Risk Management in Hydropower Development

06.10.2019 Laura Bull

Trondheim, Norway Week 17 | Date:  20 – 24 April, 2020 | Application deadline: 20 Februar 2020 
Registration fee:  17.000 NOK | Arrival to Norway:  19 April 2020 | Departure:  25 April 2020 

Risk management is vital in the process of hydropower development. Managing risks helps overcome construction and operational hurdles and address the complexities of regional integration.

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the ability to identify, qualify, evaluate and design measurements to monitor and manage different risks on a strategic level in hydropower development. 

Our resource persons have diverse backgrounds, all bringing a different component of risk management to the classroom. They include civil engineers, corporate social responsibility officers and governance specialists. To ensure the sustainability and affordability of this course, multilateral institutions contribute to the lectures on finance compliance. A practical case study and a dam assessment model exercise will conclude the week of lectures, providing course participants with the experience they need to apply on return to their home countries.


  • Participants will learn risk evaluation process risk evaluation approach risk evaluation models
  • Sustainability risk evaluation, in terms of the triple development objectives of achieving social, financial and environmental sustainability
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Financing Hydro Schemes: Country risk analysis
  • Risk evaluation model
  • Operational and technical risk assessment
  • Integrative dam assessment modelling using environmental, social and technical risks

The course is aimed at professionals with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the hydropower or renewable energy sector including power companies, ministries, authorities, NGOs, relevant private enterprises and others working with energy project planning in complex social environments requiring knowledge of stakeholder management. Executives of power companies, ministries, water resource and energy agencies and relevant private sector enterprises with management responsibility or influence on project planning will benefit from this course.

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