FP&A Masterclass - Batch 12

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Course Description

Do you want to be a successful FP&A professional?

Here is an interesting fact, FP&A is not about fancy dashboards, tools or excel modelling. Tools are only an aid and not a substitute for strong conceptual foundations. The main aim of FP&A function is to enable senior management to take right decisions by providing the right set of reports.

It is important to learn performance conversations like revenue, gross margins, product profitability, client profitability, recharges & allocations, management commentaries and so on…

Based on our experience of being a Finance Business Partner to CEOs and Business Heads, we bring to you FP&A Masterclass.

This will be a LIVE coaching program consisting of 8 sessions of 2 hours each, highly focused on all the practical aspects of FP&A. You will be exposed to real life case studies and discussions, which will help you progress in your career as a confident FP&A professional.

After this Masterclass, you will be able to,

  • Better understand FP&A & why it sits closer to the CFO as a function
  • Learn to independently build budgets & forecasts for your company
  • Confidently build & present management reports
  • Master essential storytelling & presentations that your audience loves
  • Be a true finance business partner by providing the right insights to the business

Why this course?

  • Historically, certifications like CA, CMA, CPA and others have always been compliance focused.
  • Other certifications out there are ‘Ratios & Analyst’ focused.
  • This course enables you to pick up practical concepts in least amount of time invested.
  • Content is sector agnostic.

So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and take benefit of our experience, research & hard work.


See you inside the course, Cheers!


Asif Masani is an FP&A professional with 12+ years of Finance and FP&A experience. He has worked across various industries with organizations like EY, Citibank, Pfizer, Great Learning and Coursera. Presently, he leads the FP&A function for APAC and India at Coursera.

He is a Chartered Accountant by qualification with a flair for driving strategy, decision-making and value creation for organizations. He is perceived as one of the leading thought leaders in the field of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) He is a regular contributor at fpa-trends.com and fpnaprofessionals.com

His goal is to help 1 million students, professionals and executives develop top notch FP&A skills.

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Why should Accountants learn about FP&A?

FP&A Masterclass Batch-1

Prateek Sharma, Finance Business Partner, LG Electronics

"One thing that I liked most about the FP&A Masterclass is the detailed review of FP&A activities using the monthly and weekly calendar. I have worked in FP&A for the last six years. But still I learned a lot of new concepts. I am now confident of building an FP&A team from scratch. I will definitely recommend this course to my colleagues in Accounting and Finance to break free from the stereotypical accounting mindset. This is one of the best FP&A live coaching programs available"

Rahul ChureCFM Specialist, Accenture

"I really liked the curriculum, which is in-depth and practical. We covered everything from budgeting to the variance analysis and from reporting to presentations. The explanations were very comprehensive and to the point. I will definitely recommend this masterclass to my colleagues, especially to the folks reporting to me."

 Kiran Rayala, Senior Finance Professional

"I could not attend the masterclass live as I am based out of Australia (very different time zone). I ended up landing a job in a profile I wanted by watching the recordings of these sessions. It gave me a good picture of FP&A and was very productive.I was able to get a good foundation on story-telling, business partnering and strategy. I also liked the real life experiences that we discussed during workshop

Rushabh MamaniaDeputy Manager, Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd

"I was a part of Batch 1 of the FP&A Masterclass. I would highly rate the masterclass cirriculum. I especially liked the conceptual clarity along with the one-to-one doubt-solving sessions."

Parth Shingala, Finance Manager, Brand Folio Plus

"I loved the experience at the FP&A Masterclass - Batch 1. Thank you, Asif and Dhawal for your knowledge sharing, time and consideration. I really appreciate your efforts and look forward to gain more such quality knowledge in the future!"

Aditya LadiaPlant Finance Head, Lenskart.com

"I was a participant at the FP&A Masterclass - Batch 1. I would highly rate the learning experience I had at the FP&A Masterclass. Thankyou Dhawal and Asif for the deep insights, intense teaching and a superb workshop!"

Mohd Sanaullah Sabri, Credit Manager, HDFC Bank, Lucknow

"The course provided a comprehensive learning experience through detailed discussion of case studies. Coupled with class breakout room activities and engaging group discussions, it added valuable insight to the material. If I had to choose one aspect that I can immediately apply to my role, it would be the presentations and data storytelling. "I highly recommend this course for anyone looking to enhance their FP&A skills."

Muqthiyar Pasha, Accounts Receivable Manager, at Lenovo

"I was thoroughly impressed with the level of detail and explanation provided on each topic, including real life examples. Asif and Dhwal were always available to answer any questions that arose. Out of all the things I learned, the forecasting methods and different approaches stand out as something I can immediately apply in my role. Overall, a fantastic learning experience."

Subhrasandhya Mohapatra, Associate, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Kolkata

"I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to participate in the FP&A Masterclass sessions. It provided a comprehensive and insightful learning experience.I feel much more equipped to succeed in my professional endeavors. Thank you for creating such a valuable program and giving me the opportunity to be a part of it."

Chandrakanth Ananthoju, Assistant Manager Global FP&A, Macromill Inc, Hyderabad

"The course content and the use of case studies were my favorite aspects of the program. I was particularly impressed with how I can apply the lessons on presentation and communication in my role. Overall, this was an incredibly valuable learning experience. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to improve their FP&A Skills"

Subhasis Mishra, Business Management Specialist, Juniper Networks, Bengaluru

"The case studies were the highlight of the course for me. They provided a practical and real-world approach to the material, making it much easier to understand. There were many things I learned that I could apply to my role, including the reporting templates and budgeting techniques. Overall, I highly recommend this course for anyone looking to improve their FP&A skills and knowledge."

Bijay Saha, Finance Manager, RNZ International FZE , Dubai (UAE)

"I am thrilled to have had the opportunity to join the live online FP&A Masterclass with Dhawal Parvatikar and Asif Masani. They expertly guided us through the dynamic and evolving topics on FP&A. I highly recommend the FP&A Masterclass to FP&A aspirants, especially with Dhawal and Asif as your instructors."

Sachin Pai, Project Financial Controller, Larsen & Toubro Infotech, Mumbai

"I want to extend my gratitude to Asif and Dhawal for their hard work in compiling such a comprehensive curriculum and delivering it so effectively. Their use of practical examples really helped me gain clarity on the material. Out of all the things I learned. The presentation techniques and interactive charting methods are some aspects I can immediately apply in my role. I highly recommend this course to anyone looking to improve their FP&A skills and advance their career."

Shreepad Deshmukh, Assistant Manager, EY, Bengaluru

"I highly recommend the FP&A Masterclass and its practical knowledge components. One standout aspect for me was the emphasis on understanding the business reasons behind variances. This is a crucial aspect of financial analysis, and the insights I gained from this masterclass that I can apply in my role. I highly recommend the FP&A Masterclass to those who wish to learn about FP&A"

 Ashish Mane, FP&A Head , Vistara India (ITCL Pvt Ltd)

"I had been searching for a comprehensive FP&A course to gain detailed insights about the field. As someone who had been working in Controller, FP&A was relatively new to me, but the FP&A Masterclass exceeded my expectations. Not only was the course detailed and informative, but learning alongside diverse participants from various countries made for an enriching experience. I'm grateful to Asif and Dhawal for taking the time on weekends to share their extensive knowledge and expertise. I would highly recommend this live FP&A coaching program to anyone working in FP&A or those who intend to move into this field. It's been a great investment in my career development."

Anupam Kulkarni, Financial Reporting & Analysis, Johnson & Johnson

I had been doing some basic FP&A work within my organization, but I knew I had much more to learn. That's when I stumbled upon Asif and Dhawal's live FP&A coaching program. The interactive sessions were exactly what I was looking for - practical and informative with plenty of opportunities to clear up any doubts. Thanks to their guidance, I feel much more confident in my FP&A skills and am excited to continue learning from them through their masterclass program. I highly recommend this coaching program to anyone looking to improve their FP&A abilities.

Vikas Sharma, Associate Director - FP&A at Ephicacy

I can't express how grateful I am for the FP&A masterclass provided by Asif and Dhawal. When I started my FP&A role seven months ago, I had some experience with forecasting and budgeting, but felt like there was a lot I didn't know. Recently, I joined a new company where I would be working in a core FP&A role, and I knew I needed to expand my knowledge in areas like budgeting, storytelling, and management reporting. Thanks to this masterclass, I was able to achieve that and now feel confident in my new role. One of the best ideas I took away from the program was brainstorming, which I implemented with my team at my new company and it has made a significant impact. I highly recommend this masterclass to anyone looking to expand their FP&A knowledge and skills.

Akshat Mantri, Chartered Accountant - Consultant, iOCFO Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

I have been working with SAP tools in my current organization, and luckily, I came across the FP&A Masterclass. I extend my heartfelt appreciation to the FP&A coaching program for the carefully crafted sessions on FP&A. The presentation and discussion on business partnership stood out to me as a major takeaway. The excellent examples provided for each concept made it easier for me to understand the various functions of FP&A and how they add value to businesses. Thanks to this program, I now have a clearer idea of how to deal with client requirements and provide effective consulting to explore various areas and functions. I highly recommend this program to anyone in the FP&A field looking to expand their knowledge and skills."

Prashant Parab, Financial Planning and Analysis Manager, Tata Consultancy Services

With almost a decade of experience in FPA with IT and manufacturing companies, I was looking for new insights to sharpen my skills. One of my key takeaways was the importance of approaching every session with an open mind and coming away with a value-added point. I also appreciated the focus on data storytelling, which is a key skill in our field. The concept of finance business partnering was new to me but proved helpful and I gained valuable knowledge on how to improve cross-functional performance and apply it to my organization. Thanks to the FP&A Masterclass for a great learning experience.

Shreeya Limaye, Deputy Manager - Audit and Assurance, Deloitte Haskins and Sells LLP

I come from an audit background and was looking to shift to an industry role, which is why I enrolled in the FP&A coaching program. The course has helped me develop a new mindset on how to share my insights with business leaders, which is a crucial skill for any industry role. Thanks to the masterclass, I was able to make the transition from auditor to industry support profile successfully. I particularly appreciated the focus on data visualization and storytelling, which were skills I was missing in my previous role but have now learned well. Overall, I highly recommend this program to anyone looking to advance their career in FP&A or transition to a new role in the industry.

Himanshu Arora, Financial Analyst, Accountant senior, TSYS

I had been working in the accounting profile for the past 9 years when I made a switch to FP&A. It was a daunting change for me, but thanks to the live coaching program, my skills have been enhanced to new levels. The knowledge and practical examples shared during the sessions have given me a better understanding of the FP&A function. I am confident that the implementation of these learnings will surely help me reach new heights in my FPA career. Thank you to the coaching program for an amazing experience.

Muralidharan K, Senior Manager Finance Geekay Group 

The course was well structured over 8 weeks and explanations were very detailed with lots of real life examples. There were opportunities for lots of interaction. The teachers were very knowledgeable .

Subha Rajeev, Chartered Accountant. Global Finance, Budgeting & Forecasting

A well-structured course of 8 sessions, spread over 4 weekends, covering the significant aspects of Financial Planning and Analysis, with fluid, detailed explanations and real-life examples. The sessions were always refreshing, zestful, gratifyingly interactive, enriching and synergistic, betwixt comprehensive and excellent lecturing.
While I’ve worked extensively on FP&A before, key takeaways for me were on how to mastermind proactive communications with the stakeholders to figure out solutions, in advance of the visualized complexities and tactical implementation strategies under various scenarios. Kudos for the wonderful work Dhaval and Asif!

Akintayo Sunmonu, FCA   

Financial Analytics, FP&A

This journey has been truly eye-opening and insightful for me. As someone with a background in financial analytics, I already possessed strong skills in data modeling, which I considered a fundamental tool for my work. However, this program took my understanding to a whole new level.The coaching program taught me how to craft compelling narratives using data, making my reports more impactful and meaningful to stakeholders.Additionally, the program covered forecasting and budgeting in a way that I had not encountered before. While I had some base knowledge of these concepts, the coaching program showed me how to integrate them seamlessly into my work, leading to more accurate and strategic financial planning.

CMA Pankaj Singh, Manager Holcim /Ex Amway/L&T/Singer Machine

I am incredibly grateful to both of you for the tremendously valuable live FP&A Coaching Program session. It was an absolute game-changer, especially the segment on stakeholder management, storytelling, and charts. These insights will undoubtedly prove invaluable as I transition into a FP&A role.One of the most significant takeaways from the program was the realization that it's crucial to go beyond a finance-centric mindset and consider the organization as a whole. Numbers alone don't always convey the complete story, and it's essential to understand that there are always two sides to any narrative. This newfound perspective will undoubtedly shape my approach and decision-making in the field of FP&A.

Sakshi Bairagii, Chartered Accountant, Financial Analytics, Deutsche Bank

The live FP&A Coaching Program has been a game-changer for me. Starting with a mere 3/10 knowledge about FP&A, I couldn't believe the transformation after completing the masterclass. My confidence now stands at an impressive 9/10. The program emphasized the crucial importance of focusing on the business model, and that lesson alone has revolutionized my approach to financial planning and analysis.Moreover, the program provided me with a plethora of practical insights that I wasted no time in implementing into my professional life.I can't stress enough how amazing this live FP&A Coaching Program has been. The instructors were knowledgeable, engaging, and supportive, making the learning process enjoyable and rewarding. I highly recommend this program to anyone looking to enhance their financial planning and analysis skills. It's been an invaluable investment, and I'm truly grateful for the experience.

Zaid Bin Geelani, Financial Analyst, Howell Protection Systems India Pvt. Ltd.

Since completing it, I've experienced a significant boost in confidence, particularly when it comes to interviews. Whether it's mastering budgeting and forecasting or refining my storytelling skills for interviews, this program has provided me with invaluable knowledge and understanding of the job role.Asif & Dhawal's expertise and guidance have truly helped me grow and gain a clearer perspective. I'm thrilled to share that I've already discussed the learnings from the program with my management and have started implementing them in my professional life.I can confidently say that this masterclass has been a game-changer for me

Chaithra Raghavendra,

COE Lead -

Manager Pretium Enterprise Services

While many courses make such claims, you guys truly delivered on that promise, and I couldn't be happier. The connection that Asif and Dhawal have established with each and every student is commendable, as it made it easy for us to reach out for support and guidance.The practical knowledge imparted throughout the program has been invaluable. It has made understanding the concepts effortless and practical application much easier. What sets this program apart is that it is not only cost-effective but also provides practical knowledge unlike other courses that charge exorbitant fees for theoretical information. I can confidently say that investing in this class was the best decision I made for my personal growth and development.

Vinayak Saxena ,

Financial Analyst, Arcesium (D.E. Shaw Group)

The best part of the program is that it lays a strong foundation. I now have the confidence that if I ever decide to upskill myself in the future, my fundamentals are solid and well-established. This assurance is invaluable, as it sets me on the right path for continuous growth and development.I want to express my sincere appreciation to Asif and Dhawal for their expertise and dedication. Their ability to convey complex concepts in a clear and understandable manner is truly commendable. This live FP&A Coaching Program has been a transformative experience, and I highly recommend it to anyone seeking to enhance their knowledge in this field.

Naveen George,

Williamslea India Private Limited

I am thrilled to share my experience with the live FP&A coaching program! From the outset, my primary objective was to implement a robust finance process within my current company, and I can confidently say that this coaching program has exceeded all my expectations.Throughout the sessions, I gained invaluable insights and practical knowledge that proved to be incredibly beneficial for me and my professional growth.

CA Sirisha Tirupathi, Chartered Accountant, Ex Caterpillar, Ex HPCL

The best part of this course was the comprehensive coverage of topics, ranging from the basics to advanced levels. As someone who was previously a part of an FP&A team but lacked a thorough understanding of certain topics, this program has been an absolute game-changer for me.Thanks to the expertise and guidance of Asif and Dhawal, I now feel confident and well-equipped to tackle even the most challenging roles in FP&A and take on leadership responsibilities. The clarity with which they presented the material was truly impressive, and it has given me the knowledge and skills I need to excel in this field.The sessions were not only informative but also highly engaging. Asif and Dhawal's teaching style made the learning process enjoyable and interactive, making each session something I eagerly looked forward to.

Opeyemi Ogundele, Lead, Resource Management Financial Industry Group Africa 

This marks a significant advancement in my professional journey in finance. This achievement has not only deepened my expertise in financial planning and analysis but also provided me with a comprehensive understanding of the essential skills and knowledge required in this dynamic field. Here is a key highlight that I believe every FP&A professional should be aware of:
Data Fluency: As FP&A professionals, we are often considered 'data whisperers', adept at interpreting and transforming complex data into actionable insights. This skill is crucial in today's data-driven business environment.
I am excited to apply these insights and skills in my role and contribute more effectively to the strategic financial decisions in my organization.

Festus Audu, Finance and Strategy Professional, Fincra

I sucessfully completed the FP&A Masterclass Batch 7 from FP&A Professionals conducted by Asif Masani and Dhawal Parvatikar. The content is very practical. The one key shift in my mindset was on Finance Business Partnering. I would love to have done more case studies and assignments.

Shhatarupa Dutta

Global ETO Performance Management Leader

I was a part of FP&A Masterclass Batch 7. Everyday there I learnd some amazing concepts on FP&A, so wonderfully explained by Asif Masani and Dhawal Parvatikar. Thankyou both for sharing your knowledge and helping me refresh

Juan Pablo Castañeda Beltran

I was a part of the FP&A Masterclass Batch 7. Thankyou Asif Masani, Dhawal Parvatikar and FP&A Professionals. I really Appreciate the effort and expertise you put into developing such a valuable learning program.

Sunday Damilare Ogunleye

I was fortunate to be a part of the Batch 7 of the FP&A Masterclass during Nov-Dec 2023. I found the program to be extremely Practical and relatable. Learning is a continuous journey So, I look forward to more...

Govind Gogikar

FP&A Professional, Assistant Vice President Wells Fargo

Their coordination skills are top-notch, ensuring a seamless flow throughout our sessions. The content provided was comprehensive, covering a wide range of topics.Your commitment to assisting FP&A professionals is commendable, especially considering the rapid evolution of this industry. There's a wealth of knowledge to be gained, and your dedication to facilitating this learning journey is truly appreciated

Ajit Kumar

"I transitioned into FP&A in my career back in 2020, previously having worked in other finance domains. Throughout my three years in FP&A, I've encountered most of the topics covered in this master class, making me feel more included and engaged in the sessions. The participative format was particularly beneficial, and I found the knowledge shared to be comprehensive. The storytelling and management reporting sessions from the last few classes were especially valuable, and I'm eager to apply them in my current role. Thank you for such a rewarding learning experience."

Kamalesh Naran, Business Rescue Practitioner | Business Turnaround Specialist

I found FP&A Masterclass to be an excellent and unique platform where I gained specialized knowledge through Live classes and hands on learning experiences, with plenty of online resources, books, and tutorials for self-paced learning. Just keep on doing what you doing currently guys

Carlos Tamaklo, Finance Professional, Tech Enthusiast

I learned a lot from your presentation and the shared files. I am currently working as a Budget and Forecast Analyst and the experience shared is valuable. The cases discussed were awesome and practical. I can proudly say that I am more capable now of performing my job with ease. I will certainly join some of your future programs soon. I have also recommended your program to some of my colleagues as well.

Shrinivas Shinde, Senior Analyst at BNY Mellon

Asif and Dhawal did a great job covering the course material. Their personality was lively and encouraged engagement from all students. Overall, the course structure was excellent. Also, anyone who is unsure about their career path should take this course, which covers everything from the fundamentals to the advanced. One of the best things here is that after completing the course, a monthly mastermind class is available where different industry experts join Dhawal and Asif.

Hemant Bassi,

Finance Professional

I attended the Batch 4 of FP&A Masterclass. The Program is well structured and practically focused. It is delivered in easy to follow chunks with live support. Seven Stars for the content and delivery. And another Seven Stars for both Asif and Dhawal.

Poonam Darade

Finance Analyst, MBA

In just one month, the FP&A Masterclass provided me with a comprehensive understanding of the foundational principles in financial planning and analysis, moving beyond textbook knowledge to practical insights. As I transition from an equity analyst role, I found the course invaluable in aligning my skills, such as financial modeling, with the requirements of my new profile. This condensed yet thorough program offered me a glimpse into industry practices, preparing me effectively for interviews and equipping me with the necessary knowledge for my future role.

Jason Whitlatch

CFO at Directed Capital.

The FP&A Masterclass program is exceptionally well-structured. It's evident that the team behind it has extensive experience, as the content is presented in a smooth and organized manner. I truly appreciated the real-life examples shared throughout the course, which made the concepts more tangible and relatable. Thanks to you both it was an excellent investment and definitely worth the money!

Rafael De Armas

General Manager at Vinccler Corporation.

I highly recommend the FP&A Masterclass Program. The material covered is very thorough and presented in a clear, easy-to-understand manner, making it accessible for learners of all levels. It shows that you know your stuff. Thanyou so much!

Jeff Odhiambo, CPA, FP&A

Senior Regional Finance Professional

Every week, we gained new knowledge and hands-on learning, such as interesting sessions, case studies, and in-depth discussions about FP&A. This program has widen my understanding of Business Insights and Acumen, Finance Business Partnering, Forecasting, Variance Analysis, Budgeting and Data Storytelling techniques. I'm excited to use the new skills and knowledge in my current job, and I'm also open to more challenging roles in the future. I appreciate the mentorship and I'm excited to keep participating in the program as I advance in my finance career. Thanks to Asif Masani and Dhawal Parvatikar for their time, expertise, and impactful delivery of this masterclass.

Martin Zimmermann 

Strategic Financial Controlling Consultant

I want to extend my heartfelt gratitude to both the instructors and my fellow participants for making the FP&A Masterclass program such a rewarding experience. This program has provided me with a valuable opportunity to re-immerse myself in the world of FP&A. Through your knowledge, experience, and practical examples, I gained a deeper understanding of the intricacies of FP&A beyond mere number-crunching. You presented the background or meaning behind in a clear and practical way with your simple examples. What does actually mean to be an Fp&A Professionals and not just a number Cruncher, and providing insight. There's a process, and there are some logical steps that you need to follow. Thank you so much!

Funke Ajibola

Senior Finance Professional.

Thank you immensely for offering this program. It's been really good and quite insightful. The cirricullum is very structured. Despite my background in FP&A, I've gained new pointers and tips that have enhanced my skills and brought fresh perspectives to my role. I'm particularly excited to implement techniques like using waterfalls for analysis and improving reporting processes. The practical examples were instrumental in clarifying concepts and visualizing actionable steps. Overall, I am deeply grateful for this insightful journey and look forward to continuing my learning through the master classes. Thank you for such a rewarding experience.

How is FP&A Masterclass different from other online courses?

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