MBA in Energy Business


Program Description

MBA in Energy Business

There is a need for a new breed of highly trained specialized professionals who are capable of managing energy companies efficiently in an increasingly globalized business environment. The MBA in Energy Business is designed to create such human capital. The main focus of the program is to provide students in-depth exposure to modern management approaches, tools, and skills needed to face the challenges of changing energy business paradigms and energy markets.

Intended Learning Objectives

On successful completion of the program, it is envisaged that candidates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a clear and in-depth understanding of the contemporary settings within which energy business has to be managed.
  • Grasp the complex interactions between national economic development, competition, patterns of technological and market change, and the structure and development of internal enterprise capabilities.
  • Enhance their capacity to analyze which technologies to invest in, how to structure those investments and how to anticipate and respond to the behavior of competitors, suppliers, and customers.
  • Understand the issues involved in the process of energy technology acquisition and the interrelationships between technology transfer and research and development.
  • Prove their ability to use various methods, tools, and techniques for the evaluation of various options related to the energy business.
  • Establish the link between national energy and environment-related policies and the competitive behavior of the enterprise.

Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking admission should have at least a Bachelor degree in engineering, science, economics, management, business, public administration or equivalent.Applicants should also have a minimum of 3 years of work experience.

Program Duration and modality

  • Duration – 22 months
  • Internship during the program of study will be encouraged
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The School of Environment, Resources, and Development (SERD) established in 1993 by amalgamating the Divisions of Agriculture and Food Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Human Settlements and Ene ... Read More

The School of Environment, Resources, and Development (SERD) established in 1993 by amalgamating the Divisions of Agriculture and Food Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Human Settlements and Energy Technology, is now composed of ten fields of study - Agricultural Systems and Engineering, Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management, Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology, Energy, Environmental Engineering and Management, Pulp and Paper Technology, Gender and Development Studies, Natural Resources Management, Regional and Rural Development Planning and Urban Environmental Management. MISSION AIT's mission is "to develop highly qualified and committed professionals who will play a leading role in the sustainable development of the region and its integration into the global economy". AIT will serve the human resource development needs of developing countries in Asia taking into account their specific development priorities, gender issues, and social values.SERD activities and function will be within this framework, as a majority of its graduates return and participate in the development goals of their countries. Those who pursue their doctoral degrees increase their professional skills and qualifications. VISION SERD responds to regional needs by mobilizing and enhancing capacities for socially, economically and environmentally sound development in partnerships with public and private sectors. The School's interdisciplinary approach integrates technological, natural and social sciences.The School will continue its leadership role in offering excellent academic programs relevant to regional needs and responsive to students' interests. the research will be concentrated toward focal areas and are to be conducted by core teams. outreach will be community-service-oriented. will be consolidated and financially viable. The School activities including the students, staff, faculty, and curricula, will be subject to quality assessment. Read less