MBA Environmental Management is a 2 year post graduate program that concentrates on implementing business administration techniques to tackle environmental issues. The basic prerequisites for the course is a bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
The program gives students a chance to make their career greener, by imparting knowledge of sustainability and strategic tools to achieve targets decided. It focusses on providing an upper level career to Environmental MBA holders.
Approximate tuition fee of the course is 50,000 INR per semester which may vary from college to college.
MBA Environmental Management gives students a chance to work with various private companies, government agencies and environmental organizations. This is one field where new and fresh ideas are always appreciated.
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MBA Environmental Management is a collaboration of topics that cover business concepts and environmental sciences which help professionals build an administrative approach towards environmental problems.
Development, Implementation and monitoring the environmental policies are the main aspects of MBA Environmental Management.
MBA Environmental Management has a well-designed, structured curriculum in which students learn the execution of green business practices, whichimproves student’s ability to adopt the radical nature of environmental fields.
The program educate students about the adverse effects that business operations may impose on environment and its laws. It also includes imparting knowledge on how to minimize those effects.
The course formation typically engages sciences, technology, laws and policiessystem modelling and sustainability.
For a student to opt for MBA Environmental Management, some required attributes are strong logical and analytical skills, creative and flexible mind along with clear vision and decision making skills.
Students who want to become entrepreneurs and start their business in clean energy can be benefited with a degree in MBA Environmental Management.
And those who are interested in studying mathematics and science involved in environmental studies are also good for this course.
After completing MBA Environmental Management, students can continue their education in various fields, some of which are Ph.D Business Administration or Ph.D Management. Students may go for doctoral degrees as well.
MBA Environmental Management, like any other MBA is of 2 years, which is divided into 4 semesters. It is the same for full time course as well as for distance mode.
With the growth of Environmental related studies now-a-days, manyManagement colleges in India have added MBA Environmental Management in their academic programs panel. Some of the top colleges are:
Amity Institute of Energy and Environment
Swami Vivekanand institute of Information Technology
The Global Open University
Institute of Management and Technical Studies
ChhatrapatiShahu Institute of Business Education and Research
The Global Open University, Nagaland and NorthPole Institute of Distance Education, Gujrat are some institutions that offer MBA Environmental Management in distance mode.
Candidates who have cleared Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC/ST) are eligible to apply for MBA Environmental Engineering.
For seeking admission to MBA Environmental Management, students have to clear 3 stages, which are as follows:
Students who clear the entrance test are shortlisted for group discussion or personal interview round.
All these parameters determine the selection of candidates.
Competitive exams that are conducted for MBA programs are CAT, MAT, GMAT etc.
CAT: Common Admission Test which is conducted by all IIMs, generally in the month of November every year.
GMAT: Gratitude Management Admission Test is also conducted for admission to MBA programs in many colleges, candidate can apply for the test as per his convenience at any time of the year.
The skills tested in these exams are:
For lateral entry i.e. admission to second semester, student must have cleared 1st semester with minimum 45% marks.
Lateral Entry is provided in Sikkim Manipal University.