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Course Details

Overview of Topics

  • Overview of the Provamark3.00 mins
  • CPA & Valuation6.00 mins
  • Why Valuation is required?8.00 mins
  • Different Methods of Valuations11.30 mins
  • Multiples approach15.30 mins
  • Asset Valuation17.00 mins
  • Project Cash Flow Model?21.00 mins
  • Cash Flows24.00 mins
  • How Provamark can help?29.00 mins

Course Description

How much is your business worth? A complicated question—but the answer is important. Whether your company or your client is

  • Having generational transfer,
  • Going for a Bank Loan or
  • Doing Estate Planning or
  • For Tax Purposes or
  • M&A or Any Structuring or
  • Having Shareholder Disputes, Divorce proceedings or Litigation situations
  • Of taking on a new partner or
  • Drafting a buy/sell agreement or
  • Planning retirement or
  • For an ongoing business which intends to get sold/acquired in near to distant future or
  • Even just a going concern

Business is probably one of  most significant assets were most of the wealth of any business owner or partner is locked in, and it’s imperative that you understand its value. This matters most to every business owner. The valuation of a business is more of an art than a science. If you are Accountant or CPA to your client or CFO or Controller for your company, you would be the first point of contact before even going to valuation expert when it comes to this questions of business valuations. This webinar is definitely not going to make you an expert in business valuation, but it definitely gives you some fundamentals tools & tips on business valuations, and that will indeed help you in advising your clients or your company on how to approach business valuation and why it’s important for their business.We will cover the background of the most common business valuation methods including: 

  • Discounted Cash Flows,
  • Market Multiples and
  • Net Assets Method. 

We will cover valuation for your business by using any of these methods or a combination of them. We will cover practical examples of valuation as a unique circumstance and consider a variety of factors including income generation, market conditions and the value of assets before identifying an approach or combination of approaches that is best suited to your business and the purpose of your business valuation. We will also demonstrate how easily and quickly with simple tools you can set this up. This webinar will also highlight for CPAs and Accountant how they add value to their client business by helping them and educating them about valuation of their business and that's you can increase hold on your client by positioning yourself as a trusted advisor.

Learning objectives

  • Some common business valuation approaches that are used.
  • Factors & Consideration in Business valuation including, cash flows, income generation, industry, market conditions etc.
  • How to calculate of valuation bases, cash flows, capitalization Rates.
  • How to calculate Terminal Multiples and Terminal Values for a given business.

About Presenter

Andrake Collins, .

Chief Executive Officer (CEO),Provamark

[email protected]

CEO of financial analysis platform Provamark. MBA, Stanford University. 10 Years experience investment banking mergers & acquisition. 10 Years experience acquiring managing small businesses.

Provamark is a business analysis platform for business advisors. CPAs can use Provamark to provide their clients with a range of consulting services, including: financial ratio analysis, financial scoring, financial projections, and preliminary business valustions. If your business client requires any financial analysis or due-diligence services relating to strategic planning, capital raising, estate planning or business sale, you can use Provamark to help them set up and manage the process.

Review Questions

  • Question 1 : 00:17
  • Question 2 : 00:35
  • Question 3 : 00:53
  1. Why Business valuation is required?
  2. What are different Valuation Methods as per Corporate Finance Institute (CFI)?
  3. What are small businesses in terms of valuation?
  1. • How CPAs and business valuation are connected?
  2. How Multiples approach for business valuation works?
  3. What is full form of DCF?
  4. What is the full form of SDE?
  5. What covers under Asset Valuation?


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    December 12th 2019
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  • Cost FREE
  • CPE Credits 1
  • Subject Area Management Services
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method QAS Self Study
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • Recorded Date December 12 ,2019
  • Published Date January 07 ,2020
  • Who should attend? Finance Pros Bookkeeper Accountant CFO/Controller CPA - Small Firm CPA - Mid Size Firm CPA - Large Firm Accounting Firm CPA (Industry) Entrepreneurial CPA Senior Accountant VP Accounts CEO VP Finance Chief Accounting Officer Entrepreneurial Accountant
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