Energy Training & Electric Power Classroom Seminars
Essentials of Regulatory Finance--In Partnership with S&P Global Market Intelligence
A Two-Day Classroom Seminar (CPE Approved)
Washington, DC - April 4 & 5, Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center
You know it takes more than a general understanding of corporate finance to successfully navigate the utilities sector. Essentials of Regulatory Finance gives you the utility finance knowledge you need, and how it applies to strategic decision-making in the sector. Case studies are used throughout to illustrate key points in a real-world context.
Understand and apply the principles of finance specific to regulated electric utilities, particularly cost of capital issues; this Essentials of regulatory Finance seminar is geared to the needs of industry, finance and regulatory professionals.
What You Will Learn
Your Instructor - Washington
Roger A. Morin, PhD
Dr. Morin is Emeritus Professor of Finance at the College of Business Administration, Georgia State University and Distinguished Professor of Finance for Regulated Industry at the Center for the Study of Regulated Industry at Georgia State University. Dr. Morin is also chairman and CEO of Utility Research International, an enterprise engaged in regulatory economics/finance consulting and formal training activities.
Dr. Morin has taught at the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Drexel University, McGill University, and Georgia State University, among others. In addition, he has developed and conducted numerous executive development programs for professional trade associations, corporations, and universities. Dr. Morin was a faculty member of Advanced Management Research International, and is currently a faculty member of SNL Center for Financial Education.
He has authored or co-authored several books, monographs, and articles in academic scientific journals on the subject of finance. They have appeared in a variety of journals, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Business Administration, International Management Review, and Public Utility Fortnightly. He has published three widely-used treatises on regulatory finance: Utilities' Cost of Capital, Regulatory Finance, and more recently, New Regulatory Finance. His most recent book, Driving Shareholder Value: Value-Building Techniques for Creating Shareholder Wealth, published by McGraw-Hill is widely used as a reference text in executive education training programs.
Dr. Morin has engaged in extensive consulting activities on behalf of numerous Fortune 500 corporations and legal firms in matters of financial management and corporate litigation. He is a leading expert witness in matters of corporate finance, and has appeared as an expert witness in some 200 cases before some 50 federal and provincial/state regulatory boards in United States, Canada, and abroad, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Federal Communications Commission.
He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Physics degree, an MBA in Finance from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, and a Ph.D. in Finance and Econometrics from the Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania.
Who Should Attend this Seminar
Corporate finance, treasury, investor relations or corporate strategy/development professionals at power or gas companies. Professionals in investment banking, project finance or equity-fixed-income research. Traditional asset managers, as well as asset managers and investors at private equity, sovereign and hedge funds. Consultants, accountants and lawyers who advise power and gas clients. Industry regulators and staff. Ratings agency professionals. Others seeking a thorough understanding of corporate finance issues and analyses for regulated utilities
Prerequisites and Advance Preparation
This program presumes an understanding of basic accounting and finance concepts, as well as familiarity with utility business models.
Basic level. This fundamental course begins with basic material and then proceeds to the intermediate level.
Why Choose PGS in Partnership with S&P Global Market Intelligence
PGS in Partnership with S&P Global Market Intelligence seminars are known for their clear explanations and in-depth content. The SNL Energy seminars are produced by the Knowledge Center, expert training from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Register today, and join the energy professionals who have already attended one of these proven programs.
Hotel and Seminar InformationThis two-day seminar will be held at the hotel listed below. The seminar will start promptly at 9:00 AM and will finish at 3:00 PM on the first day. On the second day, the seminar will resume at 9:00 AM and will finish at 3:00 PM. The program includes continental breakfast, lunch and all program work materials. Dress is business casual.
April 4 & 5
Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road
Washington, DC 20057
Telephone: (888) 991-7786
Because of the diversity of hotels found in the area, PGS Energy Training will not be holding a block of sleeping rooms with one particular hotel. Should you need a list of local hotels in the area, please contact us at (440) 853-1038 and we can help you with your accommodations.
Registration Fee and Discounts
Register Today!. The price for this comprehensive two-day seminar is $1,995 (USD).
Payment and Cancellations
Payment is due prior to the start of the seminar by Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners Club, or corporate check. Seminar fees will be charged to your credit card at the time of registration unless other arrangements have been made. Please make checks payable to "PGS Energy Training" 26 Teal Lane · Hilton Head Island, SC 29926. Cancellations can be made up to five (5) business days prior to the start of the seminar for a full refund. No refunds will be made thereafter, but a one year full seminar credit will be given toward future workshops upon receipt of $175 which will used to help offset the non-refundable food, beverage, manual and other expenses incurred by PGS. This one year seminar credit is good for any PGS Energy Training program except for seminars offered by PGS affiliate organizations. Colleague substitutions may be made at any time. If PGS needs to cancel a seminar due to instructor unavailability, lack of attendance or other unforeseen reason, you will be offered the choice of rescheduling for another seminar, a seminar credit, or a refund. For more information on PGS policies regarding administrative matters and complaint resolution, please contact our offices at (440) 853-1038.
CPE Credits in Specialized Knowledge & Applications
This live group seminar is eligible for 11.0 CPE credits. Be aware that state boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. As of January 1, 2002, sponsored learning activities are measured by program length, with one 50-minute period equal to one CPE credit. One-half CPE credit increments (equal to 25 minutes) are permitted after the first credit has been earned in a given learning activity. You may want to verify that the state board from which your participants will be receiving credit accept one-half credits.
PGS Energy Training is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. CPAs interested in attending any seminars should contact our offices for details on CPE credits granted and any prerequisite requirements. PGS telephone seminars are eligible for CPE credits only if seminar participants use the printed seminar slides - not the Internet posted slides.