Engineering Program Areas – Engineering Disciplines Electrical Engineering Fast Track Energy Projects: How to Build, Execute and Deliver

Fast Track Energy Projects: How to Build, Execute and Deliver

Our nation’s current focus toward power production, clean energy technologies, and infrastructure development is not a passing trend. Over the next 20 years, in fact, hundreds of billions of dollars will be invested and spent on new initiatives in these sectors. But getting them built in our highly competitive and complex society is never easy since they are fraught with risk: political, economic, environmental and construction, to name just a few.

This pragmatic short course provides a high-level overview to those organizations facing the challenge of getting energy-related projects built. It is particularly directed to public agencies, power-production companies, industry consultants, and attorneys who may have specialized expertise with energy technologies, but limited exposure to the dozens of other components that are essential to insuring successful project execution and delivery. Sessions will integrate the various issues that must be considered when entering into these vital but expensive projects, and will emphasize how to avoid unfavorable outcomes that often plague them, such as cost overruns, schedule delays, third-party meddling, heightened regulatory scrutiny, smeared reputations and - worst of all - bankruptcy.

What You Will Learn:
  • The feasibility and permitting process
  • The regulatory landscape and requirements
  • Environmental impact statements, reports, and other constraints
  • The integrated and iterative design process
  • Construction management protocols and techniques
  • Financing, funding, and cost controls
  • Contract procurement
  • Real estate issues
  • Public relations and public policy considerations
  • Tax and accounting implications
  • Working with neighborhood and third-party groups
  • Legal issues and challenges

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UPCOMING PROGRAMS

August

Aug 09 Tue

Six Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement

August 09, 2022 to August 11, 2022
Course #: ISE 0822 - 09

Learn how to integrate principles of business, statistics, and engineering to achieve tangible results. Master the use of Six Sigma to quantify the critical quality issues in your company. Once the issues have been quantified, statistics can be applied to provide probabilities of success and failure. Six Sigma methods increase productivity and enhance quality. As a Six Sigma green belt, … Read More

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October

Oct 04 Tue

Six Sigma Black Belt

October 04, 2022 to December 09, 2022
Course #: ISE 1022- 13

Learn the advanced problem-solving skills you need to implement the principles, practices, and techniques of Six Sigma to maximize performance and cost reductions in your organization. During this three-week practitioner course, you will learn how to measure a process, analyze the results, develop process improvements, and quantify the resulting savings. You will be required to complete a project demonstrating mastery … Read More

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November

Nov 15 Tue

Healthcare Labor Management

November 15, 2022 to November 16, 2022
Course #: ISE 1122 - 11

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Healthcare Labor Management course offered in partnership with the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) will provide an understanding and overview of critical aspects of designing and executing a comprehensive labor management program.   Published on June 30th, 2022Last updated on July 1st, 2022

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