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Graduate Diploma in Management of the Energy Sector (D.E.S.S.)

HEC Montréal added Energy Management to its activities in the late 1980s and has since graduated more than 700 students from various countries in its different Energy Management programs. Many of these graduates now hold executive positions in leading oil, gas and electricity organizations throughout the world. Since 2000, SICHUAN ELECTRIC POWER CORPORATION has been one of the HEC Montréal’s privileged corporate partners.

A HEC Montréal Graduate Diploma in Management of the Energy Sector with SICHUAN ELECTRIC POWER CORPORATION

This program is:

Designed for high-potential energy sector managers seeking advanced training in order to take on senior management responsibilities more effectively.

    • Delivered by professors of the highest caliber and uses teaching materials developed with their recognized expertise and adapted specifically to the energy sector.
    • Offered entirely in English.

The training gives participants the knowledge required for management in the energy sector, as well as more general expertise such as leadership, motivation, strategy and change management. Also covered are the major issues affecting the sector, project analysis and energy system management.

All participants must apply the knowledge acquired by working on a corporate project or an independent study project on a subject determined in collaboration with the management of their organization.

Participants who successfully complete the program receive the graduate diploma in management in the energy sector, known by its acronym D.E.S.S. The diploma is conferred by Université de Montréal. The D.E.S.S. program is now being offered to Sichuan Electric Power Corporation fifth cohort of high-potential managers.

Pierre-Olivier Pineau
Associate Professor, Department of Management Sciences
Professorship in Energy Management
HEC Montréal


This program is also supported by State Grid Corporation of China

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