Author Archives: Andrew Berkley

With a background in business education and financial advisory work, Andrew leads the senior team at F1F9. He has been with F1F9 since 2013.

5 reasons to invest time in your basic Excel skills

I meet lots of people on F1F9 training courses who are looking to improve their financial modelling skills. Some have excellent knowledge and abilities when it comes to operating Excel: it is obvious that they have put in the practice. Others struggle. There are plenty of other skills-based activities in life where time spent acquiring the basics can open up endless possibilities – so here are five reasons why you should invest time in your basic Excel skills.

Business Analysis Lifecycle ebook: Conceptual Modelling

We have taught analysts from hundreds of companies to build financial models. Financial modelling proficiency requires skills that take time to acquire, develop and perfect. Sometimes the difficulties students have are related to how to build their model. More often, difficulties relate to what it is they need to model. Once the modeller understands how […]