Masterclasses in Major Investment Decisions in the Energy Sector

Masterclass: Strategic Investment Decision-Making in the Energy Sector

Elevate Your Decision-Making Skills in Just Three Days

Embark on an intensive journey into the core of investment decision-making within the dynamic world of energy. This masterclass is designed to unravel the complexities of making substantial investment decisions, providing participants with a comprehensive overview of the multifaceted dimensions of decision-making. Over the course of three days, you will be introduced to concepts that can be immediately applied, while recognizing that mastering certain aspects will require further study and coaching. Together with our expert instructor, explore tailored follow-up options to deepen your understanding and application of these principles.

What You Will Discover

Join us as we dive deep into critical questions shaping the energy sector’s future:
– Unraveling the essence of a sound investment decision.
– Strategies to overcome human bias in decision-making.
– Exploring alternatives to the discount rate as a risk measure.
– The interplay between risk management and decision-making.
– Analyzing the limitations of the internal rate of return.
– Crafting impactful price scenarios.
– Designing an efficient decision process.
– Navigating geopolitical uncertainties with confidence.
– The role of Monte Carlo simulations in decision-making.
– Integrating climate change considerations into your investment strategy.

This masterclass is more than just a learning experience; it’s an opportunity to engage in a fast-paced, discussion-rich environment aimed at providing a holistic view of investment decisions in the energy sector.

By the Course’s Conclusion, You Will

  • Grasp decision science techniques to streamline the decision-making process.
  • Analyze cash flow and understand critical decision metrics.
  • Tackle uncertainties and their impact on investment decisions.
  • Employ scenario planning to navigate the macroeconomic and geopolitical landscape.

Who Should Attend?

This masterclass is ideal for:

  • Business Leaders
  • Decision Analysts
  • Project Managers and Senior Project Staff
  • Business Developers, Economists, and Financial Analysts
  • Risk Managers, Strategy and M&A Staff
  • New Venture Teams

Course Outline

  • Day 1: Introduction to corporate strategy, scenario planning, decision types, portfolio analysis, decision metrics, and the fundamentals of decision science.
  • Day 2: Dive into structured decision-making concepts, economic analysis, uncertainty analysis, and risk management techniques.
  • Day 3: Focus on scenario planning, developing energy scenarios, decision governance, and the stage gate process for value assurance.

Interactive Teaching Method

  • Hands-on Exercises: Engage in individual and group exercises designed to solidify your understanding and spur meaningful discussions.
    Collaborative Group Work: Develop a proposal for a hypothetical investment opportunity, utilizing economic models to inform decisions and assess project risks, culminating in group presentations.

Your Instructor: Henk Krijnen

With a distinguished career at Shell from 1980-2015, culminating in a senior advisory role in Corporate Strategy and Planning, Henk brings a wealth of experience to the table. In 2016, he founded NavIncerta and co-founded Claridec in 2020, bringing his deep insights into investment decision-making to learners and professionals alike.

Join us for this transformative three-day masterclass and arm yourself with the knowledge and skills to make strategic investment decisions in the energy sector with confidence and precision.

CPE Credits

This masterclass offers 24 continuing professional education (CPE) credits, which attendees can submit in support of maintaining professional certifications.