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FINANCIAL MODELLING IN EXCEL—BUDGETING

Business decisions and most routine financial roles are increasingly made based on a financial model built in Excel. In today's ever-changing business environment being able to accurately model and forecast the volatile economic inputs is a critical skill for business professionals, the capability to write simple spreadsheets is just not enough. You have to be able to incorporate all the "what if" scenarios and stress any proposal to its limits. Financial modelling involves developing a dynamic spreadsheet that describes a financial structure. A well-structured financial model can facilitate and improve the reliability, quality and timeliness of your decision-making. Modelling techniques are used in many different areas, such as investment appraisal, capital planning, budgeting, valuation, financial analysis and forecasting. Financial Modelling with Excel is such a workshop where knowledge of Finance meets with Technology for better understanding of the Financial World.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of each course, you would have been able to design sophisticated operational and capital budgeting models that relate to corporate strategy which fosters for easy scenario management and adoption of any desired changes without undertaking any rigorous manipulation to obtain new set of results. This highly-practical, intensive, hands-on course is packed with cutting edge spreadsheet design ideas to take your budgeting and forecasting ability to whole new level. Far too many business spreadsheet models are flawed due to a lack of well thought objectives, layout and design. SUMMARY COURSE DETAILS

SUMMARY COURSE OUTLINE
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Best Practice Modelling - Learn and apply the most effective ways to design, cross-check and structure robust, flexible and dynamic models to get your job done faster and painlessly; Develop robust dynamic budgeting models - using advanced Excel techniques according to international Best Practice Standards

Duration : 3 Days (8am to 5pm) Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Harare. Bookings: Register online from our website: ww.celsoftcorporation.com Enquiries & Bookings Call: Blessing Charukwa Celsoft Corporation 3rd floor, Zambia House, Kwame Nkuruma Avenue, Harare, Zimbabwe Tel: +263 (0)4 293 3375/6

Audit, protect and automate your models - with macros, buttons and hyperlinks. Create self-balancing model - budgeted, balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements by
applying dynamic Excel formulas. .Apply “drag and drop” - multidimensional modelling technology in budgeting

Use financial functions - to create loan and investment amortisation schedules

Ability to appraise and evaluate capital projects easily - by applying advanced Excel Techniques E: celsoft@celsoftcorporation.com
and functions to evaluate the most viable capital projects, including the use of IRR, NPV, Payback, BEP, scenario Manager, and utilising the Solver Add-In to optimise resources in Capital Rationing decision-making.

Website: www.celsoftcorporation.com

What-if Analysis – Interpret and analyse the results of your model through “what-if” analysis and then deal Fees with risk and uncertainty by creating scenarios, building stress tests in your models and performing USD600.00 each level per delegate sensitivity analysis to make better, more profitable and informed business decisions VAT exclusive. Understanding the co-relation between P&L statement, Balance sheet and Cash flow statements Early Booking Special rate: Any bookings made on or before 30 October and using them for business forecasting and valuation. 2012 will pay USD550.00

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

5 or More Participants Special rate: The courses have been designed for financial officers, budget officers, middle and senior management Group rate of USD500.00 applies to from government agencies, non-government agencies and the private sector who are involved in the bookings and payments received on or manipulation, use and analysis of financial data and models for decision making including: before 20 November 2012. Accountants, Financial controllers, managers, auditors, Administrators & directors Financial & business analysts, Private Equity and Venture Capitalists Project managers, lenders & Corporate treasury managers Risk managers, Portfolio managers, Economists & Corporate finance professionals Budget Analysts and financial & strategic planners and General Managers Any Finance specialist interested in learning cutting edge budgeting and forecasting skills.

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BANKING DETAILS:
Bank          ‐  Stanbic Bank  Acc name  ‐ Celsoft Investments  Acc. No.     ‐ 0240076034001  Sort Code  ‐ 3102  Branch       ‐ Parklane Branch 

COURSE STYLE

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The course is purely applied financial modelling in Excel relating to Budgeting and forecasting (Both operational Budget and Capital Budgeting) including evaluation of capital projects in Excel using IRR, NPV, Break-even Point/Payback method, among other techniques. The module also adopts spreadsheet Best Practice Financial Modelling Design Structure, key modelling Formulas and Functions, and Decision-making & Planning Tools. . Participants would be expected construct real life, robust and dynamic budgeting and forecasting financial models from scratch using the tools and techniques learnt in the course. Delegates will also learn how to incorporate forecasting, portfolio analysis, optimisation, risk assessment      and sensitivity scenarios into their models.

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