Hands-On Financial Modeling with Microsoft Excel 2019

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  • Identify the growth drivers derived from processing historical data in Excel
  • Use discounted cash flow (DCF) for efficient investment analysis
  • Build a financial model by projecting balance sheets and profit and loss
  • Apply a Monte Carlo simulation to derive key assumptions for your financial model
  • Prepare detailed asset and debt schedule models in Excel
  • Discover the latest and advanced features of Excel 2019
  • Calculate profitability ratios using various profit parameters

Financial modeling is a core skill required by anyone who wants to build a career in finance. Hands-On Financial Modeling with Microsoft Excel 2019 explores terminologies of financial modeling with the help of Excel.

This book will provides you with an overview of the steps you should follow to build an integrated financial model. You will explore the design principles, functions, and techniques of building models in a practical manner. Starting with the key concepts of Excel, such as formulas and functions, you will learn about referencing frameworks and other advanced components for building financial models. Later chapters will help you understand your financial projects, build assumptions, and analyze historical data to develop data-driven models and functional growth drivers. The book takes an intuitive approach to model testing and covers best practices and practical use cases.

By the end of this book, you will have examined the data from various use cases, and have the skills you need to build financial models to extract the information required to make informed business decisions.

  • A non-data professional's guide to exploring Excel's financial functions and pivot tables
  • Prepare various models for income and cash flow statements, and balance sheets
  • Perform valuations and identify growth drivers with real-world case studies
Page Count 292
Course Length 8 hours 45 minutes
ISBN 9781789534627
Date Of Publication 11 Jul 2019


Shmuel Oluwa

Shmuel Oluwa is a financial executive and seasoned instructor with over 25 years' experience in a number of finance-related fields, with a passion for imparting knowledge. He has developed considerable skills in the use of Microsoft Excel and has organized training courses in Business Excel, Financial Modeling with Excel, Forensics and Fraud Detection with Excel, Excel as an Investigative Tool, and Accounting for Non-Accountants, among others. He has given classes in Nigeria, Angola, Kenya, and Tanzania, but his online community of students covers several continents. Shmuel divides his time between London and Lagos with his pharmacist wife. He is fluent in three languages: English, Yoruba, and Hebrew.