Training & Development
Elenchus provides various Training and Development opportunities. Please find the current offerings listed below.
Regulatory Essentials for LDC Executives
The Ontario electricity sector continues to undergo significant regulatory change, placing ever increasing pressure on LDC executives and members of LDC Boards of Directors to ensure that regulatory strategy is integrated into overall business solutions. This one-day course will provide a practical understanding of the major regulatory issues, the related risks and responsibilities, as well as an opportunity to network with industry peers about strategic solutions.
Accounting Essentials in the Utility Environment
The energy sector continues to undergo significant change placing ever increasing pressure on the regulatory and financial requirements of LDCs. This two day course will provide a practical working knowledge and understanding of the major accounting issues faced in today’s rate-regulated environment.
Regulatory Finance for Non-Accountants
This course will provide a basic understanding of some major issues faced in today’s rate-regulated environment. It provides an overview in several specialized areas to show how accounting interrelates to other areas of a LDC’s business.
Regulatory Specialist Certificate Program
MEARIE’s Regulatory Specialist Certificate program is unique in the province. It begins with a review of the principles of economic regulation, building up to an in-depth understanding of how and why regulation is implemented in Ontario using case studies on specialized topics. The program is provided in three discrete two-day modules. It will be of interest to staff from all functional areas and levels of the organization, as well as to those interested in pursuing a career in the energy sector. The three modules are:
Participants can register for one or more of the two-day modules, and those who successfully complete all three modules will receive MEARIE’s Regulatory Specialist Certificate.
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Update on OEB Regulation of Electricity Distributors
This one-day program is designed to keep both graduates of the Regulatory Specialist Certificate Program and other LDC staff current on the OEB’s evolving regulatory practices and procedures for COS and IRM applications. It will provide an update on changes to the Board’s filing guidelines as well as practical “lessons learned” from OEB decisions and the experience of other LDCs during the year. Expected future developments in OEB regulation will also be examined so participants can prepare for future additional requirements that are being considered. Participants will have an opportunity to share their experiences, discuss recent decisions and explore emerging issues.
The topics will be selected based on changes that have been implemented by the OEB, policy issues being considered and recent precedent-setting decisions.
Who Should Attend?
Any LDC staff from all functional areas and levels of the organization interested in keeping abreast of the evolving regulatory environment.
Accounting Essentials in a Utility Environment – Refresher
This one day course is similar in nature to the full two-day accounting essentials course but with a focus on recent changes to the regulatory accounting environment. Like the two day course, it continues to provide a practical working knowledge and understanding of some of the major accounting issues faced in today’s rate-regulated environment.
Customized Courses and Training Sessions
Customized courses and training sessions are also available upon request. Please contact John Todd to discuss details.