Top financial modeling courses – If you want to learn how to build an Excel model from scratch, you’ve come to the right place. CFI has an extensive library of tutorials, lessons, and training to teach you how to build advanced Excel models. This guide outlines the most popular financial modeling courses offered as part of the FMVA® certification program.
List of the Top Courses
Below is a detailed description of each of the top eight financial modeling courses, ranked from beginner to advanced. CFI has 24+ courses designed to help transform anyone into a world-class financial analyst.
#1 Building a 3 Statement Financial Model Course
The course teaches the foundations of building a financial model and is designed for beginners.
Link the three financial statements using formulas and calculations in Excel
Build a financial forecast based on assumptions – use drivers to create an income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement
Learn important formulas and functions required to build a dynamic model
These courses progress from beginner to advanced and are recommended to be taken in the order laid out above. If you are considering enrolling in the full Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst Program (FMVA)® you will also be required to complete other classes that cover critical skills for becoming a world-class financial analyst.
The modern financial analyst requires more than just technical Excel skills and should be able to perform a comprehensive analysis that has beautiful presentations and considers the overall strategy of the business and industry being analyzed.