Business Analytics: A Must Know Skill for Young Professionals

  Raghu was discussing with his friend Feroz about his startup venture and how he was progressing in it. He wanted Feroz to give some insights that would be helpful in his startup. That is when Feroz suggested him to hire a data…

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…

Financial Modeling for Merger & Acquisitions

It is well past 9 pm on Friday night at the Mergers and Acquisitions team of a leading investment bank. Ronak was looking forward to the weekend break. After all this was his first week at the new job and he wanted to catch up with friends…

Financial Modeling for Financial Analysis

Aditya has been assigned the task of completing the financial analysis of a project in the next 2 weeks. The assignment was handed over to him today morning since Balaji who was handling the assignment was hospitalized and would be on leave…

Financial Modeling for Business Decision Making

Ravi is an entrepreneur. He is the founding member of a social media venture. He, along with 2 of his friends, pooled money from their savings and started this venture. The initial 2 months were spent on getting the website up. The first…