3 Modules of 3 weeks each, in a Geneva-Paris-Geneva sequence
Module 1: Energy Scenarios, Markets and Industry Structure (Geneva, May 2013)
- Scenario planning and decision making: developing the scenarios
- International energy institutions and energy policy
- Energy markets
- History and future of the oil and gas industry, including emerging technologies
- Skill enhancement: selecting and structuring a thesis topic
- Study visit: Brussels, energy institutions in Geneva
Module 2: Project Management and Finance (Paris, October 2013)*
- Corporate and project finance
- Management of giant infrastructure projects
- Contracts in the energy industry
- Negotiation workshop and dispute resolution
- Skill enhancement: effective writing
- Study visit: IEA, Paris
*Module 2 will be held entirely in Paris, at IFP School
Module 3: Oil & Gas Policies, Governance and Development (Geneva, February 2014)
- Scenario planning and decision making: strategic options development and valuation
- Regulation of energy industries
- Economic development in resource-rich countries
- International and National Oil Companies
- Special topics: effective communication and presentation
- Study visit: OPEC, Vienna
*Programme is subject to slight changes
Introductory Module - optional, where needed (Geneva, March 2014)*
- Introduction to oil and natural gas
- Exploration, production and transportation
- Refining, processing, environmental safety and marketing
- Uses of oil and gas
*Part of the Introductory Module will be taught by lecturers from IFP
Participants have a choice between a Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) and a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS).
MAS is a complete version of the programme consisting of an Introductory Module and three main Modules. At the end of the MAS participants are expected to submit their final paper (approximate length 8,000 - 10,000 signs).
DAS consists of an Introductory Module and two main Modules (Module 1 is obligatory), no submission of a final paper is required.
Each module is assessed by an exam. More information can be found under Assessments.
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Time: Classes are held from 9 am to 5 pm from Monday to Friday*
2013 -2014 Calendar
Module 1 : 6 May - 24 May 2013
Module 2 : 30 September - 18 October 2013
Module 3 : 3 February - 21 February 2014
*The schedule of the modules might be subject to slight changes according to the needs of the programme.