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Financial Analysis using Excel Course

By: Foscore Development Center


19 - 30 Nov, 2018  12 days

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USD 1,000

This course is designed for existing users of Excel or similar spreadsheet programs needing to vastly increase their modelling and analytical skills especially in the disciplinary areas of Finance, Accounting, Management and Procurement. It is designed to improve the Excel modelling and analytical skills of finance professionals for the forecast, analysis and presentation of business and financial information

Who should attend

This certificate course is for analysts, financial officers, and portfolio managers seeking a deeper understanding of Valuation, and the skills and knowledge to confidently make financial decisions.

Course Objective:

  • Creating professional charts in Microsoft Excel
  • Working with large amounts of data
  • Understanding Accounting and Bookkeeping principles
  • Building a company’s financial statements
  • Performing Financial Statement Analysis
  • Understanding importance of timing in terms of revenue and cost recognition
  • Calculating Liquidity, Solvency, Profitability, and Growth ratios
  • Assessing project feasibility
  • Calculating a complete loan schedule
  • Understanding the difference between variable and fixed interest rates
  • Performing industry analysis
  • Understanding drives a company’s value
  • Analyzing a busines

Course content

  • Session 1: Financial Modeling
  • Accuracy, flexibility, User-friendliness
  • Structural standards
  • Iteration, Circular Errors, the #REF! problem
  • Factual checks, Rational checks, Structural checks,
  • Model Stress Testing, Proofreading
  • Session 2: Financial modeling Functions
  • Different ways of summing and counting: SUM: SUMIF:
  • Discounting on uneven periods: NPV: XNPV: IRR: XIRR
  • Data validation: Text to column
  • Pivot tables, what if analysis and data tables
  • Sensitivity and scenario analysis


Session 3: Modeling for financial and operational planning

  • A working capital management model
  • A capital budgeting model
  • An inventory policy model
  • A plant opening/closing model

Session 5: Additional Analysis in Financial Modeling

  • Debt repayment
  • Modeling based on seniority of debt obligations
  • Book Depreciation and Tax Depreciation and modeling deferred tax
  • asset/liability
  • Modeling Asset Sales

Session 6: Credit Perspective

  • Capital Structure
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Interest Coverage
  • Working Capital
  • Operating Results
  • Liquidity Ratios

Session 7: Capital Structure Analysis

  • Existing Debt
  • Bank Revolver
  • Other Long-Term Debt
  • Preferred Stock
  • Book Capitalization
  • Total Debt
  • Book Equity
  • Borrowing Base
  • Revolver Debt

Session 7: Cost of Capital Modelling

Session 8: Valuation models using Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

  • Free Cash Flow to Firm
  • Free Cash Flow to Equity
  • Single stage and multi stage models
  • Principles of financial analysis using NPV, IRR, PBP and other measures
  • Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
  • Relative Valuation
Foscore Development Center, Nairobi Kenya Nov 19 - 30 Nov, 2018

Class Session: 08:30:am - 04:30:am

USD 1,000.00
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Jackson Munene +254 712260031

A discount of 10% to 50% for more than two
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