| Mastering the Six Pillars of Business Appraisal Review, Four-Part Series
Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Advanced
Prerequisites: Good knowledge of topic and experience in the field.
Advanced Preparation: A business appraisal accreditation and Attendance at the Report Writing, Review and Analysis Course (webinar or classroom).
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Eight (8) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
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This webinar is the first in a series of four webinars leading to the Accredited in Business Appraisal Review™ (ABAR™) accreditation. This series picks up where the first half of "Report Writing - Review and Analysis" left off. Together, both series consitute the learning portion of the ABAR education program. This webinar series includes homework sessions that enable the student to complete the learning of the ABAR body of knowledge and prepare to take the ABAR written examination and demonstration report case study. The examination and case study follow the completion of this series and can be taken remotely or in a one-day classroom session.
This webinar focuses on the seven elements of a credible business appraisal report. The ABAR concept of credibility is grounded on consideration and inclusion of all known facts and circumstances in the appraisal report. Credibility is defined by seven basic processes, applied throughout an assignment. The student learns the meaning and application of each of the seven elements, with the focus on applying each element to the appraisal report under review in order to make an overall assessment and evaluation of the credibility of the report.
After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:
- Define credibility as the term pertains to the business appraisal report
- List the seven elements of credibility as identified in the ABAR curriculum and review process
- Compare and distinguish between each of the elements of credibility
- Measure the degree of compliance with each of the elements of credibility within the appraisal report
- Apply the elements of credibility to the business appraisal review process and ABAR review report
Who Should Attend
Credentialed business valuators wishing to attain the ABAR credential
Howard Lewis, MS, CBA, CVA, ABAR, BCA
Mr. Howard Lewis is the Executive Director of the International Society of Business Analysts and President of RiskGuidance Co., LLC. Mr. Lewis served as the National Program Manager for the Engineering and Valuation Programs at the Internal Revenue Service from 2000-2008, having worked for the IRS for over thirty-two years, serving as a valuation engineer, and first-level, mid-level, and top-level manager, both in the engineering and valuation programs, as well as the corporate examination programs.
As President of RiskGuidance, Mr. Lewis specializes in valuation review and IRS intervention. Mr. Lewis was a co-author of the book How to Value Your Business and Increase it's Potential. He is the former Executive Director of the Institute of Business Appraisers.