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Building Financial Models 3 editions

Cover of: Building Financial Models by John Tjia
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The first all-inclusive guidebook for designing, building, and implementing a sturdy core valuation/projection modelIn today's no-room-for-error corporate finance market, precise and effective financial modeling is essential for both determining a company's current value and projecting its future performance. Yet few books have explained how to build models that accurately interpret a company's financial statement, while none have focused on projection models.Building Financial Models fills this gap. The first book to detail a step-by-step process for first creating a simple, standardized projection/valuation model, and then customizing it for specific situations, this hands-on book:Provides in-depth explanations of the mechanics as well as the underlying and accounting principles of projection modelsOutlines how to design and implement a projection model that allows the user to change inputs quickly for sensitivity testingComprises a concise yet comprehensive tutorial on the use of Excel, as well as other spreadsheet programs, to build a dynamic financial modelThe ability to create and understand projection models is fast becoming one of the most highly prized skills in finance. Let Building Financial Models lead you through the model development process, and provide you with the know-how you need to create and implement a flexible, user-friendly, and results-driven financial projection model."The ability to create and understand financial models is one of the most valued skills in investment banking and other finance fields today. This book will lead you through the development process for a projection model. By the end of the book, you will have the satisfaction of having built your own model, to which you can then add your personal changes and modifications." -From the IntroductionA well-designed financial projection model can be invaluable for providing estimates of an organization's future financial condition given certain performance assumptions. In addition, that same model can reveal what needs to happen in order for a particular performance goal to be reached within a stated time frame.Building Financial Models shows you how to create a functional, dynamic spreadsheet financial model that will allow you to create and refine projections for industrial and manufacturing organizations. Leading you step-by-step through the development and implementation process, this first-of-its-kind book provides:An overview of projection models--what they are, how they are used, and how they differ between industriesExploration of the accounting and finance concepts that underpin working financial modelsBasic model design principles, along with detailed directions for using spreadsheet software to put those principles into practiceDetailed directives for using this new knowledge to build and refine a working financial modelMore than 100 charts and screen shots to illustrate each step in the development and implementation processA flexible and robust financial projection model does more than just add numbers; it explains the complex relationships between those numbers as well as provides ways to examine, interpret, and use those relationships to add value to an enterprise. Building Financial Models is today's only easy-to-follow, self-contained course on the creation and implementation of a customizable, state-of-the-art financial projection model.

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3 editions First published in 2003

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Cover of: Building Financial Models
December 29, 2003, McGraw-Hill
Building Financial Models
Hardcover in English - 1 edition
Cover of: Building Financial Models
December 29, 2003, McGraw-Hill
Building Financial Models
in English
Cover of: Building Financial Models
2004, McGraw-Hill
Building Financial Models
E-book in English

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