Oil, Gas & Energy Administration Program

Cambridge Graduate University

Program Description

Oil, Gas & Energy Administration Program

Cambridge Graduate University

Oil, Gas & Energy Administration Program

Cambridge Graduate University is designed to provide global leaders with the tools, network, global understandings, and existential logic to have 21st Century global impact. As part of that mission, Cambridge Graduate University provides both the world’s only global campus university, and the world’s only Masters and Doctorate degrees in Oil, Gas & Energy Administration (MEA; DEA; and Ph.D.) from the world’s top faculty.

MEA, DEA, and Ph.D. Degrees in Oil, Gas & Energy Administration apply concepts in business administration and economics with an emphasis on global energy industries, including oil and gas, as well as green energy technologies, and markets. The degree programs prepare mid-career professionals for executive and leadership roles in international petroleum exploration, production and trading, as well as renewable energy sources. The degree programs will enable you to develop not only advanced skills in strategy and management, but also a sound knowledge of energy management and an understanding of its importance in social, political, economic, cultural and technological respects to national and international strategy and the ability to apply this knowledge to inform decision-making.

The degree programs are designed to provide experienced practitioners in the oil, gas and energy sectors with the advanced business, management and leadership skills needed to function at a strategic level as a contemporary energy manager. Many scholars are mid-career petroleum industry professionals whose goals include advancement to executive positions. These degree programs offer significant choice to scholars in terms of oil and gas subject breadth, study mode and career path. The choice of energy industry focused modules caters for the full spectrum of oil, gas, and energy strategic management activities.

The Cambridge Graduate University, College of Business Oil, Gas & Energy Administration Program is tailored to the needs of specific energy industry companies or markets, enabling graduates to be highly recruited by employers, or to lead their own enterprises.

The MEA, DEA, and Ph.D., in Oil, Gas & Energy Administration curriculum is structured so that scholars will initially gain experience in decision-making for a range of business functions. This fundamental knowledge will then be applied at for strategic oil, gas and energy management decisions. Within this content scholars gain comprehensive knowledge of the theory, practice and execution of business decisions in the energy industry. Finally, the CLIMB (Cambridge Leadership Immersion Method for Business) method will engage scholars in living project with an energy management focus. Listed below are subjects within the curriculum:

• Energy Policy and the Environment
• Health, Safety and Risk in an Organizational Context
• Leadership, Communication and Change
• Change Management
• Oil, Gas & Energy Contract Law
• Oil, Gas & Energy Management
• Operations Management: Oil, Gas & Energy
• Oil, Gas & Energy Economics and Asset Management
• Project Fundamentals


Listed below are descriptions of the general categories of content within the MEA, DEA, and Ph.D. program:

I. Core Management

This content will focus on operational and strategic aspects of business decision making within the key functional areas of organizations. Their study provides background and insight into the major aspects of the internal and external business environments. In addition they provide knowledge and understanding in the application of information analysis and presentation.

II. Strategic Management

This content aims to provide scholars with the practical skills in the analysis of complex corporate situations and the generation of effective and innovative strategies for organizational success. The content has a particular focus on strategy within the energy industry.

III. Oil, Gas & Energy Management

This content will focus on operational and strategic aspects of business decision making within oil, gas and energy management, leadership, energy policy, legal frameworks, health, safety and approaches to managing risk, project planning and management, strategies for operations management and management of assets. This content will equip scholars to conduct, external and internal analysis, identify and evaluate strategic options to develop practical and sustainable recommendations for organizations operating at different levels within the energy value chain.

WHAT TOPICS CAN ENERGY PROFESSIONALS COVER?

The diverse topics available for coverage in the degree programs include:



• Fundamentals of Economics
• Energy Economics
• Information technology
• Petroleum engineering
• Geology and Geophysics
• Natural resources
• Energy policy
• Energy commodities trading
• Management practices for energy professionals--MPE
• Energy industry financial reporting
• Petroleum land titles, records and management
• Investment and portfolio management
• International energy business
• Global energy issues and economics
• Renewable and alternative energy
• Energy industry environmental, legal, regulatory and political issues
• Bio-fuels
• Health, safety, environment
• Strategic thinking
• Accounting for global energy markets
• Finance and hedging strategies for global energy markets
• Operations management
• Production facilities
• Drilling, completion and work over operations
• Refining techniques
• Transportation
• Leadership and decision-making
• Fundamentals of mathematics, statistics, linear and non linear programming
methods
• Land management and contracts
• Organizational behavior
• Energy industry value cycle
• Economics of worldwide petroleum and energy production--EPP
• Upstream petroleum economics
• Downstream petroleum economics
• Energy production management
• International negotiations
• Wind Energy
• Geothermal Energy
• Nuclear Energy
• Tidal and Hydroelectric Energy
• Asset management
• Gas processing
• Well engineering
• Solar energy
• Petrophysics
• Supply chain
• Horizontal and multilateral wells, casing and cementing
• Surface production operations, hydraulic fracturing, and well stimulations
• Formation damage, causes, prevention, remediation
• Advanced decision analysis and risk decision analysis--ADA, RDA

HOW IS THE CURRICULULM STRUCTURED AND WHAT SUBJECTS ARE COVERED IN THE CURRICULUM?

The MEA, DEA, and Ph.D., in Oil, Gas & Energy Administration curriculum is structured so that scholars will initially gain experience in decision-making for a range of business functions. This fundamental knowledge will then be applied at for strategic management decisions. Within this content scholars gain comprehensive knowledge of the theory, practice and execution of business decisions in the energy industry. Finally, the CLIMB (Cambridge Leadership Immersion Method for Business) method will engage scholars in living project with an energy management focus. Listed below are subjects within the curriculum:

• Energy Policy and the Environment
• Health, Safety and Risk in an Organizational Context
• Leadership, Communication and Change
• Change Management
• Oil, Gas & Energy Contract Law
• Oil, Gas & Energy Management
• Operations Management: Oil, Gas & Energy
• Oil, Gas & Energy Economics and Asset Management
• Project Fundamentals



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