Syllabus for Wind Project Management and Finance

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Syllabus

  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1GV157
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Wind Power Project Management A1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2018-03-08
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2021-10-12
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2022
  • Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree in engineering, science or social science.  Also required is 45 credits at Master's level in wind power project management. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
  • Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences

Learning outcomes

After having completed this course students will be able to:

  • identify and suggest solutions for problems and risks within project plans and schedules
  • perform and evaluate detailed analyses of costs and financing for a project's entire lifetime
  • explain which commercial and legal contracts as well as the financial documents that are needed for the construction and operation of wind power projects
  • identify and recommend key contractual features and arrangements for a project over its lifetime
  • evaluate the value of wind power within the energy system

Content

The course includes work with scheduling and planning of wind power projects. How to account for potential issues and provide solutions for both common and unexpected events within this scheduling will be introduced. The course will also describe how to develop a cost and a financing framework for a wind project's different phases, from concept to decommissioning. Included in this framework the key financial documents as well as contracts required at the different phases will be identified and evaluated. Additionally the overall role of wind power in the energy system will be evaluated.

Instruction

Lectures, seminars, group and field work.

Assessment

Written hand-in assignments and active participation in seminars 3 credits.
Written and oral presentation of project work 2 credits.
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Autumn 2022

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Tonnqvist, Bo Project management: a guide to the theory and practice of project, program and portfolio management, and organizational change

    Sanoma utbildning, 2012

    Mandatory

Last modified: 2022-04-26