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The Complete Financial Analyst Course 2020

Updated for April 2020.

"If you’re trying to prepare for an eventual career in finance, but are still looking to round out your knowledge of the subject, The Complete Financial Analyst Course might be a perfect fit for you.", Business Insider

"A Financial Analyst Career is one of the top-paying entry-level jobs on the market.” 

"Even in the toughest job markets, the best candidates find great positions.", Forbes

You simply have to find a way to acquire practical skills that will give you an edge over the other candidates.

But how can you do that?

You haven’t had the proper training, and you have never seen how analysts in large firms do their work ...

Stop worrying, please. We are here to help.

The Complete Financial Analyst Course is the most comprehensive, dynamic, and practical course you will find online.

It covers several topics, which are fundamental for every aspiring Financial Analyst:

  • Microsoft Excel for Beginner and Intermediate Users: Become Proficient with the world’s #1 productivity software

  • Accounting, Financial Statements, and Financial Ratios: Making Sense of Debits and Credits, Profit and Loss statements, Balance Sheets, Liquidity, Solvency, Profitability, and Growth Financial Ratios

  • Finance Basics: Interest Rates, Financial Math Calculations, Loan Calculations, Time Value of Money, Present and Future Value of Cash Flows

  • Business Analysis: Understanding what drives a Business, Key Items to be Analyzed and their Meaning, the Importance of Industry Cycles, Important Drivers for the Business of Startup, Growth, Mature and Declining Companies, Important Drivers for an Industry

  • Capital Budgeting: Decide whether a company's project is feasible from a financial perspective and be able to compare between different investment opportunities

  • Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginner and Intermediate Users: The #1 tool for visual representation of your work, a necessary skill for every Financial Analyst

As you can see, this is a complete bundle that ensures you will receive the right training for each critical aspect.

Here comes the fun part.

We have a challenge for you. After covering each major roadblock, you will be asked to solve a challenge. You will:

  • Calculate a company’s sales in Excel

  • Register its bookkeeping entries and produce useful financial statements + calculate financial ratios

  • Calculate a complete loan schedule for the company’s debt

  • Analyze the company’s business performance

  • Create a PowerPoint presentation based on the results

  • Receive personalized feedback

  • Receive a gift

  • Participate in our monthly Amazon Gift Card Lottery(. )

Sounds interesting, right?

At the end of the challenge, you will send us the work you’ve done, and we will reply with personalized feedback. This makes for an interactive student experience that optimizes what you will learn from the course.

What makes this course different from the rest of the Finance courses out there?

  • High quality of production: HD video and animations (this isn’t a collection of boring lectures. )

  • Knowledgeable instructor (experience in companies like Pwc and Coca-Cola)

  • Complete training: We will cover all major topics and skills you need to become a top-class Financial Analyst

  • Extensive Case Studies: To help you reinforce everything you’ve learned

  • Course Challenge: Solve our Course Challenge and make this course an interactive experience

  • Excellent support: If you don’t understand a concept or you simply want to drop us a line, you’ll receive an answer within 1 business day

  • Dynamic: We don’t want to waste your time. The instructor keeps up a very good pace throughout the whole course

Why should you consider a career as a Financial Analyst?

  • Salary. A Financial Analyst job usually leads to a very well-paid career

  • Promotions. Financial Analysts acquire valuable technical skills, which makes them the leading candidates for senior roles within a corporation

  • Secure Future. There is high demand for Financial Analysts on the job market, and you won’t have to be concerned about finding a job

  • Growth. This isn’t a boring job. Every day, you will face different challenges that will test your existing skills

Please don’t forget that the course comes with Udemy’s 30-day unconditional, money-back-in-full guarantee. And why not give such a guarantee, when we are convinced the course will provide a ton of value for you?

Just go ahead and subscribe to this course. If you don't acquire these skills now, you will miss an opportunity to separate yourself from the others. Don't risk your future success. Let's start learning together now.

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Rating 4.4 based on 4,449 ratings
Length 18.5 total hours
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $10
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Instructor 365 Careers
Download Videos Only via the Udemy mobile app
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Finance

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This course provides different scenarios of a financial analyst profession in its entirety.

This course is very useful for financial Analyst and to the point as well This was a great course to build a foundation in Excel, Financial Modeling, Finance and Accounting.

It has created interest to move ahead in enabling me a financial analyst.

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Having interned as a financial analyst for 2 months I realize how important having Excel is in the world of finance.

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Muy buen eleccion tomar mi primer curso con Udemy y especialmente este The Complete Financial Analyst.

One of the best courses to learn the role of a financial analyst.

If the lessons continue in this fashion, I'm confident I'll (or you'll) learn all the ins and outs and skills to work as a financial analyst.

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so far so good though Great Learning Experience It's super :) I cant see the information clearly and even the excel and the information I can hardly see them please sir can it be bold and clearly thanks It's good to know what's the payment function in excel but it'd be good to have a refresh of the interest rate maths too I was about to acquire enough knowledge and understanding to pursuing my career in Finance as a Financial Analyst.

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This course explain step by step and make me more understanding.

It is really step by step from scratch to advance level.

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I like the examples and the step by step process so far Everything well explained so far.

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365 careers in 22 reviews

i wanted to learn what a financial analyst does, this course has given me more than what i expected, each topic is well explained, with a bit more practice i am ready to hit the job market, very grateful for the creator of this course and 365 careers, will buy more courses from you.

Thanks 365 Careers team for sharing useful information with us.

I didn't like the video format too much but that might be Udemy, not 365 careers.

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Thank you 365 Careers Team.

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Thanks, will definitely take another course from 365 Careers.

Also 365 Careers Team will give response and comments on exercises / challenges / questions which make the learning more effective.

thank you 365 careers and udemy for such a great platform Simple & Easy start.

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Financial Analyst and Inventory Analyst $67k

Financial Analyst - Financial Control $73k

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Rating 4.4 based on 4,449 ratings
Length 18.5 total hours
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $10
From Udemy
Instructor 365 Careers
Download Videos Only via the Udemy mobile app
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Finance

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