• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 3 days
Learn the best practices for building practical financial models and forecasts for your startup business with this Financial Modeling for Startups and Small Businesses Course offered by Udemy.


Reasons why you should create a financial model for your startup or small business.  A good financial model can help you:

  • Test your assumptions and verify key drivers of your business
  • Compare and contrast different business choices, like pricing models
  • Calculate the ACTUAL amount of capital you need to startup
  • Calculate your burn rate
  • Model out your user growth 
  • Model out your expenses
  • Be more prepared talking to potential investors
  • And loads more.

What you'll learn at this Financial Modeling for Startups and Small Businesses Course offered by Udemy

  • Build financial models for your startup business
  • Forecast cash needs for your startup business
  • Model user growth
  • Model revenue
  • Model expenses
  • Model attrition
  • Model various different business models, from tech to brick & mortar
  • Use best pactices for financial modeling

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 3 days
    • Duration description
      11.5 hours on-demand video
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction 
  • Jumpstart 
  • Before you build your model 
  • Modeling best practices 
  • Case study: YouWorks Co-Working Space (part 1) 
  • Modeling growth 
  • Modeling revenue 
  • Modeling startup costs & expenses 
  • Case study #1: Standard Assembly programming bootcamp 
  • Case Study #2: YouWorks Co-Working Space (part 2) 


  • Someone who wants to understand how to create a financial model for a startup business
  • Someone who wants to start a new business
  • Someone who wants to leverage financial modeling to make better business decisions
  • Someone who wants to better analyze business opportunities
  • Someone interested in doing a startup and plan on raising VC funding
  • Someone interested in starting a brick & mortar business

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Have access to Microsoft Excel 2011 or Newer
  • Working knowledge of Excel/spreadsheet core functionality
  • Working knowledge of Excel/spreadsheet formulas and cell references
  • Working knowledge of basic algebra

Tuition Fee

  • International

    195 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 195 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 3 days.
  • EU/EEA

    195 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 195 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 3 days.
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