Review techniques for increased quality in financial models (with Leigh Tomlinson)
Date: 11 February 2022 | Time: 13.00-18.00 GMT
A structured approach to spreadsheet or financial model review is highly recommend for any professional or organisation using Excel to develop tools to support decision making processes. Through our global model audit practice, and experience from thousands of formal model audits, we have identified common areas of errors. This session will highlight risky areas of any spreadsheet and financial model, while also demonstrating some tangible techniques around how to best identify the issues.
Who is this for?
If you are developing models or complex spreadsheets, and want to improve your systematic quality assurance processes, then this is for you. Alternatively, if you are responsible for a team where modelling quality could be improved then you will also find this session valuable.
What you will learn:
✔︎ Increase insight into ‘typical errors’ and how they can be identified
✔︎ Learn more about how commercial add-ins for spreadsheet can be a good investment for increased quality
✔︎ Understand the native functionality in in Excel which helps you find errors
✔︎ Discover dynamic stress-testing functionality to find high-level errors without cell-by-cell review