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Building a Business Case: Don’t Let your Boss Rip your Financial Model Apart

The Grid Media Ltd

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 from 08:30 to 17:00 (BST)

Building a Business Case: Don’t Let your Boss Rip your...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Daily Single Workshop Rate Ended £450.00 £0.00
Corporate Rate
Applies if two or more participants from the same organisation sign up for the same workshop. The discount applies to all participants.
Ended £425.00 £0.00
Triple Bundle Rate (All 3 Manchester Workshops)
Applies to participants who sign up for 'Change the Game: Advanced Financial Modelling' on April 30th, 2018 and 'Soar out of the Debris: Storytelling with Data' on May 1st, 2018 by the same facilitator. Complimentary online introductory course 'Financial Modelling for Non-Financial Modellers' included.
Ended £1,200.00 £0.00

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In this interactive workshop we will integrate concepts such as pricing, costing and returns on investment into an Excel based financial model that we will build from scratch individually to assess the viability of a new product or venture.

Benefits to your organisation 

  • Use essential excel functions and modelling techniques
  • Apply financial modelling best practice
  • Build a basic financial model from the ground up
  • Identify & reduce common errors by building in error check
  • Develop manual scenario selection
  • Mitigate risks with good assumptions
  • Communicate the results of your model clearly, concisely with impact
  • Increase proficiency with Excel formulas
  • Build a comprehensive business case


1. A copy of the book 'Financial Modelling in Excel for Dummies', by your facilitator, Danielle Stein Fairhurst published in 2017. 

2. A printed course exercise manual

3. A USB with usable sample financial models to take and apply to your work

4. During the day we will build a full business case financial model for you to take away with you for future reference

Who you are

A professional at any level of seniority really who wants to create and present a convincing business case to colleagues, clients or investors, with some financial background. You are likely to work in any industry where you think quantitative analysis could help.


This workshop’s facilitator is Danielle Stein Fairhurst, a passionate subject matter expert on financial modelling and analysis. Author of two books and founder of a training consultancy, she has appeared on Excel TV and several industry podcasts. She set up the Financial Modellers’ Meetup group, which now has 5,000+ international members and a 40,000+ member LinkedIn forum.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

30% discount to the price for Q Park Piazza just behind the hotel

What can I bring into the event?

Please bring a laptop with Microsoft Excel 2013 or higher (2016) installed and don’t forget your charger. If you use a Mac, users will be catered for.

What's the cancellation policy?

Participants may cancel up to 6pm, August 28th, 2018

All cancellations must be emailed to  


Thank you!



Do you have questions about Building a Business Case: Don’t Let your Boss Rip your Financial Model Apart? Contact The Grid Media Ltd

When & Where

Novotel Manchester Centre Hotel
21,Dickinson Street
M1 4LX Manchester
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 from 08:30 to 17:00 (BST)

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The Grid Media Ltd

Your hosts, The Grid Media Ltd, are a young global content and thought leadership platform headquartered in London with a presence in Dubai. We also offer customized versions of this workshop as an in-house program.

For more information about any of the workshops, please contact May Khizam, Founder & Chief Strategist, The Grid Media Ltd.:


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