Excel-based modeling is an important component in many budgeting, reporting, and monitoring projects. Driven by ease of use, widespread adoption, and analytical power, the Excel platform has become a cornerstone of modern business analytics. In this course, our presenters will begin with commonly used Excel functions and then introduce more sophisticated operations and analytical tools. We will review topics such as: v-lookups, h-lookups, Time-Value-of-Money operations, basic financial statement and valuation models, sensitivity analysis, basic statistical functionality and more.
- Organize and format data in Excel
- Compare financial data
- Measure project value with Excel's NPV functionality
- Test decision-making assumptions with sensitivity analysis
||Saturday, October 21st, 2023. 9:00 am to 1:15 pm EST
||Your home or office
||Tom Adams, Ph.D., CPA
||4 Specialized Knowledge CPE
||4 Substantive CLE
Tom Adams, Ph.D., is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Pennsylvania and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., he worked as a senior associate in the audit practice of KPMG LLP and as a senior financial analyst for Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX).
As a Ph.D. student, Adams received an Accounting Doctoral Scholars (ADS) award. His dissertation investigated changes in audit committees surrounding mergers and acquisitions and his current research focuses on shareholder activism, audit quality, auditor resignations, and group audits. He has published articles in the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, the Journal of Futures Markets, Review of Financial Economics, the Journal of Accountancy, Practical Tax Strategies, and the Tax Insider.
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