Working capital seems to be an area of confusion in financial modeling. To make sure we’re on the same page, this is where we’re taking P&L items of revenue and opex, and adjusting them so we get the cash item.
Here we touch on a few principles which can straighten it out. With the methods laid out in this video you will be able to model any type of working capital arrangement. Remember, watch until the end; as there is a bonus method which is quite powerful.
As I developed this training, I was aware of the number of shortcuts I was using. So I’ve broken out the training into two parts; Part 1 covers the concepts and how to model them, Part 2 touches on the shortcuts I’ve used. This will help to speed up your modeling.
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