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Advanced Modeling with Excel and Visual Basic for Applications Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Advanced Modeling with Excel and Visual Basic for Applications in Finance , Accounting and Budgeting

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Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • Istanbul
    26 - 9 - 2021
    30 - 9 - 2021
  • London
    17 - 10 - 2021
    21 - 10 - 2021
  • Madrid
    17 - 10 - 2021
    21 - 10 - 2021
  • Berlin
    17 - 10 - 2021
    21 - 10 - 2021
  • Dubai
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Paris
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    3 - 10 - 2021
    7 - 10 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Rome
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Zurich
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    21 - 11 - 2021
    25 - 11 - 2021
  • Dubai
    7 - 11 - 2021
    11 - 11 - 2021
  • Paris
    7 - 11 - 2021
    11 - 11 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Rome
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Zurich
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Rome
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Zurich
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • London
    19 - 12 - 2021
    23 - 12 - 2021
  • Madrid
    19 - 12 - 2021
    23 - 12 - 2021
  • Berlin
    19 - 12 - 2021
    23 - 12 - 2021
  • Dubai
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Paris
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    12 - 12 - 2021
    16 - 12 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Rome
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Zurich
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Rome
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Zurich
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021

Introduction:

Financial modeling is an essential skill for finance professionals and students. Excel VBA (Visual Basic for Application, the embedded programming language in Excel) allows you to create powerful spreadsheet models by overcoming the limitations of Excel and automating spreadsheet procedures . In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of Excel VBA and to apply it to developing financial models for various purposes. Upon completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Understand Excel VBA and its application in finance
  • Design simple spreadsheet models for financial data analysis using Excel VBA

Course Content

Excel VBA Fundamentals

Participants will learn the fundamentals of Excel VBA and prepare themselves to create simple financial models in Part II. Small programs will be used to illustrate the underlying programming concepts.

  • The VBA programming environment
  • Variables and constants
  • Macros
  • Built-in VBA functions and operators
  • User-defined functions
  • Branching and looping
  • Object-based concept: Objects, methods and properties
  • The Range object
  • Debugging 
  • The following additional topics may also be covered if time allows:
  • Arrays
  • Procedures
  • Custom dialog boxes
  • Workbook and worksheet events
  • Chart objects

Financial Modeling

Participants will apply VBA programming concepts and skills to build simple yet real-world financial models. The techniques of writing good models will also be discussed. As the scope of financial modeling is huge, topics have to be selective. The following shows a list of possible topics. Actual coverage depends somewhat on the finance background of the class.

Loan amortization

  • Simple model 
  • Iteration: The bisection approach 
  • Allowance for changing interest rates or repayment period

Financial planning 

  • Retirement planning 
  • Portfolio restructuring

Market history analysis 

  • Normal and real growth of stocks 
  • Growth of investment in different assets

Stock simulation 

  • Stock volatility estimation 
  • The geometric Brownian motion and the log-normal distribution 
  • Stock price simulation

Option pricing 

  • Different option strategies 
  • The Black-Scholes option pricing model 
  • Implied volatility estimation 
  • Options portfolio 
  • The binomial models

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