Just Money: Banking as if Society Mattered

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Just Money: Banking as if Society Mattered

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Just Money: Banking as if Society Mattered
The course Just Money: Banking as if Society Mattered is an online class provided by Massachusetts Institute of Technology through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn how banks can use capital as a tool to promote social and environmental wellbeing.
Course description
Do you know what your bank does with your money? What is the role of a bank in producing societal well-being? This course looks into banks that operate differently, namely, “just banks” that use capital and finance as a tool to address social and ecological challenges.This course is for anyone who wants to understand the unique role banks play as intermediaries in our economy and how they can leverage that position to produce positive social, environmental, and economic change.The instructors of this course have worked for over 15 years with just banks from around the world, as well as in the fields of community development, economic democracy, and social change.No previous knowledge of finance or banking is needed to take this course.

Prerequisites & Facts

Just Money: Banking as if Society Mattered

Course Topic

Business and Management, Economics and Finance

University, College, Institution

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Course Skill Level

Introductory

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Just Money: Banking as if Society Mattered

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / Massachusetts Institute of Technology you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (49.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Topic: Business and Management, Economics and Finance
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