Financial Modelling Overview

A financial model is simply a tool that’s built in Excel to forecast a business’ financial performance into the future.  The forecast is typically based on the company’s historical performance and requires preparing the income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement and supporting schedules.

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Financial Modelling Training Module:

What are the course objectives?
  • Valuation Modelling
  • Project Finance Modelling
  • Mergers and Acquisition Modelling
  • Macros for Financial Modelling
  • Advanced Excel functions for Financial Modelling
  • Advanced Charting and Dash boarding Techniques
  • Comparative Company Analysis
  • Discounted Cash Flow
  • Leveraged Buy Out (LBO)
  • Option pricing
Financial Modelling Course Duration?

Financial Modelling course  can be learnt just in 14 Days ( 70 hrs ) . It is a certification course which has less time duration but no importance.


Financial Modelling Certification?

To earn the financial modeling certificate you must:

  • Enroll in the financial modeling course
  • Download the included Excel files
  • Complete all of the video-based chapters
  • Pass all of the quizzes with a 100% grade (you can always retake the quizzes)
  • Complete the exercises in your downloaded Excel files

Your certificate will be automatically emailed to you in PDF and you can add a verified link to your LinkedIn profile. We will also verify certificates for employers if you request us to.

Our Training Features:

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Placement Assistance

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Financial Modelling Course Syllabus :

Basic Excel :

  • Formatting of Excel Sheets
  • Use of Excel Formula Function
  • Advanced Modelling Techniques
  • Data Filter and Sort
  • Charts and Graphs
  • Table formula and Scenario building
  • Lookups: Vlookup Match & offset, pivot tables

Financial Statement Analysis :

  • Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Reporting Mechanics
  • Understanding Income Statement, Balance Sheet
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Financial Analysis Techniques
  • Inventories, Long Lived Assets
  • Non Current Liabilities
  • Financial Statement Application

Financial Ratios :

  • Ratio analysis of industries
  • Du point Analysis
  • Peer to peer analysis
  • Preparation of Financial Analysis report on an industry

Financial Management & Corporate Finance :

  • Time value of money
  • Long term financing
  • Cost of capital
  • Measure Of Leverage

Project Finance :

  • Project evaluation; stage of project; construction & development phase
  • funding during investment phase
  • costs during investment phase
  • life of project
  • decision making
  • cash flow waterfall & resolve circular reference problem in interest during construction.

Equity Research Modeling :

  • Prepare an Income Statement, Balance sheet, Cash Flow Statement, Geographic Revenue Sheet, Segment Revenue Sheet, Cost Statement, Debt Sheet, Analyze Revenue Drivers
  • Forecast Geographic & Segment Revenues, Cost Statement, Debt, Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement.
  • Performa Adjustments, Income Statement – Compute Margins, Balance Sheet -Compute Ratios
  • Cash Flow Statement Projection, Valuation- Discounted Cash Flow Method (DCF), Valuation – Relative Valuation (Football Field Chart)
  • Valuation – Assumptions for Valuation Model, Prepare Valuation Model, Prepare Presentation Sheet, Prepare Company Overview , Sector Overview

VBA and Macros

  • Understanding Macros and VBA
  • Recording Macros Understanding basics of coding
  • Understanding objects and
  • Control statements in VBA code
  • Application of macros to Financial modelling
  • Developing solution to circular reference problem
  • Developing sensitivity table
  • Developing scenario analysis
  • Developing simulation
  • Examples will be based on Project Models

Investment Banking M & A

  • Introduction to Investment Banking
  • Merger and Acquisitions
  • Types of M&A: Merger ,Acquisition
  • Consolidation Spin-off
  • Drivers for M&A
  • Accounting for Mergers: Purchase
  • Method & Pooling Method
  • Differentiate between financing and
  • Operating synergies
  • M&A Regulatory Environment
  • Developing M&A Models: Integration of
  • Financial Statements between (Target and Acquirer),
  • Valuation -DCF, Relative and Transaction  
  • Comps
  • Developing Merger Model
  • Developing Synergies


  • Introduction to Databases
  • Terminologies – Records, Fields, Tables
  • Database normalisation
  • Primary Key
  • How data is accessed
  • Introduction to SQL – Table creation
  • SQL Syntax, SQL data Types, SQL Operators
  • Table creation in SQL :Create, Insert, Drop , delete and updating
  • Introduction to SQL – Table access & Manipulation  Select with Where Clause (In between, logical operators, wild cards, order, group by)
  • SQL constraints, Concepts of Join – Inner, Outer
  • Case Study

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