IPU Program Guide

IPU-MSU delivers independent university-based continuing education programs to professionals in the utility policy community.

Please visit program pages for program details and registration information.
IPU Affiliates receive program registration discounts for their members. Contact us for more information.
Download the IPU Program Guide and Calendar.


IPU Michigan Forum on Economic Regulatory Policy

IPU’s one-day conference focusing on Michigan economic regulatory issues within the evolving national policy context.

February 22, 2019 | Kellogg Center | East Lansing, MI | 10 CCRE credits


IPU Ratemaking Course

A concise and comprehensive introduction to public utility accounting, financing, and pricing to ensure sustainability and protect ratepayers. Interactive exercises make use of data for an actual water company and rate case.

April 8-10, 2019| Kellogg Hotel | East Lansing, MI | 30 CCRE credits
Sep. 30 – Oct. 2, 2019| Kellogg Hotel | East Lansing, MI | 30 CCRE credits


IPU Power Grid School

Engineering and economics of electric utility systems across the supply chain for power, from generation to transmission to distribution.

April 29 – May 1, 2019| Kellogg Hotel | East Lansing, MI | 30 CCRE credits



MI Energy Providers Conference

Presented by the Michigan Electric and Gas Association (MEGA).

July 24-26, 2019 | Mackinac Island, MI



IPU Annual Regulatory Studies Program

Fundamentals: Essential education in the theory, principles, and practice of economic regulation organized by disciplinary perspectives, core functions, and utility sector applications. Commissioners may register for a special 2.5-day option.

Intermediate: Essential education in regulatory jurisdiction and governance, utility market structures, and current trends, drives, and policy issues across the sectors.

The Fundamentals Course | August 5-9, 2019 | 40 CCRE credits
The Intermediate Course | August 12-16, 2019 | 40 CCRE credits
Kellogg Center | East Lansing, MI



IPU Advanced Regulatory Studies Program:
Ratemaking, Accounting, Finance, and Evaluation

Intensive, interactive, and technical workshops emphasizing analytical methods and issues relevant to public utility ratemaking. Flexible registration options are available.

September 30 – October 4, 2019 | Kellogg Center | East Lansing, MI | 40 CCRE credits