Programs

IPU Program Guide

IPU-MSU designs and delivers university-based continuing education curriculum to professionals in the utility policy community, with an emphasis on independence, quality, and program value.

All programs can be attended remotely and provide an interactive live online learning experience.  

Please visit program pages for program details and registration information.
IPU Affiliates receive program registration discounts for their members.
Contact us for more information.

IPU Accounting and Ratemaking Course
February 1-3, 2021 

A concise and comprehensive introduction to public utility accounting, financing, and pricing to ensure sustainability and protect ratepayers. Interactive exercises make use of data from an actual water company and rate case. A 2.5-day program eligible for 30 CCRE credits.

IPU Michigan Forum on Economic Regulatory Policy
February 19, 2021 

IPU’s sponsored conference coordinated with the Michigan Public Service Commission focusing on Michigan economic regulatory issues within the evolving national policy context. A half-day program eligible for 6 CCRE credits.

IPU Power Grid School
March 2021 

Two courses covering the engineering and economics of electric utility systems and their modernization and transformation across the supply chain for power, from generation to transmission to distribution. Each three-day program is eligible for 30 CCRE credits.
Course 1. Engineering Economics of the Supply Chain for Power.
Course 2. Forecasting and Planning, Energy Transformation, and Climate Action.

IPU Annual Regulatory Studies Program (“CAMP”): The Fundamentals
August 9-13, 2021 

IPU’s flagship program providing essential education in the theory, principles, and practice of economic regulation organized by disciplinary perspectives and covering the structure and oversight of the core utility sectors. A five-day program eligible for 40 CCRE credits.

IPU Advanced Regulatory Studies Program
Various dates in 2021 

A series of specialized workshops designed to meet the needs of experienced public-sector and private-sector professionals in the regulatory policy community. Past participation in the Annual Regulatory Studies Program and the Accounting and Ratemaking Course is recommended. Each three-day program is eligible for 30 CCRE credits.
Course 1: Advanced Regulatory Accounting and Auditing (Fall 2021)
Course 2: Advanced Cost Allocation and Rate Design (Fall 2021)
Course 3: Advanced Regulatory Finance and Analysis (TBA)
Course 4: Advanced Evaluation Methods for Regulators (TBA)

IPU On-Demand

Customized seminars and tutorials on regulation and regulatory topics delivered at the convenience of your public or not-for-profit organization. Contact us for more information.