Pitching for the SDGs

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50 Lessons


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.

Learning Objectives

1. To understand the UN SDGs and the business opportunities they could bring
2. To understand what potential investors are looking for
3. To learn how to create an investor pitch


Monaem Ben Lellahom, MBA is the winner of the “Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Award” at the World Marketing Summit 2013 and the “Global AIESEC Alumni Entrepreneurship and Leadership Award,” a pioneer and thought leader in CSR & sustainability practices in the broaden MEA region. He was the 1st Social Return on Investment (SROI) practitioner in the Arab world from the UK SROI Network championing social impact measurement and managing research programs and authored research reports to demonstrate the social value generated of community development work through SROI analysis.

Course Contact Information

Micro-courses are not led by faculty. Each course has a Course Facilitator who is available to answer questions, offer additional assistance and assess the final projects for credit. This micro-course is being facilitated by Rod Chambers. You can contact Rod with any questions through your student portal or by emailing

Registration Type Standard Price
Immersive $80
Undergraduate $100
Masters $200

Pitching for the SDGs – The Opportunities within the SDGs

Pitching for the SDGs – What Problem are You Solving?

Pitching for the SDGs – Market Size & Opportunity

Pitching for the SDGs – Your Solution & Impact

Pitching for the SDGs – Understanding Your Customer

Pitching for the SDGs – Understanding Your Competition

Pitching for the SDGs – Pricing and Revenue Streams

Pitching for the SDGs – Your Team

Pitching for the SDGs – Measuring Impact

Pitching for the SDGs – Your Ask (funds needed)

Pitching for the SDGs – Your Pitch Deck

Pitching for the SDGs – Feedback & Learnings