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Impact Investment Management

Exchange programme

The exchange programme Impact Investment Management is designed to prepare students for the requirements of the investment management positions in companies and organisations, according to the latest developments in the business practice.

This programme is intended to provide students with a body of knowledge related to investing and funding approaches used by impact investors. This will be done through a combination of lectures, discussions and presentations by leading impact investors and thought leaders. The substantive areas covered will include:

  1. Financial instruments and financial markets;
  2. The differing financial return and impact return expectations of impact investors;
  3. How investors/funders and investment/wealth managers and advisors structure their portfolios and funds;
  4. Strategies used by impact investors to search for impact investing opportunities;
  5. Various financial modelling and investment valuation techniques.

Facts and figures

The programme at a glance

Programme information

What to expect

About the programme

One semester (30 ECTS) is divided into two blocks. Some courses are only offered in block 1 or 2, others will run throughout the entire semester. An overview can be found below:



The way we work and assess within this programme:

Learning outcomes

If you have successfully completed this exchange programme then you are able to:

  • Asses, in a complex field of stakeholders, the impact of the investors and their portfolios beyond its financial performance so it contributes to the transition of society and creates value for people, nature and direct stakeholders;
  • Apply key valuation concepts, frameworks, models, value drivers, obstacles and insights in impact investing and explain how this differs from the traditional investing;
  • Own your achievements and disseminate your knowledge on various platforms such as the Impact Cafe of Blue City;
  • Possess sound research skills as evidenced in a transparent and systematic collection and analysis of data, reporting of research and findings and critically evaluate the credibility of your research;
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills in creating a feasible recommendations for an Impact Investing project; 
  • Discover full potential as a human being and as responsible, global citizen who is aware of the boundaries of our planet;
  • Act as change-agent for a zero-carbon economy and a safe space for humanity within planetary boundaries.



After completing your exchange programme at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, you will receive a:

  • Transcript of records


An indication of the subjects you can expect

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Where you can find us
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Kralingse Zoom 91 3063 ND Rotterdam