Credits: 6

Schedule: 14.04.2020 - 29.05.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Jouni Juntunen
Paula Kivimaa

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Period V (2018-2019), Otaniemi campus
Period V (2019-2020), Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

- Understanding the concepts of transition management, multi-level perspective, strategic niche management, technological innovation systems, and energy business models
- Identifying sustainability challenges
- Recognizing how energy industry can collaborately innovate to develop more sustainable and more inclusive businesses, and how such activities are influenced by energy policy
-The course familiarizes students with relations, processes and dynamics of 'co-provision' / prosumerism.
-During the course students will also develop their writing, group working as well as presentation skills.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The module starts with reviewing current energy markets and continuing to the energy innovation literature, foundations of systemic change and sustainable energy transition. Next, the course introduces business models. The sessions combine in-depth theoretical discussions with concrete business cases and visiting lectures. Moreover, the course also covers literature and theories relevant to decentralized energy systems: energy communities and prosumerism.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Groupwork and exam.
1 exam and 2 retake exams
-Group work: scoring 0-5, 30 % of the grading   
-Exam: scoring 0-5, 70 % of the grading

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 32 h
Group work  50 h
Independent work 74h
Exam (4h)  

Total 160h (6ECTS)

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Study Material  
A selection of articles and book chapters. Required pre-readings for each lecture (2-3 articles per lecture).

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0-5

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

via WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The number of students admitted to the course is restricted to 50.

Priority is given to:
Priority list: 1. Advance Energy Solutions 2. Creative sustainability students 3. CEMS students 4. Exchange students 5. MIB students 6. Other BIZ students 7. Internal mobility students
There is compulsory attendance the day your group is presenting. Students are further strongly encouraged to be present during the first class.

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