Who is this class for: Learners with a range of experience and education in the electric utility industry will benefit from this course. The course builds a foundation starting with industry history and builds content to ensure learners can apply it to business and individual electricity decisions. Novices, industry veterans and those looking to join the industry will understand how the various aspects of this complex industry fit together. This course is well-suited for the electric industry novice or consumer, as well as industry veterans who are seeking information beyond their specialization to make more informed decisions.

Created by:  University of Colorado System

  • Melissa Wood

    Taught by:  Melissa Wood, Faculty Member

    University of Colorado Denver Business School, Global Energy Management Program
Commitment5 weeks of study with 2 hours of work per week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.3 out of 5 of 27 ratings

Very Good basic course about Electric Utilities. You don't need to be in the Electrical Utility Industry to benefit from this course.

I am particularly pleased with the course content and the way it has been organized into modules. The in-lecture pop-up questions keeps one on their toes and the end-of-module quizzes aid in further solidifying the concepts learnt. But what really struck me as praiseworthy was the logical and coherent flow of the subject matter. The topics discussed in the course forums are also worthy of a mention. By and large, an excellent course! 9.5/10. Thank you!!

Wonderful course. Very clearly explained everything and good amount of practical knowledge. Electric utility and over all distribution of electric energy is such an complex task and are done amazingly every hour. Made me more aware of the real ground facts, industry and sate efforts and the state planning on providing the most necessary part of society which general public not even realize.

Well designed program - recommend for anyone interesting in getting a view of the utilities business.