Understanding Financial Modeling & Company Valuation using Excel


This on-site instructor-led training is thus specially designed for participants who would like to build their knowledge in the field of finance using excel. It will give students and professionals the expertise suited for a job in financial research domain. This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of Basic Excel for Finance as well as Advanced Financial Valuation.


The aim of this program is to provide in depth knowledge of Financial Modeling and Equity Valuation techniques. The program is entirely excel based and has been designed by industry experts with many years of experience in valuation. The insights from the program will help the participants to perform all kinds of financial analysis using excel.


Part A
  • Introduction to Excel 2007
  • Basic functions and shortcuts like,
    • o  Applying General, Number, Currency, Date, Accounting Formats
    • o  Formatting Rows, Columns, Tables and Worksheets
    • o  Using Find and Replace
    • o  Using Paste Special Box
    • o  Filtering and Sorting
    • o  Other frequently used functions
  • Financial Statement Analysis
    • o  P&L, BS, CF and their interlinking
Part B
  • Financial Statement Analysis (Understanding various terms like Investments, Non Recurring Items, Normalization, Capitalization vs. Expensing, Goodwill, Impairments, Leases, Treasury Stock, Buy Back)
  • Financial Modeling using Excel (Develop a model for a sample company from Scratch)
  • Estimations/Forecasting Techniques
  • Valuation Techniques using DCF Modeling and Comparative/Multiples Approach
  • Advanced Excel Techniques and Shortcuts including
    • o  Financial Functions
    • o  Date and Time Functions
    • o  Mathematical functions
    • o  Statistical
    • o  Lookup and Reference
    • o  Grouping and Formatting Outputs
    • o  Scenario Analysis
    • o  Sensitivity Analysis
Program Details

The course is designed with a very practical approach to integrate theoretical knowledge of finance with the business finance using Excel Spreadsheets. The participants will get familiar with the following:

  • Excel techniques and shortcuts
  • Building comprehensive financial models from scratch
  • Financial statements (P&L, BS, CF)
  • Supporting Schedules (Working Capital, PP&E/Depreciations/Capex, Intangible Assets, Debt & Interest)
  • Financial Ratios Output Sheet
  • Sensitivity/Scenario Analysis
  • Learn to integrate assumptions and drivers into financial models

Key Facts


Gaurav Pal brings in more than 10 years of experience in International & Indian financial markets. Having worked at some of the widely respected financial institutions at senior positions, he has been instrumental in establishing 2 international derivatives exchanges in Middle East. He was head of Exchange operations & product development at Bahrain Financial Exchange before founding Intelivisto Consulting India Private Limited.

Finance professional to the core, Gaurav holds an MBA degree from IIT Roorkee. He has trained hundreds of professional in India and abroad on emerging concepts in financial markets.

Faculties Profile

Piyush Mittal
DCE graduate and alumni of Richard Ivey School of Business (Canada), has around 5 years of experience in Investment Banking (Capital Markets and M & A). He has worked on buy side and sell side Pitch Books, financial models, company valuations, Industry Research. Currently, he is assisting a Mid Market M & A team of top US investment bank and helps them on deals ranging from US$50 million to $500 million. He has worked on various different sectors including construction, food, retail, apparel, etc.

Vishal Jain
Electronics graduate from Hindu College and alumni of IILM-GSM, has more than 4 years of experience in all facets of Equity Research – Investment thesis formulation, Financial modeling, Industry analysis, Valuation & Investment research writing. Currently working with a leading research firm supporting Sell-side team of a US based Investment Bank. As an offshore research associate, he corroborates an equity analyst and works for the Media and Entertainment sector, covering global Media companies like Walt Disney, Discovery, Time Warner, Viacom, News Corp, etc.

Entry Requirements

Who Should Attend?
  • Investment Banking Aspirants
  • Capital Market/Equity Research Aspirants
  • Professionals working in KPO’s
  • Broking House Professionals
  • MBA Students

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A very insightful session. I was able to correlate with the content in a practical manner, as the example given were very good. Thanks for such a good session. The session helped in gaining leanings about derivatives and contracts.

  - Abhishek, Student (BPL), SOIL-GGN

It was by far the best workshop, rather than a lecture that we are used to. I could not understand share market and its working before this. You were good. Though I was not too excited about the finance before. But it was a transformation.

  - Jashan , Student (MBA)-BVIMR

According to me, the session was highly interactive and provided the valuable knowledge and information that could help us in entering into the stock market and also in various financial institutions. Thank you so much SIR.

  - Karuna , Student (MBA)-BVIMR