The Fundamental Course on Venture Philanthropy and Impact Investing
Coursalytics is an independent platform to find, compare, and book executive courses. Coursalytics is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or otherwise affiliated with ESADE Business School.Full disclaimer.
THIS YEAR'S EDITION OF THE COURSE IS OVER. STAY TUNED FOR THE 2019 EDITION!
Are you new in the sector of venture philanthropy and impact investing? Then this is the right course for you to deepen your knowledge and grow your network!
"The Fundamental Course on Venture Philanthropy and Impact Investing" is specifically designed to offer participants who are new to the sector with the fundamental tool-kit to practice venture philanthropy (VP) and impact investing (II).
As a participant, you will:
- acquire the knowledge to develop an impact-centric funding strategy.
- understand the entire investment process, including techniques used for due diligence, closing and structuring of deals, governance aspects of a VP/II organisation, how to manage an impactful exit and portfolio management.
Case studies and a focus on day-to-day practice will be at the heart of the training: you will be provided with ready-to-use strategies, tools & materials to work on during the workshops. Experienced VP/II practitioners from all over Europe will share their insights and will work with you on the key practices of VP/II, including how to set up a VP/II organsation, how to define a theory of change from the perspective of the investor and how to deploy the most impactful financial strategy.
The structure of the course
The course is co-designed jointly by EVPA and ESADE Business School and it combines a preparatory session (starting 15 days prior to the training) using the online learning platform with two days of face-to-face interaction with leading professors and practitioners in Barcelona. After the training you will have the chance to work on your own action plan to develop or revise your impact strategy and you will receive a feedback at the end of the programme.
EVPA and ESADE will award an executive education joint certificate of the course “The fundamental course on venture philanthropy and impact investing” to the participants who have successfully completed the program and the assignments.
Who should attend
The training is designed for practitioners with less than two years of experience. The course targets professionals from foundations, impact investing funds, banks and financial institutions, public administration, NGOs and corporations with an interest in developing an impact-centric funding approach.