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Business Valuation Analyst

Develop a comprehensive understanding and learn how to apply the principles of business valuation

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Program Overview

The importance of business valuation as a specialized skill is growing rapidly. More and more accountants and finance professionals are expected to hold expert knowledge in business valuations to support increased mergers and acquisitions activity.


This high-powered training program has been designed and developed for modern day accountants and finance professionals for qualitatively upgrading their understanding and ability to apply the principles of business valuation.

The programs comprises  of Eight workshops, each running from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The workshops are usually scheduled on eight consecutive Saturdays or Sundays.

The program delivers the most comprehensive and complete foundational training on how to value private business enterprises.


The attendees take a deep dive into business valuation methodologies, approaches, and case studies and also learn about adhering to professional standards that govern the business valuation profession around the globe.

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What You Will Cover

Day One

Understanding the background, theory and context

  • Corporate finance perspective & challenges.

  • Introduction to business valuations.

  • Context of business valuations.

Day Two & Three

Business valuation fundamentals

(Day two will primarily focus on Strategic Analysis & day three will focus on Financial Analysis)

  • Structure the elements of a valuation engagement from financial and operational analysis through to a conclusion of value.

  • Analyze financial and operational information for a business entity as it relates to a valuation engagement.

Day Four

Valuation methods & techniques

  • Understand & differentiate the methods found in the three approaches to valuation. i.e.  Asset, Income, and Market, and determine when it is appropriate to use each approach.

  • Identify methods and data sources for developing discount and capitalization rates.

  • Determine appropriate adjustments (i.e. premiums and discounts) to be applied to an indicated value.

Day Five

Business valuation application and calculation. Asset & market based approaches

  • Determine a value using the Adjusted Net Asset Method under the Asset Approach.

  • Recognize the theory behind the Market Based Approach including its rationale, standards of value, main methods, and governing principles.

  • Identify the key challenges in the application of the Market Approach and explain the current best practices used by valuation practitioners in overcoming and/or minimizing these challenges.

  • Determine when the use of the Completed Transaction Method and/or Guideline Public Company Method is appropriate under the Market Approach.

  • Identify the steps in selecting guideline companies and completed transactions relevant to the Subject Company.

  • Describe the most commonly used valuation multiples, their corresponding drivers, and applicability depending on what level of value is being sought.

  • Explain the process of adjusting valuation multiples to account for differences in size, growth, and business risk​.

Day Six

Business valuation application and calculation. Income based approach

  • Determine when it is appropriate to use a Capitalization of Single-Period Earnings Method vs. Discounted Future Earnings Method under the Income Approach.

  • Identify appropriate normalization adjustments to apply to a business entity’s balance sheet and income statement.

  • Calculate a normalized benefit stream under the Income Approach.

  • Perform a valuation using DCF under the Income Approach.

Day Seven

Applying the principles and techniques. Business valuation case study one

  •  Apply the three main valuation approaches i.e. Assets, Income, and Market in a live case.

Day Eight

Applying the principles and techniques. Business valuation case study two

  •  Apply the three main valuation approaches i.e. Assets, Income, and Market in a live case.

Who Should Attend

Professional accountants and financial consultants who wish to specialize in a non-seasonal consulting niche; employees of companies whose business plan includes growth/change via acquisitions and/ or divestitures; and anyone else who deals with business value in the course of his or her work.

The program is also suitable for:

Anyone working in mid-level FP&A and Corporate Finance type roles

Mid-level banking executives

ACCA, CIMA, ACMA, ICAP students & members

MBA/MCOM students & graduates

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How You Will Benefit

After completing this course, attendees will be able to:

Identify the fundamental steps to valuing a business, from beginning to end

Identify an appropriate valuation method within the valuation approaches based on the specific purpose and standard of value for a given valuation assignment

Determine the most appropriate financial analysis of a subject company as it relates to a specific valuation engagement

Identify the foundations of the business valuation analysis process as well as the value drivers that support a subject company’s value

Recognize the differences in the various standards of value for businesses and the nuances of their application in a business valuation engagement 

fee and schedule

Fee & Schedule

Classroom Schedule

Next available session
Delivered on
Course Material Included
Optional Modules

​Next Session Begins:


Delivered on:

08 consecutive Sundays

Mandatory Modules:

Three ( 08 Workshops )

Optional Modules:



10:00 am To 5:00 pm

Full Program Fee
Each Module Fee
Certificate included
Mandatory Modules
Lunch included
tea, coffee, water included

Fee: Mandatory Modules:


Fee: Optional Modules:



Course material + ACS Certificate


Lunch + Tea + Coffee + Water




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