Bauer Certificates

Energy Finance (EF)

Students who wish to become expert in the financial management of energy firms should consider this Certificate. The courses offered should benefit professionals in the Treasury and Controllers functions and those aspiring to a CFO position for an energy firm.

Energy Finance exposes students to the connection between the business strategy and financing strategy of the energy firm. EF explores the two principal strategies for financing energy companies, i.e. Centralized and Stand-alone financing, and devotes considerable attention to the interplay between financing and the special tax optimization opportunities available to energy firms. Oil and Gas accounting, the measurement and management of foreign exchange/ remittance risks, the strategic uses of project finance, and the operation of an internal affiliate financing system are major topics covered.

Energy Financial Management

The courses which compose this Certificate are: International Energy Finance, The Strategy of Project Financing and Oil and Gas Accounting.


  • FINA 7397 - Strategy of Project Finance
  • FINA 7397 - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • FINA 7397 - Oil and Gas Accounting
  • FINA 7397 - International Energy

What do past students think of the Program?

“Bauer made sure to get extremely qualified and engaging instructors to teach the subject matter. They also chose material that was very relevant to current energy marketing issues. Much of it is very useful in my actual work, such as instruction on reading a 10-k and the overview of all segments of the energy value chain.” - Jean A. Salisbury, ERM Class ‘06

Certificates: You must be a current Bauer graduate (MBA or MS Finance) student to enroll in any of our certificate programs.