CFO Weekly
Mastering Financial Modeling for Top Business Decisions w/ Ian Schnoor
January 18, 2022
Many employers nationwide and worldwide require that their new hires have exceptional financial modeling skills. But you’d be surprised how many CFOs don’t fully understand what financial modeling is – or its importance. It is critically important to improve business decisions. Our next guest can bring some value to the topic. Ian Schnoor, the Executive Director of the Financial Modeling Institute, joins us in the next episode of the CFO podcast. The Financial Modeling Institute is the only Financial Modeling accreditation body in the world, founded in 2017 and presently serving major corporations in 50 different countries. Ian is also the President and Founder of the Marquee Group, a leading provider of financial modeling training, consulting, and accreditation. In this episode, we discuss: - What is financial modeling? - Why is it critical to a company’s financial planning to avoid reaching the wrong conclusions? - Using your team members’ existing education and professional experience to have them become financial modelers - How can financial modeling ensure success if you want to launch or acquire a new business? For more interviews from the CFO Weekly podcast, check us out on Apple, Spotify, or your favorite podcast player! Presented by Personiv https://insights.personiv.com/cfo-weekly
Many employers nationwide and worldwide require that their new hires have exceptional financial modeling skills. But you’d be surprised how many CFOs don’t fully understand what financial modeling is – or its importance. It is critically important to improve business decisions. Our next guest can bring some value to the topic.

Ian Schnoor, the Executive Director of the Financial Modeling Institute, joins us in the next episode of the CFO podcast. The Financial Modeling Institute is the only Financial Modeling accreditation body in the world, founded in 2017 and presently serving major corporations in 50 different countries. Ian is also the President and Founder of the Marquee Group, a leading provider of financial modeling training, consulting, and accreditation.

In this episode, we discuss:

- What is financial modeling?
- Why is it critical to a company’s financial planning to avoid reaching the wrong conclusions?
- Using your team members’ existing education and professional experience to have them become financial modelers
- How can financial modeling ensure success if you want to launch or acquire a new business?

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