Harvard Business School to Host Global Energy Seminar
Harvard Business School (HBS) will host its annual Global Energy Seminar from November 2–5 on the HBS campus. This year’s seminar will focus on cross-border negotiation, navigating business-government relations, the challenges associated with state-controlled markets, the effects of market consolidation and fragmentation, risk management, and technological innovations that are reshaping how energy is being produced and consumed.
Seminar instructors include seven HBS faculty members as well as Barney Frank, former US Congressman and chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. The seminar will include a combination of group discussions and faculty lectures coupled with HBS’s case study method. Case studies will feature intriguing firms in the energy sector, providing insights into the solutions to longstanding and newly emerging energy issues.
The Global Energy Seminar is designed for executives of large companies who are responsible for the exploration, management, development and delivery of energy sources and services, including those in the areas of innovation and strategic planning.
Harvard is not the only university to offer energy manager training. More than 30,000 individuals registered for the University of Colorado Denver Global Energy Management (GEM) program’s first open, online course, offered earlier this year.
Photo of HBS library via Shutterstock.
Why bring buildings online? What information can operations teams glean from real-time data that they can’t just get from the monthly data provided by utility companies? Click to learn more.
- Existing Building Technologies Combine for Increased Savings
- Smart Companies Utilize Integrated Energy Solutions
- 2014 Environmental Leader Product and Project Awards
- Energy Financing Report
- Unlocking the Value of Energy & Operational Data
- Improve Your Company's Environment and Energy Performance
- Best Practices in Electricity Procurement
- 2013-2014 Winter Polar Vortex
- How "Fixed" is the Fixed Price Product?
- Let's Do The Math for DR
- Cut Costs and Improve Facility Operations with Energy Data
- Energy Procurement Strategies for Winter 2014 and 2015
- Energy Efficiency Requires Engineering Efficiency
- Integrated Building Optimization: A Crucial Convergence of Demand-side and Supply-Side Energy Management Strategies
- Driving Productivity and Profit with Industrial Energy Management