Corporate Financial Modelling Building Forecasts and Cash Flows

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

Venue

  • June-17-2024

    Singapore

  • June-17-2024

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  • June-24-2024

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  • June-24-2024

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  • July-01-2024

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  • July-08-2024

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  • Sep-16-2024

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  • Dec-02-2024

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  • Dec-09-2024

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  • Dec-09-2024

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  • Dec-16-2024

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  • Dec-16-2024

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  • Dec-23-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-23-2024

    London

  • Dec-30-2024

    Barcelona

  • Dec-30-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Jan-13-2025

    Amsterdam

  • Jan-13-2025

    London

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

 

Forecasting
 
  • What are the forecasting basics?
  • What causes forecasting errors?
  • What types of charts should we use?
  • How do we review forecasts?
  • How can we appraise accuracy?
  • How do we analyse data in Excel?

 

Forecasting methods

 

  • How can we identify patterns?
  • What is the simple percentage plus method?
  • How do we use compound annual growth rate?
  • How are trends useful?
  • What is smoothing?
  • How do we look at seasons?
  • How do we use regression?
  • What is the inflation problem?

 

Ratios

 

  • What factors can affect cash flow?
  • What are the core ratios?
  • What are the profitability ratios?
  • What ratios measure operating efficiency?
  • What ratios can help with financial structure?
  • Is growth sustainable?
  • What are the market ratios?
  • What error functions and units should be considered?
  • What checks are required?

 

Forecast drivers

 

  • What assumptions can we make?
  • How do we generate the income statement?
  • How are balance sheet assets generated?
  • What about balance sheet liabilities?
  • Why are the workings sheets important?
  • How do we deal with divisions?

 

Accounting statements

 

  • What is the structure of the balance sheet?
  • How do we model the income statement?
  • How do we model the balance sheet?
  • What are the mechanics of cash flow?
  • What are the cash flow ratios?
  • Can we avoid common mistakes?
  • How should we deal with iteration?
  • What further checks are needed?

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