A good knowledge of core functions (SUM, IF etc) is often sufficient to build Excel models in a range of applications. For example and integrated financial statement model or cash flow valuation rarely requires more than these. However, more powerful models – including situations where models are desired to be more flexible – require knowledge of a wider range of functions. [Read more…] about Up-skilling in Excel: What do I need to Know?
Archives for December 2010
This is the seventh and (for the moment) final set of self-diagnosis questions in the series on risk modelling and covers some basic questions relating to core applications of other products in the DecisionTools Suite. Test your knowledge, and see if you need some training!. [Read more…] about Self-Test Questions 7: The DecisionTools Suite™
My recently launched service to provide web training and consultations about @RISK™ and Excel modelling has sparked good interest. In particular, it allows for 1:1 consultations on modelling topics with people all around the world. I use a particular web-platform for these which allows for video conferencing, as well as document sharing and control passing. This blog described some of the features and benefits of this approach. [Read more…] about Web Consultations on @RISK, Excel Modelling and Other Applications
November was a busy conference month. As well as attending the IE conference on Financial Forecasting and Planning, the SMI Financial Modelling in Oil and Gas, I also spoke on Real Options Modelling and ran a three-hour workshop on Excel Modelling.
This is the sixth set of self-diagnosis questions in the series and covers some basic questions relating to core applications of @RISK. This completes questions relating to @RISK, and the last positing before Christmas in the series will be about the DecisionTools Suite.
This set of self-diagnosis questions contineus the series on risk modelling with a set of questions specifically relating to using @RISK in practice.