Business modelling is a pivotal skill for any professional involved in corporate finance or investments. Business modelling moves beyond excel magic to incorporating macro and microeconomics and business economics. The model becomes the foundation platform for business decisions and negotiations. Executive Certificate in Advanced Corporate Analysis and Business Modelling programme intends to provide and enhance detailed corporate finance knowledge that would be required for practical usage in companies.

On completion of the programme, participants will:
• Building a comprehensive financial model
• Understand and learn to apply different valuations methodologies
• Gain knowledge to perform a 360-degree business diagnostic study
• Simulate the outcomes of business strategies on business valuation
• Use financial modelling to support investment decision making

Who is it for:

The programme is specially designed for financial and investment analysts, equity research analysts, corporate finance and planning analysts, professionals involved in business or investment valuations, M&A professionals, fund managers, corporate banking professionals, fresh graduates and new entrants to the investment and corporate finance fields and company owners who want to understand how buyers will value their company.

Resource Personnel

Saminda Weerasinghe, CFA

Private Equity Specialist/ Strategic and Financial Advisory, A CFA Lecturer

He has over 15 years of invaluable experience in the fields of Transaction Support (Financial Due Diligences – for potential acquisitions and mergers of corporates), Audits, Business Valuations, Intangible Asset Valuations, Financial Modeling, Financial Feasibilities, Corporate Plans, Business Plans and Corporate Restructuring.

Currently, he works as a freelance consultant on Strategy and Financial Advisory and sits on boards of few private organizations. Saminda is a well-known experienced lecturer for the Chartered Financial Analyst program in Sri Lanka.