The Master of Science in Business Management qualifies you for management positions in international companies and organizations. You will focus on project management and applications, acquiring both strategic as well as operational skills. It is the first distance learning program worldwide that offers the opportunity to obtain a prestigious Master of Science in Business Management (M.Sc.) degree with a focus on green energy and climate finance.
This master's program with a specialization in Green Energy and Climate Finance is offered by the Berlin Professional School (B.P.S.) in cooperation with the Renewables Academy (R.E.N.A.C.) AG. The program offers you:
Profound knowledge of concepts, theories, and applications of business administration and the option to specialize in Green Energy and Climate Finance
An interdisciplinary understanding of international management to provide students with the necessary skills to develop a career in the renewable energy and energy efficiency financing markets
Excellent career prospects: career paths in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and climate finance, from the private sector (renewable energy and climate/energy efficiency project developers and investors), to financing institutions and consultancies, to public organizations, among others
Flexible mode of delivery: you study at any time and from any location
Practical: 3-day seminar and one-week on-campus time with practical exercises, live lectures, and networking
Very experienced partners: Berlin Professional School is a German pioneer in higher management education. RENAC, a globally operating expert on training for renewable energy and energy efficiency, serves as a bridge between students and the industry
You also have the option to earn the "Green Energy Finance Specialist" (G.E.F.S.) certificate from RENAC as part of the program (including the required exams).
The Master of Science in Business Management tackles current topics in international management as well as practical issues in global companies. In addition to traditional management skills, you learn new ways of shaping business models and value chains, marketing products and services, and new management styles. A modern mix of methodological teaching approaches and the integration of practical projects. This enables you to develop the ability to apply your knowledge to international issues in a creative, solution-based manner.
The specialization in Green Energy and Climate Finance prepares you for leadership and specialist roles in the field of evaluating, financing, and steering green energy projects. You extend and broaden your knowledge in areas such as international climate finance, green project finance modeling, due diligence, and company evaluation as well as performance measurement in the green energy sector. Incorporated into this is a one-week study trip to Berlin.
The Master of Science in Business Management begins in October annually and runs over the course of 24 months. The distance-learning program is divided into three sections:
Phase 1: You learn and build upon fundamental concepts, theories, and applications of business administration. You will develop an essential understanding of management with a special emphasis on business finance
Phase 2: Through the elective modules, you will specialize in Green Energy and Climate Finance
Phase 3: Your master's thesis
The course will begin with a joint virtual kick-off event which will give you the possibility to get to know your fellow students and lecturers.
The learning platform Moodle is used for teaching. Various conference tools such as Microsoft Teams, WebEx, and Big Blue Button have employed for online self-learning content e.g. HP5, online presence as well as consultancy and advisory services.
On average 4-5 modules are covered per semester. Each module is structured according to the same basic pattern:
A guideline for each module in which recommendations are given for the processing of the contents.
High-quality online materials in form of literature, self-study support, tests, videos, and collaborative learning formats.
Access to the online library and the numerous online databases of the HWR Berlin.
Opportunity for regular contact with the lecturers.
Module examinations as online presentations, e-exams, or homework assignments
In addition, we offer:
Life case studies/business simulation
Skill development supported by professional coaches
Since our aim is to support the exchange of experiences between students and professionals we also offer:
Access to the BPS alumni network
Contact to the startup incubator/Centre of Entrepreneurship
First University degree (210 ECTS) and one year of postgraduate work experience
For applicants without a first university degree: five years of relevant work experience plus qualification test
If you meet the entry requirements and are interested in applying for the Master Business Management, please use our online application tool:
You will be asked to upload the following documents during the application process:
Copy of your undergraduate university degree and transcript of records
Proof of work experience (e.g. reference letters)
Proof of English skills (certification must be less than three years old)
Curriculum Vitae / resume, preferably in "europass" format
Letter of motivation explaining your choice of program
Copy of your passport or ID
Non-EU-citizen: proof of three years undergraduate degree
Please submit formally certified copies only.
Certificates and other documents which are not in English nor in German must be translated into one of these languages. Translations must be formally certified and attached to the documents.