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Best Practice Financial Modelling

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About the course

This course will further develop you and your team’s understanding of accounting and Excel to create robust financial modelling skills that will deliver increased efficiency, flexibility and effectiveness. Key skills will be covered in the course such as scenario management techniques, switches and text wings to make models clear and flexible, and data validation to control inputs.

Key topics include

  • Setting up the model
  • Formatting conventions
  • Scenario management
  • Creating the working sheet/sub-models/outputs
  • Auditing, outputs and more

What will delegates take away?

  • A clear method for building rigorous, flexible financial models
  • Knowledge to build an integrated balance sheet and cash flow forecasting model

Who should attend

Basic level excel and accounting is required. More experienced modellers will also benefit.

Trust the experts

Mark Woolhouse

Mark Woolhouse graduated from St John’s Oxford and entered the banking world, training with JP Morgan in New York and subsequently working with one of JP Morgan’s London based affiliates, Saudi International Bank. He then worked with the UK merchant banks Hill Samuel and Charterhouse. Mark has a...


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