Get Certified
in Financial Modeling
& Risk Analysis Using Excel

Attend a career booster 3-day Accredited FAST Financial Modeling seminar
Gain Strategic Advantage by bridging the gap between academics and the real world

Financial Arena is accredited by the FAST Standard Organization.

24 Jan. 2016 - 26 Jan. 2017

London, UK - Financial Arena, 207 Regent street, 3rd floor, W1B 3HH

Be amongst an elite of professionals that can prove their expertise and advance their career

Seminar Prerequisites

No modeling experienced is required. Basic Excel knowledge, a laptop and passion to learn.


What do the seminars involve?

The  seminar teaches you the core financial model design and construction techniques that every modeler should know so that to be able to perform sophisticated business analysis, analyze financial statements and build pro-forma financial statements without errors.

On the 3rd day of the seminar, participants will learn how to perform risk analysis and perform Monte-Carlo simulation on business models so that to transform their analysis from static to a sophisticated, dynamic one and capture any uncertainty in their model.

By attending this seminar you will learn how to build financial forecasts that are essential in any business plan and facilitate the decision making process. 
Get the knowledge and the tools to structure your model strategy according to business needs, Combine multiple data for advanced scenarios applying FAST modeling principles (a widely accepted method) and get ready to sit for the FAST Level 1 certification exam.


Why Should I Get Certified in Modeling?

The FAST Certificate is a concrete evidence of an individual’s understanding of the FAST Modeling Standard and its correct application in building spreadsheet models that are flexible, appropriate, structured and transparent.

Having the FAST certification in your skills’ set, you prove your competence in the field, increasing your chances to get targeted job offers or promotions.

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Instructor: Dimitris Leimonis

Financial Modeler | Investment Specialist | Finance Trainer

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Here are some of our past seminar participants’ testimonials:

“The Excel financial modeling courses offered by Financial Arena was absolutely fantastic! It provided me with the tools to apply a lot of the theoretical knowledge I have gathered over the years and implement it into dynamic “testing” models! The models you learn to build through this course really bring projects to life, giving you a lot of control and also appreciation towards structured models. All in all, it was a great experience! I would love to see industry-specific seminars that would allow me to work on various tough cases that could be relevant to my work. Many thanks.”

Chris.W. – Shipping Industry Analyst

“I liked most the cash-flow analysis and how we build financial statement models. The instructor was willing to help and quite informed with the latest developments and best practices in financial modeling.”

Mike. Zervos – Business Analyst – Athens

“A very Good and Practical Seminar. It helped a lot in order to synthesize things and learn the insights of financial modeling.

T. A. – Investment Analyst – Alpha Bank

“The content of the seminar and the trainer’s ability to transfer knowledge of technical topics was excellent. I greatly improved my financial modeling skills and looking forward to attend the advanced module.”

V. P. – Financial Analyst, Antenna TV

“Dimitris’ command of financial modeling is unmatched. His teaching approach enabled a beginner user like myself to learn so many things and be able to perform my day-to-day analytical needs in a much more effective and robust way”

Tasos P. – Key Account Manager – Sarantis Group, Athens, Greece

“Best practice tips and techniques were very useful and help me to put Financial Modeling practice in my organization with new dimension”

K.G. – AccountantWorldBridge – Western Union, Athens, Greece

“I thought I knew how to build models in Excel but it seems there were so many things to learn and master. The seminar enhanced my financial modeling skills and now I feel much more confident applying them in practice.”

A.V., Analyst – Hochtief Facility Management Hellas, Athens, Greece

“Mr Leimonis is a great instructor and is always willing to offer help and valuable advice, even after you have graduated from his courses. The courses have a great balance between theory and real world application and are delivered in a well planned, exciting and thought provoking manner. I would wholeheartedly recommend his courses to those willing to take on a challenge and develop practical skills.”

Alexandros P., Analyst – BlackRock – United Kingdom