Executive Programme New Energy Realities | Fully Booked

Business, Finance and Leadership

Highlights of this energy transition training course: 

  • In cooperation with Bloomberg, ESCP Europe and PwC
  • Workshops on sustainable mobility, and these workshops will be held – in a train! 
  • Including e-learning, case studies and essay

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Key benefits of this New Energy Realities training course

What's in it for you?

Upon completion of this energy transition course, the participants will be able to:

  • Analyse how utilities adapt to the decentralised energy production
  • Discuss and evaluate the challenges for incumbent energy companies
  • Recognise the global investment trends in energy transition
  • Evaluate project development models for renewable energy
  • Identify the key innovations in a changing energy world  


Which topics are addressed during this energy transition executive programme?

Module 1: New Business Models

Location: The Netherlands

The aim of this two-day module is to elaborate on the viable business models, given the massive and disruptive changes in the global energy market. Open mindedness and consumer’s orientation are considered key to survival and success.

Topics covered in the programme include:

  • Changing value propositions
  • Efficiency and business models, ESCOs and energy
  • Management systems
  • Decentralised energy production
  • Data mining and services
  • European energy market design

Module 2: Innovation and leadership

Location: Berlin, Germany

The second module will specifically address the role of energy companies in the changing energy landscape. It will cover not only leadership skills, but also review some of the technology game changers set to shape the energy reality of tomorrow.

Topics covered in the programme include:

  • Leading a sustainable energy revolution
  • Dealing with societal scepticism and perceptions
  • Key innovations and game changers in the energy sector
  • Capturing value from innovations
  • Leadership and change

Module 3: Financing the new energy reality

Location: London, The United Kingdom

The last module of the Executive Programme will focus on the financial side of the equation. Energy transition requires annual investment portfolios of billions. Without finance the transition will stall. This module will help businesses to reconsider their financial logic and pay specific attention to renewables.

Topics covered in the programme include:

  • Global new energy investments
  • Financial characteristics of renewable energy sources
  • Investments and project finance valuation
  • Financial partnerships between private and public sectors
  • Risks and opportunities

Participant's profile

At whom is the Executive Programme targeted?

This Executive programme is targeted at professionals who already have considerable working experience in the energy sector. In particular, this energy course is suited for the mid/senior career level positions from multidisciplinary departments in energy companies. Examples of the positions are:

  • Project and change managers
  • Business and strategy consultants/managers
  • Information systems delivery managers
  • Marketing and performance consultants/managers
  • Innovation, research and development advisors
  • Regulatory and legal advisors


Bert Stuij is Vice President Innovation at EDI, Manager National Programmes / Energy at the Netherlands Enterprise  Agency (RVO.nl).  In his career Bert has been responsible for a wide rage of programmes in the fields of renewable energy, energy innovation, energy transition, carbon capture and storage, biobased economy and gas and he is managing a team of 100 professionals. As Programme Director and founder of the International Executive ProgrammevEnergy Transition and Innovation, Bert guarantees the high standard quality of the programme.

Kornelis Blok is a Director at Ecofys. He has a background in physics. In 1984, he co-founded Ecofys, a leading international energy and climate consultancy. Dr. Blok has extensive research and consultancy experience in the field of energy efficiency and clean energy production. After holding a professorship in Sustainable Energy at the University of Utrecht for 15 years, Dr. Blok became professor for Energy Systems Analysis at the Delft University of Technology in 2015. He was a lead author for the Third and Fourth Assessment Reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the institution that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.

Khaled Soufani is Deputy Director Executive MBA and a Senior Teaching Faculty in Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. He holds a Master's degree in Applied Economics and a PhD in Financial Economics. He has published extensively in the area of financial management, corporate restructuring, M&A, private equity, venture capital and family business, and also the financial and economic affairs of small-medium sized enterprises. Before joining academia, Khaled Soufani worked in investment banking in the area of bond and money market trading.

Hans Jørgen Koch is Executive Director at Nordic Energy Research, the platform for cooperative energy research and policy development under the auspices of Nordic Council of Ministers. Prior to that he held the position of Deputy Permanent Secretary of State, International Director General, The Energy Agency, Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building, Denmark. He has been a leading voice in the international energy arena since he was appointed Deputy Permanent Secretary, Director General in the department of The Ministry of Energy in Denmark in 1982.

Christian Redl is Senior Associate European Energy Coordination and part of the European Energy Coordination team at Agora Energiewende where he focuses on power market design in the context of the Pentalateral Energy Forum region (Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland). From 2012 to 2013, Christian worked for an international energy consulting firm in the Netherlands focusing on electricity market design, power system planning and renewables integration.

Alumni testimonial

"It was a privilege to be part of the first Executive Programme:New Energy Realities class. My general disposition towards my job and the energy landscape in Nigeria has improved tremendously as a result of the exposure this program afforded me. I have held on very closely to the slogan "Think global act local -Glocal" when performing my daily tasks. I hope to share the experiences of my success and achievements as we move forward in our quest for improved energy management in Africa at large and Nigeria in particular."

Nosa Igbinedion

Project Engineer
Westpower and gas limited c/o Eko Electricity Distribution

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Executive Programme New Energy Realities | FULLY BOOKED

25 - 29 November 2019 (Module I and II)
February 2020 (Module III)
€6.750,- (VAT, accommodation and travel expenses not included)
The Netherlands / Berlin, Germany / London, UK
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Modules information

Module I & II: 25 - 29 November 2019 (The Netherlands and Berlin, Germany) 
Module III: February 2020 (London, United Kingdom)


The programme fee is € 6.750,- (VAT, accommodation and travel expenses not included) .


Participants of this Executive Programme will receive a certificate on behalf of ESCP Europe and Energy Delta Institute.

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