Financial Analysis using excel Course

Financial Analysis using excel Course

# Course Date Duration Location Course fee: Registration
10 21/03/2022 To 01/04/2022 10 Days Nairobi Kenya USD 2,000
11 13/06/2022 To 24/06/2022 10 Days Nairobi Kenya USD 2,000
12 05/09/2022 To 16/09/2022 10 Days Nairobi Kenya USD 2,000
13 28/11/2022 To 09/12/2022 10 Days Nairobi Kenya USD 2,000


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



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;



·          TRUNC; MOD


·          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

General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs

·         The participant must be conversant with English

·         Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at Foscore development center (FDC-K) center in Nairobi Kenya. We also offer more than five participants training at requested location within Kenya, more than ten participant within east Africa and more than twenty participant all over the world.

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         One year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy discount of (10% to 50%) plus free five hour adventure drive to the National game park, in Nairobi.

·         Payment should be done two week before commence of the training, to FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us prepare better for you.

·         For any enquiry or +254712260031