Join us for the next webinar in the Career Talk series from CFA Society Emirates on the topic of “Financial Modeling Best Practices.”

This webinar qualifies for 1.5 Professional Learning (“PL”) credits*.

Webinar Overview 

Financial modelers are often self-taught and left to figure things out on their own, often wondering if “there’s a better way”. Ian Schnoor will review a better way.

During the 1.5 hr session, he will present and discuss some critical tools and skills required to build a best-in-class financial model that inspires confidence and leads to optimal decision making.

Key learning outcomes:

  • The Discipline of Financial Modeling
  • Top 10 Modeling Best Practices
  • Key Modeling Tips
  • Skills to check a Financial Model
  • Great Modeling Technical Skills

Participants will receive the following by attending the webinar:

  • The presentation slide deck
  • A robust financial model in Excel
  • Ian’s notes from the presentation
  • A handy one-pager on Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

About the Speaker

Ian Schnoor is a Principal and Founder of The Marquee Group, a leading provider of financial modeling training to professionals in the financial community. Ian is also the Executive Director of the Financial Modeling Institute (FMI).

Over the years, Ian has taught thousands of business professionals and university students in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Mexico. Ian is passionate about teaching and brings a hands-on, interactive approach to every course. Ian teaches at Queen’s University and is a past recipient of the “Instructor of the Year” award in the Master of Finance program at the Smith School of Business.

Prior to establishing The Marquee Group, Ian spent a number of years in the Investment Banking departments at Citigroup and BMO Capital Markets. Ian completed a Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree with academic distinction and is also a CFA charter holder.

About the Moderator

Binod Shankar, CFA has 27 years of experience as a banker, auditor, finance director, entrepreneur and financial trainer. He now spends his time as a keynote speaker, columnist, blogger, podcaster of the real finance mentor podcast, and as an active volunteer on the Board of the CFA Society Emirates, where he is the Career Services Chair. Binod is a Chartered Accountant, a CFA charterholder and holds a Level 7 qualification from the Institute of Leadership and Management in Coaching and Mentoring.