In today’s uncertain economy, many business owners want the answer to one important financial question—“What is my business worth?” The comprehensive program of the 2014 AICPA National Business Valuation Schools can help CPAs and financial professionals broaden their skills to confidently assess and maximize the value of a client’s business.
During five intensive days, you’ll learn the relevant new theories, applications, best practice methods and hot-button controversies. A full day devoted to a real-world case study helps demonstrate how standards, techniques and approaches are incorporated into everyday practice. You’ll build a solid foundation in business valuation, and get tips on expanding services in tax, business advisory and litigation. Make the smart investment in your career – this training program helps you meet the learning requirements to pursue the ABV Credential, and offers the resources to thrive in this practice niche.
Delve deep into business valuation essentials to master new skills and expand your client services portfolio. You’ll benefit from a classroom-like feeling that’s conducive to sharing ideas and maximizing interaction with prominent experts and thought leaders in this growing, profit-making niche area.
The five days address fundamental relevant theory, applications, best practice methods and controversies. The final day, a case study incorporates the standards, techniques, tools, tips and approaches to help you understand how to expand services in tax, business advisory and litigation. At the end of the week, walk away with a strong understanding of how to maximize clients’ business value, as well as the resources to thrive in this particular practice niche.
Hot Topics Include:
Understanding valuation of intangibles & fair value for financial reporting
In-depth learning on cost of capital, discounts, and market approach
Applying the asset, market, and income approaches to value
Calculating discounts & premiums
Utilizing the SSVS No. 1 compliant report
Who Should Attend:
NOTE: This is an intermediate course on business valuation; it’s strongly recommended that participants have a base level of valuation knowledge prior to attending.