Spreadsheet Modelling Skills for Finance

Financial Modelling in Excel Open public CPD training course

• Are you a finance professional?
• Do you use spreadsheet models?
• Do you want to learn how to build spreadsheet models?
• Do you need to achieve consistency in models across your team?
• Do you want to incorporate best practice into your models?
• Do you want others to be able to use your models in the future?
Training course in spreadsheet modelling in London
Spreadsheet modelling (sometimes referred to as financial modelling) is essentially a set of best practice techniques to achieve consistency across your spreadsheets. The two of the key benefits of spreadsheet modelling are ‘control’ and ‘succession planning’.

Spreadsheet Control
Spreadsheet models are built with controls in mind and with the aim of eliminating spreadsheet errors.

Succession planning for Spreadsheets
Spreadsheet models are designed so they are easy to understand and use, with a transparent design and documentation. This ensures that they can be used across teams and over time as people leave and join the team.

This training course builds on our Spreadsheet (Excel) Skills for Finance course.

It is designed for experienced excel users who need to learning modelling techniques.

Spreadsheets are fantastic business tools and we hardly utilise their potential. This course aims to ‘get you up to speed’ and give you an insight into excel’s true potential.

Spreadsheet modelling course details

Excel spreadsheet modelling course for finance professionals
The course covers the following areas:
• Design basics
• Design principles
• Key elements of model structure
• Building the Framework
• Set up the model structure
• Cell conventions
• Building the Schedules
• Naming conventions
• The financial statements
• Analysis and Presentation

This is a very practical hands-on course which is delivered by actually building a live spreadsheet excel model. We will use an illustrative financial model, used for forecasting financial statements throughout the course.

Entry requirements for spreadsheet modelling course

• A basic level of excel and IT literacy is assumed.
• Delegates must have already attended our Spreadsheet (Excel) Skills for Finance training course or pass an entry interview with our presenter. This is a fast paced course and we need to make sure that all delegates have a minimum level of expertise before attending.
• Delegates should bring a laptop with excel loaded.
• Laptops can be provided, if required, for an additional fee if required.
• We limit the course to 10 delegates to ensure enough individual attention is given to each person.

Course delivery for spreadsheet modelling

We take an open friendly and enthusiastic approach to learning with spreadsheets. We believe that people learn more effectively when they are enjoying themselves. We make excel interesting for you.

We love questions and welcome as many as possible. We encourage an open atmosphere which in our experience accelerates the learning process.

We always use a large practical spreadsheet model on this course we believe this really helps our clients to understand concepts. We find that people only really learn when they test their understanding through practice.

Example of previous delegate’s feedback on spreadsheet course

good pace spreadsheet modelling course, clear instructions, useful notes, practical manual, really useful, put into use, useful tips
communicated clearly core structure in building excel models, faster building of spreadsheets, really helpful
very useful excel modelling course, new skills, material, useful for accountancy user of excel, accounting spreadsheet issues in depth, save hours of time
Brilliant and useful excel spreadsheet modelling course. Explained the concepts in details with enthusiasm. Brilliant excel course leader.
Good for business practices using spreadsheets. Efficiency savings to current practices. Broke down the elements of financial modelling into sizable parts.
Covered very new aspects of excel and learnt losts of new financial modelling skills, spreadsheet functions and formulas.

Cost and Course Dates

• Training course at a comfortable centrally located London venue
• Waiting list is now open for our next course.
• Including lunch.
• Including comprehensive colour course manual.
• Places are limited to a maximum of 8 delegates so please add your name to our waiting list now.
• Price = £497 (excl VAT).

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