Sustainable Finance

A New Perspective on Value Creation for Organisations and their Stakeholders

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

In the 21st century business world responsible organisations can no longer simply pay lip service to key global sustainability challenges like climate change, resource exhaustions, and inequality; investors and key stakeholders expect them to engage and actively manage the organisations impact in these areas. This leading-edge Sustainable finance training course will provide you with the fundamental principles and the relevant tools and insights you will need to help your organisation develop a sustainable approach to finance that will address these challenges and create value for the organisation, as well as its stakeholders and wider society.

This KC Academy training course on Sustainable Finance will examine the practice, trends, and opportunities in current financial systems and analyse the impact on business strategy of the major social and environmental challenges facing organisations of all types. Delegates will be empowered to unlock and apply an innovative new approach to developing more sustainable business models for their organisations. 

Course details

By the end of this Sustainable Finance training course, participants will be able to:

  • Master the aims and principles of sustainable finance
  • Understand key environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues
  • Identify impact on business and financial strategy
  • Develop meaningful tools for sustainable finance reporting
  • Build financial models to assess sustainable finance and other risks

This Sustainable finance training course will use a variety of proven learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. The training course will follow a participative workshop format and will be focused on developing practical skills that delegates can apply in real life business situations on return to their own organisation.

This Sustainable Finance training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Financial reporting team members
  • Strategy team members
  • Risk management professionals
  • Finance managers
  • Budget managers
  • Commercial managers
  • Capital investment and project team members

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Fundamentals of Sustainable Finance
  • Principles and foundation of sustainable finance
  • Environmental issues and concerns
  • Social issues and concerns
  • Governance issues and concerns
  • Ethical issues and concerns
  • Defining organisational scope for sustainable finance
DAY 2:
Sustainable Strategic Management
  • Concepts of stakeholder value
  • The purpose of competitive companies
  • Principles and practice in corporate governance
  • Redefining competitive business strategy
  • Understanding business models and their disruption
  • Identifying key success factors
  • Using strategy maps to identify key performance indicators
DAY 3:
Accounting and Reporting Sustainable Finance
  • The traditional financial analysis toolkit
  • Conventional measures of stakeholder value
  • Selecting the right key performance measures
  • Designing internal reports on sustainable finance
  • Principles of Integrated Reporting (IR)
DAY 4:
Business Investment and Sustainable Finance
  • The challenges of sustainable investment
  • Scenarios for business model reinvention
  • Key decision factors for sustainable financial investment
  • Traditional tools of investment appraisal
  • Factoring in the environmental and social dimension
  • Limitations of conventional investment appraisal methods 
DAY 5:
Risk and Scope of Sustainable Finance
  • Traditional approaches to understanding business risk
  • Risk aspects from a sustainable finance perspective
  • Sustainable finance developments in banking
  • Sustainable finance developments in financial investments
  • Financial modelling of risk under sustainable finance conditions
  • The way forward in sustainable finance

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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Casablanca
30 Jan-03 Feb 2023
Fee: $5,950
Dubai
20-24 Feb 2023
Fee: $5,950
London
22-26 May 2023
Fee: $5,950
Online streaming
25-29 Sep 2023
Fee: $3,950
Dubai
25-29 Sep 2023
Fee: $5,950
Vienna
09-13 Oct 2023
Fee: $5,950
London
04-08 Dec 2023
Fee: $5,950
Course customization available
Course customization available

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