Introduction to Business Valuation

Management reporting


Introduction to Business Valuation

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    Course - Online

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Designed for business and finance professionals, this course will teach you to identify factors that may influence an investor's perception of "business value" and the cash-based valuation of businesses.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify factors that may influence an investor's perception of "business value"'.
  • Indicate the cash-based valuation of businesses.

£35.00 (CIMA members only)


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Creating and managing value

Financial management is fundamentally about creating and managing value, the importance of what "value" is, and knowing what drives it. This course focuses on commonly used approaches for arriving at values that will form the basis of negotiation. In addition to valuation methods, you will understand the importance of gathering a deep understanding of the organization's industry, technology, business environment, customers, competitors, synergies, current major stakeholders, and the rationale for selling or the reluctance to sell and how all these factors come into play when arriving at valuations.

Value added topics

  • Valuation using cash flows
  • Advantages and disadvantages of cash-based techniques
  • Forecast dividends without constant growth

Gain experience with detailed exercises

The practical hands-on exercise is designed to teach you how to value a business and get a deeper understanding of the variables in business valuation to help you make the right decisions.

This is a standalone course but if you're interested in more of this type of learning while earning a designation, explore the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program.

Who should take this course?

  • Global accounting and finance professionals
  • Management accounting professionals
  • Controllers
  • CFOs
  • Finance vice presidents
  • Finance directors
  • CPAs and CAs

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 1 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Programme level:Basic
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£35.00 (CIMA members only)


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