GRA 8515 Leadership Analytics of the Energy Sector for the Future (2019/2020)

GRA 8515 Leadership Analytics of the Energy Sector for the Future (2019/2020)

Course code: 
GRA 8515
Department: 
Leadership and Organizational Behaviour
Credits: 
5
Program of study: 
Executive Master of Management in Energy
Course coordinator: 
Jan Ketil Arnulf
Product category: 
Executive
Portfolio: 
EMME - EMM specialisation in Energy
Semester: 
2020 Spring
Active status: 
Active
Teaching language: 
English
Course type: 
One semester
Introduction

This course is part of the Executive Master of Management in Energy in cooperation with BI Norwegian Business School and IFP School.

Shaping the future of the energy sector is a particularly challenging task.
How to perform leadership that fits the challenge of the future issues and challenges, and how to organize the companies and the associated collaboration and co creation between clients and contractors.

This course in module 5 sets the leadership direction and issues necessary for shaping the future in the energy sector

Learning outcomes - Knowledge

The course focuses on how leadership interacts with analytical disciplines in the modern age to shape adequate leadership style for the energy sector in the future.
The course outcome provides you with concepts and analytical models that qualify you to leadership positions in the future energy industry, including the capability of understanding the impact of the digital transformation on to the leader performance and mastering new business models, new market patterns and new ways of organizing and collaborating in the industries for electricity, oil & gas.

This course provides you with,

  • Leadership role awareness
  • Knowledge about the power and limitation of analytics in leadership
  • Some fundamentals in the science of prediction
  • Psychological processes involved in reality construction
Learning outcomes - Skills

Skills developed upon completion of the course include the abilities to,

  • Decision making under uncertainty
  • Support to co-workers and subordinates
  • Interpretation of data
  • Ability to apply visions to scenarios to support decisions
General Competence

Reflection goals cover such as,

  • Complexity as a fundamental characteristic of leadership tasks
  • Organizational personal ambitions
  • Limits of computability in business
  • Proactive roles of leaders in business environment
  • Personality and mindsets as prerequisites for leadership behaviors
Course content

Key topics are in this course:

  • Core concepts of leadership, management and uncertainty
  • The inherent conflict between making and predicting future states of organizations
  • Technical and social validation of decisions
  • Decision making in the light of creating emergent realities
  • Approaches and limitations to analytics in leadership and organizations
  • Prediction and methodologies
  • The leader as a ticket to the future
Teaching and learning activities

1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours.

Attendance to all sessions in the course is compulsory. If you have to miss part(s) of the course you must ask in advance for leave of absence. More than 25% absence in a course will require retaking the entire course. It's the student's own responsibility to obtain any information provided in class that is not included on the course homepage/ It's learning or other course materials. Sessions include lectures, seminars and group work.

The students are evaluated through an individual 30 days course paper, counting for 5 credits.

Specific information regarding student evaluation beyond the information given in the course description will be provided in class.

The course is a part of a full Executive Master of Management in Energy (EMME) and examination in all courses must be passed in order to obtain a certificate.

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.
Qualifications

Granted admission to the Executive Master of Management in Energy programme. Please consult our student regulations.

Exam categoryWeightInvigilationDurationGroupingComment exam
Exam category:
Submission
Form of assessment:
Written submission
Exam code:
GRA 85151
Grading scale:
Point scale
Grading rules:
Internal and external examiner
Resit:
All components must, as a main rule, be retaken during next scheduled course
60No30 Day(s)Individual The students are evaluated through an individual 30 days course paper, counting 60% of the final grade.
Exam category:
Activity
Form of assessment:
Class participation
Exam code:
GRA 85151
Grading scale:
Point scale
Grading rules:
Internal and external examiner
Resit:
All components must, as a main rule, be retaken during next scheduled course
40No -Individual The students are evaluated through class participation, counting 40% of the final grade.
Exams:
Exam category:Submission
Form of assessment:Written submission
Weight:60
Invigilation:No
Grouping (size):Individual
Duration:30 Day(s)
Comment:The students are evaluated through an individual 30 days course paper, counting 60% of the final grade.
Exam code:GRA 85151
Grading scale:Point scale
Resit:All components must, as a main rule, be retaken during next scheduled course
Exam category:Activity
Form of assessment:Class participation
Weight:40
Invigilation:No
Grouping (size):Individual
Duration: -
Comment:The students are evaluated through class participation, counting 40% of the final grade.
Exam code:GRA 85151
Grading scale:Point scale
Resit:All components must, as a main rule, be retaken during next scheduled course
Type of Assessment: 
Continuous assessment
Grading scale: 
ECTS
Total weight: 
100
Sum workload: 
0

A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 5 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 135 hours.