Executive Education
Capturing Opportunities in the Energy Transition Via the Supply Network

Transition to Green Energy

Today's organizations face pressure on many fronts, one of which is playing a role in climate change and the threat of its irreversible effects on the planet.

Adopting renewable energy solutions, optimizing energy use and reducing carbon emissions are a few examples of how businesses can take positive steps in the energy transition. The energy transition refers to the global energy sector’s shift from fossil-based energy production and consumption to renewable energy sources.

This program starts with an examination of the historic transition occurring in energy costs. The cost of renewable power (wind, solar and hydro) has decreased significantly over the past decade, and, in a majority of cases, is cheaper than traditional power sources.  However, there are many uncertainties associated with new power sources. This program will provide an introduction to how supply network management can aid companies in taking advantage of opportunities to reduce operational costs. Spurred by many government regulations and social pressure, many companies are reacting to increased attention on ESG (environmental, social, governance). With increased attention from regulators, investors and the public alike, organizations need to look at sustainability issues not as checkbox items but focus on fostering a change in thinking and finding opportunities to foster change in a way that increases the ability to profit.

Capturing Opportunities in the Energy Transition Via the Supply Network focuses on one area of sustainability, the environment.  In this program, participants build an understanding – a common language - and a commitment to sustainability by examining ways organizations can financially benefit by transforming their supply networks in line with their sustainability goals. Through case study, small group discussion, examination of new ways of thinking, and insight from community of practice members, participants will begin to build “sustainability competencies” including knowledge, skills, attitudes and values that inspire real-world action.

Program Details

Program Dates


Delivery Method

Two full days, on campus


$1,950 per participant 

Promotions and Available Discounts

  • Discounts are available for Ohio State University employees, OSUWMC employees, Veterans, employees from non-profit organizations and organizations who send 3 or more employees.  For more information about discounts please contact Meredith Conder at conder.11@osu.edu.

Prospective Participant Profile

This program is valuable for professionals transitioning to specialized sustainability positions as well as those in jobs expanding to encompass sustainability subject matter.

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Course Takeaways

What You Will EarnExample certificate of completion

Once you successfully complete the program, you will be eligible to receive a certificate of completion from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. You may proudly display this certificate in your office or home to showcase your accomplishment. You may also add this certificate to the licenses and certifications section of your LinkedIn profile. This will allow you to showcase your newly acquired experience to your network and stand out in your field.

We also value your commitment to learning, and as a token of appreciation, we offer a 10% discount on future topic-based programs you wish to pursue through Executive Education at Fisher College of Business. We believe that learning is a lifelong journey, and we are proud to be a part of yours. 

  • Gain confidence speaking with stakeholders about what sustainability is and how your organization is exploring ways to meet their ESG goals.
  • Become an influencer by provoking people to stretch their ways of thinking about ESG.
  • Learn ways you can influence your corporate culture and align your values to your work.
  • Develop accounting skills that can be used for environmental/financial benefits.

Our Faculty

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Jennie McAndrew
Education Program Senior Specialist, Executive Education