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Advanced Financial Forecasting and Modeling Workshop

Take your financial forecasting skills to the next level with the Advanced Financial Forecasting and Modeling Workshop. Learn advanced Excel modeling techniques, create powerful forecasts, and analyze results to drive better business decisions. Elevate your financial modeling expertise and communicate key data effectively to decision-makers.

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  • 15 hours & 30 minutes over 2 sessions

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  • Thu, Oct 31 at 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Fri, Nov 01 at 10:00am - 5:30pm
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Class Description


What you'll learn in this financial modeling training:

In this course, you will build robust financial forecasts and models, learn tips and tools, analyze the results, and learn how to communicate key data to decision makers in your organization. Build the model. . .generate the forecast. . .drive the business. Create more powerful and accurate forecasting models that steer you to fast-track, business-improving decision making.

Who Should Attend

Analysts and executive-level managers who work with financial models and need a refresher course on modeling methods—as well as experienced financial professionals who have not built models on a regular basis.


  • Please bring a PC laptop equipped with Excel 2019 or 365.

  • Those with minimal finance experience should attend AMA’s Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting.
What You will cover

  • Working with advanced Excel modeling techniques such as simulation add-ins
  • Creating your own model from real-world examples
  • Analyzing and applying diagnostics to validate your forecast
  • Understanding how Monte Carlo simulations handle uncertainty


Learning Objectives 

  • Improve Model Design Efficiency
  • Expand Your Tool Kit for Building Effective Models
  • Learn, Practice, and Apply Sensitivity Tools to Your Models 


Finance Theory as used in Modeling 

  • Articulate the Concepts of Modern Finance
  • Identify Key Tips for Preparing Financial Models 
  • Determine the Appropriate Rates of Return for Financial Models 

Creating Financial Models and Using Advanced Tools in Microsoft Excel 

  • Describe Best Practices for Preparing Financial Models in Microsoft Excel
  • Use Microsoft Excel Functions That Will Aid in Preparing Models 


Creating Financial Models and Using Advanced Tools in Microsoft Excel(cont’d

  • Describe Best Practices for preparing Financial Models in Microsoft Excel
  • Use Microsoft Excel Functions That Will Aid in Preparing Models 


Design Effective Models Using Proven Tips and Techniques 

  • Identify the Key Points Necessary to Problem-Solve Using Models
  • Explain the Powerful Sensitivity Analysis Tools Available in Microsoft Excel
  • Create a New Model Solving a Complex Business Problem 


Presenting Your Findings and Modeling Risk and Uncertainty 

  • Prepare an Effective Presentation of a Financial Analysis for Nonfinancial Decision Makers
  • Explain Several Monte Carlo Simulation Add-Ins
  • Identify Uncertainty as It Exists in the Business World 
  • Develop Simple Techniques to Handle Uncertainty
  • Use Monte Carol Simulations to Handle Uncertainty
  • Use Option Pricing Models to Handle Uncertainty 

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

For Classroom, Live Online, Express Skills Courses and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place, or cancel for a 5% fee up to 23 days prior to your program.

If you provide AMA with less than 23 days’ notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee.

Programs included in AMA On Demand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund. We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can.

Please email us at [email protected]

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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