Potential Career Paths Include:

  • Oil & Gas Accountant
  • Oil & Gas Cost Controller
  • Oil & Gas Economist
  • Energy Analyst
  • Compliance Officer
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Administration
  • Church Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Development

Requirements

  • Proof of English.
  • A minimum of a Bachelors degree in any field.

Time Limit: 1 Year

Students are encouraged to complete the course within this timeframe to avoid additional fees.

Key Dates

Next class start date: June 17, 2024
Application deadline: May 31, 2024.