This seminar examines and discusses the challenges and opportunities that companies face on their pathway towards net carbon emissions of zero. Such pathways hinge on the economic analysis of reducing corporate carbon emissions and the formulation of abatement strategies. Particular topics covered in this seminar include:
Participants will get a better understanding of the main challenges and opportunities associated with the transition towards a decarbonized energy economy. They will also learn both theoretical economic concepts central to this transition as well as recent practical developments and tools. In addition, the participants will improve their skill in writing a coherent state-of-the-art seminar paper.
(i) basic knowledge of econometrics and statistical methods, (ii) basic knowledge in economics, management, finance, or accounting, and (iii) active interest in the topics of climate change, climatetech and decarbonization.
|Forms of teaching and learning||Contact hours||Independent study time|
|Seminar||2 SWS||15 SWS|
|Form of assessment||Written seminar thesis (70%, 15 pages +/- 10%)) and in-class presentation (30%)|
Dr. Amadeus Bach
Prof. Stefan Reichelstein, Ph.D.
Jannik Bach, LL.B.
Prof. Dr. Gunther Glenk
Dr. Amadeus Bach / Prof. Dr. Gunther Glenk / Prof. Stefan Reichelstein
|Frequency of offering||Spring semester & fall semester|
|Duration of module||1 semester|
|Range of application||M.Sc. MMM, M.Sc. Bus. Edu., MMM Business Research Program|
|Preliminary course work||–|
|Program-specific Competency Goals||CG 1, CG 2, CG 4, CG 5|
|Literature||Literature is provided on the lecture slides|
|Course outline||Provided and discussed during the initial lecture|