Energy Innovation (EINV)

Course Level: 
Master’s
Doctoral
Campus: 
Vienna
Course Open to: 
Students on-site
Remote students
Academic Year: 
2021-2022
Term: 
Winter
US Credits: 
2
Course Description: 

This course is designed to equip students with an in-depth knowledge of policies and decision-making affecting the energy system. Students taking this course will be assessed based on a research paper focused on the role of innovation of energy technologies within a specific country. Students will gain a knowledge of how innovation happens in the energy sector along with 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

 

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Collaborative experience and new perspective on the linkage between innovation policies and new technologies. 
  • Research and analysis skills.
  • Refine ability to conduct research, organize data and analyze potential business or policy approaches. 
Assessment: 
  • Class recorder exercise- 30%
  • quizzes - 20%
  • Research paper - 50%
Prerequisites: 

None