I was surprised at the variation in the results submitted. It highlighted to me the scope for misinterpretation and error in the calculation of something as apparently simple as an NPV.
FAST Financial Statement Modelling will give you the essential model construction and design skills you need and will teach you to apply them to the complexities that arise from a case study
Net present Value (NPV) is a key metric used by investors to calculate the attractiveness of a potential investment.
It’s good to get the model ‘out there’ so decision makers can see what is really going on and not just the headlines.
“If the stuff shared for free is good, then how much better must the stuff they charge for be?”
Here are some signs that a model ‘smells’, that should be obvious within a minute of opening.
Standards in themselves do not promote good or best practice. They simply promote a way of doing things that is commonly understood by the community that chooses to adopt them.
A flexible financial model will be able to evolve to meet the changing requirements of business rather than dying as its environment changes.