Electric Vehicles & Fleets

A 6-week course on challenges and opportunities from the coming electrification of commercial fleets: operators, partners, entrepreneurs, investors, and other professionals dealing with the electric mobility revolution.

  • 100% online
  • 3+ guest lectures
  • Global perspectives
  • 6 weeks / 5 hours per week
  • Practical tools & frameworks
  • Lifelong networks

Charge up on EV fleets

  • 1

    Get smart on the electric mobility revolution

    In several markets, EVs are expected to outsell ICEVs as early as 2030 due to both market and regulatory pressures. Learn the fundamentals on technology, policy, markets, business models, etc. for fleet applications in people and goods movement.

  • 2

    Expand your electric network

    Build relationships with a global network of fleet managers, EV suppliers and manufacturers, investors, and general EV experts. This community is open to you forever and will keep growing with future cohorts. We host community events even after the program.

  • 3

    Learn skills to prepare you for the EV future

    Whether you’re in fleet management, OEMs, or big auto, the EV transition will be complex and filled with trade-offs. Learn how to assess impact of policy & regulations, how to build business models & assess financial viability, how to better manage batteries in EVs, how to plan for fleet electrification, etc.

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Highlight of my program have been the guest lectures and the assignments. The guests have been diverse and bought a new perspective on how i think about attacking climate change. Assignments have allowed for collaboration with other fellows and also let me to introspect and put out well researched material.

Review user

Jheel Doshi

Senior Analyst

Uber

USA

World-class instructors and guest lecturers

Kartik Gopal

Senior Industry Specialist - Electric Vehicles, International Finance Corporation

Course Creator

Kartik has over 25 years of global work experience, of which the last 11 years have been in leading roles in the electric vehicle (EV) industry. He currently serves as the global EV industry specialist at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a part of the World Bank Group. He is putting together IFC's strategy for investments in the EV space in global markets, primarily focused on commercial fleet applications including electrification of public transit. He has served as a Chief Operating Officer for the E-Mobility Business at an automotive OEM supplying power trains for fleet vehicles. Prior to that, he served as the Head of Strategy and Business Planning at an EV OEM. He pioneered the introduction of EVs into three new commercial fleet markets in India for the first time ever - for taxis, last-mile deliveries and corporate employee transport. In the course of these market-making initiatives, he also pioneered the introduction of battery and vehicle leasing business models into these markets. He also has served as an independent consultant to the UN and the Royal Government of Bhutan, helping them introduce EVs into taxi fleets and in developing a charging infrastructure business model for the country. He has a granted US patent on energy estimation methods for EVs. He brings a rich and diverse experience in technology, markets, product development and policy to this course.

Our guest lecturers

Yachun Chow

Manager, Zero Emission Truck, CARB

Amanda Myers

Policy and Regulatory Affairs Manager, WeaveGrid

Dan Raudebaugh

Executive Director, Center for Transportation and the Environment

Ankit Singhvi

Co-Founder, MOZEV

Exceptional alumni

Our alumni have accomplished careers in industry, policy, and more, and have all made a commitment to focusing their career on sustainability and decarbonization. Expect a similarly accomplished peer set from the world of fleet management, big auto, and the like.

The program breakdown

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Personalized and relevant instruction

Our world-class faculty bring not only EV expertise and experience but also trained techniques in online teaching and facilitation. Think of them as your personal coaches as you navigate your EV transition.

  • 01

    Discussion Groups

    Once a week, you will meet with your instructor in live, small-group sessions for:

    • Project presentations by your fellows learners
    • Discussions on local transportation challenges and opportunities
    • Networking to find your future EV supplier, co-founder, or practitioner-expert peer
  • 02

    Hands-On Projects

    Through the group and individual projects in the program you will:

    • Complete several projects to build your expertise
    • Get feedback from peers and experts
    • Create your own EV transition roadmap
  • 03

    Personal attention

    We track every fellow's progress closely and ensure people get the support they need:

    • Optional weekly 1-on-1 sessions with your instructor
    • Individual feedback on all assignments
    • Intensive peer support from your fellow learners

Pricing and expected commitment

Price

Electric Vehicles & Fleets

/ 6 Weeks Merit/need-based financial aid

  • 6 week duration, with 5 hours of time commitment per week
  • Each class has fellows split into groups of 20-25 with extensive skills, background, and passion
  • 100% online, with instructors available via Zoom, Slack and email
  • 3+ guest lectures, also available for later viewing

Who is this program for?

This deep dive on EV fleet management is perfect for commercial fleet managers and owners. However, the program begins with an exhaustive overview of the technology, infrastructure, policy, and economics of EVs, and as such is designed for anyone dealing with an impending EV transition at scale - from auto industry players to city planners and more.

  • You’re looking to understand the intricacies of EVs and build an EV transition plan for your organization
  • You want to network with other auto and transit professionals and EV industry leaders
  • You have sufficient time (5 hours/week) to dedicate to the program
  • You’re not professionally interested in transport electrification or electric vehicles
  • You don’t have the time to commit to a deep dive right now (you can always apply for later cohorts)
Price

Electric Vehicles & Fleets

/ 6 Weeks Merit/need-based financial aid

  • 6 week duration, with 5 hours of time commitment per week
  • Each class has fellows split into groups of 20-25 with extensive skills, background, and passion
  • 100% online, with instructors available via Zoom, Slack and email
  • 3+ guest lectures, also available for later viewing

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