Forecasting with Excel’s Powerful Sensitivity Tools

Duration 90 Mins
Level Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW20G0778

  • 20 rules of effective model design
  • Applying Scroll Bars to individual cells to flex them over their relative ranges with the touch of your mouse
  • Using Goal Seek to discover how much a single variable must move to reach a desired outcome
  • Using Data Tables with one or two-inputs to deliver an array of outcomes from your model in just seconds
  • Using Scenario Manager to store selected groupings of inputs and resulting outcomes
  • Use Scenario Manager to consolidate all ”versions” of your model into one file
  • Use the standard Scenario Summary to compare your Scenarios automatically
  • Expand your skills in financial modeling to a level you never dreamed of in just 90 minutes
  • Bonus – download a copy of the demo model along and the answer key to our demonstration

Overview of the webinar

Financial analysis is an area of opportunity and risk.Analysis should incorporate tests of sensitivity to changes in key variables using the most advanced tools available.Typical financial models do not effectively utilize these tools.This exposes the analyst to blind spots in their analysis. Analysts will want to obtain and become proficient in the use of the more sophisticated “what if” analysis tools of the trade.

Who should attend?

  • Financial Analysts
  • Business Analysts
  • Information Reporting Officers
  • Tax Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Compliance Managers
  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Accounting Managers
  • Auditors
  • Risk Managers 

Why should you attend?

Learn best practices for designing efficient forecasting models.Learn how to apply scroll bars, goal seek, data tables, and scenario manager to your models in just 90 minutes.

Experienced CGMA and financial analyst, Miles Hutchinson will demonstrate these tools for you using Microsoft ExcelTM. He will provide practical instructions and guidance for applying them and identify the key cautions to help you avoid potential misfires.

Faculty - Mr. Miles Hutchinson

Miles Hutchinson is a CGMA and experienced businessman. He has been an auditor with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the Chief Financial Officer of a $1 billion real estate development company. Miles is a highly sought after professional speaker and consultant who has presented over 1000 seminars and training sessions on a myriad of business and financial topics, such as financial analysis and modeling, accounting matters, strategic planning, and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. His clients include Abbott Labs, Citicorp, the FBI, GE, Pfizer and the US Marine Corps.

Credits

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