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CPE Self-Study

Introduction to Business Valuation

  • $199.00-$249.00
    Introduction to Business Valuation In Stock Product #: 745787
    AICPA Member: $199.00
    Non-Member: $249.00
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    Introduction to Business Valuation Online Access Product #: 164611
    AICPA Member: $169.00
    Non-Member: $219.00

This CPE course covers the basic concepts, theory, and application of business valuation. Real-life case studies will test and enhance your understanding of the concepts presented throughout the course.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to:

  • Identify the basics of the valuation process, its applicability to certain types of engagements, and the various methods of valuation.
  • Recognize the many questions that arise during a valuation study.

Key Topics

  • 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

Who Will Benefit?

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

Discounts

ABV, CFF, and FVS Section Members Save an Additional 20%!

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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.

System Requirements

About the Authors

Gary R. Trugman, CPA/ABV, MCBA, ASA, MVS



About the Publisher

AICPA

About the AICPA The American Institute of CPAs is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 412,000 members in 144 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. Through a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, it has established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, which sets a new standard for global recognition of management accounting.