"Nach dem erfolgreichen Absolvieren der Weiterbildung zum Certified Financial Modeler ist man in der Lage, Probleme aus den Bereichen Corporate Finance, Portfoliomanagement und Derivate mit Excel und VBA effizient zu lösen. Neben dem Mehrwert auf beruflicher Ebene bietet das Programm auch einen großen Mehrwert für die private Geldanlage. Ein Certified Financial Modeler kann ohne großen Aufwand mit einem Finanzmodell den fairen Wert einer Aktie ermitteln oder die Rendite und das Risiko eines ETF-Portfolios berechnen."
Sinan Aydogan, Certified Financial Modeler, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
"The Certified Financial Modeler certificate course enabled me to independently work on and answer relevant questions in the field of corporate finance during my internship with a financial investor. Especially the case study was a guarantee for a fast and sustainable combination of finance theory and modeling practice. I would like to emphasize the fast (answers within 24 hours) and constructive communication with the supervisors. With the newly acquired skills, I feel well prepared for the start of my career and can recommend the Certified Financial Modeler certificate course to all students and graduates without reservation".
Jens Felzmann, Certified Financial Modeler, Münster University of Applied Sciences
“The modeling of complex issues belongs in today’s world to the essential core competencies in Finance and beyond. The Certified Financial Modeler program enables one in just a short time to develop outstanding skills to solve the toughest questions of the finance industry in a goal-oriented and structured manner. The condensed knowledge and smart approach of Financial Modeling help me on a daily basis with my dissertation. I haven’t just achieved a valuable qualification, but also a completely new perspective.”
Martin Geißler, MBA, Certified Financial Modeler, Corporate Finance|Financial
"The Certified Financial Modeler does not only confer a theoretical understanding of the areas corporate finance, portfolio management and derivatives, but also offers the adequate instruments to solve problems in practice. I graduated in International Financial Management at Nürtingen-Geislingen University. Completing the Certified Financial Modeler program has established a link to practice and thus guarantees that I am one step ahead of other graduates.
Matthias John, Certified Financial Modeler, Nürtingen-Geislingen University
"Financial Modeling know-how is core in many business fields. Looking for a suitable training opportunity I found a perfect match - the Certified Financial Modeler program of the German Institute for Corporate Finance. The Institute is a pioneer in this field in Germany. The institute offers an excellent preparation for the exam."
Andreas Krengel, Certified Financial Modeler, doctoral candidate Witten/Herdecke University
The Certified Financial Modeler program helped me to refresh and deepen my finance knowledge. In particular the explanations for the practical procedure are extremely helpful. I am now optimally prepared to start my master studies.
Kevin Lehner, Certified Financial Modeler, Master Student in Finance, Lancaster University, UK
The Certified Financial Modeler course convinced me and brought me enormous added value in the development of a job in project management. The program enabled me to evaluate unexpected project developments economically from the very beginning. In addition, the know-how acquired during the training enabled me to comprehensively present the corresponding commercial effects with the help of specially modelled financial models.
Matthias Rawert, Certified Financial Modeler, University of Siegen
"The Certified Financial Modeler program is very well structured and comes with a great teaching style. I was able to understand the content quickly and easily using the provided Excel files. The Excel and VBA concepts are very useful. Financial theories are understandable and comprehensively explained, which in retrospect would have saved me a significant amount of study hours doing literature research. I highly recommend the course especially for students."
Christoph Richter, Certified Financial Modeler,University Augsburg
"Taking the Certified Financial Modeler exam during my studies was a very good decision. The practical approach of the Certified Financial Modeler is appreciated in business practice and increases your chances for finding a good job in the finance arena. In particular, the profound coverage of core financial topics in the financial sector provides the necessary expertise to solve complex problems in a structured way."
Nicolas Scheidl, Certified Financial Modeler, TUM School of Management
"Financial modeling optimally prepares students for their work at banks, financial service providers as well as finance and controlling departments in companies."
Prof. Ted Azarmi PhD, Tübingen University
This book is a Bible on the subject of Financial Modeling. The core sectors in the finance arena are thoroughly addressed with easy to follow applications. The book also covers important methods of using Excel/VBA, which is a must for both professionals and students. As a professor at Pau Business School and a guest lecturer at several universities around the world, I recommend this book for its accuracy and also for its case studies that promote simplified learning.
Florent Deisting,Professor of Finance and Research Dean, Groupe ESC Pau, France
"Financial modeling is an important prerequisite for the practical application of company valuation theory."
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jochen Drukarczyk, Regensburg University
"The Certified Financial Modeler material provides an employee in the investment banking sector with the required knowledge and the skills for professional financial modeling. This training is recommended to all practitioners and of course also to any student willing to enter this industry."
Wenjing Dou, Certified Financial Modeler, Frankfurt University
"My financial modeling skills were of great use to me when applying for a place in a master's program. The financial modeling philosophy proved to be an excellent guideline. I thus was able to obtain a place at LMU in Munich and now look forward to further consolidate my knowledge in finance & accounting."
Marco Golic, LMU Munich
"The Certified Financial Modeler program gave me the opportunity to apply my academic knowledge in business practice. Furthermore, I was able to significantly increase my finance know-how. The Certified Financial Modeler opens doors for a successful career in finance. If you passed the Certified Financial Modeler exam you have an ace up your sleeve in a job interview."
Haris Kasumovic, Certified Financial Modeler, M.A.
”The authors have produced an extraordinary, applied financial modeling text. It stresses the importance of following rigorous quality control standards when developing complex financial models. The book details in-depth Excel spreadsheet skills that are applied in realistic cases and examples dealing with company valuation, financing, investment appraisal and portfolio management, and derivatives. The book is a “must have” for serious financial modelers.”
R. Charles Moyer, Ph.D – Dean Emeritus and Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship, University of Louisville, USA
"The Certified Financial Modeler helped me to put theoretical concepts, conferred in the master’s program, into illustrative practice. I thus was able to attain a better knowledge and to already test the practical application."
Sebastian Neu, Certified Financial Modeler, LMU Munich
"Financial modeling has been an important subject for me for many years now. The clear structure of the Certified Financial Modeler course appealed to me and I can very well integrate the content into my classes."
Prof. (FH) Dr. Georg Plötz, Certified Financial Modeler, Professor of International Finance, Risk Management & Controlling, University of Applied Sciences Kufstein Tirol, Austria
"The Certified Financial Modeler program helped me to increase my knowledge in the corporate finance, portfolio management and derivatives arena. Furthermore, I learned how to structure a financial model. I consider this to be of utmost importance because financial modeling can be done better in business practice. I hope to have a usp in my job-entry phase. I strongly recommend to take the Certified Financial Modeler exam."
Jochen Riedle, Certified Financial Modeler, Hochschule Nürtingen
"The Certified Financial Modeler has constantly been approved by the HR and technical departments of the companies where I applied. My knowledge in financial modeling helped me to successfully conclude the application process."
Thorsten Steinhilber, Certified Financial Modeler, Nürtingen-Geislingen University
"The financial modeling program proved to be a very effective and practical program that helped me to expand my financial know-how. The challenges in the finance arena that we encounter every day can be mastered based on the program’s valuable skills. I appreciated very much that the philosophy of modelling is being taught in this program.”
Nguyen Hai Truong, Certified Financial Modeler, Augsburg University of Applied Sciences