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Financial Modelling with Excel

Microsoft Office version 2013, 2016 & 365

Build a successful financial and business strategy

Competent managers can look into the past and predict the future

Financial decision-making inherently requires a plethora of data and lots of computation.

This exciting workshop offering will teach you how utlise MS Excel - the premier business computational tool - for this process, giving you the flexibility and know-how you need to quickly and efficiently change data elements - and immediately provide new answers.

Use Financial Modelling to create your own user-friendly financial models and translate business concepts into a structured format to identify weaknesses and predict future performance.



Front Foot Strategic Consulting has been awarded accreditation status as a provider of Education and Training in terms of the South African Qualification Authority Act.

Our Microsoft workshop presenters are

Microsoft Certified Trainers and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialists.

Front Foot is a Majority Black-Owned Level 2 EME – 125% Recognition

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Working with an Excel model worksheet, you will gain a clear understanding of:

The Excel Basics

  • Scenarios
  • Goal Seek
  • Solver
  • Conditional Formatting
  • LOGIC and LOOKUP statements
  • Calculating Compound Growth Rates
  • Sensitivity Analysis with the Sense-It Add In
The Structure of the Model
  • Drawing Data into the Balance sheet, Income Statement and Cash flow statement
  • Maintaining balance with EXACT
  • Using Excel to determine the sales and cost drivers in a business
  • Calculating the Growth Rate you need with Goal Seek
  • Setting up the ratios for analysis
    • The four key ratios
    • The subsidiary ratios
    • Profitability ratios
    • Asset utilisation ratios
    • Financial leverage
    • Return on Invested Capital
    • Sustainable growth

Budgeting for Revenues and Expenses

Budgets are often "the same as last year, but a bit better."

Now, discover how to produce budgets which are not merely an extrapolation of the past, but are based on scientific methods.

  • Using Excel to analyse the historical sales trend
  • Different methods of forecasting the future
Budgeting for Capital Expenditure

Discover how to assess capital expenditure proposals.

Become familiar with the strengths and weaknesses of the various methods used
  • The Payback method
  • Net Present Value
  • Discounted Payback
  • Internal Rate of Return
  • Modified Internal Rate of Return
  • How to determine the Required Rate of Return

Who should attend?

  • Financial Modelling is for anyone that needs to forecast revenues and expenses, model changes in any of the business inputs and analyze business performance.

    Good Excel skills are required.

Training approach

Our workshop presenters use interactive tools that allow learners to learn by doing.

The experience for learners is fun, rewarding, lasting and integrative, whilst employers are assured of a high return on investment in training.

Front Foot courses are compiled and presented by subject matter experts
and industry specialists to ensure the highest and most current standard of excellence in all our workshops and training
Event Information:
Date: 19th November 2020 at Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre in Boksburg

8th December 2020 at Benvenuto Conference Centre in Randburg

20th January 2021 at Benvenuto Conference Centre in Randburg

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Duration: 1 Day
Cost: R2 350.00 excl VAT
R2 702.50 incl VAT
Surcharge: Strict Halaal and Kosher meals carry an additional surcharge

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10% discount for two or more delegates

10% discount if you attend two or more workshops

15% discount for four or more delegates

In-house at your offices
discount for 5 or more delegates

30% discount for 8 or more delegates

35% discount for 10 or more delegates

We provide laptops for in-house computer-based training sessions



Contact Adele on
011 867 7299 or email

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Microsoft workshop presenters are Certified Microsoft Office Specialists
We offer on-going email support after attending any Microsoft workshop for an unlimited period of time

Workbooks and workshops are aligned to the prevailing Unit Standard;
Front Foot provide business training to business people;
Training is held at premium training venues