Introduction to Financial Modelling

Jacek Polewski Excel Expert with over 10 years of Commercial Experience 5.00
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What this course covers

This free worksop course is a quick overview of what a financial model is and how to best use it for your financial planning and raising funds.

What will I get out of the course?

By introducing you to the mechanics of cash flow models the course aims to give you confidence to create a model on your own. The sample model you will be giving at the end of the lesson will guide you in structuring the model.

How is the course structured?

The course covers the main concepts in financial modelling. It shows how to structure a cash flow model in Excel, what to avoid and how to present it.

Where can I apply the skills gained?

Cash Flow model is one of the fundamental tools whether you working on securing financing for a new company or building a business case for your project. It helps you in understanding the main financial drivers of your venture and clarifies the links between your main drivers and main outputs such as revenues, profits or cash flow. With the knowledge on how to design your own model you increase control over your finances and you decrease reliance on others. 

What do I need to bring?

Bring bring pen, paper and laptop. You are encouraged to download a Excel sample of a model onto your laptop before the lesson (click here to download it).

Topics Covered:

  1. What is a Cash Flow Model and why should you use it
  2. Using Excel in creating a model
  3. Keeping your model concise, easy to modify and present

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Jacek Polewski Excel Expert with over 10 years of Commercial Experience

Hi. My name is Jacek and I love Excel! With over 10 years of experience working in Business, Finance and Data Analysis I am looking forward to help you learn, understand and apply Excel through my group and individual courses.

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Thu 04 May 2017, 12:30-13:30
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eOffice Soho, Holden House, 57 Rathbone Place, London
Postcode: W1T 1JU


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This course does not have prerequisites although you will eventually need to be familiar with Excel to create a model. You will be given access to discounted rates should you decide to take more advanced group or individual courses.

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