Recommended Prep Course
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:
Monthly cash flow modeling course overview
Master the art of building a rolling 12-month cash flow forecast model in our Financial Planning & Analysis FP&A class. In this monthly cash flow modeling course, you will learn to build an Excel model from scratch complete with assumptions, financials, supporting schedules and charts.
This FP&A course will look at how to forecast revenues, operating expenses and changes in balance sheet items to arrive at monthly cash flow. From there we will assess the financial impact of the forecast on the business, decide if capital needs to be raised, evaluate credit metrics, and create elegant charts to inform management and make executive decisions.
Monthly cash flow modeling course objectives
Key Learning Objectives:
- Apply a structured approach to monthly cash flow modeling in Excel
- Build up the assumptions and formulas required to forecast the business month by month
- Understand how to forecast the financial statements based on the business plan
- Calculate the monthly cash flow
- Analyze the impact of the forecast on the company’s balance sheet and capitalization
- Output relevant graphs to illustrate the cash flow profile to management
What's covered in this FP&A Excel modeling course?
This FP&A Excel modeling course covers best practices such as building an organized assumptions section, designing better formulas, and creating informative charts and graphs. More specifically, students will learn how to forecast the income statement, balance sheet, and resulting cash flow, as well as creating schedules for accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, property plant and equipment (PP&E), debt and interest.
Excel skills that will be emphasized in this course include conditional formatting, data validation, IF statements, and other formulas and functions required to complete the financial model.
Who should take this FP&A course?
This monthly cash flow modeling course is critical for anyone working in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), accounting, or finance departments and is required to build monthly financial models in their job. Career paths may include accounting, finance, treasury, and corporate development.
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FP&A training and analyst certification
From beginner to advanced, this FP&A training course is designed to teach you how to be a complete financial analyst.
This class is one of the 9 required "Core" courses for CFI's financial analyst training program, which grants the Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA) accreditation.
What You'll Learn
Path to Certification
8 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01Optional
11 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02Required
Take 3 out of 10 courses at an advanced level.03Required
Submit your FMVA®️ checklist and order your certificate.04Required
Join Our Community
Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05Optional
How the Certification Works
What Our Students Say
The course is set up to demonstrate how to switch from annual to monthly models within the framework we've already been familiarized with. It also includes a practical demonstration of the bottom-up forecasting approach (as opposed to incremental in previous courses), and is a good opportunity to once again practice filling in a 3-statement model under Tim's tutelage. Excellent course overall!
Very informative course on this very critical aspect of running a successful business.
If you are interested in learning key fundamentals on forecasting for monthly, quarterly, and annual financial operations this course is hands down the best. Very intuitive provides a great amount of detail and valuable examples. I highly recommend this course.
I am very impressed with the CFI course structures and their high class videos that I can applied at my job right away after learning. I recommend this program to every university student because you will learn practical skills which can certainly support you to land at good job or if you already working then it will make it easier for you to climb at growth ladder.
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FMVA® Financial Analyst Certification
Become a Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® by completing all required courses in accounting, finance, modeling, Excel, presentations, and strategy. From beginner to advanced courses you will have the complete training you need to become a world-class financial analyst.