Webinar : Assessing Your Impact Investments

Following the well-received March webinar, faculty members from CUHK and University of Chicago Booth School of Business will jointly deliver the second webinar on Impact Investment, with a focus on impact assessment. Participants will learn about the frameworks impact investors use to assess societal and environmental outcomes from companies.

Speakers

  • Priya Parrish, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Strategy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Impact Investor in Residence at the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation, and Managing Partner at Impact Engine
  • Kevin Au, Associate Professor of Department of Management and Director of Centre for Entrepreneurship and Centre for Family Business, CUHK Business School
  • Matthew Tam, Co-founder and CEO of Social Career Limited

 

Date

28 May 10am HKT (Hong Kong Time UTC + 08:00) /
27 May 9pm CDT  (Central Daylight Time,UTC - 05:00)

Duration

60 minutes

Medium of instruction

English

 

Building Portfolio with Impact: A Workshop for Professionals and Other Stakeholders

Interesting in learning more about how to build your portfolio for impact? Attend “Building Portfolio with Impact: A Workshop for Professionals and Other Stakeholders,” a two-day seminar with CUHK and University of Chicago professors sharing frameworks and skills for finding deals, doing due diligence, and building an investment portfolio for impact.

Key takeaways

  • Understand indepth impact ventures, impact investment, and its ecosystem;
  • Able to practice consulting and evaluating a social venture/project;
  • Write and investment proposal and pitch to investors/funding agencies;
  • Form an investment circle to realize real deals.

 

Dates

Thursday and Friday, 26-27 March 2020  Postponed to Q3 (exact dates to be confirmed)

Venue

CUHK Business School Town Centre (Admiralty) and/or the University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong (Mount Davis)

Medium of instruction

English

Program fee

Available soon

Faculty members

  • Prof Kevin Au, Associate Professor of Department of Management and Director of Centre for Entrepreneurship and Centre for Family Business, CUHK Business School
  • Prof Priya Parrish, Chief Investment Officer of Impact Engine and Impact Investor in Residence for the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation, Chicago Booth

Register Now

 

ORGANISERS

The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business, CUHK Business School

Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

 

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 (852) 3943 4387 / (852) 3943 8772
Email: apib@cuhk.edu.hk


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