The Valuation Analyst Skills Training (VAST) course
Become an Expert in business valuation and modeling skills to create valuation model of any company from scratch.
Skills you will learn:
- Assess business model of company
- Parse the Annual Reports
- Create proforma standardized financial statements
- Calculate financial ratios
- Extrapolate financial ratios
- Forecast future financial statements
- Build a DCF valuation model
- Undertake sensitivity analysis
- No specific qualification required
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.
StartLecture 7: What will we learn in this module? (0:20)
StartLecture 8: Valuation framework - Step 1 : Business model (1:55)
StartLecture 9: Valuation framework - Step 2: Historical financials (1:18)
StartLecture 10: Valuation framework - Step 3: Forecast financials (1:02)
StartLecture 11: Valuation framework - Step 4: Valuation technique (0:48)
StartLecture 12: Valuation framework - Step 5: Valuation sensitivity (0:57)
StartLecture 13: Valuation as an art and science (0:42)
StartLecture 14: Valuation in the context of a real company (1:26)
StartLecture 15: End of Module 2
StartQuiz #1: Test your learning of the module
StartLecture 16: Please provide us your valuable feedback on the course thus far
"Thanks so much for your course. Your course are really helpful for me. The course contents are very clear and detailed so I could easily follow up. Every session has examples, exactly Walmart the company I am currently working for, so I could understand deeply the theories from reality."
- Nguyen Hoai, Quality Assurance professional
"As a beginner it enable me to understand well the reasons for many steps in valuation hence i was able to apply in the real engagement usefully. The instructor was demonstrating well, with the attachments that enabled me to go in hand with the illustrations, it was helpful. However in some parts the course was repetitive."
- Irene Morris, Finance student
"Very good course. Clear, concise explanations in the lecture videos...and a practical approach to addressing technical concepts."
- Pradeep Vasudevan, M&A professional