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4 weeks
1-2 hours per week

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Welcome to the programme on Choosing an Entity for your Business! Through this programme, you will gain insights into different types of business structures, including sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability partnership, companies and societies. The programme brings out the distinct characteristics of the different forms of business entities, their advantages and disadvantages and the legal principles underlying such entities.

The programme further helps you to navigate the maze of entity options available to start a business venture. You will be able to draw a comparison between various forms of business entities, highlighting their unique features and gain practical insights into factors such as management structure, compliance requirements and liability protection.

Why Take This Course?

By taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Delve deep into the legal characteristics of different business entities.
  • Explore the critical factors that need to be considered while choosing a business entity.
  • Engage in case studies and real-world scenarios to understand how business structures are selected.
  • Understand the basic regulatory compliance required to start a business entity.
  • Equip professionals to understand and compare the legal structures of different business entities so as to be able to advise their clients on the most suitable form of business entity.

Who Should Take This Course?

  • New Business Owners: Gain essential knowledge to choose the best business structure for your venture.
  • Lawyers and Legal Advisors: Enhance your advisory skills on selecting suitable business entities for clients.
  • Chartered Accountants and CPAs: Understand compliance and financial implications of different business structures.
  • Business and Law Students: Develop critical knowledge of business entities for future careers.
  • Small Business Owners: Reassess your current business structure for potential benefits and improvements.
  • Regulatory Authorities: Improve policy formulation with a better understanding of business entities.

Course Structure

Engaging and Structured Videos: Learn at your own pace with our expertly crafted video lectures delivered by leading industry professionals. Whether you are exploring a new area of law or reinforcing your existing expertise, the series of short videos (around 2-3 minutes each) empower you to learn at your own pace, revisiting concepts as needed. Each video segment is thoughtfully crafted to explain the practical applications and processes related to the specific Definition, Concept, Explanation, Section, or Article being covered.

Practical Assignments and Solutions: Solidify your knowledge with practical exercises that put theory into action. Wherever required, practical assignments are explained in detail through ‘Solutions Videos’ or ‘Solutions Guide’, wherein our experts walk you through every step for solving practical legal problems either through videos or a documentary guide.

Q&A for Knowledge Mastery: Test your understanding and gain clarity through Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) at the end of Chapters. These MCQs test your comprehension and application of mind, ensuring you have the right understanding of the course material.

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Course List


Forms of Business Organisations

Explore the different forms of business organisations and structures such as sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLPs, cooperative societies, and companies.
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Choosing the Perfect Business Entity

Master the intricacies of choosing between various business entities like Partnerships, LLPs, Companies, and more.
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Key Highlights


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Dr Pratima Narayan

Advocate & Mediator, Co-founder, Techlawlogi Consulting LLP

Dr Pratima Narayan has served the legal academia for over 20 years as a visiting faculty at various reputed law schools and business schools. Her expertise lies in areas of commercial contracts, consumer law, e-commerce and Intellectual Property Rights.


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Dr Charu Mathur

Instructor, EBC Learning & AOR, Supreme Court

Dr Charu Mathur is an Advocate on Record with the Supreme Court of India. She has over 20+ years of rich and diverse expertise in corporate, commercial, civil, criminal and constitutional law matters.


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Juhi Roy

Partner, Petkar Legal

Juhi Roy has previously worked as a Senior Associate in the General Corporate team of Argus Partners, Kolkata. She has also worked with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Mumbai; Network 18 Media and Investments Limited, Mumbai; Wadia Ghandy & Co., Mumbai; and SA Partners, Mumbai.

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Pradyumna Anil Purohit

Instructor & Editor, EBC Learning

Pradyumna is a Course Author, Instructional Designer, and Innovator at EBC Learning. He is also the Chief Academic Consultant at Mahatma Gandhi Centre for Peace Studies, O.P. Jindal Global University. He was formerly an Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Law School.





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