Delivering a step-change in the lifting discipline
Having seen the value delivered through Concentric’s facilitation support working with BP Aviation and diving communities, the team was tasked to provide similar technical workshop design and facilitation for the BP Segment Lifting Authority.
The Lifting Community of Practice Forum would signify a step change in the Lifting discipline. Bringing together key stakeholders the technical workshops were required to:
Concentric designed and delivered three innovative annual face-to-face forums, each lasting three days, and one two-day virtual forum.
Improving understanding and establishing a shared vision
Taking a flexible, approach, the team began working with managers in remote offshore locations and several different time zones, painting a picture of each region’s data, safety, contracts and team size.
The innovative workshop was then designed with two principle sessions:
Each region presented its ‘lifting picture’, establishing challenges, vision for the next 12 months, look back and current performance. resulted in the community, creating a sense of mutual understanding and positive dialogue.
Concentric facilitated the process of identifying and prioritising challenges and opportunities, placing these on risk frameworks that could be grouped into manageable topics, captured, and prioritised
In the Technical assemblies, specialists presented on requirements for the Lifting Discipline Practice, giving the wider community an opportunity to understand the impact in their region.
Establishing and aligning around shared focus
The workshops provided a stimulating, creative environment where the team could focus on agreed issues and objectives including:
A valued space for collaboration and alignment
Across the workshops and over a four-year period, Concentric was trusted to deliver an honest, open environment where stakeholders could establish agreed thinking and define their shared objectives.
Key outcomes include:
BP Lifting Authority
International Oil Contractor