FAQ

 

WHAT IS THE PROGRAMME FEE?

The workshop is free of charge, however participants should make their own transport and accommodation arrangements.

WILL MY ACCOMMODATION AND TRAVEL BE COVERED?

Participants should make their own transport and accommodation arrangements. A limited number of scholarships to support the expenses will be provided on competitive basis.

WHEN AND WHERE DOES THE EVENT TAKE PLACE?

29-31 August 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic. Note that 29 August will be an arrival day so participants only need to be away from work or university on 30 and 31 August.

WHAT TOPICS WILL THE WORKSHOP COVER?

In form of lectures and interactive sessions it will cover the case for business sustainability, introduction to sustainable finance, and incorporating ESG metrics in the investment process. For more detailed description of the sessions follow the event page.

DO I NEED PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE OF FINANCE BEFORE APPLYING?

No specific technical knowledge is required, however high level of commercial awareness, interest in finance, and strong analytical mindset are desirable.

ARE THERE SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE AND HOW DO I APPLY FOR THEM?

A limited number of scholarships to support the expenses will be provided. Participants interested in being considered for a scholarship should complete the Scholarship section of the application form.

WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?

Professional business attire.

ARE MEALS PROVIDED?

Discounted food options will be arranged, but participants are expected to cover their own food expenses.

I AM NOT AN EU NATIONAL – CAN I STILL APPLY?

Applicants must be either citizens, residents or students in an EU, EEA or EFTA country (includes Switzerland and the UK).

I AM NO LONGER A UNIVERSITY STUDENT – CAN I STILL APPLY?

Yes, anyone under 25 years old, and satisfying other requirements can apply.

WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS?

15 May 2018

WHEN DO I FIND OUT WHETHER I HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED?

Application results will be sent out by email on 15 June 2018.

WHO WILL BE REVIEWING MY APPLICATION?

Initial screening will be done by the organising team based on the selection criteria. The final selection will be done together with the advisory board.

WHO DO I SPEAK TO IF I HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?

Reach out to contact@financeforasustainablefuture.org, or any individual member of the organising team.