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WU MBA Energy Management | WU Vienna

MBA Energy Management | Vienna University of Economics and Business

Get the skills you need to handle pressing global energy issues

ⓘ During Covid-19, all our programs are adapted so remote participation is possible.

 

As global energy markets face fresh new challenges in the coming decades, there has never been a greater need for an in-depth, cutting edge MBA program designed specifically with the needs of energy executives in mind. This part-time program is truly international, reflecting the realities of the energy business. It comprises a diverse mix of core business principles, but with the unique specialization on energy management. You will learn key global energy issues faced by policy makers and businesses across the globe and you will develop the tools to handle these issues. Your specialist understanding of the energy market will help you establish sustainable energy models and develop a responsible strategy within your organization.

Designed & taught by leaders of the energy industry

The program provides the knowledge and real-world tools needed in the energy sector and has been designed by members of OPEC and other international organizations. It offers you some of the top academic and business management minds in the world, combining expert theoretical knowledge with real-world experience in top global companies. Their commitment to excellence is what makes our program so special.   

Share the experience

You will learn, share methods and generate new ideas; and of course, build a network of long-lasting relationships with like-minded international peers. You will work alongside motivated executives from a broad range of companies and cultures, giving you an insight into their way of thinking, and their approach to business.

    • Real Life Content

      • You bring your business challenges to class for discussion
      • Real life cases and exclusive company visits
      • Apply your newly acquired knowledge directly to your job
    • International experience

      • International residency in one of the key areas of the global energy business (e.g. USA, Arabian Gulf, Brazil etc.)
      • Insights into leading energy companies and unique projects, e.g. Saudi Aramco, Shell Headquarters (Houston), Silicon Valley Power, Halliburton, e-meter (subsidiary of Siemens AG), Bidgely, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, MASDAR.
    • Global Network

      • Over 4,500 members from  over 85 nations
      • Online student and alumni platform
      • Local community chapters
      • Exclusive events and services
      • A great resource for company insights and exchange
    • International Faculty

      • Faculty members from top universities around the globe
      • Acclaimed experts and research leaders
      • Guest speakers from top corporations
    • Blended Learning

      • Compact format with 18 months duration
      • Lectures in the classroom and through our online learning platform

Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin

  • Former Secretary General of OPEC | General Director of Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) | Kuwait

The MBA Energy Management is a highly welcomed addition to specialized postgraduate education in the complex energy landscape. Building on the broad experience of the WU Executive Academy in management education and the outstanding success of its Executive MBA, this program fills a global gap in specialized executive education. In the light of the rising importance of energy resources in the 21st century the topics covered are currently at the top of the global economic, environmental and political agenda.

WU Executive Academy - Rankings and Accreditations

The Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (WU) is one of Europe's leading universities and can look back on 100 years of excellence in executive education. We are proud to have received the prestigious triple accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, which is reflected in the outstanding quality of our executive education. This has also been recognized in international rankings: 

  • Top 20: QS World University Ranking
  • Top 50: Financial Times European Business School Ranking 

Official Degree

After successfully completing the Professional MBA European Business Law, you will graduate with the academic title "Master of Business Administration (MBA)" from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Choose the MBA in Energy Management, if

  • you are commited to transforming yourself to face new career challenges
  • you want to step outside your comfort zone
  • you have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to explore new ways of collaboration & success
  • you believe in yourself and want yourself and your network to succeed.
    • How can managers with 50-60 hours working time manage the program?

      Although our MBA is challenging, it is designed for working executives. That's why students can access our online forums from their smartphones or tablets, giving them the flexibility to manage their workloads on the go, whether they're on their way to work, on a lunch break, or traveling around the world.

    • How are students evaluated during the MBA?

      • Participation in class: Students are continuously evaluated during classroom discussions and video conferences. Every contribution, whether written or spoken, is taken into account.
      • Individual assignments: Students are asked to participate in quiz questions, individual assignments or evaluated homework.
      • Group assignments: As part of a small team, students must prepare presentations, research papers or papers.

Financing your studies

Scholarship and advice to help you achieve your goals.

Career Services for Students and Alumni

A decision for an MBA program does not end after graduation: Read more about our lifelong services.

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