Financial Modelling in Excel for the Power Sector

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Many business models fail due to poor planning, haphazard development, inherent errors and lack the ability to provide clear financial analysis. This course shows delegates how to build a power model from a skeleton model incorporating a range of Excel and applied financial techniques.


  • Develop a power station case during the workshop
  • Build an energy model from a blank template
  • Financial analysis of case company
  • Adding financial statements
  • Valuation elements
  • How to audit and check models
  • Risk and sensitivity analysis
  • Structuring and optimising techniques
  • Clear presentation and analysis

Course structure

The course starts with a discussion of modelling techniques and ‘best practice’ and presents a case study for completion during the course. Each session focuses on a particular aspect of modelling and applies it to the case model. The course is practical to allow for maximum participation and questions during the sessions. Delegates will leave this intensive four day course with the ability to effectively apply advanced modelling techniques in Excel and be able to build a comprehensive energy model.

Course outcomes

  • Principles of best practice modelling
  • Understanding of a broad range of techniques
  • Knowledge of financial functions and other function types
  • Ability to design and build future models for own use, incorporating elements from the course

'The course was very revealing in terms of the functionalities in Excel on how dynamic a financial model can be developed'
Past attendee, SMC Global Power Holding Corporation

'The course is excellent, the style of teaching is quite efficient in getting details across. Overall course is a must-know for acquiring Excel skills as well as better understanding of the power sector'
Past attendee,
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)


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