Excel is the de facto budgeting and forecasting tool for most professionals, yet many don’t leverage it’s numerous built-in tools. Learn Excel features such as FORECAST, FORECAST.ETS, TREND, Forecast Sheets, XNPV, and XIRR. Additionally, techniques to manage what-if analysis using Scenario Manager, Solver, and the value of performing Monte Carlo simulations. If you use Excel for budgeting and forecasting, you can’t afford to miss this session.
Upon completing this session, you should be able to: List key budgeting and forecasting-centric features in Excel Differentiate between Excel?s capital budgeting functions Utilize Scenario Manager to manage different sets of budget assumptions Solve complex, multi-variable equations with Excel?s Solver add-in Create Monte Carlo simulations to model risk in budgets and forecasts
Budgeting and forecasting-centric features in Excel. Excel’s capital budgeting functions. Using tools such as Scenario Manager, Solver, and Forecast Sheets to solve common budgeting problems
Fundamental knowledge of computer operations and Microsoft Office Excel