ULMS Electronic Module Catalogue

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Title Management of Energy
Code KMGT716
Coordinator Dr M Tickle
Operations and Supply Chain Management
M.Tickle@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 7 FHEQ Whole Session 15

Pre-requisites before taking this module (other modules and/or general educational/academic requirements):

 

Modules for which this module is a pre-requisite:

 

Programme(s) (including Year of Study) to which this module is available on a required basis:

 

Programme(s) (including Year of Study) to which this module is available on an optional basis:

 

Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours             0
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 150
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
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Resit/resubmission
opportunity
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CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
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opportunity
Penalty for late
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Assessment 1 Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. Assessment Schedule (When) :Whole session  Weekly    35       
Assessment 2 Non-standard penalty applies for late submission - Assessment Schedule (When) :whole session  Weekly    25       
Assessment 3 Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. Assessment Schedule (When) :Whole session  Weekly    30       

Aims

To introduce students to frameworks, concepts and principles associated with managing International Energy Markets;

Students will learn to develop the necessary knowledge and structure of energy markets so as to analyse those markets from a managerial perspective;

The module also introduces students to emerging trends in international law and finance, with an eye towards projecting their impact on the future dynamics of international trade.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) Understand the issues involved in determining energy market structures and energy policy;

(LO2) Apply and demonstrate analytical skills which will contribute to performing managerial tasks in the energy sector;

(LO3) Analyse and interpret energy data and statistics from a managerial perspective.

(S1) Communication Skills: Students will have opportunities to develop written communication skills through group discussions and assignments;

(S2) Problem Solving and Decision Making: Students will be challenged to think critically about organisational issues and dilemmas. They will do this by gathering and synthesising information, analysing alternative perspectives and options and presenting a considered opinion or programme of action in their course assessment;

(S3) Information and Communication Technology Skills: Students will have opportunities to improve their ICT skills. Students will demonstrate skills in the use of software applications including word processing, visual presentations, data bases, spreadsheets and using the internet for information searches in the course;

(S4) Time management. This involves planning scheduled work and meeting assessment deadlines. This will be evident in the students’ independent management of their assignments and coursework and by meeting coursework deadlines.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Online Discussions
Description: Approximately 13 hours per week
Attendance Recorded: Not yet decided


Syllabus

 

International Energy markets: Energy and the Environment; Energy Markets.

Utility Companies and Energy Supply: Utility Companies and Energy Supply; Energy and transportation.

Competition in Energy Supply: Strategy and Competition.

Managing Financial Aspects of Energy Sources: Cost Models; Analysis Techniques.

Energy Analysis and Assessment: Analysis Techniques; Energy Audits and Surveys.

Energy Management: Project Investment Appraisal; Energy Monitoring, targeting and Waste Avoidance.

Energy Risk and Infrastructure: Oil Security and the Transportation Sector; Electricity Market Structure and Infrastructure.

Energy Initiatives: Making Carbon Capture and Storage Work.


Recommended Texts

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