Sustainable Business

Helping companies put sustainability at the core of their operations and become leaders in responsible business.


Local Content Masterclass

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. Download our 2024 Local Content Trends white paper.

Join the three-day Masterclass course in Houston, Texas


  • September 17 - 19, 2024

Upon completion, participants receive a certificate. DAI is a British Accreditation Council-accredited short-course provider

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Download the Masterclass brochure for more details on the course content.

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

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DAI’s globally recognized Local Content Masterclass has been operating for more than 10 years and has 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



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