The Geneva School of Business Administration (Haute école de gestion Genève – HEG) of the HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland is offering the first online Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Sustainable Finance. This programme has been created to help finance professionals seize growing opportunities offered by responsible investment.
For finance professionals, sustainability is a source of innovation in products and services. The interest for sustainable finance is increasing rapidly among private and institutional investors, bringing new opportunities in terms of jobs and markets.
Designed by professionals for professionals with the support of the Cyberlearn HES-SO e-learning center, this programme is mainly organized through online teaching. Seasoned sustainable finance experts from the financial, banking, international organisations and academic domains have contributed to this CAS. A final week in Geneva is devoted to networking, live presentations, discussions and visits at expert organisations, enabling participants to dive into the rich local sustainability ecosystem and its international ramifications.
This course will enable participants to understand the drivers and characteristics of the sustainable finance movement and to virtually implement a full responsible investment process.
Participants who will successfully complete the online course and the final week in Geneva will receive a Certificate of Advanced Studies (12 ECTS).
The online CAS in Sustainable Finance is targeting a local and international audience of finance professionals willing to take the next turn in their career by mastering the theory and practice of this growing field: financial analysts, portfolio managers, independent wealth managers, client advisors, and junior ESG analysts.
The CAS Sustainable finance is charged and is spread over 26 weeks: students will have 25 weeks maximum to follow the 9 steps of the online education part of the programme, from 25 February to 23 August 2019; the programme ends with three days in Geneva, from 28 to 30 August 2019.
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