📈 Finance for Lawyers: Bootcamp by LnL + Tenth Decile - Starting Sep 5th

12 seats only | Learn the basics of finance

Greetings from Bengaluru 🖐,

We have been thinking for a long time about how we can help professionals transition from one career to the other and have come to believe that at the root of all transitions lies developing an interest in new areas of work 🧘

With this thought in mind, we though of introducing live micro-courses where you can learn the basics of a subject via live classes with a subject matter expert 📚 This will help you explore multiple subjects through guided sessions with subject matter experts !

Our first micro-learning initiative is the LnL Finance Bootcamp 📈

  • The objective is to introduce non-finance professionals to the basic concepts of finance and help you develop business thinking skills which are crucial in case you are planning to join a startup or startup on your own.

  • This will also help you understand companies from a financial perspective and financial motives of founders and investors, which will be useful for day to day interaction with businesses and while undertaking legal work e.g. while conducting diligence’s, making cap tables, drafting contracts, advising clients on risks.

  • Above all, it will give you a new perspective towards commerce and help you explore a new subject. This can be the ramp into your next career option !

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What you will learn in the Bootcamp:

By the end of this Bootcamp you will be able to:

  • Appreciate how the finances of a business work.

  • How to read financials of private and public companies.

  • Understand the health of a company from its finances.

  • How to think about building a profitable business.

Scroll down for meeting your teacher and for the detailed syllabus 👇

What will not be covered in the Bootcamp:

  • Financial Modeling.

  • Valuations.

  • Personal Finance and Stock Market Investing.

This Bootcamp is an introductory program and will only cover basics of finance. In case you are interested in advanced finance keep looking at this space - we plan to come up with something soon !

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Who is this for:

  • Law Grads.

  • Lawyers practicing in Courts and Law firms.

  • Law Students.

  • Lawyers about to join an MBA program.

  • Students and Graduates from any non-finance discipline who want to learn the basics of finance.


👨‍🏫 Meet your Teacher:

We believe that having a fantastic teacher is a key for any great course and keeping that in mind we have tied up with Sachin Chawla for this course. Sachin is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder with 14 years of experience in finance. He graduated from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi and then did his Master’s in Finance from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune. Sachin has worked as a senior finance and valuation professional at Evalueserve, Deloitte, Copal Partners, Mindtree and KPMG. He is presently the founder and lead instructor at Tenth Decile which provides corporate workshops on finance, valuations and financial modelling, and trains students for the CFA Program and MBA courses.


📈 Course Details

  • Duration: 3 weekends (Sep. 5th - Sep. 23rd)

  • Number of Sessions: 6 (2 sessions each weekend - one on Saturday and one on Sunday)

  • Duration of each session: 2 hours

  • Batch size: 12 participants per batch

  • Fees: INR 2500 only

  • Certification: A Certificate of Completion will be provided by Tenth Decile on attending all sessions.

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📚 Syllabus:

Understanding the Income Statement | Approximate time: 2.5 hours

  • Accrual accounting principles

  • Treatment of revenues, expenses, gains and losses

  • Different measures of profitability

  • Basic and diluted Earning Per Share

  • Stock price based on Earnings Per Share multiple

Understanding balance sheet | Approximate time: 1.5 hours

  • Current and non-current assets

  • Current and non-current liabilities

  • Difference between operating and non-operating assets

  • Shareholders’ equity and its components

Understanding cash flow statement | Approximate time: 2.0 hours

  • Operating, investing and financing activities

  • Preparation of the Cash Flow Statement based on income statement and balance sheet

Ratio analysis | Approximate time: 3.0 hours

  • Performance ratios

  • Activity ratios

  • Liquidity ratios

  • Solvency ratios

  • Valuation ratios

Understanding financial reports | Approximate time: 2.0 hours

  • Auditor’s report

  • Risks

  • Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A)

  • Financial statements

  • Notes to financial statements

Case Study | Approximate time: 1.0 hour: A brief analysis of a real-world company

Career Session (Optional) | Approximate time: 1.5 hours: Career Session with a law grad or practicing lawyer who has transitioned from law to finance and how they made the shift

Total time: 12 hours

There will be time for detailed Q&A during and post each session.


🔗Join the Bootcamp

  • We have 12 slots only, that we will fill on a first come first serve basis.

  • Once you have signed up on the link below you will receive further details on your email, 1 week prior to course commencement.

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Have any further questions ? Write to us at subhro@lnl.network