Learn how to build Excel models to the The FAST Standard
The FAST Standard for Excel spreadsheet modelling provides the rules to ensure a consistently high quality of Excel model. Put simply good Excel models should be Flexible, Appropriate, Structured and Transparent.
Our Excel Best Practice courses teach you how to apply The FAST Standard to your Excel models. Importantly our courses are not limited to Excel based Financial Modelling. We teach attendees how to apply The FAST Standard to all types of Excel application: Financial models, data analysis models, reporting, budget models and small applications.
We have worked with The FAST Standard to develop our Spreadsheet Best Practice programme which includes The FAST Standard Level 1 certificate course. This course will focus on the core priniciples of The FAST Standard and their application to all types of Excel models. The FAST Standard Level 1 certificate course will include a mock case study and The FAST Standard Level 1 certificate exam.
How we work with The FAST Standard
The FAST Standard, which was founded over 15 years ago and is used by thousands of Excel modellers worldwide, was written to provide clear guidance for the complex world of spreadsheet based Financial Modelling.
We are signatories to The FAST Standard as we believe financial models built and maintained according to the FAST Standard significantly increase efficiency and reduce risk.
We are an accredited training centre for The FAST Standard Level 1 Certificate. Our Spreadsheet Best Practice training programme has been reviewed and accredited by The FAST Standard Organisation.
We believe that the core principles within the FAST Standard can be applied to all types of Excel modelling to reduce the risk of using spreadsheets within critical business processes.
We are passionate about encouraging all Excel users to take a standardised approach to using Excel within their organisations.
We provide Best Practice Excel training on how to apply The FAST Standard alongside our Bespoke Excel Training courses and Spreadsheet Risk Management courses.
As part of our Excel Consultancy Services we build our Excel models in line with The FAST Standard principles.