12 factors to decide best financial modelling courses in India

Be it Investment Banking, Equity Research or any other field involving financial analysis, Financial Modelling is the most crucial skill that you need for these professions. However, when it comes to choosing the right course, confusion reigns…

Sensitivity Analysis: An indispensable part of financial modelling

Suppose it’s your first day to office or college and you are new to the area. You ask your friend for the exact way to get there along with the estimated time. You follow his directions but reach your destination one hour late!! Oops!! What…

What is Project Finance?

Every project needs financing to implement and run it successfully. Project finance is nothing but sourcing funds to a long term infrastructure project, or any other project, and using the cash flow generated from the project to payback the…

What is Equity Research?

In simple words, equity research is understanding and studying any equity or stock. Let’s understand with the help of an example: You have followed the stocks section of the newspapers religiously, but just can’t fathom which stock…

5 reasons why Chartered Accountants should learn Financial Modelling

Veena had recently passed her Chartered Accountancy exam. She was in seventh heaven and was eager to meet her colleagues in office. Happily radiating with the congratulatory wishes showered on her, she felt as if a big mountain was surmounted.Her…

Excel shortcuts that reduce work in half

  If you are financial analyst/financial modeler and spend a huge time amount of time around excel spreadsheets, learning excel shortcuts will prove to be invaluable. It will help you to be much more productive and also put less…

The Backbone of the Finance Industry - Financial Modelling

Sandeep was baffled with how swiftly his colleague Rohan managed to work on spreadsheets. Their company was contemplating acquisition of a viable company. It was the current hot topic for the management these days, and they had assigned…

Financial Modeling an important tool for MBA students?

Rahul, an MBA graduate studying at a leading B-school in Mumbai, aspires for corporate roles after completing his course. His dream job, like most of his peers, is working in a top notch investment bank. He is specifically targeting the…

Financial Modeling for Investment Banking

Many job aspirants in the financial sector look forward to careers in investment banking. They are driven by the big bonuses that accompany the role or they like the tag of being an investment banker. An investment banker is usually involved…

Financial Modeling and Project Finance

Payal works with the project finance team of a bank based in Mumbai. Her team is assigned the task of analyzing various proposals for project finance, so that the bank can decide if money needs to be lent for the project. Project Finance…