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Grant Thornton| Certification in Financial Modelling and Valuation - E-Learning

70 Hours of learning

Course Snapshot
  • FeeINR 30000 + taxes
  • Work Experience3 - 30 Years
  • Duration70 Hours
  • Delivery MethodOnline
Course Detail

Program Overview
Grant Thornton in India has designed a 70 hour programme to upskill participants on financial modelling and valuation techniques. This programme will help you create financial models that can be easily understood and implemented to gain insights into the opportunities and risks being faced by businesses. This programme will also enable you to gauge the performance of a financial asset or portfolio of a business project or any other investment. Financial modelling can also be used by investors and financial analysts to achieve a multitude of goals, from cash flow forecasting and management, and board reporting to strategic planning and options analysis.

Program Objectives
The programme will focus on:
● Understand, refresh their MS excel skills along with interpreting financial statement peculiar to creating and working around a financial model.
● Build a financial modelling template
● Understand the importance of managing data and respective assumptions to build a financial model.
● Build up flexible cash flow models and learn the application of the discounted cash flows to build a financial model.
● Learn to calculate various measures of valuations such as WACC, CAPM, sensitivity analysis and concepts of IRR.
● Understand the details of a project valuation model with the help of an integrated financial model and asset schedule.
● Create and interpret an EPC and a CAPEX schedule.
● Reporting the progress of projects with the help of GANTT charts.
● Build interactive excel dashboards with the help of sparkling pivots, map pivots, bar charts etc. including dynamic titles.
● Concepts of merger motivations and different kinds of mergers.
● Understanding various approaches of valuation as required formergers and acquisitions transactions.
● Understanding key drivers and inputs for mergers.
● Learn accretion/dilution analysis and modelling a financing plan
● 70 hours of study- 40 hours of instructor led session ; 30 hours of recorded VBA and additional case studies.
● GT study material
● Session recorded videos
● Final assessment
● Access to Grant Thornton LMS of 1 year
● Certificate of completion on successfully passing the final assessment

Course Schedule

26th , 27th November & 03rd, 04th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18thDecember 2022

Desired Candidate Profile

- Investment bankers
- Equity researchers
- Professionals working in corporate finance or M&A domain
- Chartered Accountants
- MBA finance and commerce graduates
- Professionals working in the finance domain

Course Modules

● Understanding and creating a financial model template
● Refreshing important Excel functions to be used in financial modelling and valuation
- String Function
- Offset function
- Data table
- Goal seek
- Linking multiple sheets and files etc.
- Macros
- Learning Custom formatting peculiar to creating financial models
- Learning referencing (usage of $) and its significance in the financial model
Basic Business Model
● Understanding Business Model
Financial Statements
● Creating Historical Statements
● Assumptions
● Forecast
● Applying DCF
Financial Model- Data:
● Data Collection
● Data Structuring
● Public and Private data sources
● Preliminary Scrutiny of the Data and Information
● Working on Historical Statements
● Modelling Assumptions for Future Action
● Revenue Build-up - projecting the future revenues
● Cost Build-up - projecting the future cost
● Asset Schedule
● Depreciation Schedule - Book and Income Tax Depreciation
● Working Capital and Term Loan Modelling - Debt Infusion
● Modelling Impact of Accumulated Losses, Current Tax and Deferred Tax on Tax Payable
● Equity Modelling - Equity Infusion
● Modelling Paid Up Capital and Share Premium Account
● Cash Flow Statement Projection
● Cost of Equity - CAPM
● Net cost of Debt
● Absolute Valuation: Performing Valuation using DCF (FCFF and Enterprise Value)
● Relative Valuation: Comparable Analysis
● Performing Sensitivity/Scenario Analysis
Project Valuation - Introduction
● Introduction and context
● Understanding an integrated financial Model
Project Valuation - Creating a Model for NPV & IRR
● Understanding basics
● Building flexibility for cash flow at unpredictable time
● Building flexibility in Model
Modelling Delays
● Date arithmetic and creating flexible template
● Lookup revenues and costs
● Quarterly to Yearly Revenue consolidation using SumIf
Project Valuation - Circular Logic and looping
● Interest During Construction
● Interest and Cash
Project Valuation - Creating EPC Schedule
● Finding out different cost involved in the project
● Calculating complete project cost
Project Valuation - CAPEX Schedule
● Finding out the total capex required for the project
● Converting monthly items to annual
Project Valuation - P&L
● Working on different sources of revenue
● Calculating expenses
● Using DCF
● Calculating IRR
Project Valuation - Asset Schedule
● When, what is required?
Project Valuation - Valuation
● Using DCF
● Calculating IRR
Project Valuation - GANTT Chart
● Tracking progress of the project
Visualization - Interactive Excel Dashboard
● Introduction
● Dashboard design tips
● Data Sources
● Possible data sources
● Format data in table
● Building dashboard
● Pivot for the line chart
● Bar Chart
● Pie Pivot
● Sparklines Pivots
● Map Pivots
● Interactivity with slicers
● Dynamic titles
● Design and Layout
M&A - Introduction
● Meaning and Categories of M&A
● Merger Motivations
● Forms of Payment in a Merger Deal
M&A - Evaluation
● Evaluating a Merger Bid
● Case: Estimating fair acquisition price of the target company in M&A
● Identifying assumptions for estimating future cash flows
● Calculating FCFF, discount and terminal rate and NPV
● Comparable Companies
● Defining comparative value metric
● Estimating takeover premium and calculating takeover price
● Comparable transactions and defining comparative value metric
● Calculating the valuation of the company
M&A - Valuation
● Case: Live Case
● Why this case
● Finding out rationale for the transaction
● Searching and researching relevant reports
● Understanding the usage of 10K and 10Q
● Collecting and projecting numbers
● Merger Analysis - Key Drivers and Inputs
● Projecting both companies' numbers
● Find out the impact of deal announcement on share price
● Creating high level merger accounting for goodwill - Pooling method
● Accretion/Dilution Analysis and Modelling a Financing Plan
● Performing Sensitivity Analysis on Acquirer's EPS, Contribution Analysis