Sustainable Business

DAI’s Sustainable Business Group (SBG) supports private companies to be smarter corporate citizens in their local business operations and assists public authorities to develop policy, regulation, and incentives that grow sustainable industries.


Sustainable Business Training

The Local Content Masterclass brings together participants from the private and public sector, helping them balance the commercial realities of volatile global demand and sustained cost pressures with the current political momentum for increased local content. DAI draws on more than 2,000 long-term projects and development assignments completed across 150 countries to advance participants’ skills.


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Participants are trained to:

  • Drive local sustainable development when sourcing or making new investments
  • Navigate and adhere to local content regulatory and legal frameworks
  • Deliver tangible local benefits while balancing investment goals and social value
  • Learn practical solutions that have been tried and tested in the field
  • Reposition local content as a core element in sourcing goods and services competitively using new procurement, contract tendering, and evaluation techniques
  • Design and implement programs to address gaps in the local supply chain, from enterprises to individual workers

Course Modules

Three day in-person course from October 11 – 13, 2021, 09h00 - 17h00 GST at the Levatio Hotel in Muscat, Oman.

The price for the course is USD 3,770 (OMR 1,450). Upon completion, you will receive a certificate. DAI is a BAC-accredited short-course provider.

DAI’s globally recognised and accredited Local Content Masterclass has been operating for more than 10 years and trained more than 500 practitioners worldwide.

"Certainly the prime Local Content course in the market. Highly recommended".
Local Content Manager, International Oil Field Services Company

“The course was beyond my expectations. I thought I was coming for validation, but actually learnt many new insights.”
Head of Strategy and Policy Development, Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board

"Very dynamic and interactive. Well balanced between theory and real-life examples.”
Local Content and Technology Manager, Shell Brazil Petroleo Ltd

The course is led by experts working at the forefront of international development and local content policy.

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