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Financial Modeling Bootcamp – August

Financial Modeling Bootcamp

12th August, 2024 - 16th August, 2024



The Financial Modeling Bootcamp comprises five key course units, carefully designed to empower you with the expertise needed to excel in financial modeling. We understand that you might come from a different background, but we have built prerequisite courses in core modelling skills and accounting fundamentals for financial modeling that will bring you up to speed when you start modeling. In the boot camp, you will learn and master how to build and forecast all three financial statements from scratch using the FAST Standard.

You will also learn how to build a financial model for any business and project. The Valuation course unit in the boot camp will train you on how Wall Street analysts value businesses through the spreadsheet-based model, employing the three prominent valuation techniques: Discounted Cash Flow analysis, precedent transaction, and comparable company analysis. By joining this boot camp, you will become a financial modeling rockstar!

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Accounting Fundamentals

  • Understand the fundamental principles of accounting and its role in financial decision-making.
  • Analyse and manage costs using Cost Accounting techniques, contributing to effective cost control.
  • Create and evaluate budgets, assess variances, and make accurate financial forecasts.
  • Interpret key financial statements, including the Income Statement, Statement of Financial Position, and Statement of Cashflow
  • Identify and analyse important line items within financial statements, such as revenue, expenses, assets, abilities, and equity.
  • Grasp the significance of margins in assessing profitability and operational efficiency.
  • Comprehend the basics of taxation and its implications on financial performance.
  • Evaluate the impact of Long-Term Debt on a company’s financial structure.
  • Understand the components of Equity, including common stock and retained earnings, and their impact on shareholder equity.
  • Calculate and interpret essential Accounting Ratios to assess a company’s financial health and performance.


Core Modeling Skills

  • Develop a strong foundation in financial modeling concepts and techniques
  • Build Financial Modeling using globally accepted standard – FAST Standard
  • Gain proficiency in using Excel shortcuts to expedite modeling tasks
  • Learn how to manipulate and prepare data for financial analysis
  • Understand essential principles for effective financial analysis within models
  • Master various modeling techniques used in creating accurate financial models
  • Explore scenario analysis to evaluate the impact of different variables on models
  • Learn best practices for structuring and organizing financial models efficiently
  • Acquire skills to incorporate sensitivity analysis to assess model responsiveness
  • Understand the importance of accuracy, transparency, and logical flow in models
  • Develop the ability to create dynamic and adaptable financial models
  • Learn techniques to effectively present and communicate model results
  • Access resources that bridge theoretical modeling concepts with practical examples
  • Develop a critical eye for identifying and rectifying errors in financial models


Financial Modeling for Business

  • Fundamental concepts of financial modeling and its significance in business decision-making.
  • Link and integrate various financial statements for a holistic view of a company’s financial health.
  • Tax modeling techniques
  • Non-Current Assets, Working Capital modeling, depreciation, amortization, inventory management, and cash flow projections.
  • Equity and Debt Finance modeling, understanding capital structure, dividend policies, and debt repayment schedules.
  • Key financial model outputs and analyses, such as financial ratios, valuation metrics, and performance indicators.
  • Quality Control in financial models, including error-checking, sensitivity analysis, and scenario planning.
  • Model Finalization, refining, and presenting models professionally to support strategic decision-making.
  • Creating a comprehensive financial model that reflects real-world business scenarios.


Financial Modeling for Projects

  • How to build and analyze financial models for a project using Microsoft Excel
  • Advanced topics such as modeling tax, linking financial statements, and modeling equity and debt finance
  • How to calculate the cost of equity and debt, create a debt schedule, and model interest during construction
  • Understanding non-current assets and working capital, including modeling depreciation, capital expenditures, and inventory
  • How to model the construction period and calculate interest during construction
  • Analyzing project finance and making informed business decisions
  • Practical skills and knowledge that can be applied to real-world scenarios


Company Valuation

  • Acquire a comprehensive understanding of essential financial modeling concepts and techniques.
  • Learn to build and forecast the three key financial statements—Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow—from scratch.
  • Gain hands-on experience in constructing financial models tailored for diverse businesses and projects, enabling you to apply modeling principles to real-world scenarios.
  • Explore and master three prominent valuation techniques employed by Wall Street analysts—Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) analysis, precedent transaction analysis, and comparable company analysis—to accurately assess and value businesses.
  • Develop proficiency in using spreadsheet-based models for valuation purposes, honing skills that are essential for financial analysts working in various industries.

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