Course Details

Early Stage Impact Investing
SSIM-940-0
Previously Known as KPPI-940-0
1.0 CR
Elective
PASS / NO CREDIT
Yes (may vary by section)
DESCRIPTION
More and more entrepreneurs are launching businesses that reflect their values, and early stage impact investors plays a critical role in funding these innovative companies. In this course, students will gain practical, hands-on experience evaluating the impact and business potential of startup companies, from sourcing deals through investment recommendations. During the course, student will work in teams to analyze and perform initial due diligence on an early stage impact investment opportunity. Students will present their recommendation to a panel of judges as their final project for the class. This course, in contrast to Kellogg's FINC 946 which focuses on institutional impact investing, will focus on direct investing in early stage impact companies through a venture capital lens.
TRACKS
Asset Management Pathway
Social Impact Pathway - Innovation
SCHEDULE SUMMARY
Spring 2023
CH
EV

CH (Chicago)
EV (Evanston)
DayTime
Evening
Saturdays
Popup
PREREQUISITES
None