The University of Bologna launches the first edition of the higher education course in “Management, strategy and impact finance for social entrepreneurship and the third sector“.

The course is promoted by the Department of Management and the Yunus Social Business Center of the University of Bologna and AICCON.

The deadline to register for the course is on December 20, 2018.

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In light of the evolution of the Third Sector and the social enterprise and its reform, the course allows achieving an advanced preparation to cover managerial positions in social enterprises, cooperatives, and non-profit organizations.

It also allows acquiring specific skills for professional activities of financial and tax consultancy and entrepreneurial and management support for social enterprises, cooperative enterprises and non-profit organizations (foundations, APSs, associations, etc.).

Where: Classrooms in Economics, Management, and Statistics. University of Bologna

Duration: 84 hours

Level: Higher Education

Program Director: Prof. Federica Bandini

Language: Italian

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The course is structured in 6 training modules and will be held in Bologna on Thursday afternoons and on Friday from 9.00 to 18.00 for a total of 84 hours organized in 14 days from January to March 2019.

Within the teaching plan, Fondazione Grameen Italia will hold a module on the theme of “Impact Investing and Project Financing“, conducted by Prof. Giuseppe Torluccio and Mrs. Giorgia Bonaga.

Who is it for?

The course is aimed at professionals, consultants, employees of social enterprises and third sector organizations, but also entrepreneurs, bank operators and credit institutions interested in developing specific skills in the sector.

Number of participants: Minimum: 12 – Maximum: 50

The course assigns 14 University Training Credits to those who attend at least 60% of the lessons.

The Certified Public Accountants who will participate in the course will be awarded 10 training credits by the Order of Chartered Accountants of Bologna at the time of presentation of the certificate of attendance. The course is accredited by the Council of the Bar Association of Bologna, recognizing 20 credits.

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