Distinguish between an operational unit and a head office and the financial relationship between the two
Estimate the reach and size of your operational unit and identify what costs at scale means to your organization
Understand how to think about and calculate the funding requirements for building and maintaining a capacity that allows you to innovate, learn, and grow your organization
To achieve social impact, leaders in the social sector must find the right business model to achieve sustainability. In this course, you’ll learn how nonprofit organizations, social entrepreneurs, corporate entrepreneurs and social change leaders can use financial modeling and creative approaches to market-based funding to scale their work. You’ll gain a series of templates and instructions so that even beginners to finance can begin to calculate their funding requirements and project future growth.
Dr. Erik Simanis is a Partner in the innovation consultancy, TIL Ventures, and core faculty of The Intrapreneur Lab. Erik has guided start-ups, green-field ventures, and corporate new venture teams in Eastern Europe, Africa, South Asia, and Latin America over the past 20 years.
"I can't believe I ever thought of starting a business without taking this course. I really want to create something meaningful, and this course showed me that with proper planning, the opportunity to make a difference is huge."
Neha Pandya, Acting Deputy Executive Director at International Law Institute-African Centre for Legal Excellence