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Energy Sector Management

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This course integrates energy technology and management opportunities in the energy sector. Students will apply knowledge of the energy sector value change to identify a business opportunity. Other topics include renewable and non-renewable energy sources, science of energy, communications, energy sector terminology, corporate social responsibility, ethics, and negotiation.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Corporate Social Responsibilities and Ethical Considerations

    • Explain how environmental challenges affect operations within the energy sector.
    • Apply ethical boundaries to energy management strategies.
    • Identify the governmental agencies that oversee the energy sector.

    Introduction to Energy

    • Define types of energy.
    • Summarize the history of energy and its usage.
    • Identify reasons for the increase in energy demand and its effect on consumption projections.

    Generation of Electricity and its Delivery

    • Explain how electric utilities have evolved.
    • Describe methods of producing, storing, and transporting electricity.
    • Explain the importance of electric loads in the utility industry.

    Energy Sector Employment

    • Compare the employees of different energy organizations.
    • Evaluate management positions and responsibilities within the energy sector.
    • Describe the changing demographics in the energy sector and how they have impacted management styles.

    Nonrenewable Energy Sources

    • Compare the costs of nonrenewable energy sources.
    • Define nonrenewable energies and their implications on the environment.
    • Explain how nonrenewable energies produce electricity.

    Renewable Energy Sources

    • Define renewable energies and their implications on the environment.
    • Explain how renewable energies produce electricity.
    • Compare the costs of renewable energy sources.
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