Business Planning, Forecasting and Valuation of Start-Up Companies

Learn how to create a financial model for strategic business planning, capital raising, business valuation and investor negotiations for a start-up company


This course will help you to:

  • Up-skill yourself in Business Finance skills
  • Engage effectively with investors
  • Give guidance to your finance team
  • Resolve all your doubts and queries on the go
  • Learn from scratch
  • Get a certificate of completion


  • No specific qualification required

Skills you will learn:

  • Build a forward looking business plan of the company
  • Estimate the external funding to be raised
  • Negotiate the % of equity dilution to investors
  • Build the financial statements of the company
  • Become smart in talking to investors
  • Estimate the valuation of your business

Your Instructor is an Industry Expert

Ashish Kumar Agarwal
Ashish Kumar Agarwal

Ashish is a Business and Finance Expert with around 10 years of experience in this domain. Previously, he has worked with BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management company, as a Vice President in the Financial Markets Advisory (FMA) team. Prior to that, he worked with the Strategy and Corporate Finance practice at McKinsey, the world’s most prestigious consulting company. He has advised clients globally on various Strategy and Finance engagements.

Ashish is also the founder of an education firm SKILLFIN LEARNING which curates content in Business, Finance and Data Analysis topics. He conducts corporate trainings in a leading global consulting firm. He is passionate about teaching and strongly believes education should be accessible and affordable to all.

What will you learn in this program?

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"This is great for beginners because it is broken down step by step and is repetitive. He doesn't gloss over any topics or make it confusing. I will be watching the course again when I fill out my own spreadsheet. and follow exactly as he says!"

Michelle Dalpont

"The Author is great and delivered exactly what I needed to know before starting a business. Excellent course for anyone looking for how a Business Plan and Financial Plan are connected. Thanks, great job guys.

- Foster Smith

"Very good course on the subject. Recommended for everyone."

- Achuthan Pankaj

Frequently Asked Questions on this Topic

What is the duration of the course?
The course videos content is around 3 hours. It is a self-paced course which you can take anytime anywhere as per your convenience and schedule. Please do provide yourself time to practice the real-life illustrations and assignments.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have access to this course for 1 year - across any and all devices you own. During this period you can undertake the training anytime anywhere.
Do you provide physical classroom trainings?
Our trainings are designed to provide you the effectiveness of a classroom style coaching alongwith the convenience of online. It is a very interactive training program where you can carry out the illustrations demonstrated in the videos at your own end as well. You can take this program anytime anywhere as per your schedule. Whenever you take the program online, you will have direct access to the instructor who is always (24x7) available on Live Chat. Ask any query and get it resolved instantly. You can also e-mail us your doubts or queries anytime at [email protected] We provide direct support to each of our students and also evaluate the assignments with individual feedback. We will also assign a Personal Mentor to you who will provide guidance, motivation and support to help you complete the training. As you take this program, you will notice we provide a very personalized learning experience to each individual participant. You can also discuss and collaborate with other participants directly through our discussion board in every lecture.
Do I get a certificate of completion?
Yes, once you complete 100% of the course you will get a certificate of completion in soft copy. You can download and print the hard copy as well. You can mail us [email protected] once you complete the course.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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