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MBA Energy Management

ⓘ Covid-19: Currently, we are offering modules in a hybrid format, i.e. in-class teaching with simultaneous online participation for those students who are facing travel restrictions.

 

Get the skills you need to handle pressing global energy issues

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 international energy experts. 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.

Adnan Shihab-Eldin

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

In the light of the rising importance of energy resources in the 21st century the topics covered in WU’s MBA Energy Management are currently at the top of the global economic, environmental and political agenda.  

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.

Target group

  • Executives from governmental and non-governmental energy companies
  • Industry professionals (middle and top management) in all areas of energy management
  • Professionals from international organizations (United Nations, OPEC, OECD, IAEA etc.)
  • Technical professionals moving to a general management position
  • Employees in public services and regulatory bodies
  • Professionals from international financial institutions (researcher, analysts)

Sarah Eleanor Hedden

  • Consultant in European Sustainable Development Strategy Projects | MCR | Austria

Recognizing the significant resource sustainability challenges the world faces, I was searching for a program, which took a balanced and interdisciplinary approach to developing management skills. The program has not disappointed. Over the past 18 months my fellow classmates and I have learnt from some of the world’s leading experts in energy management. We’ve shared together our experiences in industry and our diverse lives across the world, and we’ve developed critical skills from the program needed to manage the complexity of the changing world.

    • 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

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.

    • How can managers with 50-60 hours working time manage the program?

      Although our MBA program 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.

MBA Scholarships

We are currently granting numerous partial scholarships for the MBA Energy Management. More information is available at our scholarship webpage.

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