Valuations 101: Enough to Get by in a World of EBITDA and Cap Rates

The cost of the seminar is $125 (+tax), which you can pay by any credit card. You will 3.5 hours of PD credits when you attend a session. We are pleased to offer an easy, inexpensive and enjoyable way to meet your PD requirements. 

29 Jan 2019, 9:00 AM

3.5 CPD hours


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Course Description

This half-day session will provide attendees with a strong introduction to the basics of valuations, both from a theoretical and practical approach.  At the end of the session, attendees will have a grounding in the science and art of valuations sufficient to understand “valuation speak” and know when and why valuations are required.  The agenda will include the following key areas:

  1. Valuation reference points, principles and concepts
  2. Valuation approaches and methods
  3. Reality checks
  4. Typical information requirements & sources of research
  5. Financial statement analysis and interpretation: interpreting a company’s financial signals
  6. Case study

Please note that this is a half-day (morning) event and will be held at the Donalda Club. The structure of the event is as follows:

  • Registration & light breakfast – 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • Presentations - 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Lunch - 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

If you can't make the event, your registration fee entitles you to unlimited access to the event webinar that will be posted shortly after the event and, of course, the PD certificate from listening to the webinar.  If you prefer a refund, please ensure that you give us at least 48 hours notice. 

We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events.  Should you have any ideas for topics, speakers, or anything else, feel free to contact Melanie Russell, CPA, CA, CBV, CIM, CFE, CFF, ABV at 416-488-9590 x 225. 

Course Walkthrough

  • PDF Presentation
  • Case Study - Calculation Report
  • Case Study - PDF Schedules
  • Case Study - Excel Schedules
  • Archived Webinar
  • Certificate: Valuations 101: Enough to Get by in a World of EBITDA and Cap Rates
  • Feedback / comments

About the Instructor(s)

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Melanie Russell

Melanie E. Russell, CPA, CA, CBV, CFE, CIM, CFF, ABV – her current practice focuses on business valuations, litigation support and dispute analysis, financial/forensic investigations, corporate finance and education. She has qualified as an expert witness in the areas of valuation, forensic accounting, income analyses and loss of income calculations in a number of cases in the Ontario Court of Justice, the Ontario Superior Court and the Federal Court of Canada. She has also acted as an accounting expert in arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings (e.g., collaborative family practice), and negotiated a number of buy/sell transactions. She has taught at various institutions, authored various articles and professional material, and has had a number of years marking, authoring and co-ordinating professional examinations including the CICBV Membership Qualifying Examination.

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