People build financial models in lots of different ways, which is great until you need to share your models with someone else or you find yourself having to unpick your colleague's complex calculations. Learning the FAST Standard will help you and your team to build financial models in a structured and consistent way.
This course offers you flexible online training with direct support and feedback from our team of accredited trainers and qualified accountants.
FAST stands for Flexible, Appropriate, Structured and Transparent, which are the characteristics we strive for in all of our financial models. Behind these four characteristics are 72 pages of FAST's financial modelling principles in all of the the financial models that we build for our clients.
FAST test your understanding of the standard through a two hour Level 1 certification exam which is a mix of multiple choice questions and a comprehensive practical modelling exercise.
As accredited training providers we have created this online course to focus on the key FAST principles that you need to pass the FAST Level 1 certification exam.
The FAST online course is a blended course consisting of:
You will receive personal and direct feedback and guidance from our accredited team on all of your submitted exercises.
Giles Male ACMA
I have spent more than ten years building a wide range of spreadsheet models across the defence, telecoms and leisure industries.
At Clarity I head up our Financial Modelling, FAST Level 1 training and Spreadsheet Review services.
In my spare time I enjoy a challenge or two, having recently completed the Marathon Des Sables.