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Financial Modelling

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Overview Practical information

What is it?

The course programme includes:

  • Structuring the forecast process and model
  • Performing historical financial ratio analysis
  • Analysing industry, strategy and key business drivers
  • Building an operational model from the underlying business drivers
  • Forecasting integrated financial statements
  • Balancing the balance sheet from the cash flow statement
  • Sensitivity and scenario analysis

The seasoned lecturer of this training course is Hans Haanappel. Hans specializes in financial modelling and valuation analysis. He advises various large & mid-sized privately held firms in valuation, mergers and acquisitions, damage calculations and capital budgeting. He has also been engaged as an advisor in the valuations and financial modelling for several private equity transactions.

In order to enhance interactions we will only accept a limited number of participants.

Why should you attend?

This 2-day course focuses on best practices and is aimed at private equity professionals who want to develop practical skills in building forecast models of financial statements in excel starting with the analysis of historical financial performance.

The financial model will be structured from the underlying business drivers and translated into a high quality operating model that result in a fully integrated forecast of income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement.

Who should attend?

The course is most suitable for professionals such as Financial Accountants, Controllers, Portfolio Managers, Associates & Analysts who are involved in building financial model to evaluate investment opportunities.

The prerequisites of this course are basic excel, finance and accounting skills. Please note that although excel is used extensively and that maximizing the usage of excel is touched upon to support the modelling, this is not an excel training.

Practical information

This training course will take place online.




09.00 - 10.30 CET Introduction and performing historical financial analysis

10.30 – 10.45 CET Coffee break

10.45 – 12.30 CET Performing historical financial analysis (continued)

12:30 - 13:30 CET Lunch

13.30 – 15.00 CET Strategy and industry analysis and how to structure and build a forecast model

15:00 - 15:30 CET Coffee break

15.30 – 17.30 CET Forecasting income statement


09.00 – 10.30 CET Forecasting the income statement (continued)

10.30 – 10.45 CET Coffee break

10.45 – 12.30 CET Forecasting the income statement (continued)

12.30 –13.30 CET Lunch

13:30 - 15.00 CET Forecasting the balance sheet 

15:00 - 15.30 CET Coffee break

15.30 – 17.00 CET Forecasting the balance sheet



09.00 – 10.00 CET Forecasting the cash flow statement and balancing the balance sheet

10.00 – 10.10 CET Coffee break

10.10 – 11.00 CET Forecasting the cash flow statement and balancing the balance sheet


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This training course will take place online.


Fees, method of payment and cancellation

Course Fee (excluding accommodation)

Invest Europe Members: €1,200

Non-members: €1,660

21% VAT will be added to Belgian-based participants.

The above prices also include all training material relating to this course.


Participants are requested to pay by cheque, banker's draft, bank transfer or credit card in EURO as shown on the Application Form. Applications sent after 28/02/2022 should be paid by credit card.

Bank transfers: should be made net of bank charges and commission to the following bank: ING Avenue Marnix 24, B-1000 Brussels

International bank transfer account number: IBAN BE33 3300 5785 0046 SWIFT/BIC: BBRUBE BB

Domestic bank transfer account number: 330-0578500-46

A copy of the bank transfer should be sent together with the application form. To avoid any confusion, participants are requested to indicate clearly their names and addresses on transfer orders and cheques. Confirmation of registration for fees and practical information will be sent after receipt of the application form and payment. For late registrations (see above), we require payment via a credit card.


Cancellations can only be accepted if received (in writing) by 28/02/2022. Fees (less 20% administrative charges) will then be refunded. After this date, delegates will be liable for the full fee.

In case of cancellation, a substitution between members of the same company is still possible at any time.


The working language of the course will be English.


To register for Invest Europe's Financial Modelling course, the candidate should submit the application form and proof of payment. Invest Europe maintains the right to refuse the registration if it is not accompanied by all the supporting documents.

Due to the high demand for Invest Europe Training courses, priority is given to Invest Europe's members. Registrations will be handled on a first-come-first-served basis. Any registration received after 28/02/2022 should mention a credit card number for the payment of course fees.


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