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Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

Transform Your Career and Your Practice with the Certified Valuation Analyst® (CVA®)

CVA AdvisorCould you confidently advise your clients if they came to you faced with these issues?

  • An opportunity arises to sell or merge the business.
  • They are faced with transitioning the business to family members or other partners.
  • They are looking to expand the business and need to secure capital.
  • They are taking on new partners and need to determine buy-in price.
  • They are reaching retirement and considering an exit strategy.
  • Business partners or shareholders are exiting, requiring the business to be divided or dissolved.
  • They are embroiled in financial litigation.
  • They want to focus energies to grow company value.

CVAEstablish your authority in matters of value.
Bolster your reputation with your clients. Enhance your credibility within the business community. Demonstrate competency to the courts that you can articulate business value. 

NACVA’s globally recognized Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation is the most widely recognized business valuation credential and the only business valuation credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies® (NCCA®).

Pathway to the Most Widely Recognized Business Valuation Credential 
Click the steps on the interactive infographic to learn more or contact Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009.

Pathway to CVA
*1-Qualifications2-Apply for Membership or CVA Designee6-Recertification3-Attend BVTC4-CVA Exam5-Peer Reviewed BV Report
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications can apply for and pursue the credential, and hold the CVA Candidate Status until the qualifications are met.

The Business Valuation Certification and Training Center (BVTC) is offered via live-classroom instruction in cities throughout the U.S. and internationally, and is also available through live/online web broadcasts and self-study.

Taught from a practitioner’s perspective and framed in judicial, legislative, and financial regulatory precedence, the training delivers the most comprehensive and complete foundational training teaching to the international body of knowledge on how to value private business enterprises.

  • Business valuation methodologies, approaches, and case studies
  • Professional standards and ethics
  • Specialty areas of valuation practice

The training prepares attendees to pass any business valuation certification exam offered in the profession. 

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.

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