Financial Modeling: Build a Complete DCF Valuation Model

The Ultimate Guide to Company Valuation For Aspiring Investment Bankers and Corporate Finance Practitioners
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  • Length 2.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Would you like to learn how to value a company?

Even people who don't have a Finance degree can take this course and learn how to build a complete Discounted Cash Flow Model!

Attention! You will have to go through the videos and the course materials in order to obtain the promised result!

If you want to:

    ·deepen your Microsoft Excel modeling skills

    · learn how to value a company

    · understand what drives a company's value

Then this course is the right one for you!

What we offer:

    ·Well designed and easy to understand materials

    ·Detailed and comprehensible explanations

    ·Regular course updates

By the completion of this course you will:

    ·Be able to build a Cash Flow statement

    ·Know how to value a company

    ·Be able to build a Valuation model from scratch

    ·Know how to create a model with multiple scenarios

    ·Be able to perform sensitivity analysis

    ·Know how to create professional and good-looking advanced charts

The instructor of this course has extensive experience in Financial Modeling:

    ·Worked in the Financial advisory unit of a top-tier consulting firm

    ·Experience in M&A transactions carried out in Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Poland

    ·Worked in the in-house Mergers & Acquisitions department of one of the largest semiconductor firms in the world

    ·Financial advisor in multiple M&A deals with sizes ranging from €2 million up to €5 billion


    About the course:

    ·An unconditional Udemy 30 day money-back guarantee – because we believe in the quality of our content

    ·No significant previous experience is needed in order to understand the course well and benefit fully from its content

    ·Unlimited access to all course materials

    ·Emphasis on learning by doing

    ·You can always contact us for any clarification free of charge

    ·Our goal is to take your Valuation skills to the next level

Make an investment that will be well rewarded in terms of career perspectives, positive feedback and personal growth.

Just go ahead and subscribe to this course! Nowadays the job market has become very competitive. If you don't acquire these skills now you will miss an opportunity to separate yourself from others. Don't risk your future success! Let's start learning together now!

What are the requirements?

  • Basic Microsoft Excel knowledge
  • A high level of concentration
  • Basic understanding of Financial Statements

What am I going to get from this course?

  • • Be able to build a Cash Flow statement
  • • Know how to value a company
  • • Be able to build a Valuation model from scratch
  • • Know how to create a model with multiple scenarios
  • • Be able to perform sensitivity analysis
  • • Know how to create professional and good-looking advanced charts

Who is the target audience?

  • Aspiring Investment Bankers
  • Graduates who pursue a career in Corporate Finance
  • Professionals who would like to deepen their Valuation skills

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to Company Valuation
Why value a company?
Company Valuation - Theoretical Framework
10 pages
The investor's perspective
What drives a firm's value?
Section 2: The technical tools you need when valuing a company
Calculating Unlevered free cash flows
Using an appropriate discount factor
Estimating cost of debt
Estimating cost of equity
Forecasting future cash flows
Caclulating Terminal value
Discounting future cash flows
Calculating Enterprise and Equity value of the firm
Section 3: Learn how to build a Discounted Cash Flow model in Excel - Introduction
Learning by Doing - Learn How to Value a Company - Introduction to Case Study 2
A Quick Summary of The Various Stages of a Complete DCF Valuation
Let's Go Through The Structure of the DCF Model That We Will Create in Excel
A Glimpse At the Company We Are Valuing - Cheeseco
Section 4: Forecasting of key P&L items
Modeling the Top Line of the Financial Model
This Is How You Can Build Flexible Financial Models in Excel
Modeling Other Items: Other Revenues and Cogs
Modeling Other Items: Operating Expenses and D&A
Modeling Other Items: Interest Expenses, Extraordinary Items and Taxes
Section 5: Forecasting of key Balance Sheet items
How to Forecast Balance Sheet Items - The Practical and Easy to Understand Way
A Key Concept for Finance Practitioners - the "Days" Methodology
Learn How to Calculate "Days"
How to Use "Days" in Order to Project the Future Development of Some BS Items
Forecasting Property Plant & Equipment, Other assets and Other liabilities
Section 6: Creating clean output sheets
Excel Best Practices! Create a Good-looking and Clean Output Sheet in Your Model
Applying What We Learned in Practice - Populating the P&L Sheet
This is How you Can Create a Clean Output Balance Sheet in Your Financial Model
Completing the Output BS Sheet For the Historical Period
Section 7: Learn how to calculate Unlevered Free Cash Flows and Net Cash Flows
Learn How to Calculate Unlevered Free Cash Flows
Important! Reconcile UFCF to Net Cash Flow
A Very Useful Lesson! Learn How To Calculate Cash Flows
Arriving to Actual Net Cash Flow Figures and Performing a Check with Cash
The Fast and Effective Way to Modify Multiple Cell References in Excel
Section 8: Calculating Present Value of Cash Flows within the forecast period
Introducing Weighted Average Cost of Capital and Perpetuity Growth Rate
Learn How to Find The Present Value of Future Cash Flows in Financial Models
Section 9: Calculating Continuing Value,Enterprise Value and Equity Value of the business
Calculating Continuing Value and Enterprise Value of the Business
Final Steps! Calculate Equity Value of the Business Under Consideration
Section 10: Additional analyses accompanying the Financial Model
Excel Tools in Practice - Sensitivity Analysis for WACC and Perpetuity Growth
Excel tools in Practice - An Application of Goal Seek
Recap of the Financial Model with Charts and Hypothesis Testing
Congratulations! You Made It!
Introduction to Mergers & Acquisitions
15 pages

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Instructor Biography

365 Careers, Creating opportunities for Business & Finance students

365 Careers is a firm specializing in high-end financial training programs. Our growing list of courses includes Excel (Microsoft Excel for Beginner and Advanced users), PowerPoint, Financial Modeling, Company Valuation, Accounting, Investment Banking, Financial Planning & Analysis, and Job Hunting trainings. Our goal is to provide to our students the practical instruments they will need in order to perform successfully at their future workplace.

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