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Financial Modeling Bootcamp

Master the art of financial modeling in this intensive course that will take you from beginner to advanced Excel skills while teaching you essential finance and accounting concepts. Create a comprehensive financial model for a real company and gain the knowledge and skills needed for success in the world of finance.

  • Level Intermediate
  • Age 18 and older
  • Price $995
  • Location 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY

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  • Noble Desktop @ 185 Madison Ave 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10016
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Class Description


What you'll learn in this financial modeling training:

Learn essential finance & accounting concepts while building a comprehensive discounted cash flow (DCF) model in Excel. In this 3-day intensive financial modeling class, you’ll go from beginner to advanced in Excel skillset; learn Finance, Accounting, and Corporate Valuation; and build a comprehensive Financial Model on a real company.

This course has a Prerequisite: 

Prior financial experience is helpful, but not required. Those without a finance or accounting background will receive a short guide prior to the course (request upon registration) to acclimate themselves to terminology.

Excel proficiency equivalent to Intermediate Excel for Business is required, including VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, and IF statements. Our Financial Analyst Training Program includes beginner and intermediate Excel along with this 3-day Bootcamp.

Learn more about Financial Modeling Bootcamp at Noble Desktop.


Day I: Advanced Excel for Financial Modeling

Advanced techniques to Expedite Workflow

  • Efficient formula writing
  • Formula & model auditing
  • Advanced cell locking
  • Hot Keys to work without the mouse
  • Windows & work with multiple applications
  • Go To Special
  • Paste Special
  • Project #1: Revenue build-up by store count and same store sales growth

Advanced Analytical Tools & Sensitivity Analysis

  • Goal Seek
  • Data Tables
  • Scenario Manager
  • Project #2: Cash flow modeling & sensitivity analysis

Database Functions for Finance

  • Advanced SUMIFS

Functions for Financial Modeling

  • Financial functions
  • Date functions
  • Nested IF statements
  • IF Statements with AND/OR
  • CHOOSE function
  • Weighted average calculations
  • Projects #3: Loan amortization model

Day II: Intro to Corporate Finance, Accounting, & Modeling

Intro to Corporate Finance

  • Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • How are PV and IRR used in financial modeling?
  • How companies raise capital through debt and equity issuances

Enterprise value

  • Stocks, dividend yields, trading terminologoy, and valuation metrics
  • Market Capitalization: Calculate the market cap for public companies
  • Shares outstanding: How does share count change over time?
  • Enterprise Value: Calculate the enterprise value for public companies

Financial Accounting & Statement Analysis

  • Cash vs. accrual accounting
  • Assets = Liabilities + Shareholder's Equity
  • Annual and quarterly filings, and press releases
  • Income Statement: Analyze line items on an income statement; calculate growth rates, and TTM
  • Balance Sheet: Review assets, liabilities and shareholder's equity
  • Cash Flow Statement: Analyze a public company cash flow statement
  • Working Capital: Calculate and understand working capital

Integrated Financial Modeling

  • Calculate historical ratios for revenue growth, margins, and working capital
  • Project cash flows based on historical metrics
  • Create debt, equity, and working capital supporting schedules
  • Review how financial statements tie together and balance the model
  • Integrate the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement in Excel

Intro to DCF Modeling

  • Calculate unlevered free cash flow from the integrated model
  • Discount cash flows using the WACC
  • Derive a share price from total company value

Sensitivity Analysis

  • Use Data Tables to sensitize the model's key inputs
  • Conditional Format with formulas to highlight cells that meet certain criteria
  • Calculate the revenue growth required to hit a certain share price

Intro to LBO Modeling

  • Review Leveraged Buyouts (LBOs) basics
  • Create a simple LBO model
  • Calculate the IRR and Equity Multiple

Day III: In-depth Financial Modeling & Valuation

Company Analysis

  • Discuss the business model and value drivers of a public restaurant company
  • Capital Structure: Calculate the total enterprise value and build a capital structure table
  • Historical Financials: Populate the historical financials
  • Ratios: Calculate the financial ratios

Financial projections

  • Create financial projections for revenues
  • Create financial projections for expenses
  • Create projections for the working capital items

Terminal Value

  • Estimate the company's terminal value using the Gordon Growth Model

Discounting Cash Flows

  • Use CAPM to estimate the company's cost of equity
  • Calculate the weighted average cost of capital (WACC)
  • Discount future cash flows with the midpoint convention

Corporate Valuation

  • Calculate the diluted shares outstanding using the treasury stock method
  • Derive a value per share from total enterprise value

Final Analysis & Reasonability Testing

  • Where does our model need additional analysis?
  • How does our value per share compare to the current price?
  • How do our financial projections compare to management's and the analyst community
  • Analyze the output and determine reasonability of the model and assumptions
  • What areas or assumptions require additional research?
  • What assumptions drive the valuation and how would changes impact our thesis
  • Should we invest in the stock at current prices?

Refund Policy

  • Students may cancel up to 14 days before the class/program start date and receive a refund, less the registration fee (10% of the undiscounted course price). 
  • Cancellations within 14 days are not permitted, but students may reschedule up to three business days before the class start date.
  • For cancellations and reschedules, please email us at [email protected]"

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