Best practices for excel modelling- A complete guide

Most of us nurture a desire to learn something with perfection in life. Let’s say you were crazy about learning to drive and gave it your all. Today, after long you want to go out for a drive with friends but alas, your car refuses to co-operate!…

Understanding the basics of financial analysis report

  What is financial analysis, without a detailed explanation? Nothing. Any analysis, when seen in isolation, provides no answer to the target audience or clients. It has to be supported by research, the rationale behind the investment,…

Online vs Classroom training for financial modelling

Learning financial model online or in the classroom?                                                             -Six parameters that help you decide The world has shrunk! Today our life revolves around screens…

Top 6 types of Financial Models

  We all remember the story of Aladdin and his desire fulfilling genie, don’t we? How we wish we all had one such genie in our lives! Well, not everyone but financial analysts do have this privilege. They have a genie called Financial…

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…