This seminar builds on your existing financial modeling skills and deals with more sophisticated topics so that participants can use those techniques to better analyze financial data, master their sensitivity analysis and risk modeling skills. By identifying the factors that could cause variability in a model’s output, users will be able to estimate their likelihood and impact and optimize the decision process. The course is focused on the use of financial modeling in corporate situations like project appraisal, cost of capital estimation and company valuation by working on several case studies and it is adjusted based on the globally recognized FAST Modeling Standard.
Once you are done with this course you will know how to model the three major financial statements (balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement) and also create a well-structured dynamic loan interest and repayment schedule. In addition, you will be in position to “sit” for the FAST Level 1 Certification, as our firm is one of the first offering preparation for the FAST Certificate. (follow the links for more details on the FAST Standard)
Financial Modeling skills are essential to professionals in the corporate, business modeling, banking, treasury, financial advisory, government and infrastructure sectors.
You will discover a range of sophisticated techniques that will improve the usability and reliability of your financial models. You will understand and master valuation concepts, cost of capital and discounted cash flow analysis and also learn how to incorporate uncertainty by performing sophisticated risk analysis.
It would be a valuable opportunity to capitalize on the trainer’s well rounded experience and in-depth knowledge of the topics. In fact, the case studies will leave you with hands-on experience that will have immediate benefits to your daily work. Make sure you do not miss the opportunity to explore all the insights of the integration of risk modeling with traditional financial statements modeling, as well as the valuable networking opportunities with other professionals.
Seminars may be subsidised by OAED-LAEK 0,24 subsidy.
After completing this seminar you get a certificate by Financial Arena and and you will be ready to take the online examination for FAST Level 1 Certification,as we have aligned the training material towards it. This is a globally recognized modeling standard that will enhance your business profile. For more details on FAST Standard certification click here.
Instructor – Short Bio
Mr. Dimitris Leimonis has more than 18 years of experience in a wide range of roles in investment management, banking, and professional financial training industry. Dimitris has extensive knowledge of the financial industry, with both practical and analytical experience, which makes him a very successful financial modeling expert. He has built, developed and used financial models to analyse risk, test scenarios, forecast results and optimize business and finance variables.
While working for a major asset management firm in SE Europe, Dimitris acquired extensive investment experience by managing a range of mutual funds and affluent client’s portfolios. He has worked as a mutual fund manager, managing money market, bond and equity mutual funds with AUM around €2billion. He has strong quantitative and analytical skills with an ability to understand complex financial structures and his a passionate financial trainer of advanced finance topics, like Financial Modeling, Portfolio Management, Derivatives, & Fixed Income.
Dimitris started his academic studies in Banking & Finance and continued with post-graduate studies with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Lebow College of Business – Drexel University, specializing in Management Information Systems and Investment Management. He has extensive corporate training experience and key involvement in the development of the training program of one of Greece’s largest financial institutions.