Week 1 : Broad classification of reactions and basics of arrow pushing
Week 2 : Reaction co-ordinate diagrams
Week 3 : Reaction Kinetics: rate laws and methods of determining concentration. Introduction to linear free energy relationships
Week 4 : Linear Free Energy Relationships
Week 5 : Kinetic and equilibrium isotope Effects
Week 6 : Miscellaneous methods to determine mechanisms: isotope labelling, trapping of intermediates, checking for common intermediate,competition and cross-over experiments.
Week 7 : Catalysis: classification and introduction to Bronstead acid catalysis
Week 8 : Types of Catalysis: Acid, Binding, Electrophilic, Nucelophilic, Covalent, Proximity and Phase-transfer