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Business Valuation: Fundamentals Concepts, Valuation Methods, Tools & Tips

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Andrake Collins


Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 03:00 PM EDT

  • CPA

1 Credit


Subject Area

Management Services

Upcoming Webinars

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.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Bookkeeper
  • CEO
  • CFO/Controller
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Finance Pros
  • Senior Accountant
  • VP Accounts
  • VP Finance
  • Young CPA


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