Microfinance and Economic Development

Microfinance and Economic Development

OVERVIEW

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, like a branch, sales office, or individual franchise,  – that is replicated when you scale. This approach helps ensure that your product or service can be realistically commercialized, and that the business model is built for scalability from the start. This programme is valuable for social enterprises of all shapes and sizes, and at all stages of the start-up cycle. It is applicable to a wide range of people, including aspiring social entrepreneurs, non-profits that want to create market-based projects, investors evaluating a new business venture, as well as corporate entrepreneurs that want to launch ventures aimed at the bottom of the pyramid market.

Description

Learning Mode

Classroom

Study Level

Certificate Course

Duration

7 days

Course Delivery

Intensive

Start Date

22nd September, 2020

Cost

£300 per module

Campus

London

Description

This course teaches students, including those from non-profit organisations, social entrepreneurs, corporate entrepreneurs, and social change leaders, how to use financial modelling and creative approaches to market-based funding to scale the impact of their work. This course will be valuable for organisations of all shapes and sizes, and particularly useful for those in the early stages of development.

objectives

This course is designed to introduce the concept, as well as engage students and their tutor in a joint learning experience of this field. Through this course, students will:

COURSES CURRICULUM

Financial model and financial modelling

Financial modelling best practices and steps for a new social venture

Types of financial models and uses of financial modelling

Achieving financial sustainability in non-profit organisations

Financial modelling techniques and skills

Building a basic financial model

Financial Investment Model

Financial analysis and planning

Financial statements – preparations and interpretations

Risk management in financial decisions

Economic theory and financial management

Foundations of accounting and valuation

Corporate finance and financial engineering

Entrepreneurial finance, financial instruments, and contracts

Funding sources

Key Benifit

Teaching Outcomes

After studying this course, students should be able to:

TEACHING METHODS

The Teaching Methods For This Course Include:

Fees and funding

Level 1

£1,250

Level 2

£1,950

  • Admissions
  • Certification
Please submit your application at least two weeks prior to the programme start date. Since qualified candidates are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis, early application is encouraged. Admission is selective and based on professional achievement and organisational responsibility. Although there are no formal educational requirements, proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. LSSE expects the full commitment of the participant and their organisation because our programmes enhance the leadership capacity of the participant as well as their organisation. While participants are attending a programme, sponsoring organisations agree to relieve them of their work responsibilities so that they can fully focus on the learning experience.
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 International Affiliates. The award will take the form of an Advanced Certificate. Exceptional students will be recognised.

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