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Core Subject: Sustainable finance

Difficulty: Foundational

Length: Approximately 2-3 hours

Structure:

  • – Self-guided course
  • – Readings
  • – Assessments
  • – IIX Institute digital credential

Course Access Period: 90 days

Group rates available. Contact iixinstitute@iixglobal.com for more info.

Overview

Scaling a company is never an easy feat. Scaling a company’s operations while also growing its impact is even more of a challenge. Whether you are a social entrepreneur ready to scale your innovative solution or an organization eager to invest in the rapidly-growing impact investing space, it is crucial to understand the unique impact investing opportunities available today and the specific process of investing in high-impact enterprises that value the growth of their social or environmental returns alongside growth in profit.

Having closed over 75 deals and unlocking nearly US$300 million in investment capital and follow-on investments, this course shares the exclusive insights and key tips from IIX’s +12 years of experience with impact enterprises to ensure you are set up for success throughout your capital raise journey.

Part I: Fundamentals of Capital Raise dives deeper into the following:

  • – How and why different types of capital can be important for enterprises at every stage of growth
  • – The various types of investment capital available for impact enterprises and the pros and cons of each source
  • – How grants can complement investment capital for high-impact enterprises

This is Part I of a three-part series that supports impact enterprises and entrepreneurs through the capital raise process. Click here to explore Part II and Part III of the course series.

Who should enroll?

  • – Early Career Investors as well as experienced financial professionals eager to learn about the capital raise process unique to impact investing
  • – Corporate professionals, foundations & non-profits interested in gaining a foundational understanding of capital raise to effectively participate in the rapidly growing impact investing space
  • – Entrepreneurs wanting to best navigate the impact investment space effectively and gain the know-how to scale their business

KEY BENEFITS

Renowned
instructors

Learn from the most recognized innovators in the space

Immediate
applicability

Jumpstart your career in sustainability and discover new answers to old problems

Online,
self-guided course

Learn anytime, anywhere with unimitated access over for 90 days

IIX Institute
digital credential

Earn a verified digital credential from the IIX Institute that can be used as evidence of knowledge acquired

COURSE STRUCTURE

Lecture Videos

Take part in self-guided, on-demand courses

Readings

Supplementary reading material to broaden your understanding

Assessment

Modules quizzes and a final assessment to evaluate your learning journey

CURRICULUM

   Module 1: Defining Capital Raise

       Module 2: Understanding Basic Forms of Investment

       Module 3: Exploring Forms of Investment

       Module 4: Sources for Equity and Debt Funding

INSTRUCTORS

Professor Robert Kraybill

CIO and Managing Director, Impact Investment Exchange (IIX)

Prof. Robert Kraybill has over 20 years in the traditional capital markets as an advisor and investor, where he was the previous head of Asian private equity for Marathon Asset Management and ex-head of investment banking, Asia ex-Japan, for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Kraybill began his career at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. Prof. Kraybill leads all of IIX’s portfolio management activities, notably the launch of IIX’s first Women’s Livelihood Bond™ and is leading the team developing the $150 million Women’s Livelihood Bond™ Series and the Women’s Catalyst Fund™. Prof. Kraybill has also lectured on M&A as an Adjunct Professor at the Singapore Management University (SMU). Prof. Kraybill received his B.A. magna cum laude from Princeton University and his J.D. summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania.

FAQs

How can I make a payment?

Payments can be made online at IIX Institute using Stripe. If you would prefer to pay using other methods (e.g., bank transfer, PayPal, cheque) please contact iixinstitute@iixglobal.com. All payments must be received in full prior to accessing the course.

I am unable to make the full payment. Can I pay by installments?

Should you have difficulties making the full payment upfront, please contact the program coordinator at iixinstitute@iixglobal.com. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis.

How long can I access the course for?

You can access all course content for 90 days from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course in that period, contact our team at iixinstitute@iixglobal.com for extensions.

How do I get the IIX Institute digital credential for this online course?

Upon passing the final assessment (minimum score 70%), you will receive a digital credential from the IIX Institute.

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