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Impact Investment Online Course

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Impact investment online course

Course Description:

This impact investment online course is designed to introduce students to the concept of impact investing and its potential to generate positive social and environmental outcomes while generating financial returns. The course will provide an overview of the impact investing landscape, including key players, investment vehicles, and deal flow. Students will learn about the unique characteristics of impact investments and how to assess and manage risk. The course will also explore the role of impact investing in achieving global sustainable development goals. Upon completion of the course, students will have a better understanding of the opportunities and challenges associated with impact investing.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Understand the definition of impact investing and its role in creating social and environmental change.

2. Describe the key characteristics of impact investments and how they differ from traditional investments.

3. Understand the landscape of the impact investing industry, including key players, investment vehicles, and deal flow.

4. Analyze opportunities and risks associated with impact investments.

5. Evaluate the potential of impact investing to generate positive social and environmental outcomes while achieving financial returns.

6. Develop a framework for assessing the impact of an investment on society and the environment.

7. Understand the role of impact investing in achieving global sustainable development goals.

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Course Content:

Introduction to Impact Investing

Lecture 1: What is Impact Investing?

Lecture 2: History of Impact Investing

Lecture 3: The Impact Investment Landscape

Quiz 1

 

Characteristics of Impact Investments

Lecture 1: Key Characteristics of Impact Investments

Lecture 2: Assessing Risk in Impact Investments

Quiz 2

 

The Role of Impact Investing in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Lecture 1: Overview of Sustainable Development Goals

Lecture 2: Case Studies of impact investments aligned with SDGs.

Lecture 3: Critiques of Impact Investing and SDGs

Quiz 3

 

Assessment and Management of Impact Investments

Lecture 1: Methods for Assessing Impact Investments

Lecture 2: Managing Risk in Impact Investments

Quiz 4

At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to effectively assess and manage impact investments in order to achieve social and environmental outcomes while generating financial returns. Students will learn about key characteristics of impact investments, as well as various methods for assessing and managing risk. Additionally, they will gain a deeper understanding of how impact investing can play a role in achieving global sustainable development goals. Whether you are an experienced investor or just starting out, this course is sure to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the rapidly-growing field of impact investing.