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Business valuations – Fundamentals

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General objective

This training activity will provide participants with the basic tools to approach a business valuation. These tools apply to assessing the reasonability of a market transaction or a tax initiated process, or to providing advice on a potential transaction. Participants will learn strategies for triangulating valuation conclusions in order to cross-check preliminary findings and will acquire basic knowledge of the important aspects to identify and understand the potential risks in a business valuation. The training activity utilizes a detailed case study that extends into each module, thereby allowing for practical application of the concepts being presented.

Context

This training activity will provide participants with the basic tools to approach a business valuation. These tools apply to assessing the reasonability of a market transaction or a tax initiated process, or to providing advice on a potential transaction. Participants will learn strategies for triangulating valuation conclusions in order to cross-check preliminary findings and will acquire basic knowledge of the important aspects to identify and understand the potential risks in a business valuation. The training activity utilizes a detailed case study that extends into each module, thereby allowing for practical application of the concepts being presented.

Objectives

By the end of this training activity, participants will be able to:

  • assess when to value the assets of a company individually versus when to value an enterprise as a whole;
  • create a bridge between enterprise value and equity value, including the impacts of redundant assets and debt-like items;
  • calculate the cost of capital for a company, including: cost of equity, cost of debt, weighted average cost of capital;
  • ascertain relevance between a subject company to value and comparable public companies and precedent transactions;
  • utilize the basics concepts of specific valuation standards.

Topics

  • Overview and application of valuation methodologies, including income approaches, market approaches, and asset approaches
  • CCF and DCF valuation techniques and their application
  • Calculating maintainable earnings
  • Determining capitalization and discount rates
  • A comparison of enterprise value and equity value
  • Market valuation approaches using equity value and enterprise value multiples

Target audience

This course will benefit professionals in industry and practitioners with minimal business valuation experience, as well as executives (controllers, CFOs, finance directors) and public practice professionals who seek to better understand or refresh their knowledge of business valuations, either for financial/tax reporting or for mergers and acquisitions.

Full description


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Webcast


Session(s)
For all

Training season: 2020-2021
Session No.: 1804
Accessible from: 2020-11-24, 00:00 to 2021-08-31, 23:59
Instructor: CPA BC
Duration: 7.00 h
Additional information:

Fee schedule

Session available

Unlimited places

  CPA member Non-member
À la carte $525.00 $675.00
CPA passport 525 PDC N/A
Multi-CPA passport 525 PDC N/A
Multi-user passport 525 PDC 675 PDC
CPA Promo 525 PDC N/A

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