Business Valuations Fundamentals (VO)
Accountants often need basic business valuation knowledge and skills to assist their clients or employers.
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The full-day seminar provides participants with practical insight into business valuation. Specifically, participants will learn about and apply various valuation tools and approaches to the valuation process in this seminar, which also. focuses on business valuation interpretation and the mechanics of the valuation process.
The course is intended to provide participants with the basic tools for approaching 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. Attendees will learn strategies for triangulating valuation conclusions to cross-check preliminary findings. After taking the seminar, participants will possess basic knowledge of the important aspects to identify and understand the potential risks in a business valuation. The course utilizes a detailed case study that extends into each module, thereby allowing for practical application of the concepts being presented.
WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Professionals in industry and practitioners with minimal business valuation experience, executives, such as Controllers, CFOs, and Finance Directors, who seek an understanding of business valuations either for financial/tax reporting or for mergers and acquisitions and public practice professionals working in audit or tax and looking to increase or refresh their specialized knowledge set.
By the end of this course, participants should 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, and weighted average cost of capital,
- ascertain relevance between a subject company to value and comparable public companies and precedent transactions, and
- utilize the basics concepts of specific valuation standards.
||Estimated Hours: Total - 7