Fundamentals of Global Energy Business

Learn about diverse and integrated markets for primary energy, and the essential considerations driving business leaders and policy makers in development of global energy resources.

About The Course

This course provides an introduction to the business of primary energy production.  We will examine the nature of demand and supply in global energy markets, and business considerations for participants in those markets.  Students taking this course will be able to identify the distinctive challenges facing enterprises engaged in development of primary energy resources.  The course is intended to provide a broad perspective of the challenges for businesses and policy authorities engaged in diverse but integrated global energy markets.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will I get a Statement of Accomplishment after completing this class?

    Yes. Students who successfully complete the class will receive a Statement of Accomplishment signed by the instructor.

  • What resources will I need for this class?

    For this course, all you need is an Internet connection and the time to view lectures, engage in class discussions, and complete the quizzes and assignments.

  • What is the coolest thing I'll learn if I take this class?

    Students who take this class will appreciate the essentially systemic nature of energy development, and why the energy sector motivates such an enormous amount of business activity and political interest.

Recommended Background

No background is required; all are welcome!