Sustainable Investment

Assessments and Performance of Sustainable Investments

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5 Days

Introduction to the course

Most people would agree that we are entering a world of peak oil and a rising energy prices. We see soaring unsustainable debt and the ravage of climate change anticipated by science compounded by the pending effects of warm seas. With sustainability risk and opportunities having become a global imperative and megatrend for business it is critical for asset owners, their advisor and fund managers build a connection to this reality within their investment strategies.  A flat investment in the index will not protect the average investors from shifting seas. Hence it is critical to take a positive angle to investment and sustainability.

Large organizations understand the importance of sustainability and incorporate the risks to their supply chains. They are driving critical changes protecting their resources and business flow, while innovating to ensure profitability. These companies are among the most efficient organizations and strategically mindful of their sustainability risk and opportunities.

This Sustainable Investment training course will examine various aspects related to sustainable investment strategies. Delegates will gain knowledge of sustainable investment strategy and assess its implications to their organizations.

Course details

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

  • Understand the concept of Sustainable investment
  • Raised awareness of new financial opportunities
  • The performance of sustainable companies
  • Build a portfolio with and without sustainable stocks
  • Estimating the impact of climate risk change on performance

This Sustainable Investment training course will use various proven learning techniques to enhance delegates understanding of the information presented during the training. The training course will follow a traditional workshop format and will be focused on developing practical skills that delegates can apply in real life business situations.

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:
Financial Economic for Sustainable Companies
  • The concept of sustainable investments
  • The practice of financial/economic analysis
  • Value creation in sustainable companies
  • Corporate and shareholder value for sustainable companies
  • A dynamic perspective of sustainable business
  • The agency problem
  • The financial statements of sustainable companies
DAY 2:
Business Performance for Sustainable Companies
  • Ratio analysis and business performance
  • Management’s point of view
  • Owners’ point of view
  • Lenders’ point of view
  • A system of interrelated Ratios
  • Integration of financial performance analysis
  • Economic value added of sustainable businesses
  • Bankruptcy risk for sustainable companies
DAY 3:
Investment Environment and Asset Allocation Strategies 
  •  Investment Opportunities
  • Required Rate of Return
  • Sustainable Investment Strategies
  • Risk and Return
  • Portfolio Theory
  • Capital Market Theory
  • Asset Pricing Models
DAY 4:
Regression Analysis Equations and System Modelling
  • Simple Regression Analysis / Maximum likelihood Estimations
  • Polynomial Curve Fits
  • Describing Data using Equations
  • Prediction
  • The Applications of Regression to Sustainable companies
  • The Applications of Regression to Non-Sustainable companies
  • Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
DAY 5:
Review and Critique
  • Key concepts of sustainable investments
  • Assessing the value of sustainable investments
  • Short report on sustainable investments strategy

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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