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Centre for Career and Personal Development Degree Profiles

These degree profiles look at potential jobs, key skills & atributes, associations & professional development and great books which relate to each degree and its potential career path.

Energy Management

Launched in 2006, the Energy Management Concentration at the Haskayne School of Business provides students with basic concepts, principles, and information for managing energy operations. Developed as an opportunity to offset skill shortages in the energy industry, this program prepares students for successful careers in the energy sector and related government and service sectors through courses in energy development. This concentration will provide business graduates with a competitive edge for developing careers in the energy sector.

Key Skills & Knowledge

Organization and attention to detail - Independent worker, ability to meet deadlines; demonstrate precision and accuracy in data collection and observation; data, time, and resource management 

Research - Analyze and evaluate information; interpretation of trends from results; gather and access data

Oral and written communication skills - Presenting and communicating ideas clearly and articulately to key stakeholders using current technology; memorize large amounts of information

Interpersonal - Working in a team; oversee, supervise and contribute to projects

Sample Job Titles

Please note some of these positions may require further training, certification or education. Check out the occupational profiles to review the full details for the occupations that interest you at

  • Commodities Analyst
  • Energy Trader
  • Project Manager
  • Pricing Analyst
  • Capacity Development Analyst
  • Scheduler
  • Commercial Analyst
  • Gas Trading and Scheduling Analyst
  • Distribution Partner Relations
  • Natural Gas Marketing
  • Land Analyst
  • Environment and Regulatory Advisor

Potential Industries

  • Government
  • Electricity
  • Coal
  • Wind
  • Nuclear
  • Solar
  • Geothermal
  • Petroleum
  • Natural Gas

Did you know?

Formal Career Assessments like the Strong Interest Inventory and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator can be helpful tools for your career development.  These assessments have been used for decades to help individuals choose a major, explore career options during and upon completion of a degree and to further understand yourself in relationship to the world of work.  Inquire with Career Services if you are interested in these formal assessments.

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Key Contacts

Faculty Contact

Haskayne School of Business
Scurfield Hall, 351
T: 403.220.6593

Haskayne Career Centre
Scurfield Hall, 350
T: 403.220.6743

Career Services
MacEwan Student Centre, Room 188
T: 403.220.8020