Basic Financial Modelling Etisalat Academy
  • Locations: Dubai
  • Duration: 3 Days

Course details

Understanding the language of Finance and Accounting

  • The Goals and Functions of Financial Management
  • Basics of Finance and Accounting

Business Objectives

  • Objectives of Business
  • Need for measuring Business Performance

The Financial Statements

  • Statement of Financial Position
  • Statement of Profit or Loss and other Comprehensive income
  • Statement of Changes in Owners’ Equity
  • Statement of Cash Flows
  • Financial Statements Disclosures

Analysis of Financial Statements

  • Judging the Health of the Business
  • Financial Ratios
  • Interpreting Company Annual Reports

Cost Concepts and Decision-Making

  • Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
  • Breakeven Analysis and Cost Behavior
  • Economic Costs versus Accounting Costs
  • Marginal Cost Analysis and Relevant Costs

The Budgeting Process

  • Importance of Budgeting
  • Guidelines and Techniques
  • Approaches to Budgeting
  • Budgetary Cost Control

Financial Modelling

  • The Time Value of Money
  • Cost of Capital
  • Methods in Evaluating Capital Projects
  • Net Present Value and Internal Rate of Return
  • Sensitivity and Risk Analysis

Who can benefit

  • Professionals from the accounting and finance disciplines

Related Training

  • Successful Project Management
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Business Performance Analysis
  • Advanced Financial Modeling


  • Lectures, tutorial exercises, case studies


  • Knowledge of accounting and financial statements

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