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CESA 5850 - Strategic Planning for Energy Management

Centre for Energy Systems Applications Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

This course presents an overview of strategic management theory and practice as it relates to the role of energy management professionals. Topics cover strategic management tools such as: business case development, strategic energy management plans and reporting structures. Also explored are corporate social responsibility drivers and corporate ethics as relevant underpinnings driving strategic organizational change.


CESA 5700 and CESA 5800



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Outline strategic management theory and practice as it relates to the role of energy management professionals.
  • Illustrate the purpose of a Strategic Energy Management Plan (SEMP).
  • Assess the differences between the technical and non-technical side of energy management as a key means of plan development and communication.
  • Discern the various tools used for community energy planning.
  • Evaluate different approaches to corporate social responsibility and ethics.
  • Discern the different types of energy management reporting methods.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

Related Programs

CESA 5850 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Sustainable Energy Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate


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