January 11, 2010
No learning is complete without the application in real world. Certifications like CFA, FRM give a sound grounding in all the concepts of finance – Corporate finance, Valuation, Quantitative analysis, Investment options, Instruments like Options, Futures, Markets, Risk, etc. If it is combined with actual implementation of models, then the understanding would improve manifold.
Excel is the de-facto tool used for modeling in finance. If used effectively, it can enhance your work efficiency by 500-600% and can help you achieve great success. For example, by avoiding the use of mouse (and using keyboard instead), you can increase your speed of modeling and understanding of models by atleast 4-5 times. A simple example would be using the key F2 to see the constituents of a formula, using “ctrl + [” to navigate to the precedents, using “Alt + =” for autosum etc.
Pristine has a goal to create world class professionals, and we feel that to do so – we need to create more awareness about the industry practices of implementing these models in Excel. For this purpose we are conducting a free webinar on Financial Modeling in Excel. The agenda of the webinar would be:
The operational details of the presentation are: