Financial Modeling & Forecasting

In our financial statement modeling course, you’ll learn how to properly build-out a 3 statement financial model from the ground up and project your financials 5 years out. If you are in finance or accounting, you need this course.

Course objectives

A knowledge of financial modeling is essential everyone in business. In this course, you’ll learn key principles to create an effective financial model and learn to build-out a fully dynamic model.

We’ll top off the course by building a full 3 statement financial model from the ground up. The model will be fully dynamic and include 5 years of projections. Finally, we’ll teach you how to sensitize your model to test your key assumptions and how to properly present your model.

At completion, you’ll build a fully dynamic 3 statement financial model complete with 5 years of projections.

Some key things you’ll learn:

  • Financial modeling best practices
  • How to properly set up a financial model to be dynamic
  • Build a 3 statement financial model
  • Project out the financials
  • Sensitize your model based on key assumptions


We highly recommend taking our Financial Statement Analysis Bootcamp which teaches you how to analyze the financial statements.

Additional Info

Format: 3-6 minute videos, quizzes, and a final exam

CPEs: 5.0

Field of study: Finance

Prerequisites: You should have an intermediate knowledge of Excel (e.g. IF statements, VLOOKUP, COUNTIFS, etc.). If you are not comfortable with Excel, we recommend taking our Microsoft Excel Bootcamp.

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Prior to Wisdify, Kelsey worked as a business technology strategy consultant for Forrester, a global research and advisory firm. While there, she acted as project manager for numerous research-based consulting projects.

Kelsey earned a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Wellesley College.

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Prior to Wisdify, Madison successfully ran the social media accounts for multiple companies. She also found time to start her own personal training company (which she still runs).

Madison earned a BA in English from Brigham Young University.

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Prior to Wisdify, Maryn co-founded (along with Nate) BostonExcel, a Microsoft Excel training company that worked with dozens of companies in virtually every industry. Maryn’s clients included numerous Fortune 1000 companies, prestigious universities, startups and everything in between. She also happened to write and illustrate a children’s book. Let’s just say she’s a woman of many talents.

Maryn earned a BA in Economics from Wellesley College.


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