Mini MBA New Energy Realities

Embrace the European energy transition

Highlights of this energy transition training course: 

  • In cooperation with Bloomberg, ESCP Europe and PwC
  • Including e-learning, case studies and essay

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Key benefits of this New Energy Realities training course

What's in it for you?

Upon completion of this energy transition course, the participants will be able to:

  • Analyse how utilities adapt to the decentralised energy production
  • Discuss and evaluate the challenges for incumbent energy companies
  • Recognise the global investment trends in energy transition
  • Evaluate project development models for renewable energy
  • Identify the key innovations in a changing energy world  


Which topics are addressed during this energy transition mini mba?

Module 1: New Business Models
Location: The Hague, The Netherlands
The aim of this two-day module is to elaborate on the viable business models, given the massive and disruptive changes in the global energy market. Open mindedness and consumer’s orientation are considered key to survival and success.

Topics covered in the programme include:

  • Changing value propositions
  • Efficiency and business models, ESCOs and energy
  • management systems
  • Decentralised energy production
  • Data mining and services
  • European energy market design

Module 2: Financing the new energy reality
Location: London, The United Kingdom
The second two-day module of the Mini MBA will focus on the financial side of the equation. Energy transition requires annual investment portfolios of billions. Without finance the transition will stall. This module will help businesses to reconsider their financial logic and pay specific attention to renewables.

Topics covered in the programme include:

  • Global new energy investments
  • Financial characteristics of renewable energy sources
  • Investments and project finance valuation
  • Financial partnerships between private and public sectors
  • Risks and opportunities

Module 3: Innovation and leadership
Location: Berlin, Germany
The third and the final four-day module will specifically address the role of energy companies in the changing energy landscape. It will cover not only leadership skills, but also review some of the technology game changers set to shape the energy reality of tomorrow.

Topics covered in the programme include:

  • Leading a sustainable energy revolution
  • Dealing with societal scepticism and perceptions
  • Key innovations and game changers in the energy sector
  • Capturing value from innovations
  • Leadership and change



Participant's profile

At whom is the Mini MBA targeted?

This Mini MBA programme is targeted at professionals who already have considerable working experience in the energy sector. In particular, this Mini MBA is suited for the mid/senior career level positions from multidisciplinary departments in energy companies. Examples of the positions are:

  • Project and change managers
  • Business and strategy consultants/managers
  • Information systems delivery managers
  • Marketing and performance consultants/managers
  • Innovation, research and development advisors
  • Regulatory and legal advisors


Bert Stuij is Vice President Innovation at EDI, Manager National Programmes / Energy at the Netherlands Enterprise  Agency (  In his career Bert has been responsible for a wide rage of programmes in the fields of renewable energy, energy innovation, energy transition, carbon capture and storage, biobased economy and gas and he is managing a team of 100 professionals. As Program Director and founder of the International Mini MBA Energy Transition and Innovation, Bert guarantees the high standard quality of the programme.

Alumni testimonial

"It was a privilege to be part of the first Mini MBA:New Energy Realities class. My general disposition towards my job and the energy landscape in Nigeria has improved tremendously as a result of the exposure this program afforded me. I have held on very closely to the slogan "Think global act local -Glocal" when performing my daily tasks. I hope to share the experiences of my success and achievements as we move forward in our quest for improved energy management in Africa at large and Nigeria in particular."

Nosa Igbinedion

Project Engineer
Westpower and gas limited c/o Eko Electricity Distribution

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Mini MBA New Energy Realities

27 - 30 November 2017 (Module I and II)
5 - 8 February 2018 (Module III)
€6.750,- (VAT, accommodation and travel expenses not included)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands / London, UK / Berlin, Germany
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Modules information

Module I & II: 27 - 30 November 2017 The Hague, The Netherlands and London, United Kingdom
Module III: 5 - 8 February 2018 - Berlin, Germany


The programme fee is € 6.750,- (VAT, accommodation and travel expenses not included) .


Participants of this Mini MBA will receive a certificate on behalf of ESCP Europe and Energy Delta Institute.

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