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Beginner Level
Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Choosing Your Issue Area

4 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 48 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
13 videos
Course Introduction6m
Why We Innovate8m
Themes of Impact: Access to Housing2m
Themes of Impact: Financial Inclusion2m
Themes of Impact: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene2m
Themes of Impact: Access to Healthcare1m
Themes of Impact: Access to Clean and Safe Energy2m
Themes of Impact: Access to Education2m
Themes of Impact: Agriculture2m
Case Studies: Introducing the Innovators3m
Case Studies: Choosing an Issue Area9m
Thinking about Your Issue Area48s
3 readings
How This Course Works10m
What to Expect: Week 15m
Week 1 Recommended Resources10m
4 practice exercises
Financial Readiness Quiz30m
Themes of Impact Practice Quiz30m
Choosing an Issue Area Practice Quiz30m
Week 1 Graded Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Understanding Challenges and Roadblocks

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 45 min), 5 readings, 4 quizzes
7 videos
Due Diligence in Your Issue Area8m
Using Due Diligence for Design Thinking7m
What is Impact?7m
Applying Impact Measurement: Theory of Change4m
Case Studies: Understanding Challenges11m
Engaging With Your Issue Area4m
5 readings
What to Expect: Week 25m
Design Thinking10m
Vroom case study10m
Week 2 Recommended Resources10m
Quick Guide - How to Write an Issue Area and Outcome Metrics15m
3 practice exercises
Due Diligence and Design Thinking Practice Quiz30m
Impact Measurement - Practice Quiz30m
Week 2 Graded Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Identifying Resources

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 43 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
Recognising Value3m
Revenue Streams and Monetising Assets7m
Types of Funders6m
Identifying Impact Funders2m
Outcomes-Based Financing6m
Case Studies: Identifying Resources12m
Thinking About Resources3m
2 readings
What to Expect: Week 310m
Week 3 Recommended Readings10m
3 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Identifying Revenue Streams30m
Practice Quiz - Identifying Funders30m
Week 3 Graded Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Discovering Opportunities

5 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 56 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
12 videos
Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships4m
Business Model Innovation6m
Risk, Return and Impact4m
Real vs Perceived Risk3m
Impact Risk3m
Early Stage Risk and Scalability5m
Manager Risk2m
Liquidity and Exit Risk4m
Social Impact Insurance2m
Case Studies: Discovering Opportuntities14m
Identifying Opportunities2m
3 readings
What to Expect: Week 410m
Summary of Risk and Funding Structures10m
Week 4 Recommended Readings10m
4 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships30m
Practice Quiz - Risks30m
Practice Quiz - Case Studies30m
Week 4: Graded Quiz30m

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