Designed and taught by leaders in the energy industry from OPEC and other international organizations, the program provides the knowledge and real-world tools. These are necessary for managers to succeed in today’s globalized industry and to master the energy challenges of tomorrow. Due to its large geographic footprint and participants coming from all 5 continents, the MBA Energy Management has a different module structure and is taught separately from the Professional MBAs.
The specialization in Energy Management is a unique tailor-made program setting world-class standards and enabling executives and their companies to succeed in the global energy market. Participants learn to apply state-of-the-art management and leadership techniques to cope with current and future challenges. A special focus is on non-technical management issues covering key energy markets (oil, gas, nuclear, renewable). It brings together the best in both academic expertise and hands-on management approaches from energy leaders, OPEC and other international energy organizations.
Strong Link to the Economy
The program has been designed with the demands of current business practice in mind. Moreover, they aim to prepare participants for future changes arising from increasing environmental uncertainty and globalization. To this end, curricula have been developed by academics faculty in close cooperation with specialists and top executives from industry.
Faculty consists of international faculty as well as of top executives. World-renowned professors and professionals - each an expert in his or her field - provide latest scientifically based knowledge as well as in-depth views of state-of-the-art applications of management models. Their international experience and global expertise enables the faculty to present an integrated, global management perspective emphasizing the application of theory to practice.
The Professional MBA’s didactic design ensures efficient knowledge transfer - while participants continue to pursue their career. Pedagogical approaches vary, ranging from interactive case studies to business simulations and formal presentations. The Professional MBA consists of consecutive blocked modules, each divided into: Pre-Module, Core-Module and Post-Module.
Total Program Fee and it includes course materials and catering during modules. Accommodation and travel expenses are not covered by the program fees. The program fee is VAT exempt according to § 6 paragraph 12 Austrian Value Added Tax Law. The program fee may be tax deductible.
The modular structure of our MBA programs allows managers to take a world-class MBA while pursuing their careers. Participants gain profound insights into core business subjects and a specific field or industry.
The Business Core modules cover vital economic and business administration expertise alongside up-to-date management and leadership tools and techniques. The Specialization modules allow participants to gain profound knowledge, expertise and competencies in a chosen function or industry.
Energy Economics:Gain an overview of the global economic development. Understand the importance of energy as an economic sub-discipline. Explore the energy industrys role in economic development.
Global Energy:MarketsLook at the global energy outlook and the global energy policy. Study different global energy markets (oil and gas, electricity, nuclear energy) and market relations.
Environmental Management:Reflect on the interactions between societies and the environment and assess their impact. Analyze environmental data and gain exposure to environmental modeling. Understand emission trading, pollution emission and pollution reduction.
Energy Regulation: Study the liberalization of energy markets and gain an overview of regulatory institutions. See how energy is transported and distributed.
Energy Trading: Understand energy trading systems (oil, gas and electricity) and examine energy as a global commodity. Gain knowledge of energy exchanges and bilateral contracts.
Renewable Energy: Study renewable energy generation (solar energy, wind power, hydropower and geothermal energy). Explore technical options and evaluate renewable energy projects from economic and financial perspectives.wable Energy
Strategies in the Energy Business: Examine the principles of security and asset management. Furthermore, understand the significance of mergers, acquisitions and co-operations in the energy business.
Negotiation: Hone your negotiation skills and learn to deal with difficult negotiation partners as well as to manage and resolve conflicts.
Average Class profile
The MBA Energy Management was designed in close cooperation with the leading experts from both renewable and classical energy industries. Their wealth of knowledge and direct involvement makes our program so special, together with a wonderful location in Vienna.
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Student diversity is essential to the quality of the Professional MBA program. We select all our MBA participants with great care, considering cultural and academic background, skills and work experience.
• Solid career progression
• Management and leadership skills
• Ability to commit to a challenging program
• Interpersonal and communication skills
• A clear career vision
• Ambition and drive
Professional MBA applicants must meet the following requirements:
• Undergraduate degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree or higher
• Minimum of three years of relevant work experience
• Proficiency in written and spoken English
At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.
AMBA - Association of MBAs
EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System
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