BBA (Green Energy And Sustainability) - Sustainable Development

BBA Green Energy And Sustainability - Sustainable Development

Program details

The BBA (Green Energy & Sustainability) - Sustainable Development program offered by UPES is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of non-conventional energy sources, energy transition, and sustainability practices. This program aims to prepare graduates for management roles in industries related to green energy, sustainable development, environment, and governance, both in India and globally. The curriculum focuses on providing students with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in the industry.

In today's rapidly changing environment, there is a growing demand for professionals who can contribute to green energy and sustainability initiatives. The BBA program at UPES offers students a holistic learning experience, guided by faculty members with real industry expertise. The program is a full-time course spanning three years and includes various practical components such as a summer internship, live projects with companies, industrial tours, a dissertation, and guest lectures from industry experts. These elements provide students with hands-on experience and exposure to real-world challenges and solutions.

Sustainable Development specialization lies at the core of this program, emphasizing the need to meet the current generation's demands while ensuring the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The three pillars of sustainable development—environmental sustainability, social sustainability, and economic sustainability—are integrated into the curriculum, allowing students to understand the interconnectedness of these aspects and their impact on businesses and society.

Program Highlights

  • Students undertake significant projects and dissertations, allowing them to gain hands-on experience and apply their knowledge in the field of Green Energy & Sustainability Development.
  • Students have the opportunity to engage in practical learning through internships and live projects with companies, gaining valuable industry experience.
  • The BBA (Green Energy & Sustainability) - Sustainable Development program offers flexibility for students to choose between joining operations and consulting in Green Energy & Sustainability or pursuing higher education for further specialization.
  • Emphasis is placed on research projects, seminars, conferences, and internships, encouraging students to explore and contribute to the advancement of sustainable practices.
  • Students are exposed to real-world case studies, industry visits, and guest lectures by industry experts, providing them with practical insights and a broader perspective on the field.
  • UPES offers state-of-the-art facilities, including modern classrooms, an Analytics Lab, a well-stocked library, and advanced analytical tools. Additionally, students have the chance to participate in student exchange, study abroad, and semester exchange programs with leading global partner institutes, enhancing their international exposure.

The BBA (Green Energy & Sustainability) - Sustainable Development program prepares students for management roles in the growing field of green energy and sustainability. With the increasing focus on green energy and sustainable development, professionals with knowledge in this area are in high demand both in India and globally. The program emphasizes hands-on learning, providing students with practical experience through internships and on-the-job training. By applying their classroom knowledge to real-world situations, students gain a competitive edge in the job market. The curriculum covers a wide range of topics including solar energy resource management, regulatory frameworks, water resource and hydro power management, E-vehicles and energy storage, and green energy pricing and emission trading. Real-world case studies, industry visits, and guest lectures from experts enhance students' understanding of the industry. Additionally, students gain exposure to software and technology, making them more employable. Overall, the BBA in Green Energy & Sustainability equips students with a deep understanding of the industry and its challenges, preparing them for entry-level management positions in the green energy and sustainability sector.

Career Opportunities

The BBA (Green Energy & Sustainability) - Sustainable Development offered by the School of Business at UPES opens up numerous career paths for students. They have the chance to work with renowned organizations, gaining valuable experience in the corporate world through summer internships, live projects, and placements. This program enables students to delve into their career interests, collaborate with potential employers, and potentially secure job opportunities. The field of green energy and sustainability offers a wide range of career options across various industries, encompassing diverse functions. Students can explore placements in three distinct verticals: Green Energy, Sustainability, and Governance. Below are the listed professional paths that students can pursue in the field of Green Energy and Sustainability.

  • Renewable Energy Project Developer
  • Energy Efficiency and Conservation
  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Green Energy Market Research
  • Project Management
  • Entrepreneur
  • Sustainability Consultant
  • Environmental Policy Analyst
  • Sustainable Project Manager
  • Corporate Sustainability Officer
  • NGO Work
  • Sustainable Urban Planner
  • Environmental Educator
  • Academic Research and Academia


The industry has warmly embraced the inaugural batch of BBA (Green Energy & Sustainability) - Sustainable Development, with numerous renowned companies expressing interest in offering lucrative summer internships and promising employment opportunities to these students. Moreover, several mid-sized start-ups are eagerly seeking to hire graduates from the BBA in Green Energy & Sustainability program. The available job roles for BBA graduates encompass Green Energy & Sustainability Operations and Consulting. Freshers in this field can expect a starting salary ranging from INR 4-10 lakh per annum, subject to variations based on 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


The minimum eligibility criteria for BBA (Green Energy & Sustainability) - Sustainable Development (Sustainable Development) to be fulfilled by interested students is as follows: Minimum 50% marks in Classes X and XII.

Selection Criteria

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

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