Financial Modelling

Face to Face and Online Course

19 - 20 Oct 2020Cliftons, Auckland$2099 + GST
27 - 29 Jul 2020Online Course - 3-days, 1:00pm - 5:00PM NZT Each day$1499 + GST
23 - 24 Feb 2021Cliftons, Auckland$2099 + GST
Event Details

Modelling provides valuable insights into the behaviour and performance of the organisation being modelled. A financial model is a representation of the present and future states of an organisation. The model is a dynamic creation and its outcomes are all action-related. Deciding, reporting, analysing, valuing - these are just some of the outcomes of models.

Brightstar’s popular and comprehensive Financial Modelling course shows how modelling is done and how models are used. It also covers the finance, accounting, spreadsheet and design skills that underlie good modelling practice.

Financial Modelling contains a high level of practical work, backed up by lecture and discussion, to provide the most valuable and intensive learning experience possible. All participants will be provided with their own laptop and software for use in practical exercises. Participants should have at least an intermediate level of experience with Excel.

Gain up to 14 CPD hours


Key Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the objectives, principles and methods of financial modelling
  • Gain expertise in spreadsheet functions and tools used to build efficient and well-presented financial models
  • Discover techniques to make models easily extended, maintained and adapted
  • Develop sophisticated “what-if” and scenario analyses
  • Build clearly understandable, “bullet-proof” and user-friendly models

Past Participant Testimonials:


"The course was more useful than I predicted. Alex was very patient and went through the content at a pace I was able to follow' I liked that we had a chance to attempt exercises ourselves." 
Jaya Ramanjam, Assistant Accountant, The University of Auckland

"Very practical, example/ scenario based. Lots of practice. Helped me join some dots together. I personally enjoyed Alex's style of teaching in a technical course/ training like this. Clear, logical and very detailed. Content coverage is what I'm after as well. Enough practice and lots to take away for own study and future reference."
Rong Wilks, Management Accountant, City Care Ltd

"This is an excellent training session for developing excel skills and displaying your data for external/ internal stakeholders in more meaningful manner."
Angel Karan, Financial Administrator, The University of Auckland 


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      • 27 - 29 Jul 2020
      • Online Course - 3-days, 1:00pm - 5:00PM NZT Each day
      • $1499 + GST
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