Walt Doyle Recorded 2-23-13
Peter Coffee Recorded 2-23-13
Leveraging the Connected Consumer through Social Media
Content Everywhere, the New Mantra of Television Viewers Recorded 2-23-13
Charles Phillips Recorded 2-23-13
Bilikiss Adebiyi, CEO of Wecyclers, describes the lessons her co-founders have learned from taking a business plan built in one country and trying to execute it in another.
Aminata Kane, co-president of the Africa Business Club, talks about the positive environment of entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan.
Mike Norman and Wefunder.com is changing how startups raise money through crowd funding.
Description: This lecture introduces how economic concepts including net present value, discount rates, and time value impact energy services and the energy market. Risk-return analyses and investment strategies are also discussed. Instructor: Richard Schmalensee
Description: This lecture features a facilitated discussion of combined heat and power (CHP) and the Hexion case study, which challenges students to consider a sample net present value analysis and its implications. Instructor: Richard Schmalensee
Description: This lecture features a facilitated case discussion of barriers against organizational change as present in the Biodiesel at MIT case study. Instructor: Richard Schmalensee
Description: This lecture focuses on business strategies, drivers of competitive advantage, and factors that affect product value. A facilitated discussion of the Husky case highlights value-based and differentiating strategies. Instructor: Richard Schmalensee
Description: The lecture highlights how technology maturity, scale, scope, and capabilities of innovations affect the business model for that new innovation. Discussion about energy at different phases of innovation ensues. Instructor: Donald Lessard
Description: This lecture focuses on the state of non-renewable energy on the global market. Classic hotelling theory is covered in the beginning, and then oil, coal, and natural gas markets are analyzed over the across geographies and time. Instructor: Richard ...
Description: This lecture focuses on hydraulic cracking, or fracking, and its environmental consequences and impact on policy as seen from the perspectives of key stakeholders. Discussion includes a thought experiment about having a shale resource in Massachusetts. ...
Description: This lecture focuses on electric power systems, grid architecture, and transmission systems. Baseload units and peaking units are compared, as are various market models, and state and federal regulations. Instructor: Richard Schmalensee
Description: This lecture focuses on future challenges that await grid technology on the policy, economic, and technological fronts. RD&D and dynamic pricing are offered as avenues toward solutions, though the primary issues still rests in policy and regulation. ...