Impact Measurement and Management (IMM) is a cornerstone of impact investing. As impact funds (and those that invest in them) target specific impact and financial returns, they must integrate robust practices to generate and use data to advance the intended social and environmental impacts from these investments. In practice this is often challenging, given the plethora of approaches, frameworks and tools available, and the challenges of time, cost, and capacity.
This four-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. We will explore topics such as impact due diligence, indicator selection, portfolio-level approaches, and impact reporting. Participants will engage with practical case study examples and tools to explore and apply the critical facets of IMM for impact investing.
Some of our faculty include: Karim Harji (Managing Director at Evalysis; programme director at the University of Oxford; former co-founder of Purpose Capital and advisor to the Rockefeller Foundation), Aunnie Patton Power (Impact Investing lecturer at the University of Oxford, the London School of Economics and UCT), and Mercy Mutua (Capria Ventures).
This short course is for funders, lawyers, intermediaries, development finance professionals and consultants who are interested in understanding how to best capture impact data and manage their organisations to optimize their impact.
Our course alumni include delegates from the following organisations:
This interactive four-day investment training opportunity offers a rich learning experience that blends theory and practice, featuring leading experts and practitioners in the field.
Day 1: Impact measurement ecosystem and impact thesis: Develop a sophisticated understanding of the impact measurement ecosystem, and how to develop an impact thesis / theory of change.
Day 2: Designing an impact measurement approach: Best practices and tools for building an impact measurement approach, including impact due diligence and indicator selection.
Day 3: Managing for impact: How to navigate and address the various challenges and opportunities for impact management across transactions and portfolios.
Day 4: Innovative Financing and emerging technologies for impact (Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning): Learn about what is next in the world of impact investing and technology.
26 - 29 November 2019
26 October 2019
If you are interested in this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.
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.