Sustainability and Energy Industry - Major of the Master in International Management
Luiss Business School Milano (Luiss BS Milano)
- Location Milan, Italy
- Type of Degree Master
- Start Date 2021/09/27
- Duration 1 year
- Application Deadline Request info
- Language English
- Attendance On Campus
- Dedication Full-time
- Pace Instructor-paced
- Tuition fees 16000 €
Objectives of the Major in Sustainability and Energy Industry
The energy industry is at the centre of the economic and social scenarios worldwide. It is a system shaped by a series of complex trade-offs. The complexity of the sector requires a well-grounded understanding of a variety of elements, both theoretical and practical.
The Major in Sustainability and Energy Industry provides a solid foundation in the energy industry, as well as a thorough knowledge of the energy ecosystem. Students acquire managerial skills and develop an understanding of the environmental and societal dimensions required to operate in the sector.
The programme gives participants an in-depth understanding of:
- building T-shaped capabilities, providing the business foundation to leverage technological expertiseand become industry leaders
- cutting-edge financial instruments to manage energy projects
- emerging business models and the challenges provided by the impact of new geopolitics
- interaction with institutions, to gain advantage from the correct interpretation and use of the regulatory environment
- trends and evolutional dynamics, with a focus on renewable energyopportunities and sustainability
Diploma and ECTS
The Master in International Management – Major in Sustainability and Energy Industry is a one-year Master of Science equivalent to “Master Universitario di I livello” in accordance with the Italian university system. It provides students with at least 60 ECTS – European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System. At the end of the Programme, the Master’s Diploma “Master Universitario di I livello” will be conferred to participants who have passed exams or others assessment tests envisaged in the study program
Target audience of the Major in Sustainability and Energy Industry
The Major in Sustainability and Energy Industry is aimed at recent graduates — or those graduating soon— interested in developing competencies in the energy industry.
The Programme enables graduates to undertake career paths in a wide range of organisations in the industry, including positions such as:
- Business Development Manager
- Energy Efficiency Consultant
- Energy Investment Analyst
- Energy Project Manager
- Environmental Manager
The curriculum of the Major in Sustainability and Energy Industry is designed to ensure and support the progressive professional and personal growth of students who benefit from a productive learning experience: lessons, case studies, group work sessions, and a high-level faculty comprised of both academics and professionals.
During the Master’s Degree Programme, students receive constant support from the Career Service Office that helps them increase their employability and find a curricular internship.
The induction week is an introductive week to the Major in Sustainability and Energy Industry during which students can settle in and familiarise themselves with life on campus. Ice-breaking labs, seminars, workshops, and presentations allow students to meet their classmates and get a better idea of the services offered by Luiss Business School, as well as curricular and extracurricular activities.
General management courses aim to give all students the necessary business management foundations in order to better understand new concepts that will be introduced during the core and advanced courses. The general management courses provide students with an overview is highly useful upon entering the job market.
The core courses introduce students to industry-focused concepts that are specific to this major. These courses provide students with the key principles and skills they need to better understand their chosen sector.
Organization & HRM
Megatrends in the Energy Ecosystem
Technologies for sustainability in the energy industry: smart grid, IoT and smart mobility
Financial Modelling for Energy
Project Financing for Energy
Oil & Gas: Industry Fundamentals Challenged by New Sources and New Geopolitics
Renewable energy and sustainable development
Transformation in Power Utilities
The advanced courses provide students with an in-depth perspective on specific aspects of international business, adopt a more practical approach.
- Understanding Institutions: Opportunities and Constraints
- Strategy for a sustainable Growth in Energy Business
- Managing Risks in Energy Industry
- Market Design and the Role of Trade and Traders
- Taxation in the Energy Sector
- Increased Efficiency, Reduced Emissions
- Retail Management in the Energy Market
Learning labs focus on personal development. During the programme, students develop cross-functional and soft skills by attending sessions to cultivate intellectual flexibility, develop problem solving skills, learn to adapt in diverse situations and refine cross-cultural awareness.
The curricular internship is generally done at the end of the Major in Sustainability and Energy Industry and represents an opportunity for students to combine theory and hands-on experience, coming into direct contact with professionals working in the industry. The Career Service Office supports students in their search for internship opportunities, thus helping to broaden their career prospects and giving them the possibility to acquire the necessary work experience, both increasing and improving their skills while expanding their business network.
The field project is a great opportunity for students to put into practice the knowledge and competences acquired during the Master’s Degree Programme. Each type of field project helps students to move faster in their career path. Students will combine theory and practice, build professional connections, gain relevant work experience, strengthen their creative and analytical skills, thus increasing their future employability.
The field project can be one of the following:
- internship: from educational training to the job reality! Students participate in an internship that will follow the educational programme
- entrepreneurial project: students develop their own business idea, from the idea creation to the business plan and go-to-market
- research project: students develop a research-based project on a subject selected with faculty members
The Master’s Degree Programme in International Management – Major in Sustainability and Energy Industry lasts 12 months and is divided in 4 terms.