IPU Program Guide

IPU-MSU delivers independent university-based continuing education programs to professionals in the utility policy community. All IPU programs 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 Michigan Forum on Economic Regulatory Policy

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

February 19, 2021 | Kellogg Center | East Lansing, MI | 10 CCRE credits


IPU Accounting and 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.

February 1-3 2021| live-remote learning format| 30 CCRE credits


IPU Power Grid School

Covers the engineering and economics of the modernization and transformation of electric utility systems across the supply chain for power, from generation to transmission to distribution.

Spring, 2021 live-remote learning format| 30 CCRE credits



IPU Annual Regulatory Studies Program (“CAMP”)

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

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

The Fundamentals Course | August, 2021 | 40 CCRE credits
The Intermediate Course | August, 2021 | 40 CCRE credits
ive-remote learning format



IPU Advanced Cost Allocation and Rate Design Course

Flexible registration options are available.

November 2-5, 2020 | live-remote learning format | 30 CCRE credits

IPU Advanced Regulatory Accounting and Auditing Course

November 30*-December 2, 2020 | live-remote learning format | 30 CCRE credits