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When is it good business practice to invest for social good? What are the most innovative and effective business strategies for developing positive social impact around the world? Designed by renowned Wharton professors Katherine Klein and Chris Geczy to help individuals, organizations, and investors bring about societal change, this course introduces the fundamentals of impact investing, and developing a business strategy that drives social impact. You’ll learn how to become a leader who cultivates purpose and inspires change, measure societal impact through evidence-based models, and invest in ventures effectively and meaningfully. By the end of this course, you’ll have a deep understanding of the realities of leading an organization with purpose, and be able to build successful strategies that bring impactful change to the world....
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Module 1: Purpose-Driven Leadership

In this module, you’ll learn how to define your purpose and develop a plan to cultivate purpose for your organization. You’ll gain a deep understanding of the critical importance of purpose-driven leadership in a successful organization and why businesses can and should pursue a larger social or environmental purpose. You'll also analyze the five models of social purpose, from generous contributors to impact investors. Through close examination of case studies such as Daily Table and TOMS shoes, you’ll learn how to test your assumptions and find the winning situation for your investors, employees, and customers. By the end of this module, you’ll have a more clearly defined understanding of the purpose your organization wants to pursue and how to prepare for successful implementation....
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17 个视频(共 112 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video17 个视频
The Role of Business is Changing14分钟
Cultivate Your Purpose8分钟
(Optional) Interview with Derek Handley4分钟
(Optional) Interview with Kyle Zimmer: Part 12分钟
Test Your Assumptions11分钟
Find the Win-Win9分钟
(Optional) Interview with Chad Dickerson: Part 16分钟
(Optional) Interview with Bobby Turner1分钟
(Optional) Interview with Kyle Zimmer: Part 28分钟
Bring it Home11分钟
(Optional) Interview with Chad Dickerson: Part 23分钟
(Optional) Interview with Kat Taylor4分钟
(Optional) Interview with Jostein Solheim1分钟
(Optional) Interview with Kyle Zimmer: Part 32分钟
Evaluate, Revise, and Renew13分钟
Module Wrap-Up1分钟
Reading4 个阅读材料
Reading - Cultivate Your Purpose Worksheet10分钟
Reading - Test Your Assumptions Worksheet10分钟
Reading: Logic Model Worksheet10分钟
Module 1 - Lecture Slides10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module 1 Quiz20分钟

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Module 2: How Business Drives Social Impact

What is the relationship between impact and financial performance? Does it pay for a company to drive impact? In this module, you'll learn various methods businesses use to create social and environmental impact. You’ll identify the different components of impact measurement: valence, focus, depth, breadth, and cost-effectiveness. With Nick Ashburn, Senior Director of Impact Investing of Wharton Social Impact, you’ll discuss real-life examples such as Starbucks, Campbell’s Soup, and Warby Parker, and the impactful decisions they made in employment, operations, and investment. By the end of this module, you’ll be able to refine the method in which your business can reduce environmental challenges and/or ensure fair and equal opportunity, and create a plan for your company to drive both impact and financial performance....
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11 个视频(共 102 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video11 个视频
Driving Impact - How, Why, and What9分钟
Practices: Employment with Nick Ashburn7分钟
Practices: Operations and Supply with Nick Ashburn6分钟
Practices: Investment with Nick Ashburn5分钟
Products and Services with Nick Ashburn6分钟
Philanthropy with Nick Ashburn6分钟
Impact and Profit8分钟
Conclusion1分钟
(Optional) Interview with Bart Houlahan23分钟
(Optional) Interview with Lisa Hall21分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Module 2 - Lecture Slides10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module 2 Quiz20分钟

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Module 3: Impact Measurement

In this module, you’ll examine the criteria and standards of evidence developed to measure the true social impact of your organization. You’ll identify the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Environmental Social and Governance Criteria (ESG) to be able to better answer the question “What is the Impact of X?” By examining the Nesta Foundation Framework and its standard of evidence, you’ll explore the different levels of rigor for each logic model using real-life examples and learn to accurately assess your organization’s inputs, outputs, and impact. By the end of this module, you’ll be able to calculate the Social Return on Investment (SROI) of your enterprise and be able to strategize an effective plan for your business....
Reading
10 个视频(共 100 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video10 个视频
What is the Impact of X?3分钟
Standards of Evidence7分钟
Logic Model Level 15分钟
Logic Model Level 210分钟
Logic Model Level 37分钟
Logic Model Level 418分钟
Logic Model Level 57分钟
Logic Model Level Q23分钟
Conclusion5分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Module 3 - Lecture Slides10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module 3 Quiz20分钟

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Module 4: Impact Investing

This module was designed to introduce you to the basics of impact investing. By analyzing global trends on Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), classic models of impact investment such as microfinance, and actual research data, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the current models of impact investment and which model would work best for your organization. Through exploring other benefit corporations and the UN Principles of Responsible Investment, you’ll discover how NGOs, government, and shareholders and their roles in impactful investments. By the end of this module, you’ll be able to gauge the risk and rewards behind impactful investments, and be able to navigate these issues effectively while exerting sustainable and meaningful impact. ...
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8 个视频(共 129 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video8 个视频
Global Trends15分钟
Classic Impact Investing20分钟
Great Expectations30分钟
The Community12分钟
What Can Government Do?9分钟
Shareholder Activism9分钟
Is There an (Expected) Cost to Social Investing?26分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Module 4 - Lecture Slides10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module 4 Quiz20分钟
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创建者 PHJan 1st 2018

Great course; very insightful look into how business and other organizations can effect positive social impact in the course of achieving their objectives and completing routines.

创建者 GGAug 28th 2018

A course well worth taking. It handles a lot of ethical and moral situations and provides interesting real life anecdotes.

讲师

Katherine Klein

Edward H. Bowman Professor of Management
The Wharton School

Christopher Geczy

Adjunct Professor of Finance
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关于 Business Strategies for A Better World 专项课程

You’re not just interested in making money. You’re interested in making a difference in the world too. Set your career and your business on the road to success by learning evidence-based strategies to achieve sustainable social impact: profits with purpose. This specialization was designed to give you the tools and strategies you need to create measurable social impact around the world – whether your impact goal is to create jobs, to reduce malnutrition, or to increase access to environmentally-friendly and affordable housing, or to make a positive difference in some other way. In these four courses taught by acclaimed Wharton professors, you’ll learn how to apply effective business strategies to real-world problems through a deep understanding of the global practices and trends shaping the world today. By the end of this Specialization, you’ll be able to: ● Lead, invest and make business decisions for social impact ● Analyze information about global trends to make more informed strategic business decisions ● Understand the role of corruption in societies so you can make better business decisions ● Develop, launch, test, and scale entrepreneurship projects which have high-potential of significant positive social impact...
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