Impact Investing in Africa

Gain an understanding of impact investing and measurement.


The Bertha Centre now offers two Impact Investing Executive Education courses: Impact Investing in Africa and Impact Measurement and Management for Investors. 

The Impact Investing in Africa course has been running for the last three years and course Alumni include delegates from Standard Bank, Old Mutual, the Namibian Government Institutions Pension Fund and from the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Association to name a few. 

This year we will also be offering our Impact Measurement and Management for Investors course, as we believe measurement to be a cornerstone of impact investing.

To find out more about each course and to identify which course will best meet your impact investing needs and questions, please click through to the individual overview pages below.



Impact Investing in Africa Course

Develop a sophisticated understanding of the impact investment ecosystem globally, with best practices on how to balance risk, return and impact.
Start date: 4 November 2019
Application deadline: 7 October 2019

Impact Measurement and Management for Investors

This three-day workshop will provide a detailed overview of the key stages and decisions of developing an impact thesis, measurement approach and management strategy for an impact investment fund.
Start date: 14 November 2018
Application deadline: 7 November 2018



Innovative Finance in Africa Review

This review is a showcase of the outstanding models and practices that make up the innovative finance ecosystem across Africa.


Impact Investing Video

Discover more about this course from Course Convenor, Aunnie Patton Power


Bertha Scholarships

Calling all social innovators, changemakers, creators, interested in an MPhil or MBA with UCT GSB. You could quality for a Bertha Scholarship.
Application deadline: 15 November

MOOC: Innovative Finance - Hacking Finance To Change The World Course

The MOOC will demonstrate how innovative financing can be used to create and catalyse greater social change, and will empower individuals and organisations to design workable financial strategies to tackle social issues.

Legal Practice for Impact Investing Free Webinar Series

31 January 2019 marks the final session of the Legal Practice for Impact Investing 3-part webinar series. Hosted by the Bertha Centre and the Grunin Centre for Law & Entrepreneurship, the free series is a first of its kind offering intended to equip participants with the legal knowledge and skills to effectively serve high impact organisations wanting to raise capital.