Official Description

6.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

This course builds on the Introductory and Intermediate Business Valuation courses and focuses on more sophisticated valuations techniques such as valuation of various classes of shares, financial instruments, valuation of start-ups and high-tech companies, measurement of Fair Value in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”), contingent consideration, tax loss carry forwards, real property (land and buildings) and equipment.


Supplementary Information

35 hours of in-class instruction; 30 hours of reading, assignments and case studies.

Topics Covered

If you’re looking to take your career in business valuation to the next level, this course teaches sophisticated techniques to help determine valuation.

Featured topics include:

  • The valuation of shares, bonds, debentures, real estate, and individual intangible assets
  • Valuation approaches for financial instruments
  • Valuing startup, high-tech, and financially distressed companies
  • Fair value measurement and business combinations
  • Contingent and non-cash consideration
  • Valuation of contingent consideration (Earn-outs)
  • Other approaches to valuing Earn-outs
  • Tax Loss Carry Forwards
  • Undeducted SRED expenditures
  • Undeducted ITCs
  • Real estate
  • Equipment valuation

Learning Outcomes

The course is designed to enable you to:

  • Valuate various share classes
  • Valuate bonds and debentures
  • Valuate start-up, high-tech, and financially distressed companies
  • Assess the reasonability of conclusions

Prerequisite(s) and Corequisite(s)

Applies Towards the Following Programs


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