Executive Master of Management in Energy
Shape your future with a master’s degree designed to develop your comprehensive understanding of key energy issues.
EMPOWERING MANAGERS TO RECHARGE THE ENERGY INDUSTRY
The global focus of the industry is reflected in the structure of this programme. As reference cases we explore the development in Europe and Scandinavia during the last decade, as those regions have been pioneers with respect to new business models and energy market designs. In addition to the fundamentals of oil, gas and the electricity industry, you will gain a deep understanding of the undergoing energy transition.
This is done by combining Norway’s expertise in governance and technology development within the oil, natural gas and electricity sectors, with France’s leading energy technology knowledge. The collaboration between the leading international institutions BI Norwegian Business School and IFP School in Paris, gives this programme a unique profile with an exclusive opportunity to learn from international experts.
Through this programme, you will develop the qualifications you need to lead the ”industrial revolution”, and prepare yourself for the most attractive management positions in the energy industry of today and tomorrow.
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The Executive Master of Management in Energy lasts for 18 months, including five two-week modules in Paris and Oslo. This structure allows you to undertake executive studies while continuing to work full time.
Energy core courses respond to the significant changes in the industry due to growing demand for energy, sustainable development and green transition across the world. Courses also focus on specific skills in energy fundamentals, technologies, industries and markets, policies and strategies, addressing the challenges of investments and technological solutions.
Through the programme, you will profit from interactive learning processes and discussions on campus and online. You will also participate in a consultancy project, a practical team work exploring real-life business challenges. The project work is supervised by a professor as well as a representative from the company you are analysing.
The following modules will transport you from an overview of the energy market to the key challenges of the future of the industry:
- The global context and challenges of the industry, such as the digital impact and the green transition.
- Techno-economic aspects of the energy industry, business economics and strategic decision making in the oil, gas and power sectors.
- Future characteristics of the industry. You will learn to master the digital revolution, new business models and the corresponding leadership approaches.
"The green transition requires understanding of external forces, company strategies and innovative leadership. The Executive Master of Management in Energy is designed to empower leaders to recharge the industry in a sustainable manner.""
"Become a champion in the energy industry! "
For the students who don't have the opportunity to travel to Oslo, these modules will be offered as a hybrid (live on-campus and online) if necessary.
Hybrid Programme Structure
On campus in Oslo
- Value Creation in the Global Energy Ecosystem
- Energy & the Society
- Decision Making & Value Optimization
- March - September 2022: Module 1 courses continue online
On campus in Paris
- The Oil Fundamentals
- The Gas & Power Business
- September - November 2022: Governance of Complex Energy Projects
On campus in Oslo
- Energy Economics and Leadership challenges in Green Transitions
- Business Models for Green Energy Transition
- November 2022 - March 2023: Module 3 courses continue online
On campus in Paris
- Project Evaluation, Financing & Risk Management
- Energy Transition in a Carbon Constrained World
- March - June 2023: Module 4 courses continue online
On campus in Oslo
- Leadership analytics of the energy sector
- Forecasts & Future of The Energy Sector
- From Value chains to connected value networks
- June - September 2023: Module 5 courses continue online
- Consultancy project presentations
- Graduation Ceremony
WHO IS THE PROGRAMME FOR?
The truly international, cross-cultural learning environment provides excellent network opportunities. The programme gathers professionals already familiar with the industry, as well as those aspiring to work in the energy field. Your fellow students will represent a wide range of industries and academic backgrounds.
Classes typically have more than 15-20 nationalities represented, and the average age is normally around 37 with 12 years of full-time work experience. Previous students worked for companies such as Aker Solutions, ABB, Conoco Philips, DNV GL, EDF, Engie, Halliburton, McKinsey, REC, Schlumberger, Shell, Siemens, Equinor and Total. And many more, including ministries, regulators, defence and other public authorities.
"A unique experience that provided me with the proper mix of skills to play an effective leadership role in the future transformation of the energy industry."
Operations Planning Manager Scandinavia - Schlumberger
"The main advantage is the delicate balance between scientific theory and real practice."
Senior Specialist Finance & Economy Department - South Stream Transport B.V
Why an Energy Master
A global partnership - Learn form the experts
Bringing together the expertise of two leading institutions in the field of energy management, the Executive Master of Management in Energy gives you a global perspective on the industry.
BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo
IFP School in Paris
Read the interesting article 'Become a champion in the energy industry'
by Jon Lereim.
"The Executive Master of Management in Energy is designed to empower managers to recharge the energy sector. You will be exposed to the technical, economic, financial and environmental dimensions of the value chain, and develop a new mindset to support the ongoing transition of the energy world."
Jon Lereim, Professor and Associate Dean, BI Norwegian Business School
Dr. Maxime Schenckery, Director of the Center for Economics and Management, IFP School
Arash Farnoosh, Head of the Executive Master of Management in Energy programme, IFP School
March 28th 2022.
January 10th 2022.
The programme has a duration of 18 months. It’s a part time programme intended for participants in full time positions.
The programme follows a blended model so it allows great flexibility. It requires you to be away from work only during the modules and webinars, as the online part of the courses has a great component of asynchronous activities.
Due to Covid-19 and travel restrictions, the students starting in 2021 will have the possibility to attend classes on-line if needed.
The Executive Master of Management in Energy is intense and demands commitment. Admission requirements are stringent to ensure that all participants are qualified.
The tuition fee is NOK 315 000 (divided into three instalments). The tuition fee does not include literature and travel expenses (flights and accommodation).
As this is a part time programme, you can only apply for a tourist visa. If you are eligible for financial support from the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund, the EMME is a supported programme. Please see their website for more information. Please note that we are unable to assist you with queries related to the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund.
BI offers scholarships for exceptional candidates joining the Executive Master of Management in Energy. Females and employees in non-governmental organizations are encouraged to apply. The scholarship awards 25% off and will be deducted from the total tuition fee. Only candidates who submit their complete application within deadline (December 1st) will be taken into consideration for the scholarship. The decision on those receiving scholarship, will be communicated within December 25th, given a valid study contract.