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A group of Fels students participated in a one-week, intensive program on "European Approaches to Complex Multi-Stakeholder Project Management". The coursework was split between two French schools:  the business school École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Paris (HEC) and Ecole Nationale D'Administration (ENA).  At HEC, widely considered to be one of the top business schools in...
As many of you are aware, last fall the Fels Institute of Government was awarded a Penn Green Fund grant to run an energy efficiency competition here on campus over the next three semesters. After months of hard work navigating our way through Penn’s bureaucratic web, gaining the needed permissions and planning some ‘innovative’ outreach efforts to engage students, the Energy Showdown is finally...
By Mateo Rando, Fels Student Affecting wide-scale change at any level within a large organization can be extremely challenging. From an energy manager’s perspective, it can be particularly tough, especially if he or she is being asked to do much more with much less in an environment of economic distress. Budgets being what they are, many are exploring how energy awareness and behavior programs...
Fels has received a $50,000 grant from the Penn Green Fund to manage a Dormitory Energy Competition on campus in 2010 and 2011. The goals of the Competition are (1) to reduce energy usage by students, thereby saving on utility costs, and (2) to educate students about energy conservation and change their long-term behavior. Similar competitions have been successful at other colleges and...
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