UN Sustainable Development Goals

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Micro-Course Description: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent a paradigm shift in the world’s development trajectory.  It is a radical departure from what has been and seeks to create a more sustainable world for current and future generations. Every individual and organization has the opportunity to transform […]

Innovate the Lean Way

Innovate the Lean Way

Micro-Course Description: There’s no bigger waste than investing resources working on the wrong thing. Lean start-up methodology, a development approach that requires articulating and testing assumptions, favors rapid experimentation over elaborate planning, relies on audience feedback over intuition, and encourages iterative design, has taken the business world by storm as a way of ensuring that […]

Leading in Disrupted Times

Leading in Disrupted Times

Micro-Course Description: How do we effectively lead when we aren’t sure where we are going? Leadership skills are a combination of head, heart, and hands. Identify key leadership attributes that will help you navigate complex environments and be a truly connected, empathetic individual who leads by example. We will help you focus your personal passion, select […]

Pitching for the SDGs

Pitching for the SDGs

Micro-Course Description: This micro-course aims to provide students with an understanding of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the startup business opportunities they could bring, and how to pitch to investors to fund these business ideas. Student Learning Objectives: 1. To understand the UN SDGs and the business opportunities they could bring 2. […]

Impact Measurement

Impact Measurement

How can we measure the social impact of an initiative, an organisation or a company? “Impact is what drives the people and organisations in impact investing and social finance, and distinguishes them from conventional investors and businesses. But, arguably, unless you are actively measuring your impact, you are not operating or managing in a way that fully reflects your social mission and goals” (Karim Harji, Programme Director, Oxford Impact Measurement Programme)