The energy industry faces challenges in the ESG area that include increased public expectations and actions amidst a global pandemic, growing environmental and climate actions, worker and community health and safety, and acknowledgement of basic human rights for all, and more principled corporate governance.
For this reason, UH Energy, at the University of Houston, has developed the Energy ESG Program, to equip current and aspiring professionals in the energy industry to further their skills in this ever-evolving field. Industry experts who have designed, developed and managed ESG and CSR programs over the past couple of decades will share insights, tools and expertise, while allowing for opportunities to customize concepts, models, frameworks and management systems to fit your own business needs.
UH Energy is offering a three (3) badge series in ESG in Energy. This series also offers the participants to choose which of the three badges they would like to enroll. For example, participants can enroll for the entire three (3) badge series at a reduced rate or select any combination of the badges herewith in. Instruction for each badge consists of 6, 2-hour online sessions, for 15-hours at completion. Each participant should allow for 1.5 hours each for the midterm and final exam. Classes meet twice per week, Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 pm CST.
Badge 1: Framework Development - February 14th - March 3rd
Badge 2: Stakeholder Management – March 14th - March 31st
Badge 3: Managing ESG Risk – April 11th – April 28th
Three Badge Bundle (Badges 1, 2 & 3): $2,700 ($300.00 Discount)
Individual Badges: $1,000 per badge
Who Should Attend:
This series of micro-credentials is designed for current energy industry professionals and those aspiring to join the energy industry’s ESG workforce. It will enhance your capabilities through engaging, thought-provoking insights, together with opportunity to enhance skills critical for success in Energy ESG. The field continues to evolve rapidly in the highly competitive energy marketplace, and it requires cutting-edge, state-of-the-art training.
- Badge 1 - Framework: The world is undergoing an energy transition with a focus on providing a growing global population with affordable, reliable and sustainable energy. This is placing increasing importance on how energy businesses’ address their ESG performance. Participants in this badge will get training in developing a framework for managing ESG in their organization, and a roadmap for its implementation.
- Badge 2 – Stakeholder Management: Building trusting relationships with key business stakeholders is a key cornerstone of any successful ESG/Business program. This badge covers aspects of how to build, maintain and manage stakeholder relationships in the energy industry. Industry practitioners and subject matter experts will share their knowledge about Stakeholder Management through case studies. Participants will work through examples and case studies to develop their Stakeholder Management capabilities through established frameworks and strategies.
- Badge 3 – Managing ESG Risk: Managing Risk is an important and integral part of managing any energy business. Entities track the major risks to the business and report on actions taken to manage them as part of their Annual Report. Participants in this badge will develop a comprehensive understanding, of how to build a risk management process as it pertains to ESG programs in the energy industry and they will learn tools and techniques to facilitate this process. Industry practitioners and subject matter experts will share their knowledge about ESG risk through case studies. Participants will work through examples and case studies ESG Risk Management tools.
UH Energy ESG in Energy Micro-credentialing Program
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