Unlike most of the other businesses, all finance professionals have to continuously work with large amount of numbers. Almost everyone uses MS Excel to create financial models to analyse and project financial statements. A mastery over financial modeling will give all the professionals an edge over others as they can do their work faster and with more accuracy.
Number crunching is one the most important aspects of any job in the world of finance. Unlike other businesses, professionals in the finance industry have to work with large amounts of numbers. There is thus a need for people who have a good knowledge of MS Excel to create financial projections, analyze competition and markets and make financial models. A mastery over Excel is actually a way to excel in the finance world, as it ensures accuracy, speed and can give you that edge over your peers.
The EduPristine Financial Modeling course will teach you the basic of MS Excel all the way to creating successful Financial Models. By the end of the course, you will be able to independently build models that are robust and provide dynamic projections that can be used to thoroughly analyze a company from multiple standpoints: operations, investment, financing and valuation.
The course will enable you to
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LinkedIn, Groupon Models et al.
This program is suitable for students and professionals related to Investment, Equity Research, Credit, Project, Mergers & Acquisition, Corporate Finance, Critical Thinking and analytical skills. It is also ideal for CA, CFA Program candidates, FRM, MBA Finance, B TECH and Commerce Graduates who want a career in any of the above profiles.
Financial Modeling is also a suitable choice for those in non-finance related careers such as in the preparation of Business Plan, working on Excel, decision making and mapping theory to practical.
Commercial Banks use Financial Modeling for disbursing loans for the projects; Project Management uses it for performance tracking of on-going projects.
Financial Modeling concepts can be applied to any industry. Individuals who hold an MBA and also possess knowledge of Financial Modeling have an advantageous edge over others.
Students should have hands-on experience with Excel and a brief idea about Finance, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow Models.
The Course Curriculum for the Financial Modeling Training provided by EduPristine is as follows
|Financial Modeling Principles||
MS Excel as a tool for financial modeling
Building financial models best practices
Modeling growth drivers, depreciation, cost drivers, asset & debt schedules
Projecting cash flow statement
Circular references and handling them
Financial ratio analysis
Valuation using DCF & Comps
Scenario analysis and Building valuation dashboards
Getting acquainted with Excel mechanics and functionality
Get 'before' and 'after' files for each lesson to practice questions and verify answers later
Get additional Video Tutorials on Macros, Building the LinkedIn model, Credit Risk Models, Glossary of Financial Terms and MS Excel Shortcuts
Exclusive video recordings explaining the process of constructing a financial model for project finance
20 hours of exclusive video recordings on how to construct effective and efficient models
Gain access to our online forum and discuss questions and doubts
Download special notes prepared by the instructor during sessions to aid the video tutorials
Get the best training in financial modeling by understanding successful real world financial models
A reference to get ahead in your career. At the end of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Participation. You can also earn the Certificate of Excellence upon completing our course assignment (Please get in touch with our sales representative for more details).
It blended with my experience as a controller for a construction company. Specifically integrating the BS, P&L and CFS. I like modeling, budgeting and releasing Pro Forma statements. Aslo, I liked the way dates were used.
I followed the course closely, it was helpful both from the perpective of understanding financial modeling as well as to improve my knowledge of excel. Hoping to master my skills over time with EduPristine's support.
Absolutely not. You can create a financial model using only a pen and paper or calculator. Financial models existed even before we were introduced to Microsoft. Having said that, building financial models using MS Excel is an advantage. 90% of professionals use MS Excel. It is fast, accurate, easy to use and modular. Almost everybody in the corporate world communicates using MS Excel, and so there will be an unsaid expectation for you also to be sound in its knowledge. This should not worry you. Our course on Financial Modeling will help you learn the nuances of making a financial model in a very basic step-by-step manner. By the end of the course you will be confident to make models for any company. To get acquainted to financial modeling, check out our downloads on models for LinkedIn, Zynga and GroupOn to see the power of MS Excel for Financial Modeling.
The relationship between MS Excel and Financial Modeling is like that of a shovel and a vegetable garden. MS Excel is a very important tool to learn Financial Modeling. As a finance professional, you will be working a lot on spread-sheets and so it is important for you to understand how to use MS Excel efficiently. You can learn to work faster and use all the latent features of MS Excel to make the models look better and cleaner. Simple tricks and techniques like using shortcuts to create models can significantly reduce time spent on building models and financial analysis. You can learn tips and techniques in MS Excel and become an expert in Financial Modeling with our training program. For your reference, MS Excel is necessary but not sufficient for doing analysis of financial statements. In Financial Modeling one can learn structuring of various components of financial statements across different sheets and how to link them. There are best practices which are followed by finance professionals across the world which will help you make logical and efficient models. These best practices help you build models which are more robust. Examples of such models can be downloaded for LinkedIn, Facebook, Zynga here.
A rewarding career in the finance industry!
The kind of job profiles would include:
Project finance People
Consultants involved in strategy and business planning
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