Teaching by the Chair for Management of Renewable Energies
The following courses are offered by the Chair for Management of Renewable Energies. Detailed information can be found on the "Serviceportal" of the University of St.Gallen
- Ph.D. seminar on issues and projects in the field of sustainability management: This elective course examines basic approaches and concepts in sustainability management in business as well as managerial questions surrounding renewable energy. By examining original texts (especially in English), the questions concerning the relationship between sustainability and economic success, concepts of sustainability management and the direction of sustainability strategies will be explored in depth, including with respect to innovation and energy management..
- Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions about doctoral appointments in the Good Energies chair for Management of Renewable Energies.
- You can find a list of current and past Ph.D. theses under “Publications”.
- Master’s Level elective in sustainable business performance: The course covers the conceptual foundations of sustainable business performance and innovations, i.e. how companies can generate value while taking into consideration the overall ecological, social and economic conditions. You will learn how to deal with the special opportunities and risks of sustainable business performance and will find out more about the key connections between global climate change and innovative sustainable energy technologies. By examining concrete examples from the energy sector, you will develop solutions for turning challenges in the area of sustainability into business opportunities.
- Field project for Master’s degree in Marketing, Services and Communication Management (MSC): The three-semester project is completed in cooperation with an industry partner. The objective is for students to apply their theoretical and conceptual knowledge to concrete economic problem. If you are interested in participating in a field project as an industry partner, please feel free to contact Prof. Rolf Wüstenhagen.
- For a selection of Master’s thesis topics, see our list of topics. You may also send us an email and propose a topic of your own. Please also observe the guidelines for writing Master’s and Bachelor’s theses in the Management of Renewable Energies chair.
- You can find a list of current and past Master’s theses under “Publications”.
- Block seminar: Meeting the Energy and Climate Challenges
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Model UNFCCC - CEMS Climate Change Strategy Role Play: The Climate Change Strategy Role Play is an innovative educational approach with the goal to broaden the students' understanding of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the background and consequences of climate change for business. The course modules deal with the core issues of climate change and include a wide range of effective didactic tools and exercises. The course is held simultaneously at several leading CEMS universities. Special emphasis is laid on consequences of climate change, its impact on international and national regulatory frameworks, and emerging challenges and market opportunities for business.
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- Please refer to our topic list for a selection of Bachelor’s theses topics. You may also send us an email to propose a topic of your own.
- Please also observe the guidelines for writing Master’s and Bachelor’s theses in the Management of Renewable Energies chair.
- You can find a list of current and past Bachelor’s theses under “Publications”.
Beginning in January 2011 the executive education programme “Renewable Energy Management (REM-HSG)” will be offered each year. See the Executive Education page of the chair for more information.
Awards, competitions and science prizes
The following prizes are awarded each year for scholarly achievements, some of which were also awarded to students in the Good Energies chair: