Financial Analysis using excel Course

Financial Analysis using excel Course

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Course Date Duration Location Registration
10/04/2023 To 21/04/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
08/05/2023 To 19/05/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
05/06/2023 To 16/06/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
24/07/2023 To 04/08/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
21/08/2023 To 01/09/2023 10 Days Mombasa, Kenya
18/09/2023 To 29/09/2023 10 Days Kigali,Rwanda
16/10/2023 To 27/10/2023 10 Days Nairobi, Kenya
13/11/2023 To 24/11/2023 10 Days Naivasha,Kenya
11/12/2023 To 22/12/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya


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 in English

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

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

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

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

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a 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.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

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

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

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

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031




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