Welcome to CFI’s advanced financial modeling course – a case study on how to value Amazon.com, Inc (AMZN). This course is designed for professionals working in investment banking, corporate development, private equity, and other areas of corporate finance that deal with valuing companies and applying various methods of valuation.
This advanced financial modeling course has several objectives including:
This course is built on a case study of Amazon, where students are tasked with building a financial modeling and performing comparable company analysis to value AMZN shares and make an investment recommendation.
Through the course of the transaction, students will learn:
This course is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to build a detailed financial model for a public company, from the bottom up. The video-based lessons will teach you all the formulas and functions to calculate things like segmented revenue, marketable securities, accrued expenses, unearned revenue, stock-based compensation, long-term debt, finance and operating leases, and much more.
In addition to learning the detailed mechanics of how to build the financial model for Amazon, students will also learn how to think about intrinsic value, and develop an investment recommendation.
This advanced financial modeling and valuation course include all of the following:
These preparatory courses are optional, but we recommend you to complete the stated prep course(s) or possess the equivalent knowledge prior to enrolling in this course:
We recommend that you follow-up on this course by enrolling in:
For beginners to advanced users, this advanced modeling course is designed to teach you how to be a world-class financial analyst.
This class is an elective for CFI’s financial analyst training program, which grants the Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA) certification.
This course is intended solely for educational and training purposes. The information contained herein does not constitute investment advice, or an offer to sell, or the solicitation of any offer to buy any securities of Amazon.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS: AMZN) or any other security.
This content in this course has not been approved or disapproved by (a) Amazon.com, Inc., (b) S&P Global Market Intelligence Inc., (c) any equity research analyst that covers Amazon.com, Inc., or (d) any securities regulator in any province or territory of Canada, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission or any other United States federal or state regulatory authority, and no such commission or authority has passed upon the merits, accuracy or adequacy of this content, nor is it intended that any will.
The information in this course does not constitute the provision of investment, tax, legal or other professional advice. As with all investments, there are associated risks and you could lose money investing – including, potentially, your entire investment. Prior to making any investment, a prospective investor should consult with its own investment, accounting, legal and tax advisers to evaluate independently the risks, consequences and suitability of that investment.
No reliance may be placed for any purpose on the information and opinions contained herein or their accuracy or completeness, and nothing contained herein may be relied upon in making any investment decision.
7 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01 Optional
11 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02 Required
11 courses at an advanced level.03 Required
Submit your FMVA® checklist and order your certificate.04 Required
Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05 Optional
FMVA® Financial Analyst Certification courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the financial analyst program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.
CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.