Practical Financial Modelling: A guide to current practice / Edition 2

Practical Financial Modelling: A guide to current practice / Edition 2

by Jonathan Swan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0750686472

ISBN-13: 9780750686471

Pub. Date: 06/13/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This second edition of Practical Financial Modelling is vital tool for all finance and management professionals whose work involves the production and development of complex spreadsheets and financial models. The author bridges the gap between the Excel manual and financial literature with a wealth of practical advise and useful tips.

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Overview

This second edition of Practical Financial Modelling is vital tool for all finance and management professionals whose work involves the production and development of complex spreadsheets and financial models. The author bridges the gap between the Excel manual and financial literature with a wealth of practical advise and useful tips.

The book identifies good practice and highlights those areas which are prone to error and inconsistency resulting in a refreshingly simple approach to building and using financial models suitable for novice and experienced modellers. By using practical worked examples the most effective ways in which problems can be solved are explored. Key themes include: model structure, audit formulae and functions and model use.

New to the second edition:

Instructive information on Excel 2007 and its enhanced modelling functions and feature; Risk controls in developing and using financial models; Test-yourself modelling problems and applied examples in every chapter; Substantial information related to reporting and charting techniques and an appendix devoted to parallel comparison of how-to in Excel 2003 and 2007.

• Instructive information on Excel 2007 and its enhanced modelling functions and features
• Risk controls in developing and using financial models
• Test-yourself modelling problems and applied examples in every chapter
• Substantial information relating to reporting and charting techniques
• An appendix devoted to a parallel comparison of how-to in Excel 2003 and Excel 2007

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750686471
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
06/13/2008
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Definitions; Descriptions; Common approaches; Structure; Inputs; Workings; Outputs; Variations; Support; Documentation; Navigation; Content: Formulae; Range names; Corkscrews; Masks and switches; Recalculation; Circularities; Functions; Logical; Lookup; Financial; Other; Custom; Quality control: Audit; Audit sheet; Structural checks; Arithmetical checks; Financial checks; Model Use; Grouping; Data validation and Dropdown lists; Conditional and custom formats; Sensitivity analysis; Reporting - Reports, Charting, Printing; Automation; Macros; Appendix; Keyboard shortcuts; References; Further information; index.

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