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Energy Management (ENMG)

Submitted by yayoi.moriguchi on Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:31am

Launched in 2006, the Energy Management Concentration at the Haskayne School of Business provides students with basic concepts, principles, and information for managing energy operations. Developed as an opportunity to offset skill shortages in the energy industry, this program prepares students for successful careers in the energy sector and related government and service sectors through courses in energy development. This concentration will provide business graduates with a competitive edge for developing careers in the energy sector.

Within this concentration, students are encouraged to consider career paths including:

  • Oil & Gas Traders/Commodities Analysts
  • Energy Negotiations
  • Energy Project Management

These three areas provide the framework through which students are exposed to the strategic issues facing the industry. The purpose of the Energy Management program is to expand opportunities for students in the petroleum, electricity, coal, wind, nuclear, solar, and geothermal industries, attract students to the energy sector, expand the labour pool for entry-level roles in the industry, reduce training time, and enhance exposure to strategic issues and challenges in the industry.

Applying for the ENMG Concentration

All students requesting approval to pursue a concentration in ENMG must submit the following supplementary documents:

  • letter of intent (formal business letter signed by applicant, 2 pages  max)
  • current resumé
  • letter and resume must include your student UCID

Documents must be addressed for the attention of the Academic Director, Energy Management Program and emailed, hand delivered or mailed to: the Undergraduate Office, Haskayne School of Business, Scurfield Hall 351, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4 Canada.

Document Submission Deadlines:

  • Continuing students already in the BComm degree (wishing to change concentration) will have earlier deadlines if they wish to be considered for admission to the concentration ahead of March registration.  Contact the Undergraduate Office for details.
  • New students applying to transfer into the BComm degree: June 1.

Students declaring a Concentration must take a required six courses. Please refer to the University of Calgary Calendar for a description of these courses and their prerequisites.

Nature of Work and Types of Jobs

Commodities Analyst

  • Assist in pricing decisions and pricing agreements with members and suppliers
  • Develop procurement strategies and recommendations for favorable forward buying opportunities
  • Perform market analysis including information gathering, database maintenance, and forecasting
  • Update historical database of supply and demand factors

Energy Trader

  • perform energy transactions and optimize the resource mix to serve system load and contractual obligations
  • negotiate spot market purchases
  • observe market dynamics and supply
  • pricing to identify business growth opportunities

Energy Project Management

  • develop and implement a strategic plan for energy projects
  • work with senior business directors and managers to implement project solutions to enhance customer satisfaction
  • research current and future energy trends to identify growth opportunities
  • undertake commercial negotiations with customers

Previous Positions Posted for ENMG Graduates

  • Capacity Development Analyst
  • Contracts and New Ventures Analyst
  • Junior Contracts Analyst
  • Oil Development Marketing and
  • Strategic Relations
  • Pricing Analyst
  • Project Administrator
  • Real Time Analyst – Power Desk

Contact

403-220-6593 Haskayne Undergraduate Office