BASICS OF FINANCIAL MODELLING USING MS EXCEL

Course fee: KSH 160,000, USD 2,000 Start Date: 03/08/2020 End Date: 14/08/2020

INTRODUCTION

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

DURATION

10 Days

TARGET AUDIENCE

This 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

OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

v  creating professional charts in Microsoft Excel

v  working with large amounts of data

v  Understanding Accounting and Bookkeeping principles

v  Building a company’s financial statements

v  Performing Financial Statement Analysis

v  Understanding importance of timing in terms of revenue and cost recognition

v  Calculating Liquidity, Solvency, Profitability, and Growth ratios

v  assessing project feasibility

v  calculating a complete loan schedule

v  Understanding the difference between variable and fixed interest rates

v  Performing industry analysis

v  Understanding drives a company’s value

v  analyzing a business

COURSE OUTLINE

Financial Modeling

v  Accuracy, flexibility, User-friendliness

v  Structural standards

v  Iteration, Circular Errors, the #REF! problem

v  Factual checks, Rational checks, Structural checks,

v  Model Stress Testing, Proofreading

Financial modeling Functions

v  Different ways of summing and counting: SUM; SUMIF;

v  SUMPRODUCT; COUNT; COUNTA; COUNTBLANK; COUNTIF and IF fuctions

v  ROUND; ROUNDUP; ROUNDDOWN; CEILING; FLOOR; INT;

v  TRUNC; MOD

v  HLOOKUP; VLOOKUP

v  Discounting on uneven periods: NPV; XNPV; IRR; XIRR

v  Data validation; Text to column

v  Pivot tables, what if analysis and data tables

v  Sensitivity and scenario analysis

Modeling for financial and operational planning

v  A working capital management model

v  A capital budgeting model

v  An inventory policy model

v  A plant opening/closing model

 Additional Analysis in Financial Modeling

v  Debt repayment

v  Modeling based on seniority of debt obligations

v  Book Depreciation and Tax Depreciation and modeling deferred tax

v  asset/liability

v  Modeling Asset Sales

Credit Perspective

v  Capital Structure

v  Leverage Ratios

v  Interest Coverage

v  Working Capital

v  Operating Results

v  Liquidity Ratios

Capital Structure Analysis

v  Existing Debt

v  Bank Revolver

v  Other Long-Term Debt

v  Preferred Stock

v  Book Capitalization

v  Total Debt

v  Book Equity

v  Borrowing Base

v  Revolver Debt

Cost of Capital Modelling

Valuation models using Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

v  Free Cash Flow to Firm

v  Free Cash Flow to Equity

v  Single stage and multi stage models

v  Principles of financial analysis using NPV, IRR, PBP and other measures

v  Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

v  Relative Valuation

v  Hybrid of DCF and relative valuation

v  Conducting reality check on results

Modeling for Corporate Finance Transaction

Evaluation of Newly built financial model

v  Objectives

v  Assumptions

v  Logical flow

v  Key inputs

v  Interrelationships among inputs

v  Expected output

v  Factual checks, Rational checks, Structural check

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

TRAINING VENUE, LOGISTICS AND PAYMENT

v  Training is residential and will be held at Afriex Training Centre.

v  The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

v  Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged upon request by the participant.

v  This training can also be tailor made for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our training Centre or at a convenient location.

v  For further inquiries, please contact us on training@afriextraining.org

v  Payment should be made to Afriex Training Limited bank account before the start of the training and receipts sent to training@afriextraining.org

v  Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Afriex Training Ltd certificate.

Contact Details

Anniversary Towers 8th Flr, Nairobi
+254 715 310 685 | +254 732 543 623
info@afriextraining.org

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