The Finance Department is hosting another Training the Street Excel Course January 9th! This is a different course than the one held this past October (and we highly encourage those who participated in that course to do this one).
If you are unfamiliar with Training the Street, they are the world’s leading financial learning services company, offering state-of-the-art, instructor-led courses in financial modeling and corporate valuation to corporate and educational clients. Founded in 1999, TTS’s clients include the world’s leading universities, investment banks, consulting firms, and Fortune 500 companies. TTS leads workshops at more than 50 academic institutions, including the top 25 business schools in the United States. TTS's instructors have worked across a broad spectrum of industries and financial disciplines. Several of our instructors are Adjunct Professors at leading academic institutions.
This is something that will stand out on your resume!!!
Spots are limited (the computer lab can only hold 47 students) – to register log in to https://trainingthestreet.secure.force.com/register/ and enter class code CE6BE4. The course normally costs $115 per student but we are helping cover some of that. Use discount code “Tigers!” and only pay $50!
Here is more information about the course:
Corporate Valuation Overview
The Corporate Valuation portion of the seminar is approximately a half-day of instruction, exercises and Q&A. Through practical examples and real-world exercises, the seminar illustrates the fundamentals of popular valuation techniques used by finance practitioners. Key topics include:
- Overview of valuation methodologies including merger consequences and leveraged buyout analyses
- Public comparables analysis
- Acquisition comparables analysis
- Discounted cash flow analysis
- Imputing valuation ranges
- Critical valuation concepts (EBITDA, Enterprise value, WACC, etc.)
Financial Modeling Overview
The financial modeling portion of the seminar is designed to develop Excel skills through actual hands-on experience via the construction of an abridged discounted cash flow model. The completed product is a model with 5 years of projections and 3 years of historical data.
Who Should Attend
This seminar is designed to be an essential foundation for a wide variety of students interested in:
- Working in the financial services industry (investment banking, consulting, research, asset management, brokerage, sales & trading, insurance, private equity, venture capital, entrepreneurships and start-ups)
- Working in the corporate/strategic development or finance group of a corporation
- Working in marketing, brand management or operations for a corporation and being responsible for a product or divisional budget, projections and profit/loss statement
- Enhancing the learning in finance and financial statement analysis classes
- Non-finance roles, but interested in gaining a solid foundation in applied corporate finance
There are no prerequisites for this seminar, as it is intended to provide a solid foundation of practical valuation methodologies. However, students possessing prior accounting, financial statement analysis and corporate finance knowledge will benefit more from the content discussed.