Financial Analysis and Modelling using Excel Course

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  • Date 02-08-2021 - 06-08-2021
Financial Analysis and Modelling using Excel Course, Nairobi, Kenya
Training or Development Class Title
Financial Analysis and Modelling using Excel Course
Event Type
Training or Development Class
Training or Development Class Date
02-08-2021 to 06-08-2021
Nairobi, Kenya
Organization Name / Organize By
Upskill Development Institute
Organizing/Related Departments
Upskill Training Department
Organization Type
Education Institution
Training or Development ClassCategory
Both (Technical & Non Technical)
Training or Development ClassLevel
All (State/Province/Region, National & International)
Related Industries


Business Development



Nairobi, Kenya

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


5 Days

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 business

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
  • Hybrid of DCF and relative valuation
  • Conducting reality check on results

Session 9: Modeling for Corporate Finance Transaction

Session 10: Evaluation of Newly built financial model

  • Objectives
  • Assumptions
  • Logical flow
  • Key inputs
  • Interrelationships among inputs
  • Expected output
  • Factual checks, Rational checks, Structural checks

Training Approach

This course will be delivered by our skilled trainers who have vast knowledge and experience as expert professionals in the fields. The course is taught in English and through a mix of theory, practical activities, group discussion and case studies. Course manuals and additional training materials will be provided to the participants upon completion of the training.

Tailor-Made Course

This course can also be tailor-made to meet organization requirement. For further inquiries, please contact us on: Email: [email protected] Tel: +254 721 331 808

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Registration Fees
Registration Fees Details
Course fee: 1000 usd
Registration Ways
  Upskill Training Center 
Official Email ID
Danson Mwaniki

Upskill Training Center

[email protected]