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Module/Course Description

Course Title: Energy Management & Policy

Course Code: UU-MBA-732-MW

Programme: Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Oil, Gas and Energy Management

Credits: 25.00

Course Description:

Module Description
During this module, students will be introduced into the attributes of energy policy that may include legislation, international treaties, incentives to investment, guidelines for energy conservation etc. Furthermore, it will address issues of energy development including energy production, distribution and consumption.

Module Aim
The aim of the module is to equip students with practical working knowledge, for them to critically engage in an appraisal of the key energy challenges.

Module Learning Outcomes
After completion of the module students should be able to:
1. Analyse key global challenges and issues in oil and gas industries
2. Explain environmental issues regarding the energy use
3. Evaluate the influence of national and international environmental policies on energy markets
4. Examine the energy policy frameworks, strategies and support mechanisms in a broader international context
5. Assess the energy sector strategic feedback to key global challenges and issues, as well as governmental initiatives Module Content
1. Global issues and use of energy
2. Fundamentals of energy production and consumption (procurement, conversion, distribution)
3. Oil and gas contract management
4. International Policy frameworks
5. Strategies and Support Mechanisms
6. Energy Supply
7. Environmental protection, sustainability and integrated landscape management
8. Energy sector strategic responses
9. Non-renewables and renewables
10. Planning issues for energy infrastructure
11. Management aspects of infill drilling and workover activity
12. Public acceptance and processes of public engagement

Prerequisites: UU-MBA-710-MW, UU-MBA-717-MW, UU-M-IND100, UU-FNT-203, UU-MBA-730-MW, UU-MBA-731-MW, UU-MBA-709-MW, UU-MBA-708-MW

Prerequisites Categories: -

Typical Module duration: 7.0 Week(s)


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