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Introduction to Business Valuation

Author/Moderator: Gary Trugman CPA/ABV, MCBA, ASA, MVS
Publisher: AICPA
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Offer business valuation services to your clients with confidence and be the professional that clients trust to understand the basic valuation concepts, theory, and application. This CPE course will enhance your understanding of the concepts presented by putting them to the test in a real-life case study.

Topics Discussed: 
  • Users and practitioners of business valuations
  • Business valuation standards
  • Items necessary to prepare an engagement letter
  • Appraisal principles and theory
  • Developing forecasts for business valuations
  • The market approach to valuation
  • The asset-based approach to valuation
  • The income approach to valuation
  • Premiums and discounts to valuation
  • Preparing a valuation report

Learning Objectives
When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the valuation process, its applicability to certain types of engagements, and the various methods of valuation.
  • Be better prepared to address the many questions which arise during a valuation study.

Who Will Benefit?
Financial and nonfinancial professionals participating in improving the decision-making process, internal operations, budgeting and forecasting, allocation of capital funds and/or the acquisition or divestiture of assets/businesses

Prerequisite: None

Advanced Preparation: None

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Enhanced On-Demand Format
This enhanced on-demand format features audio and voice narration to keep you actively engaged with the course content. Additionally, updated course navigation allows you to easily move throughout the material. For your convenience, a PDF version of the text manual is included for download to use as a reference guide.

NASBA Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Level: Basic
Recommended CPE Credit: Text - 18.5; On-Demand - 13
Introduction to Business Valuation
Text , 2015
Product# 745786
Availability: In Stock
AICPA Member:$199.00
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Introduction to Business Valuation
CPE On-Demand , 2015
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Availability: Online Access 1 Year
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AICPA Member:$159.00
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