Learn what a financial model is, the different types of models, why they’re used and how to build one yourself in Excel
A Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) model requires a terminal value for the business beyond the forecast period. There are two main methods…
Once a model is built an analyst will perform sensitivity analysis to determine how sensitive the business is to changes in assumtpions
CFI has compiled a broad range of financial modeling resources to help you learn important skills and techniques for building financial models in Excel and performing world-class financial analysis. These resources include examples and step-by-step instructions on how to build models from scratch, how to perform each calculation that’s required, and how to perform additional types of analysis like scenarios and sensitivity analysis.
These resources are designed so you can learn Excel modeling at your own pace, and 100% free. If you’re feeling confident after reading these guides you may be ready to take things to the next level with an accreditation. CFI is the official provider of the Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA)™ certification, which is designed to prove your status as a world-class financial analyst.