Become a Financial analyst

Gain the skills that make a successful full-stack financial analyst, including financial modeling, business valuation, data storytelling and analytics.

FestMan Finance School®

FestMan® Finance School exists to train graduates and Professionals who are interested in pursuing career as Finance analysts, Investment Banking analysts, Financial Modelers and Corporate Finance specialists or professionals who are interested in gaining deeper technical knowledge in Financial modeling and analytics. We offer premium finance and digital skills training(online courses and live training) for Business Professionals and Graduates. Some of the courses we offer in the Finance school include Financial Modeling, Financial analytics, Data analytics, Accounting analytics, Data storytelling for finance professionals and Robotic Process Automation.

Financial statement analysis and presentation

This course exposes you to the techniques for analyzing financial statements including vertical analysis, horizontal analysis and DuPont framework. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to analyze financial statements to spot trends and make data-driven decisions

  • Review an understanding of accounting and financial terminology, and principles
  • Indicate components of the balance sheet and income statement and how they relate to each other.
  • Explain the components that make up the cash flow statement
  • Determine the key ratios required in financial modelling and analysis
  • Differentiate the components of the DuPont framework.
  • Explain how common size financial statements are used in corporate financial statement analysis.
  • Explore the use of ratios in corporate financial statement analysis.

Financial statement Modeling

This Financial Statement Modelling course teaches the core financial model design and construction techniques that every modeler should know. 

  • Model Planning, Setup and Assumptions
  • Scenarios, Sensitivities and What-if Analysis
  • The Revenue Schedule and COGS
  • Building the Depreciation Schedule
  • Income Tax Expense and Working Capital
  • Building the Debt Schedule
  • Equity & Completing the 3 Financial Statements Model

Business Valuation

In this course, you will learn how to value a company or a stock using discounted cash flow technique, comparative analysis and precedent transaction. Business valuation techniques covered in this course are:

  • Cost Approach
  • Comparative analysis
  • Precedent transaction
  • Discounted Cash flow analysis

Data storytelling and dashboard design

This course is designed for finance professionals to be able to generate powerful reports and dashboards that will help management make decisions and take action based on their business data. You will learn how to visualize data, tell a story and explore data by reviewing core principles of data visualization and dashboarding. You’ll use Excel and Power BI to build complex graphs and  reports and then start to combine them into dynamic dashboards.

  • Introduction to dashboard designing
  • Data visualization best practices
  • Selecting the right visuals
  • Dashboarding beyond the basis
  • Using forms controls
  • Finalizing and securing your dashboard

Analyzing Financial Data with Power BI

Microsoft Power BI is quickly becoming the world’s leading and the most powerful self-service business intelligence platform, as well as an essential tool for today’s top data professionals.

Power BI enables you to connect to and visualize any data using the unified, scalable platform for self-service and enterprise business intelligence (BI) that’s easy to use and helps you gain deeper data insight.

This course is your hands-on, project-based guide to mastering Power BI Desktop. You will learn  how to turn data into actionable insights and build powerful end-to-end business solutions using Microsoft Power BI.

The future of finance is digital

Join our Finance Community today and become a finance leader

Our training will provide you with the practical skills and tools you need to succeed as a finance leader and become indispensable. We equip you with relevant digital skills to stay ahead of the competition in this competitive digital age.

Our upcoming Live training

📅 Starting 30.01.2021 

Financial analysis and Advanced Excel for Finance

This course exposes you to the techniques for analyzing financial statements including vertical analysis, horizontal analysis and DuPont framework. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to analyze financial statements to spot trends and make data-driven decisions

  • Review an understanding of accounting and financial terminology, and principles
  • Indicate components of the balance sheet and income statement and how they relate to each other.
  • Explain the components that make up the cash flow statement
  • Determine the key ratios required in financial modelling and analysis
  • Differentiate the components of the DuPont framework.
  • Explain how common size financial statements are used in corporate financial statement analysis.
  • Explore the use of ratios in corporate financial statement analysis.
  • Time value of money
  • Applications of time value of money
  • Valuation of Bonds
  • Automated amortization schedule
  • Capital budgeting
  • Advanced Financial functions

📅 Starting 30.01.2021    🎯  3 Weeks       🛒 GHC 800   GHC 450

📅 Starting 20.02.2021 

Financial Statement Modelling and Forecasting

This Financial Statement Modelling course teaches the core financial model design and construction techniques that every modeler should know.

  • Design a clear and logical financial model
  • Create clearly defined inputs and assumptions
  • Forecast and build-up a company’s revenue and expenses
  • Build powerful scenarios and financial statement model
  • Construct and build all the relevant supporting schedules including Depreciation/CAPEX schedule, working capital schedules, interest and debt schedules and income tax schedules
  • Design and link the 3 statement financial statements togther

📅 Starting 20.02.2021    🎯 4 Weeks       🛒 GHC 800   GHC 450

📅 Starting 20.03.2021 

Business Valuation

In this course, you will learn how to value a company or a stock using discounted cash flow technique, comparative analysis and precedent transaction. Business valuation techniques covered in this course are:

Upon completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Value company  using Cost Approach
  • Value a company using Comparative company analysis
  • Forecast free cash flows based on historical performance
  • Calculate free cash flows
  • Calculate the equity and enterprise value of  a firm
  • Value a company using Precedent transactions
  • Calculate the cost of equity, cost of debt and cost of capital(WACC)
  • Value a company using multiples analysis
  • Value a company Discounted Cash flow analysis

📅 Starting 20.03.2021    🎯 3 Weeks       🛒 GHC 800   GHC 450

📅 Starting 17.04.2021 

Analyzing Financial Data using Microsoft Power BI

This course exposes you to the advanced analytical capabilities of Microsoft Power BI. You’ll learn how to analyze and visualize financial data to prepare dashboard and automated reports to support decision making

Upon completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Connect and clean data from multiple sources
  • Create relationships and hierarchies with data from multiple sources
  • Perform advanced business calculations such as YTD,YoY, QoQ etc using DAX
  • Design effective dashboards
  • Choose appropriate charts for your data
  • Tell compelling story using Power BI
  • Visualize data using Power BI
  • Discover insights using AI capabilities in Power BI Desktop

📅 Starting 17.04.2021    🎯 3 Weeks       🛒 GHC 800   GHC 450

🎉🎉🎉 Special Offer( Bundle all 4 courses)

Advance your Financial analyst career with our 4-course financial modeling and analytics specialization. 

  • Financial analysis and Advanced Excel for finance
  • Financial Statement Modeling and Forecasting
  • Business Valuation
  • Analyze Financial Data with Microsoft Power BI 
🎉🎉🎉 Special Package( Bundle all 4 courses) GHC 3,600   GHC 1,300

Our Instructors

Our Instructors are experienced Professionals with appropriate qualifications to mentor and help you grow your career.

George E.A Anang
Strategy Analyst | MPhil(Finance) | CFA II
Emmanuel Egyam
Investment Associate | CFA III | FMVA
Gordon Appiah Jnr
Finance Business Partner | CIMA | ICAG
Alexander Asari Denkyi
Audit Associate | ACCA | CFA II
Thomas Festus Cudjoe
Financial Analyst | CIMA | ICAG | MCT

Our learning experience

Engaging live sessions

We offer engaging live classes that emphasize collaboration and feedback together with our cutting-edge online learning platform for accessing the live recorded sessions.

Learn from your peers

Connect with other students and professionals who share your career path in our online community.

Career coaching and mentorship

We offer career support for job-seekers and young professionals to progress in their career. Support include and not limited to resume review, LinkedIn branding and Job interview preparation.

Course Benefits

Earn a certificate

When you complete the Financial Modeling and analytics Program, you’ll earn a verifiable certificate of achievement to share with prospective employers and your professional network.

Gain real work experience

This program exposes you to the key practical skills you need to succeed as a financial analyst, Investment Banking Professional, Accountant and a Finance Professional.

Career mentoring and guidance

Our seasoned and certified Instructors will provide career advice and guidance to Job-seekers and Young professionals to help them achieve their career goals and aspirations

Career Prep

We’ll help you write a LinkedIn profile that will really stand out from the crowd and highlights your professional value. You’ll work with our Career Advisory Team to craft an elegant resume that shows off your skills as a Finance Professional.

Cutting-edge Online Learning Platform

In addition to our live instructor-led sessions, you will also have access to our cutting-edge online learning platform where you can access the recorded videos and assignments and learn at your own pace.

Lifetime access to recorded videos

You will have lifetime access to the recorded sessions via our cutting online learning platform to aid you in future revisions and practice.

Our Students review

5/5

“FestMan School of analytics’ Program in Data analytics has helped me get more insights on how to use Microsoft Excel Formulas,  visualize data, prepare dashboard and helped me get Certified as Microsoft Excel Associate and Microsoft Certified Excel Expert

ADUSIE APPIAH

5/5

“Data analytics Course with FestMan School of analytics has been very insightful and very practical in nature. It has helped develop my skills in Microsoft Excel especially working with Pivot tables. I look forward to having subsequent related courses with them. Keep up the good work.”

ROSE OSEI

5/5

“I was an Excel novice when I joined FestMan School of analytics, Now, I am soaring like an eagle. In fact, I am now considering veering into Data science field. I am now better than I was. I can now analyze Data using Excel formulas, pivot tables, pivot charts and also design a dashboard. Thanks to FestMan School of analytics.”

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