Using Excel®, the Financial Modeling and Forecasting process provides an effective tool with which the you and project the potential outcomes of various strategic and tactical initiatives. The ability to answer the question “What are the potential results?” is key and critical. Forecasting models empower mangers and process owners to “Walk the Walk” prior to any significant investment of corporate resources. Using Excel©, you will learn how to calculate the impact time has on future cash flows, how to project the benefit of capital projects, make lease vs. buy decisions, determine the cost of capital, and project EVA©. Also, using Excel©, you will learn how to evaluate organizations with which you are planning to do business; determine if they are able to provide strategic strength to your company. Participants will be provided Excel© templates for use during this session, and when they return to their organizations.