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Valuation Methodologies for Start-Ups

In this article, we briefly discuss the different valuation methodologies for startups. This is only an introduction to the different methodologies. For a more detailed study, you should sign up for our online course on Financial Modeling Skills - Multiples Based Valuation. So who is this...

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Teaching Practical Skills To Your Students

College education has become more expensive than ever before. The average student debt of a college graduate in the United States is as high as $37,172, up by $20,000 since 13 years ago. It’s the same in India and other countries, where parents spend their lifetime savings on their kids’...

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Providing Effective Training To Your Employees

You’ve spent a lot of time and effort on recruiting your employees. Some of them are recent graduates, and completely new to the corporate environment. Others have been around forever and need to update their skills urgently – most of what they know is outdated. That is why you have or want...

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5 Steps to Effective Business Presentation

So you want to know how to create an effective business presentation…. There are many apps or tools for creating business presentation these days. But PowerPoint is still the best presentation software program out there. So when we talk about a business presentation, we are referring to a...

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How Do You Measure ROI on Learning?

What’s the Return on Investment on Learning? It’s easy to say that the ROI on learning is immeasurable, and that learning has nothing to do with monetary cost/benefit analysis. That may be true in a perfect world, in an ideal world, but we do not live in such a world. Everything has a cost in...

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How Much Time Does It Take To Learn Something New?

One of the questions we are asked by online learners all the time is – how much time does it take to learn a new skill, such as Data Analysis, Financial Analysis, Intermediate-Level Excel or Business Presentation. Well….that depends on your commitment and ability to focus or concentrate. Josh...

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Business and Finance jobs: Skills you need

Do you know that 50% (1) of hiring managers think that fresh graduates are not fit to join their team? Whereas, most graduates believe a piece of paper saying they have graduated is sufficient to get a job. This difference of opinion is caused by the “skills gap”. The skills gap is the divide...

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From College to Corporates: What Changes Can You Expect?

College life is always a lot of fun. You will meet new people, make friends, meet your soul-mate (if you’re lucky), party all night long, go on trips across the country and have a wonderful time. Yes, you will also learn something in class, and get a degree for that. But does that really...

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Financial Analyst Interviews - What to Expect?

There is a lot of demand for financial analyst jobs as this is seen as one of the best career options for recent graduates. The average salary of a financial analyst working in San Francisco in the United States is a cool $141,350. In India too, financial analysts are reasonably well paid....

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Self-Learning To Earning – Why You Should Do It Yourself?

We’re all self-learners by birth. If you’ve noticed, children have an amazing ability to learn new things and pick up new information. They’re always learning from their surroundings and from the actions or talk of adults. But as adults, most of us find self-learning to be an incredibly...

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