Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Wind Power Project Management A1F
Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
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.
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
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.
Lectures, seminars, group and field work.
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.