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CPE Self-Study
Introduction to Business Valuation
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Specialized Knowledge
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Text: 18.5, Online: 17.0
Written by a leading expert in the field, this CPE course covers the basic concepts, theory and application of business valuation.

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Product details

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

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

Learning Objectives

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

Written by a leading expert in the field, this CPE course covers the basic concepts, theory, and application of business valuation. Featuring updated references and studies, this course provides you with a general overview and allows you to enhance your understanding of the concepts presented by putting them to the test in a real-life case study.

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.

Author

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

Publisher

American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 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 specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Text
: 18.5,
Online
: 17.0
NASBA Field of Study
Specialized Knowledge
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
IBV
Group Pricing
Product number: GT-IBV
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