Financial Modelling for Social Enterprise

ONLINE CERTIFICATE COURSE

Key Info
Location Global
Learning Mode Online
Study Level Certificate
Credits 20 Credits
Duration 10 Weeks
Course Level Level 6
Time Commitment 8 hours weekly
Start Date 8th September, 2020
Cost  £1,250 (10 Modules)

Financial modelling for social enterprise

This programme is valuable for social enterprises of all shapes and sizes, and during all stages of the start-up cycle. It is aimed towards a broad audience including aspiring social entrepreneurs, non-profits who are seeking to to create market-based projects,  investors evaluating new businesses, and corporate  entrepreneurs who would like to launch ventures aimed at the bottom of the pyramid market. By the end of this course, students will understand how to build a basic financial model from the ground up, starting from a single business unit – a stand-alone profit-center – scaling up. This course allows you to be able to apply this approach to ensure that your product or service can be realistically commercialised, and that the business model is built for scalability from the outset.

AN ONLINE EDUCATION THAT SETS YOU APART

Top Specialised Institution

Gain global recognition and desired skills from a specialised and quality-assured higher education institution.

Flexible

Choose an online-based education that fits your needs and lifestyle, so you can meet weekly milestones.

Award-winning Teaching

Learn from our industry-leading Faculty Staff who are experts in their field.

The Programme

This course teaches students, including those from non-profit organisations, social entrepreneurs, corporate entrepreneurs, and social change leaders, how to apply financial modelling and creative approaches to market-based funding in order to successfully scale the impact of their work. This course will benefit organisations of all shapes and sizes, and particularly  those in the early stages of development. The programme will show you how to think about and build a basic financial model from the ground up, starting from a single business unit – a stand-alone profit-center – and scaling up. This approach will ensure that your product or service can be realistically commercialised, and that the business model is built for scalability from the outset.

GOOD FOR YOU

COURSE CURRICULUM

Module 1:

Introduction to financial models and financial modelling

Module 2:

Financial sustainability in social organisations

Module 3:

Financial sustainability in social organisations

Module 4:
Leadership in social enterprise
Module 5:
Corporate finance and financial engineering
Module 6:

Entrepreneurial finance, financial instruments & contracts

Module 7:
Identify what ‘costs-at-scale’ means to your venture or initiative
Module 8:

Testing financial and business model

Module 9:

Case Studies: Business model canvas to map out components of your potential company

Module 10:

Seminar in financial modelling

YOUR COURSE CONVENOR

Professor Ola Familoni

Professor of Management, Strategy and Entrepreneurship at LSSE

Certification

This course is accredited and, to be awarded credit, you must satisfactorily complete written components. Successful students will receive credit, awarded by the Board of Studies of London School of Social Enterprise and Sustainable Economics and International Affiliates. The award will be presented in the form of Advanced Certificate. Exceptional students will be recognised.

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