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Hands-On Financial Modeling with Microsoft Excel 2019

By : Shmuel Oluwa
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Hands-On Financial Modeling with Microsoft Excel 2019

By: Shmuel Oluwa

Overview of this book

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.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
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Section 1: Financial Modeling - Overview
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Section 2: The Use of Excel - Features and Functions for Financial Modeling
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Section 3: Building an Integrated Financial Model

Section 3: Building an Integrated Financial Model

A financial model is integrated when the various sections that define it are linked together in such a way that any alteration will ripple right through the model and update all the relevant values. This section will take you through the stages to follow when you're building your model in a systematic fashion.

This section comprises the following chapters:

  • Chapter 5, Understanding Project and Building Assumptions
  • Chapter 6, Asset and Debt Schedules
  • Chapter 7, Cash Flow Statement
  • Chapter 8, Ratio Analysis
  • Chapter 9, Valuation
  • Chapter 10, Model Testing for Reasonableness and Accuracy