Being one of the industry leaders, TATNEFT Company pays great attention to the Personnel Management Policy. We are interested in attracting responsible and professional employees. For many years, the Company has been paying special attention to the training of future professionals, attracting students and teachers from the Almetyevsk State Petroleum Institute to participate in the Company's projects. We are improving the system of personnel training, which includes the work with educational organizations of vocational training, the Training Center of PJSC TATNEFT, and the Corporate University. We introduce new methods for assessing the competencies of employees, integrating the assessment results into the further development of each professional and manager. Being the industry customer, we participate in the formation of professional standards, and we are also the initiator of opening of the Regional Center for Qualification Assessment. All this contributes to the systematic movement of the Company towards its strategic goal: doubling the Company's internal value to at least $21.5 billion by 2025.
From 2016, the main goal of the Company in terms of staff development is to transfer training to the corporate format in order to minimize the costs associated with the training and coverage of a larger number of students.
An important stage in the evolution of the personnel development system in our Company was a Corporate University opening in 2016. In 2017, the University continued to confirm its effectiveness: 3,496 persons were trained within the university walls. 157 groups attended 28 training courses, 18 events were held in the videoconference format, embracing more than 1,500 persons. The plans are even more ambitious for 2018: in addition to the existing set of educational programs based on the Corporate University sessions, it is planned to open target-oriented training programs for the EMBA, Mini MBA, a program for training high-potential HiPo employees, Young Leader Groups and others.
The professional skill improvement of managers and specialists of the Company is carried out in accordance with the plan approved by the General Director (CEO). During the development of advanced training programs, leaders of business areas decide whether to include various topics in the curriculum, which areas of study are strategically important, while excluding certain topics. Russian and foreign educational institutions are involved in the implementation of the programs.
The training of workers and experts, including the professions related to the maintenance and operation of hazardous production facilities, is carried out by PEO DPO "CPC-TATNEFT" (private educational institution of the additional vocational education institution TsPK-Tatneft (Tatneft Personnel Training Center) and its 8 branches located in the south-eastern part of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The PEO DPO "CPC-TATNEFT" has developed, coordinated and approved educational programs: 288 in blue-collar jobs, 208 advanced training programs for workers and 109 supplementary education programs for managers and professionals. 70 vocational training programs have been developed in accordance with professional standards approved by the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation.
In 2017, more than 40 thousand employees passed training and advanced training on the scale of the Company (including structural divisions and subsidiaries). The amount of about RUB 190 million was allocated for this purpose.