Utility Management Certificate - Schedule
The Utility Management Certificate program is scheduled for two, week-long segments Monday through Friday.
Willamette University's Portland Center, 1120 NW Couch St. in Portland, Oregon. [map]
Applications being accepted for the next session: September 23-27 and October 21-25, 2013 (This is a Two Week Program, with Session 1 in September and Session 2 in October). Students must attend both sessions to complete the certification requirements.
Program Schedule 2013:
|Day 1: (Morning):||Orientation.Utility History/Background,Strategy and the Final Assignment|
|Day 2:||Understanding the Industry and How Raw Materials Get Turned into Value-Added Commodities|
|Day 3:||Capital Markets and How they Relate to Utilities|
|Day 4:||Important Financial Tools for Utility Managers|
|Day 5:||Project Management, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Smart Grid and other new Technology|
|Day 6:||Fundamentals of Rate Regulation|
|Day 7:||Rate Setting Regulation Exercise|
|Day 8:||Stakeholder Relationships, Executive Presentation Skills|
|Day 9:||Becoming a More Effective Leader|
|Day 10:||Strategic Plan Presentations and Evaluations|