The Management of Energy Projects program is 12 months in duration and includes 320 hours of lectures, divided into 4 sections with 21 modules, a 70 hour case study which runs in parallel, a professional assignment of a minimum of 5 months, and an applied research thesis.
1. Economic & Societal Aspects
- Evolutions of the energy demand
- Geopolitics and evolution of supply
- Climate change and sustainable development
- Social acceptance of energy projects
- Energy and economic development
- Energy markets and regulation
- Specificity of electricity
- New business models (digital, decentralized…)
2. Technological Innovation & Challenges
- Current portfolio of technologies
- Technological issues and challenges: a life cycle approach
3. Value, financing & Risk Management
- Investment valuation and control
- Project finance
- Structured finance, capital markets and investors' perspective
- Managing operating and financial risks: models and instruments
4. Project Management & Organizational Issues
- Project management techniques
- Managing intercultural projects
- Leadership skills
- Governance and ethical issues
- Managing operations and industrial stakeholders: suppliers and supply chain
Optional: Preparation to the PMP certification (project management professional) of the Project Management Institute.
DURATION AND PLANNING
(SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Total: 390 hours of classes and case study with the contribution of industry experts and lecturers.
From September 2021 to September 2022.
Courses are scheduled Wednesday afternoon, all day Thursday and Friday, and on Saturday mornings from the 2nd week of September until the last week of March.
There will be a break between Christmas and New Year.
The split-week schedule format of the program allows participants to work at an internship or professional activity or to take advantage of work opportunities during the academic semester.
1st semester: Mid September to mid December: 14 weeks, 2,5 days/ week
2nd semester: Mid January to end of March: 13 weeks, 2,5 days/week
The case study will run in parallel with the 2nd semester classes.
This will be followed by a professional thesis in a professional environment until the end of September. Students spend a minimum of 5 months in a professional environment to apply the concepts learned and produce a report demonstrating a clear link between concepts and context. Presentation of projects in October. The professional thesis reports will be presented in front of jury. Students will write an applied research paper utilizing the theoretical background they have received and developing it with an issue relevant to the energy projects world.
Students will follow the same courses but will start their professional thesis from the beginning during the time slots between courses.