About this online course

Overview

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Electric vehicles are the future of transportation. Electric mobility has become an essential part of the energy transition, and will imply significant changes for vehicle manufacturers, governments, companies and individuals.

If you are interested in learning about the electric vehicle technology and how it can work for your business or create societal impact, then this is the course for you.

The experts of TU Delft, together with other knowledge institutes and companies in the Netherlands, will prepare you for upcoming developments amid the transition to electric vehicles.

You'll explore the most important aspects of this new market, including state-of-the-art technology of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure; profitable business models for electric mobility; and effective policies for governmental bodies, which will accelerate the uptake of electric mobility.

The course includes video lectures, presentations and exercises, which are all reinforced with real-world case studies from projects that were implemented in the Netherlands.

The production of this course would not have been possible without the contributions of the Dutch Innovation Centre for Electric Road Transport (D-INCERT) and is taught by experts from both industry and academia, who share their knowledge and insights.

  • This course is part of the Professional Certificate Program Electric Cars.

What you'll learn:

  • Role of electric vehicles in the energy transition
  • Basics of electric car and charging technology
  • Types of electric cars and how do they work
  • Introduction to the business of electric vehicles and its future potential
  • Policy ambitions and policy instruments for electric mobility

Admission

This is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that runs on edX.

Prerequisites
None, but affinity with the basic concepts that the different tracks (technology of electric cars, business or policy) offer is recommended.

  • Start date
    Anytime (Self-Paced)
  • Admission Deadline
  • Cost
    Free
  • Course length
    Self-Paced
  • Estimated effort
    4 - 5 hours per week / 4 weeks
  • Course code
    eCars1x

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