Essential Quantitative Skills for Lawyers - Law 940

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Credit Hours: 3
Description:

In the first part of this course, students will develop a strong working knowledge of accounting concepts and mechanics.  Students will also learn to read financial statements, analyze them, and understand how they are relevant to the practice of law.     

The second part of this course will explore important basic concepts of finance, such as present value, future value, compound interest, risk and rates of return, discounted cash flow, bond valuation, and the foundations of business and equity valuation.

In the final part of the course, student will learn the foundations of statistical analysis, including central tendency, distribution, dispersion, hypothesis testing, statistical significance, correlation, and basic regression analysis.

Prerequisite: Business Organizations (concurrent); and Permission of Lunsford Academy Director