|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to course entry requirements or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To provide managers with an understanding of the fundamental commercial and management diversity of the renewables/sustainable low-carbon energies portfolio. This module will examine the business opportunities of low-carbon energies including the industry structure, energy policies, financing, risk management, regulatory mechanisms and technologies.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
An overview of renewable and sustainable energy sources, technologies and industry structures. A critical review of the energy management challenges including energy economics, energy drivers, business drivers and energy priorities. Appraisal of business opportunities for players in the energy environment including coporate funding and the skills landscape. A consideration of the legal aspects of energy renewables in a UK, EU and International context. An introduction to energy policy within the UK, EU and International context. Case study analysis of renewable energy business opportunity appraisal and development.
|Indicative Student Workload|
Mode of Delivery
This module is delivered in distance learning, part-time and full-time modes.
The distance learning mode is delivered by self directed learning from web−based learning materials supported by online tutor interaction.
The full-time and part-time modes are delivered through a series of interactive teaching sessions with an emphasis on student participation through case studies, group discussion, student presentations and plenary review.
This module is assessed by coursework.