95641 - Entrepreneurial and Social Finance

Academic Year 2023/2024

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students have acquired the business skills to deal with social and environmental problems in a sustainable way, including from an economic and financial point of view.They have the skills to evaluate development projects and impact finance tools. Students are familiar with the main components of social business venture funds, sustainable finance projects for financial, insurance and banking intermediaries and for Third Sector entities. They know the paths of social incubators / accelerators for Social Business enterprises.

Course contents

Social Venture Capital

Venture Philantropy


Social Business


"Green and Social Economy Finance A Review by Karen Wendt 2021"

A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions 2018 Muhammad Yunus

Teaching methods

Face-to-face classroom lectures

Discussion of articles

Group projects

Assessment methods

Essay developed in groups

Written 5 open questions

• <18 insufficient • 18-23 sufficient • 24-27 good • 28-30 excellent

• 30 cum laude outstanding

Teaching tools

Guest speakers

3ZERO Club | Creating a World of Three Zeros [https://3zero.club/]

Office hours

See the website of Giuseppe Torluccio