Macabacus Specialization

CFI's Macabacus Specialization is designed to help students Supercharge their Microsoft Office experience with Macabacus, a powerful add-on. Through this program, learners will discover advanced tools and automation techniques to effortlessly create error-free and more professional financial models and presentations.

The article below contains the following information about CFI's Macabacus Specialization:

Skills You'll Gain

Configuration of Key Macabacus Settings, Format & Present a Financial Model, Financial Model Auditing, Modular Model Building, and more.

Investment Banking, Private Equity, Valuation, Financial Planning & Analysis, Equity Research, and more.

To enroll in the Macabacus Specialization Program, you must have an active Self-Study or Full-Immersion Subscription. Click here to review and select the subscription that best suits your needs!

No additional fees are required to earn your certification once you've enrolled.

Business Essentials Specialization Requirements

Please click here and select "How it Works" to learn more about earning your Macabacus Specialization.

  • Step 1: Complete all required coursework.
  • Step 2: Sign the CFI Honor Pledge. Program candidates must sign and abide by the CFI Honor Pledge to receive and maintain program certification. Failure to abide by the CFI Honor Pledge will result in the revocation of one's certificates.
  • Step 3 (optional): View and download your online certificate & student transcript.

Duration & Delivery

Lectures, study materials, and exams are all online and accessible worldwide, allowing the program to be completed anytime on a self-paced timeline. 

The estimated time required to complete the Macabacus Specialization is 10-20 hours.

Career Paths

CFI's Macabacus Specialization Program consists of hands-on courses delivering practical, real-world data analysis and visualization skills using the latest tools and techniques. Potential career paths include:

  • Investment Banking: Audit financial models from clients efficiently using keyboard shortcuts and link reliably from to PowerPoint to prepare brand-compliant pitch books.
  • Private Equity: Streamline financial model assessment with advanced auditing tools, create efficient dashboards with shortcuts, and seamlessly link to PowerPoint for presentations.
  • Valuation: Ensure model accuracy for valuation with advanced tools. Seamlessly link models to PowerPoint for stakeholder presentations.
  • Financial Planning & Analysis: Use powerful financial modeling tools to expedite processes for budgeting and forecasting. Link reliably to PowerPoint for efficient financial reporting.
  • Equity Research: Build financial models quickly with keyboard shortcuts and link efficiently to Word to produce brand-compliant research notes in less time.
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