Introduction to Finance & Accounting
Learn financial skills with practical concepts
to manage/save your money better.
Live Online Classes by Chartered Accountant (CA),
and Venture Capitalist (VC).
Selection based on application form and phone interview
Mentorship Fee: Rs. 6650/- (all inclusive)
Unherd India is offering a Certified Finance Program for a few students (14-to-20-year-olds) to learn finance and accounting concepts from experienced Chartered Accountant (CA), and Venture Capitalist (VC) who share their learnings and knowledge with you. Join the live Classes, work on practical assignments and cases while you learn the life-skill of managing your personal finances. Student selection based on the application and phone interview round.
Mentorship Duration: 9 Sessions, 90 minutes each
spread across 4 to 6 weeks
Dates and Timings: To be Announced Soon
Session 1: Personal Finance
Managing Personal Finances – Art of Budgeting (Income, expenses, saving, debt repayment, student loans, credit cards).
Session 2: Introduction to Accounting
Background of accounting. What is accounting. Purpose of accounting with case based examples.
Session 3: Savings and Investments
Saving and Investing (Understand different asset classes – RE, Fixed Income, Bullion, Stocks), Power of compound interests.
Session 4: Introduction to Accounting Terms
Difference between Finance and accounting. Accounting concepts. Introduction to accounting terms. Type of business organisations.
Session 5: Career in Investment Banking
Investment Banking – What is it, how to become an I Banker, M&A, IPO.
Session 6: Bank Reconciliations
Recording transactions and rules with exercises.
Session 7 : How Venture Capital works
Funding a company (Various stages- Angel, VC, PE, IPO) Using a company case study learn the evolution of various stages.
Session 8: Balnce sheet and P&L
Balance sheet and P&L Statement.
Session 9: Career as a CA
High level introduction to globally accepted accounting principles. Career opportunities and Salary expectation in Accounting.
What will I Learn?
This is an intensive program for those who wish to have financial knowledge. Students will learn to read financial statements, chalk out models, and build a strong foundation in accounting with an end goal to learn about a career in finance. The curriculum is specially curated by the experienced professionals who plan on helping students make an informed career decision through practical assignments, case studies, and real-world examples – a mentoring experience not typically found in high-school or college curriculum!
Fee for the certified Program: Rs. 6650/-
Class Dates and Timings: To be Announced Soon
The Mentorship Process
Meet your mentors
An investment and portfolio associate, Keshav Bagri works at Acumen Fund where he manages the Consumer, Education, Financial Inclusion, and Energy portfolio. Also, he looks for new investment opportunities in EdTech, AgriTech, FinTech, SkillTech, and Emerging Technology for Development sectors in India. A graduate from IIM-Calcutta, Keshav holds a Masters in Business Administration. He previously worked at Goldman Sachs as an investment banking analyst. Keshav is the co-founder of AJuniorVC where he aspires to build India’s most loved content platform on startups and entrepreneurship.
A Chartered Accountant (AIR 28) and commerce graduate, Ankit Bohra, has more than five years of experience in the field of accounting and finance. He has worked with one of the big four accounting companies in the past, where he has audited books of accounts for various MNC clients. Currently, Ankit is working with one of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott Macdonald.
Got a question?
How much does the course cost?
The certified Mentorship costs Rs. 6650/-. A 100% scholarship will be awarded to a student based on financial need and genuine interest in the program. The decision on scholarship solely lies on the selection team. For more details on financial help, please write to: email@example.com.
Why is there a fee?
What is the duration of the program?
The Finance Mentorship is scheduled for 9 Live Online Sessions on Zoom, spread across a period of 4 to 6 weeks. Final Dates and Timings to be announced soon once more than 15 students are confirmed for the program.
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Confused about a career?
Unherd offers mentorship classes on diverse potential careers, for 13 to 18 year-olds, based on their current interest, potential and skillsets.