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Comentários e feedback de alunos de Business Strategies for Social Impact da instituição Universidade da Pensilvânia

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Sobre o curso

When is it good business practice to invest for social good? What are the most innovative and effective business strategies for developing positive social impact around the world? Designed by renowned Wharton professors Katherine Klein and Chris Geczy to help individuals, organizations, and investors bring about societal change, this course introduces the fundamentals of impact investing, and developing a business strategy that drives social impact. You’ll learn how to become a leader who cultivates purpose and inspires change, measure societal impact through evidence-based models, and invest in ventures effectively and meaningfully. By the end of this course, you’ll have a deep understanding of the realities of leading an organization with purpose, and be able to build successful strategies that bring impactful change to the world....

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21 de Dez de 2020

This is a very awesome course. Although it is a relatively new field for me, I have really learned so much about social impact and investment in general. I really hope to put this to good use.

31 de Dez de 2017

Great course; very insightful look into how business and other organizations can effect positive social impact in the course of achieving their objectives and completing routines.

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por Perry S

9 de Mai de 2018

Course is a very informative and helpful overview of the many ways companies are incorporating social responsibility into their business decisions, practices and policies. The material was very good overall and the presentations were easy to follow and relevant. I would have liked the course to go a bit deeper into certain areas but perhaps the online version doesn't allow for that. Overall, a solid foundation on the topic.

por Diego M

13 de Abr de 2020

Excellent course except for module 4. The professor in that module talks about too many things at the same time, without taking into consideration that many of the financial terms being used, requires some certain knowledge of the financial world. I would recommend to do an intermediate module to understand better what he is talking about, and also perhaps, to upgrade the lecture slides.

por Shivaang S

22 de Fev de 2018

A must for anyone interested in learning about the intersection between business and society. This course goes beyond making a superficial business case for social impact and provides examples and an approach on how to do it for your organization. The financial part may get too technical and the second faculty member is a little difficult to follow. But overall, I will recommend it.

por Maprang

1 de Ago de 2020

Great course. I only rated it 4-star because the final week is quite inaccessible for those who don't have finance background. It's got very interesting contents and I'm sure it's packed with useful information about return on social impact investing but I just couldn't grasp most of what was presented because the prof used a lot of esoteric words and he went on at a fast pace.

por Gelinda L T

21 de Out de 2021

It was a very good course, but there are alot to deal with in the corporation world when it comes to investing. I learned a lot, but I would never go into investing, but that is a very different language to me and he really have to be able to understand the numbers and be very good at math. All types of math, not just general math, I am talking bout being a mathematician.

por Guidalberto G

27 de Abr de 2020

Very interesting the first three modules on doing impact business. The last module mixes very high-level, for beginners comments on private equity impact investing, with an excess in statistics in the last lesson on retail funds. In general, data are now outdated.

por Caroline M d S

21 de Mai de 2020

Very interesting topic and good instructors. Thank you for putting it together!

My only criticism goes to the fact that, in the last module, the instructor speaks a bit too fast. It was way too hard to follow, as a beginner learner and non-native English speaker.

por Ola M

23 de Out de 2020

This was a great introductory course to the world of impact investing. I learned a lot about leading with purpose, how to convince others of the benefits of impact investing, measuring impact and understanding the landscape of impact investing today.

por Andrzej K

28 de Jul de 2019

the course is ok. it gives a basics for undertandings of social investements, although i had a feling tha tthe course is designed for persons involved in financial servies already. I would seek for something even more basic.

por Kyle H

16 de Mai de 2020

Great course. The Impact Investing section was good, but it breezed through a number of stats without really explaining the context well. It would have been stronger if this section had just summarized the key takeaways.

por Faith V T

12 de Mai de 2020

Great course with the basics - the final module felt very technical and dense, but was probably so because I have no background in corporate finance. overall a good course that provided fundamentals of social financing

por Leonel S

26 de Fev de 2018

Excellent course. Very valuable information The two teachers are very good, however, Professor Klein is very clear. She knows how to transmit her knowledge in a very appropriate way. Congratulations and thanks.

por Ben M

31 de Ago de 2021

First two weeks were OUTSTANDING!!!!!! I personally found the last week to be a bit overly detailed for the scope of the course. But overall I loved this and learnt a lot. Thank you!

por Zine J

4 de Abr de 2020

Very interesting course, however the Impact Investment module was sometime a bit too technical which prevented from understanding the entire outcome of some experiments or studies.

por Michał S

20 de Nov de 2021

A​ bit basic and slow to start with, but gets quite good on the impact and measurement side of things, to make it more real and practical (vs just theoretical)

por Erdi T

26 de Out de 2020

The first three weeks were great, useful and right to the point.

But the fourth week is too "technical" The language is too heavy and I didn't find it useful

por Paulo

22 de Dez de 2017

In my opinion, in this beta test, the course is not yet ready to be offered to the public, since there is a video that has not yet finished its edition.

por Kyounghye C P

30 de Mar de 2020

Great overview of business strategies for social impact. For the impact investing (module 4), the data definitely need updating (2016 data in 2020?)

por Alejandro C L

10 de Set de 2020

Tremendo curso, bastante interesante aunque a veces requería conocimientos previos para comprender ideas, especialmente por la última semana.

por Elke R

19 de Out de 2020

Great introduction, definitely provided me with a better understanding of where organizations can have impact, and how to measure it.

por Danille J

5 de Jun de 2020

This course made me think much deeper about purpose and passion and how I'd like to contribute to greater social impact in my career.

por Karl L A M Y

27 de Mar de 2020

SO much leanings taking this course. It is certainly beneficial to my current and future work as Human Resource practitioner.

por Palash J

27 de Abr de 2020

This course gave a great insight on Strategies related to Social Impact, just loved the concepts and techniques discussed.

por Evgeniya P

5 de Fev de 2019

Katherine part was very interesting and I couldn't stop watching the videos. But the last week was a bit disappointing.

por AnyBodyCanDevelop -

3 de Mar de 2020

The examples from CEO's was inspiring and got my attention.

Lessons were very practical and I could easily relate with.