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Market and Business Processes in the Energy Transition

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Market and Business Processes in the Energy Transition
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: WIMAScWPF-FÜ4
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam und presentation (60 Minuten; Weighting 70% resp. 30%)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

WIMAScWPF-FÜ4 Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014 , optional course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Uwe Leprich

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have in-depth knowledge about the market and business processes of the German energy sector. They will be able to place key transformation developments and problems of the energy transition in an overall context and critically analyze and evaluate them.

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Module content:
The energy industry is facing an epochal change due to the energy transition. As an infrastructure industry where the market players are strongly interdependent as a result of the grid-related interchange, input from numerous fields of science and technology will be necessary in order to cope with the system transformation. Based on experience from the field of change management in the energy industry, we will discuss methods and processes from the areas of networks and trading, as well as the energy regulatory framework. On the basis of this knowledge, we will analyze and discuss current developments (smart grid/ virtual power plants etc.).

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Teaching methods/Media:
A detailed outline with references and a set of slides will be provided for this module. In addition to the lecture, students will analyze current articles, as well as television, radio and Internet contributions.

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Recommended or required reading:
Depends on current developments.

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