This course is designed to equip students with an in-depth knowledge of the EU policy process and the management perspective of business. Students can take this course in conjunction with Energy and Climate Lab: Energy Innovation Lab to develop a project. Students only taking this course will be assessed based on a research paper focused on the role of innovation of energy technologies within a specific country or within the European Union. Students will gain a knowledge of how innovation happens in the energy sector along with EU energy policies meant to encourage the transition towards a sustainable energy system.
The aims are:
- Learn how to assess policy making process at both the national and EU level
- Evaluate the national business environment in relation to the energy sector
- Develop practical skills for policy and business analysis
- Cross-disciplinary approach to education and how multiple perspectives join in the policy and business realm