Geneva | SDG Innovation Bootcamp |  2020

  • Learn and practice SDG Innovation at the heart of International Geneva
  • Meet with top Academic and International Organization experts
  • Identify and tackle local/regional/global environmental and social challenges
  • Become part of a cosmopolite community of like-minded folks

 

The program has been postponed until September 2020 – new dates to be announced soon. 

 

pre-registration 

Learning Goal #1

Address concrete SDG challenges “hands-on” :

  • identify SDG challenges,
  • factor in arising opportunities,
  • implement practical solutions.

Learning Goal #2

Integrate technologies :

  •  for SDG monitoring,
  •  for environmental, social and economic innovations,
  •  for scaling for impact.

Learning Goal #3

Activate collective intelligence :

  • shift from routine practices to adaptive innovation,
  • get wicked problems solved,
  • maximize consensus building,
  • engage all business lines and at any organizational level.

Learning Goal #4

Implement new business practices embedded with :

  • adaptability,
  • accountability,
  • responsibility.

Learning Goal #5

Seek the most adapted funding schemes :

  • philanthropy,
  • impact investment,
  • blended finance,
  • traditional finance.

Mission Statement

We aim to educate a new generation of students and professionals, to be innovation experts for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

A Unique Partnership


Learning Goals

  • Public Policies : a major driver for new innovation & business opportunities.    
  • Technologies : emerging solutions for achieving sustainable development.
  • Open Innovation : a key approach to overcome complex sustainability problems.
  • Business, Finance & Trade : ways to scale SDG innovations.

Learning Methods

  • Background briefings by researchers & UN executives.
  • Exclusive insights through visits to startups and established companies.
  • Networking opportunities through group-based hands-on activities.
  • «hands-on» mini-hackathons.
  • Innovation training by participating in Open Geneva a city-wide hackathon.

Teaching Modules

  • Module 1 | International & Public Policies as drivers of Innovation Opportunities 
  • Module 2 | Technologies for Monitoring and Implementing the SDGs
  • Module 3 | Open Innovation for the SDGs
  • Module 4 | Sustainable Business for Sustainability
  • Module 5 | Sustainable Finance for the SDGs

Intended Audience

  • Private Sector : establish a corporate sustainabilty strategy through innovation.
  • Public (Int’l) Sector : understand how public (resp. Int’l) policies boost innovation.
  • Academia : academic affairs wiling to establish a SDG Innovation strategy.  
  • Young Entrepreneurs & Students : build new business ideas with SDG principles.

Tuition & Enrollment

Enrollment

Timeline

  • the Geneva SDG Innovation Bootcamp is postponed to September 2020
  • more details will follow by end of February / early March 2020

Tuition

  • Private Sector : 1’950 CHF
  • Public Sector : 850 CHF
  • Academics : 650 CHF
  • Students & Young Entrepreneurs : 300 CHF

nb : Tuition fees are payable prior to the program, upon application acceptance and confirmation

Contact

Any question ? Please contact us: info@gt-initiative.org