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money icon Duration - 6 Month, 8-10 hours/week
calender icon Course fee: - INR 63000

This course is recognized by the National Skill Development Corporation, a PPP under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship of the Government of India. You will receive a certificate cobranded by NSDC and Skill India on successful completion.

Who should take this course?

  • Commerce, accounting, finance, economics students and graduates looking to prepare for high-paying jobs in India - you don’t need to have a CFA, MBA, or any other degree to get started with a career in corporate finance or investment banking  
  • Graduates or experienced professionals who are stuck in low-paying jobs and face slow growth and want to move to high-paying jobs 
  • CAs/CMAs/CS who want to access careers in investment banking and corporate finance with NBFCs, banks, large companies, Big Four and management consulting firms 
  • If you want to do highly paid remote work assignments around financial modelling, budgeting, projects, etc. around startup funding for US, UK, UAE, Canada, Singapore, Dubai, Australian and European clients that pay much more than domestic jobs 

Money-back guarantee

If you take this course, follow it diligently for a month, do all the exercises but still do not find value in it, or not able to understand or follow it or not find it good for any reason, we will refund the entire course fee to you. It is a 100% money-back guarantee with only one condition, you must pursue it properly for a month. If you don’t find it valuable after that, get your entire money back.

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Training Methodology

Live Online Classes

Based on the exercises, there will be a live video-based online class. You can ask questions, share your screen, get personal feedback in this class.

Convenient Class timings

Classes are held after regular work hours. Typically classes are kept on Sunday afternoon or 8-9 pm on other days.

Take-home assignments

Every session will have a take home assignment to apply and practice learnings in context of your work

Feedback Sessions

Additional weekly follow-up session for feedback on improving your prompts. You can ask questions, get your doubt cleared live as well as through online forums

Online Faculty

Mehul Mehta,

CA, Director - Commercial and Compliance Knight Frank (India) Private Limited, a leading international property consulting company. He has 25 years of experience in finance, compliance, commercial contracting and corporate legal matters, ex-Commercial Head for Australia, Africa, Jordan and Europe for Sterling and Wilson, a multinational EPC Contracting Company. He has also authored a book on startup fundraising and another one on EPC industry


Players in corporate finance market and their role

ringIcon Accounting firms/Public Accounting Firms

ringIcon Corporations

ringIcon Investment banks

ringIcon Institutions: MFs, PE, pension funds, VC, Seed/angel funds, etc.

ringIcon Investors

ringIcon Buy-side vs. sell-side players

ringIcon Primary market vs. secondary market

Overview of careers and work in corporate finance

ringIcon Accounting Firms

Due diligence, 
Transaction Advisory, 

ringIcon Working at banks

Commercial banking
Investment Banking
Equity Research
Sales & Trading

ringIcon Working at corporates

Investor Relations
Corporate Development

ringIcon Working at institutions

Private equity
Portfolio Management

Key components of corporate finance and commercial motives

ringIcon Capital investment

ringIcon Capital financing

ringIcon Dividends and return on capital

Common types of financing transactions

ringIcon IPO, including SME IPO

ringIcon FPO

ringIcon Private Placement

ringIcon Leveraged Buyout

ringIcon Divestitures

ringIcon M&A

Types of capital investments and valuation techniques and terminology

ringIcon Time value of money

ringIcon Net Present Value and how to calculate it

ringIcon Internal Rate of Return and how to calculate it

ringIcon Terminal value of cash flows

ringIcon Exit multiple method

ringIcon Enterprise value and equity value

ringIcon Payback period

ringIcon Profitability index

ringIcon Practice assignments

Steps involved in an M&A transaction

ringIcon Difference in the motives of strategic buyers vs. financial buyers

ringIcon Acquisition strategy, Acquisition criteria

ringIcon Searching for the target, approaching the target

ringIcon Data and detailed valuation

ringIcon Negotiation

ringIcon Due diligence

ringIcon Deal documentation - SSAs, SHAs, and SPAs

ringIcon Financing of the acquisition - equity, debt, combination

ringIcon Deal compliance: corporate law, foreign exchange regulations, tax, SEBI regulations, stock exchange norms, etc.

ringIcon Deal closing

ringIcon Integration

ringIcon Competitive bidding in M&A transactions

ringIcon Hostile vs. friendly M&A

Key legal rules around M&A

ringIcon Antitrust: How the Competition Act governs M&A procedure

ringIcon Rules on Acquisition financing and leverage from banks and NBFCs

ringIcon SEBI’s Takeover Code for public company M&A

ringIcon RBI’s regulations on how much equity can be held by banks and NBFCs in a company

Valuation for M&A

ringIcon Criteria for standalone valuation of the target

Sales growth
EBIT margins
Operating tax
Working capital requirements
Capital expenditures

ringIcon How value synergies are identified

Increase in product mix, improvement in the value chain 
Efficiencies of scale in terms of investment and distribution, reduction of overheads
Acquisition of vendor relationships, UP 
Tax efficiencies, set-off of tax losses

Exits for private equity

ringIcon Total and partial exits

ringIcon Strategic sale

ringIcon Private placement

ringIcon Corporate Restructuring

ringIcon Basic legal terms and rules to communicate with lawyers

Understanding relative priority of debt and equity

ringIcon Secured and unsecured debt

ringIcon Senior debt

ringIcon Subordinated debt

ringIcon Shareholder loans

ringIcon Preference shares

ringIcon Equity

ringIcon What kinds of documentation is needed to create a senior and subordinated debt structure

ringIcon Waterfall in the event of a bankruptcy

Equity vs. debt financing

ringIcon How to calculate the cost of equity vs. debt

ringIcon Which one is cheaper and what is the optimal structure for a company

ringIcon Risks of high debt

ringIcon Rate of return in comparison to equity

ringIcon Weighted average cost of capital and how it changes

ringIcon Typical financial performance metrics and covenants in loan agreements

ringIcon Corporate funding lifecycle through the different stages of business from launch to maturity

Types of debt

ringIcon ODs

ringIcon Revolving loans

ringIcon Term loans

ringIcon Mezzanine debt, equity warrants, debt with warrants, convertible preference shares and debentures

ringIcon Best practices to identify how much debt is healthy

ringIcon Amount of equity funding, and other ratios

ringIcon How credit ratings agencies function and grade debt

Underwriting with respect to public financings

ringIcon Hard and soft underwriting

ringIcon Advisory services provided by underwriters

ringIcon Book building process and how it works

ringIcon Roadshows

ringIcon Pricing of the issue

ringIcon Full-value and IPO discount

ringIcon Indian legal framework for issue of capital and debt and how it relates to corporate finance

Understanding dividends/return on capital

ringIcon Cost of capital vs. internal rate of return and what that tells us

ringIcon What are retained earnings

ringIcon Options to deal with excess cash

ringIcon Buybacks and when they should be undertaken

ringIcon When to pay cash dividend

ringIcon When to reinvest cash

Working capital management for working in corporations

ringIcon Accounts receivable management - credit policy, credit analysis, collection management

ringIcon Inventory management and control, just-in-time inventory management

ringIcon Accounts payable management, supplier credit, payment terms, cash discounts

ringIcon Cash management: Forecasting, cash budgets, cash conversion cycle

ringIcon Short term financing and routes: trade credits, bank loans, commercial paper, etc.

ringIcon Important working capital ratios: current ratio, quick ratio, inventory turnover, and accounts receivable turnover.

Cash flow analysis

ringIcon Operating Cash Flow

ringIcon Investing Cash flow

ringIcon Financing cash flow

ringIcon Important cash flow metrics

Capital Budgeting Process:

ringIcon Project identification and screening,

ringIcon Project evaluation,

ringIcon Project selection, Project implementation,

ringIcon Project monitoring and control

ringIcon Risk Analysis: Sensitivity analysis and scenario analysis

Financial modelling

ringIcon How to model financial statements in Excel: income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement for sales, revenue, expenses or profits

ringIcon Important Excel formula for financial modelling work

ringIcon Formatting spreadsheets

ringIcon Valuation modelling - DCF, comparable company analysis, precedent analysis

Course Plan


RS. 63000

incl. of all charges

Printed study material (by courier)
2 practical exercises/ Drafting exercises per week (24 weeks)
1-2 online live classes/week 
Get digital access to entire study material
Access on LMS, Android & iOS app
Instructor feedback on assignments
Doubt clearing on Discord, LMS & classes
Instructor led course with online live classes
Online exams (give exams as per your convenience on given time slots)
Certificate (by courier)
CV enhancement
Coaching for professional networking
Internship & job support
Interview preparation support
Networking with students & alumni
Freelancing support
Access to updated content online for 3 years
Doubt clearing within 24 hours
Top performers are recommended for jobs and client opportunities