Understanding and applying the generally accepted business valuation methodologies and approaches, and adhering to professional standards that govern the business valuation profession, will put you in a stronger position to better serve your clients.
Gain credibility in the business community and demonstrate competency to the courts by achieving a certification in business valuation.
The Business Valuation Certification and Training Center (BVTC) offered live in cities throughout the U.S., live online, or through self-study, delivers the most comprehensive and complete foundational training teaching to the body of knowledge on how to value private business enterprises. The training prepares attendees to pass any business valuation certification exam.
The Valuation Credentialing Board (VCB) does not require, accredit, approve, endorse, or recommend any education or training programs and/or products designed or intended to prepare candidates for CVA certification. The VCB has no involvement in the development or delivery of such programs or products.
NACVA's CVA Designation is Accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies® (NCCA®)
NACVA’s Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation is the only valuation credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), the accreditation body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence™ (ICE™). The Institute for Credentialing Excellence’s mission is to promote excellence in competency assessment for practitioners in all occupations and professions. This prestigious recognition differentiates CVA credential holders as having met the most stringent standards in the industry.
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
CPAs 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.
NACVA’s CTI Business Valuation and Certification Training Center Schedule
To register, select the date and location you'd like to attend and click the "Register Online Now" button for our online event registration. Contact Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for questions or registration assistance.
This course is Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.;
The exam on Saturday starts at 8:00 a.m. Please allow 5 ½ hours for completion depending on transition time in-between questions which does not count towards the total time allowed of five hours.
This course is paperless. Attendees will be provided a link to course material that will be used during the course, so attendees will need a laptop with Internet access. The CTI will provide electric power and Internet access, but will not provide laptops. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own mobile wireless modem or hotspot device.
Non-Member Package Pricing (Before Early Registration Discount)
A la Carte (per day)
CVA Certification Exam
Q&A Study Guide (plus $10 domestic shipping)
First-year NACVA Membership
Live Option Package: Five-day training, plus First-year NACVA Membership, Q&A Study Guide (includes domestic shipping) and CVA Certification Exam ($775 off retail price)
(45 Hrs CPE)
Ultimate Membership—Includes unlimited training, membership dues, and recertification fees. $335 per month. Click here for details.
There will be some advanced preparation work with this course.
Attendees should possess a good understanding of accounting, taxes, economics, finance, and a basic understanding of business valuation fundamentals.
Fields of Study
Business Management & Organization
Total CPE Hours
Earn an additional two hours of CPE with attendance at the optional study groups on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. For more information regarding CPE, Program Levels and Fields of Study please click here.