SEN 558 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Energy Markets and Political Strategies
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
SEN 558
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The structure of the global and Turkish energy market will be studied. Comparison between major existing and upcoming market structure, market-influencing regulation and political strategies as well as major game changers globally and in Turkey will be made and studied in detail. Thereby, special focus is more on commercial side (economics) of global energy production, energy transportation (energy flows), energy trading and policies.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to interpret and have a knowledge about the general structure, functioning, economics, value chain, policies and political strategies of the following markets and exchanges: oil, gas, coal, power, renewable energy & carbon, cleantech & smart grid
  • will be able to develop a strong research interest in deep diving and specializing in one / some of those markets,
  • will be able to discuss and assess the underlying risks, investment opportunities and strategies in those markets,
  • will have an idea of what those markets could look like and behave in near future and in mid-term,
  • will be able to discuss what hot topics could be crucial game-changers in those markets.
Course Content This course is an interactive course with a lot of discussion and exchange of ideas. Focusing on the topics mentioned below, via research material, studies and articles, presentations and active discussions, those topics will be actively studied, assessed, taught and learnt in the course in an interactive way.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Global and Turkish Oil Market I - Structure, Economics and Political Strategies. Related course notes, articles and powerpoint presentations will be assigned
2 Global and Turkish Oil Market II - Structure, Economics and Political Strategies. Related course notes, articles and powerpoint presentations will be assigned
3 Global and Turkish Gas Market I - Structure, Economics and Political Strategies. Related course notes, articles and powerpoint presentations will be assigned
4 Global and Turkish Gas Market II - Structure, Economics and Political Strategies. Related course notes, articles and powerpoint presentations will be assigned
5 Global and Tukish Coal Market I - Structure, Economics and Political Strategies. Related course notes, articles and powerpoint presentations will be assigned
6 Global and Turkish Coal Market II - Structure, Economics and Political Strategies. Related course notes, articles and powerpoint presentations will be assigned
7 Global and Turkish Power Market I - Structure, Economics and Political Strategies. Related course notes, articles and powerpoint presentations will be assigned
8 Global and Turkish Power Market II - Structure, Economics and Political Strategies. Related course notes, articles and powerpoint presentations will be assigned
9 Global and Turkish Renewable Energy & Carbon Market I - Structure, Economics and Political Strategies. Related course notes, articles and powerpoint presentations will be assigned
10 Global and Turkish Renewable Energy & Carbon Market II - Structure, Economics and Political Strategies. Related course notes, articles and powerpoint presentations will be assigned
11 Global and Turkish Cleantech & Smart Grid Market I - Structure, Economics and Political Strategies. Related course notes, articles and powerpoint presentations will be assigned
12 Global and Turkish Cleantech & Smart Grid Market II - Structure, Economics and Political Strategies. Related course notes, articles and powerpoint presentations will be assigned
13 Presentations I
14 Presentations II -
15 Submission of Term Projects
16 Review of the Semester

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Lecture notes, powerpoint presentations, related articles and studies
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
6
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exam
1
47
    Total
225

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to demonstrate general business knowledge and skills.

2

To able to master the state-of-the-art literature in the area of specialization.

3

To be able to evaluate the performance of business organizations through a holistic approach.

4

To be able to effectively communicate scientific ideas and research results to diverse audiences.

5

To be able to deliver creative and innovative solutions to business-related problems.

6

To be able to solve business related problems using analytical and technological tools and techniques.

7

To be able to take a critical perspective in evaluating business knowledge.

8

 

To be able to exhibit an ethical and socially responsible behavior in conducting research and making business decisions.

9

To be able to carry out a well-designed independent and empirical research.

10

To be able to use a foreign language to follow information about the field of finance and participate in discussions in academic environments.        

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest