Warren Buffet famously said “Beware of geeks bearing formulas”.
“Discussing price isn’t rude or impolite… It’s business, not a cocktail party!”
The best courses will recognise that there is work to be done once the classroom course is finished.
Once the modeller understands how a particular area of a business works commercially, it is much more straightforward to create a spreadsheet model.
You may know the feeling, or probably will at some point. That tensing of the stomach, sinking and slightly sick feeling when you spot the mistake
The oil and gas industry is not good at managing price downturn cycles. Shareholders use short-term criteria to reward top management.
Traditional carrot-and-stick motivational methods paralyze workers, and stymie creativity and productivity
The person who had built the original model was on another assignment, in another time zone, and wasn’t available to help.
The event promises to be a good platform for creating contacts, clients, friends and having fun!