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Learn & apply concepts of Business Finance & Financial Modeling in real scenarios. Become a Financial Manager / Modeler.
Uplatz provides this comprehensive course on Business Finance and Financial Modeling. The Business Finance course will help get familiarized with the concepts of Corporate Finance, how to raise funds for your business, how to manage the funds, along with risk management. The Financial Modeling course will equip you with the methodology, tools, and techniques used in Financial Modeling, how to develop models for financial forecasting, how to manage the cash flow appropriately, and so on.
The Business Finance and Financial Modeling course will help you to acquire skills to work with clients, evaluate their needs and offer advice on financial management, tax planning, insurance, investments, estate planning, products, services, and customer relations. You'll also learn how to apply the right financial model at the right situation and thus provide decision-making capabilities to the client organization in terms of their financial management and forecasting.
Financial Modeling course provides you knowledge on how to use historical data of a company/ industry, analyze its performance and building models to predict its future performance. It will help you to master advanced analytical skills and sharpen your ability to judge upcoming market trends. This is critical for any business that works according to the future needs and demands of the market. This course has been developed to help the participants understand the essence of the subject and simultaneously use this knowledge on real-world problems. The financial modeling training will help the participants to construct consistent and realistic financial models as well as to apply the same. This Financial Modeling course is designed to develop skills for successfully competing in rapidly developing global financial markets.
What is Business Finance?
Business Finance is the application of numerical factors affecting the operations of a business. These numbers can be figures related to revenue, assets, credit flow, future projections, mergers, takeovers and every other financial aspect that influences the sustainability and earning capacity of an organization. This close relationship to numbers, statistics, analytics, skillset involving risk projections and strategic thinking, and significant impact to an organization's financial management, makes Business Finance one of the most sought after career options for professionals globally.
Business Finance, in simple words, refers to the raising and managing of funds by businesses and organizations. Business Finance involves planning, analysis, and control operations. In small firms, these are the responsibilities of the financial manager, who is part of the middle and senior management and is at the higher levels of the organizational structure of a firm. In large companies, major financial decisions are often made by a finance committee.
Since Business Finance involves management of the funds and credit employed in the business, it acts as the foundation of any business. The typical finance requirements within an organization are to purchase assets, goods, raw materials and for the other flow of economic activities.
What is Financial Modeling?
Financial Modeling refers to the creation of a mathematical representation or model of the financial and operational characteristics of a business. Some of the most practical applications involving financial modeling include business valuation, management decision making, capital budgeting, financial statement analysis, and determining the firm’s cost of capital. Such models provide a simplistic illustration of how the firm actually creates value for its shareholders. Their real value comes from forcing the model builder to think about the important relationships among the firm’s financial statements and to focus on the key determinants of value creation and the assumptions underlying forecasts. Financial models provide simulation capabilities that act as a useful means of assessing alternative options and associated risks and of identifying how firm value is affected by different economic events. For e.g., to estimate the value of a firm, financial modeling helps in a sound forecast of the future cash flows, assets valuation, user acquisition, sales growth, risk anticipation, etc.
A financial model consists of one or more input parameters along with data and formulas that are used to perform calculations or make predictions. By changing the values of the input parameters, one can do what-if studies to see what happens when the inputs change or the parameters affecting the outcome are altered in different combinations. It is a science of building models to depict financials statements and investments.