MBA Business Analytics in Collaboration With KPMG - ENERGY ANALYTICS
The MBA Business Analytics program in collaboration with KPMG (Energy Analytics) offered by UPES is designed to provide students with a unique blend of business administration and analytical skills necessary to tackle complex business challenges. By partnering with KPMG, UPES ensures that the program stays relevant to industry needs and incorporates real-world insights and practices. This collaboration also opens doors for students to engage in projects and networking opportunities, enhancing their learning experience and future career prospects.
Throughout the program, students can expect a comprehensive curriculum that includes core business courses, specialized analytics courses, and practical projects. These projects allow students to gain hands-on experience in applying analytics techniques to real business problems, fostering their problem-solving and analytical skills. The program places a strong emphasis on developing expertise in various areas, such as data mining, predictive analytics, machine learning, statistical modeling, data visualization, and big data management. This ensures that graduates are well-equipped to extract insights from large datasets and make data-driven decisions.
Moreover, the specialization in Energy Analytics within the MBA program caters specifically to the energy industry. Students will have the opportunity to delve into topics like energy markets, energy policy and regulation, renewable energy technologies, energy systems modeling, energy efficiency, and sustainability in the energy sector. This specialization enables students to apply their analytics skills to analyze energy-related data and address industry-specific challenges. Through real-world case studies and projects, students gain practical experience in solving problems faced by energy companies and organizations. The program may also offer guidance from faculty members affiliated with KPMG, further enhancing the learning process.
- Students undertake a major project (dissertation) and gain practical experience through summer internships and live projects with KPMG, enabling them to apply their analytical skills in real-world scenarios.
- The MBA in Business Analytics program offers specialization in Energy Analytics, empowering students to pursue careers in analytics and data-driven decision making for business or consulting, based on their interests and aspirations.
- The program emphasizes exposure to the industry through real-world case studies, industry visits, and guest lectures by industry experts, fostering a deeper understanding of business analytics in the energy sector.
- Students develop proficiency in a wide range of programming languages, software, and technologies such as SPSS, Tableau, Power BI, Advanced Excel, R-studio, Python, and SQL, equipping them with essential tools for data analysis and decision-making.
- The management school at UPES provides state-of-the-art facilities, including modern smart classrooms, a well-equipped Analytics Lab, and an advanced library, ensuring a conducive learning environment for students.
- Students have the chance to participate in student exchange programs, study abroad initiatives, and semester exchanges with leading global partner management institutes of UPES worldwide, expanding their international exposure and networks.
Future Scope / Industry Trends
The future outlook for MBA in Business Analytics, in collaboration with KPMG's Energy Analytics program offered by UPES, is highly promising. With the energy sector undergoing transformation and grappling with sustainability, efficiency, and emerging technologies, professionals with expertise in energy analytics will be in high demand. Employers will seek individuals who can analyze large datasets, identify patterns, and extract actionable insights to improve operational efficiency, reduce costs, and drive sustainability initiatives. Given the global emphasis on reducing carbon emissions and transitioning to renewable energy sources, specialists in energy analytics will play a crucial role in developing and implementing renewable energy projects, evaluating performance, and optimizing energy generation and distribution systems. As the energy industry incorporates advanced technologies like AI, machine learning, IoT, and big data analytics, those with an MBA in Business Analytics and specialization in energy analytics will be well-equipped to leverage these tools to analyze energy data, predict demand patterns, optimize energy usage, and enhance overall operational efficiency. However, it's important to stay updated with industry trends, continuously enhance skills, and network within the energy sector to seize future opportunities and secure rewarding careers.
Completing the MBA Business Analytics in collaboration with KPMG (Energy Analytics) program offered by UPES School of Business opens up a plethora of exciting career opportunities. With a deep understanding of business analytics and a specialization in energy analytics, graduates are well-equipped to excel in the dynamic field of energy management. They can pursue careers in diverse sectors such as renewable energy, oil and gas, power utilities, and consulting firms, where they can leverage their expertise in data-driven decision making, predictive modeling, and optimization techniques to drive strategic initiatives and enhance operational efficiency. Additionally, the collaboration with KPMG provides students with valuable industry exposure and networking opportunities, further bolstering their prospects in securing rewarding positions as data scientists, energy analysts, business consultants, or managerial roles in energy companies.
Below are the potential professional paths in the field of Business Analytics that students may choose to pursue.
- Energy Analyst
- Energy Consultant
- Energy Project Manager
- Energy Data Scientist
- Energy Policy Analyst
- Renewable Energy Manager
The placement scenario for MBA students specializing in Energy Analytics has witnessed significant improvement in recent years. Renowned companies such as Flipkart, Reliance Industries, HUL, IBM, Infosys, Genpact, Deloitte, Kuehne Nagel, Xiaomi, TATA Croma, Odex, Transystem, PI Industries, and others offer attractive employment opportunities to these students. Furthermore, numerous mid-sized start-ups express interest in recruiting our postgraduate students. Various job roles available for MBA graduates in business analytics with a focus on energy analytics include Demand Planner, Supply Planner, Logistics Network Design, Supply Chain Analyst, Production Planning, Procurement, and Business Analyst. Freshers in this field typically receive starting salaries ranging from INR 6-30 lakh per annum, depending on their skills, knowledge, and exposure.
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The minimum eligibility criteria for MBA Business Analytics in collaboration with KPMG (Energy Analytics) to be fulfilled by interested students is as follows: Minimum 50% marks in Class X, XII and Graduation. Graduation From a recognized University in any stream
The process of selection criteria for students interested in pursuing MBA Business Analytics in collaboration with KPMG (Energy Analytics) offered by UPES is based on the individual's performance in UPESMET / National Level Exams/ CUET followed by Personal Interview.