BBA Green Energy and Sustainability

BBA Green Energy and Sustainability

Program Details

The BBA in Green Energy & Sustainability program offered by UPES School of Business is a three-year, full-time management qualification designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of non-conventional sources of energy, energy transition, and sustainability. The program aims to prepare graduates for management roles in Green Energy, Sustainable Development, Environment, Governance, and related industries, both in India and globally. By offering two specializations, Sustainable Development and Green Energy Business, the program allows students to tailor their studies to their specific interests and career goals.

Throughout the course, students benefit from a holistic learning experience under the guidance of experienced faculty members with real industry expertise. The program incorporates practical components, such as a summer internship, live projects with companies, an industrial tour, a major project (dissertation), and talks from industry experts. These elements ensure that students not only gain theoretical knowledge but also acquire practical skills and industry exposure, making them well-prepared for the rapidly evolving modern business environment.

With the increasing concern over environmental challenges and the growing demand for sustainable practices, this BBA in Green Energy & Sustainability program provides a solid foundation for students aspiring to contribute to positive environmental, social, and economic sustainability. Graduates from this program can pursue various career paths, supporting the development and implementation of green energy solutions and sustainable practices to address global energy challenges. By choosing this program at UPES, students can unlock opportunities to be at the forefront of the green energy revolution and make a meaningful impact on the future of our planet.

Program Highlights

  • Students undertake major projects and summer internships, providing practical exposure to the green energy and sustainability sector.
  • The BBA in Green Energy & Sustainability program offers flexibility, allowing students to choose between operations and consulting in GE&S or pursue higher education.
  • Encouragement for research projects, seminars, conferences, and internships, along with exposure to case studies and guest lectures from industry experts.
  • The management school provides state-of-the-art facilities, including modern smart classrooms, a well-equipped Analytics Lab, a well-stocked library, and advanced analytical tools.
  • Students have the chance to participate in student exchange, study abroad, and semester exchange programs with leading global partner management institutes of UPES around the world.
  • The BBA in Green Energy & Sustainability program incorporates live projects with companies, ensuring students gain practical skills and experiences in the field of green energy and sustainability.

The BBA in Green Energy & Sustainability program equips students with the skills and knowledge needed for management roles in the rapidly growing field of green energy and sustainability. As the demand for renewable energy increases, businesses seek professionals with expertise in this area. The curriculum covers various aspects, including solar energy management, hydro power, and green energy pricing. Practical learning through internships and on-the-job training enables students to apply their classroom knowledge effectively. Additionally, exposure to real-world case studies, industry visits, and guest lectures from experts further enhances their understanding. The program's emphasis on software and technology prepares students for the job market, making them highly employable both in India and globally. Overall, this program offers a promising future for individuals looking to contribute to sustainable development and address the challenges of the evolving business environment.

Career Opportunities

The BBA in Green Energy & Sustainability program at UPES School of Business offers a diverse range of exciting career opportunities. Students can work with renowned organizations, gaining valuable experience through summer internships, live projects, and placements, which pave the way for potential job opportunities. The program opens doors to various industries and functions within green energy and sustainability, with three distinct verticals: Green Energy, Sustainability, and Governance. Graduates can pursue fulfilling careers in renewable energy project development, energy efficiency, policy and advocacy, green energy market research, project management, entrepreneurship, sustainability consulting, environmental policy analysis, sustainable project management, corporate sustainability roles, nonprofit and NGO work, sustainable urban planning, environmental education, and academic research and academia. The program equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in these rewarding career paths.


The industry has shown great interest in the inaugural batch of BBA in Green Energy & Sustainability at UPES School of Business, with numerous renowned companies offering attractive summer internships to the students. Prospects for employment after graduation are also promising, with several mid-sized start-ups expressing a keen interest in hiring these postgraduates. The job opportunities for BBA graduates in this field include roles in Green Energy & Sustainability Operations and Consulting. Typically, freshers can expect a starting salary ranging from INR 4-10 lakh per annum, depending on their individual skills, knowledge, and exposure.

Fee Structure

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Semester 1

Principles and Practices 
of Management
Micro Economics3003
Business Mathematics3003
Business Accounting3003
Business Communication 2023
Organizational Behavior3003
Introduction to Sustainable 
Business Environment2002
Living Conversations2002
Environment Sustainability 
& Climate Change (Theory)
TOTAL   27

Semester 2

Macro Economics3003
Business Statistics3003
Financial Management3003
Marketing Management3003
Technologies of the 
Human Resource Management3003
Understanding New and 
Green Energy
Community Engagement and 
Social Responsibility
Environment Sustainability & 
Climate Change (Living Lab)
Energy Sector structure & 
TOTAL   29

Semester 3

Solar Energy Resource 
Regulatory Framework in 
Green Energy and Sustainability
Renewable Energy Planning 
& Economics
Research Methodology &
 Report Writing
Consumer Behaviour & 
Market Research
Minor/Exploratory I3003
Business Ethics and CSR2002
Working with Data2002
Meta 1011001
Global context of Business1001
TOTAL   24

Semester 4

Wind Energy Resource Management3003
Specialization  Paper I 
(Chose one from Green 
Transition and Smart 
Infrastructure; Water Sanitation 
and Waste Management)
Industrial Visit0001
Minor/Exploratory II3003
Minor/Exploratory III3003
Business Analytics3003
Environmental, Social and Governance3003
Design Thinking2002
TOTAL   21

Semester 5

Bio Energy Resource Management3003
E-Vehicles & Energy Storage3003
Specialization Paper II 
(Chose one from Energy 
Efficiency & Conservation; 
Sustainable Urban Development)
Minor/Exploratory IV3003
Minor/Exploratory V3003
Dissertation I0002
Summer Internship 0002
Project Management3003
Essentials of Strategic Management3003
Climate Change & Sustainability2002
Leadership and Teamwork2002
Water Resource and Hydro 
Power Mangement
TOTAL   32

Semester 6

Green Energy Pricing & 
Emission Trading
Dissertation II0004
Minor/Exploratory VI3003
Start your Start-up2002
TOTAL   11


Interested students must meet the minimum eligibility criteria for BBA in Green Energy & Sustainability as outlined below: Minimum 50% marks in Classes X and XII.

Selection Criteria

The selection criteria for students interested in pursuing BBA in Green Energy & Sustainability offered by UPES depend on the individual's performance in Entrance Exam (UPESMET-UG) / UGAT’23/ CUET.


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Varied Specialisations to pick from

Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development

Green Energy Business

Green Energy Business