Delving deep into financial analysis helps businesses understand current and past performance, predict future performance and make smarter overall decisions. This course helps you master the fundamentals of finance using Excel using common built-in functions, charts and other useful tools. Increase your financial skills by creating and understanding financial statements, performance evaluations, forecasting, valuation, capital budgeting and modern portfolio theory. An educational background in finance or accounting, plus intermediate Excel knowledge, is highly recommended. Textbook required.