Financial Modeling Time-Lapse

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CFI Financial Modeling Time-Lapse (With Music!)

In celebration of the 2018 CFI Financial Modeling Competition and World Championships, we released this financial modeling time-lapse video of a financial model being built in under 2 minutes! We hope you enjoy watching this Excel model being built, set to the music of Les Toreadors. You can register for the competition at https://financialmodeling.org.



Financial Modeling Time-Lapse FAQ

Q: How long did the model take to build in real life?

A: Approximately 2 hours.

Q: What is the financial model from?

A: CFI’s Advanced Excel Course.

Q: What music is playing in the background?

A: Georges Bizet – “Les Toreadors” from Carmen Suite No. 1

Q: Who is the person building the model?

A: Tim Vipond

Q: What is the CFI Financial Modeling Competition?

A: An annual event to compete to be the best in the world and showcase your skills.

Q: Are there any prizes?

A: There are $10,000 USD of cash prices.

Q: Where can you register?

A: At https://financialmodeling.org.


Additional Resources

Thank you for checking out this financial modeling time-lapse video, we hope you enjoyed it!  CFI is the official global provider of the Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® designation. To learn more and advance your career as a world-class financial analyst, please check out the additional CFI resources below:

  • Types of Financial Models
  • Valuation Methods
  • XIRR vs IRR
  • Sensitivity Analysis Guide

Financial Modeling Certification

Become a certified Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® by completing CFI’s online financial modeling classes!