Advanced Business Valuation: Global Education by iiBV (eLearning Course)

Get the full benefit of world-class valuation education (and save) by purchasing all five courses from the iiBV education series. This combines our courses on Valuing Intangible Assets, Valuing Early Stage Companies, Valuing Minority Interests, International Cost of Capital, and Black Scholes Option Modeling into a comprehensive next step in becoming a valuation expert.

Highlights of this eLearning course bundle include:

  • Five world-class valuation eLearning courses bundled with a nearly $500 savings
  • Earn five Certificates of Knowledge
  • Qualifies for iiBV 210, 211, 212, 213, and 214 credit
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BVR's new eLearning courses offer specialized training on your schedule, from any location, on any device. Gone are the days of traveling across the country to sit in windowless hotel banquet rooms listening to lectures for 8 hours. With our eLearning courses, participants benefit from direct access to the combined knowledge of numerous instructors and experts. The courses feature engaging multi-media content including videos, quizzes, downloads, infographics, and more. The BVR eLearning platform lets you set the pace of your learning and makes it easy to recap at any time. Plus, you can earn a Certificate of Knowledge to add to your arsenal of valuation accomplishments.

Start your eLearning course today and add new, valuable skills to your toolbox!

Course Syllabus

  • International Cost of Capital: Global Education by iiBV
    • Introduction and course objectives       
    • Review of CAPM and inputs      
    • Country risk      
    • Relative Volatility Model (RVM)               
    • Erb-Harvey-Viskanta Country Credit Rating Model           
    • Country Yield Spread Model      
    • The Damodaran Model
    • Summary and special topics
    • Review questions

  • Valuing Early Stage Companies: Global Education by iiBV
    • Introduction      
    • Definitions of value       
    • Stages of company development           
    • Developing rates of return       
    • Financing early-stage companies             
    • Estimating value for early-stage companies       
    • Modeling complex capital structures    
    • Modelling complex capital structures - Current Value Method (CVM)   
    • The Option Pricing Model (OPM)             
    • Probability Weighted Expected Return Method (PWERM)           
    • Hybrid Model  
    • Review questions          
    • Case studies
      • Current Value Method case study         
      • OPM case study             
      • PWERM case study       
      • Hybrid Method case study: Salalah, Ltd. Part II

  • Valuing Minority Interests: Global Education by iiBV
    • Overview of Control Premium and Discount for Lack of Control 
    • Example of Adjustments to Cash Flow for Non-Market Expenses 
    • When Should a Control Premium Be Considered?  
    • Common Assignments Requiring Minority Interest Valuations 
    • Measuring the Control Premium 
    • The Market Participant Acquisition Premium 
    • Discount for Lack of Marketability (DLOM)
    • Black  Scholes Option Model 
    • Initial  Public Offering Studies 
    • Restricted Stock Studies 
    • Sanity Check 
    • Review Questions  

  • Valuing Intangible Assets: Global Education by iiBV
    • Introduction
    • What is an Intangible Asset and Why Do We Need to Value Them?
    • Identification of Intangible Assets
    • Documentation of Intangible Assets
    • Categories of Intangible Assets
    • Characteristics of Intangible Assets
    • MPEEM Valuation Methodology for Intangible Assets
    • Contributory Asset Charges (CAC) in the MPEEM
    • Tax Amortization Benefit (TAB) in MPEEM
    • Greenfield Method and Relief from Royalty Method     
    • Profit Split Method and Other Methods
    • Case Study – Wahmi Limited   
    • Course Review Questions

  • Black Scholes Option Modeling
    • The Black Scholes Option Model
    • The Language of Options
    • The Assumptions within the Black Scholes Model
    • Some of the Intellectual Heritage behind the Model
    • Core Building Blocks of Model
    • Euler’s Number or the Exponential Number and Natural Logarithms
    • Continuous Compounding and Discounting
    • Application to the BS Model
    • Volatility
    • Volatility and Returns
    • The Risk-Free Rate and Dynamic Hedging
    • The “N” Function in the BS model
    • The Derivation of N (d2) - Strike Price
    • The Value of N(d1) in the Model
    • Application to Private Companies
    • Course Review Questions    

Video Overview

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Additional Course Details

BVR's eLearning courses are broken down into easy-to-understand modules, with quizzes throughout to test your learning and understanding of the topic. At the end of the course, you'll earn a Certificate of Knowledge to add to your arsenal of valuation accomplishments.

Software requirements: None

Prerequisites: None

Program level: Beginner to Intermediate

Videos/Materials: 56 modules across 5 courses

Estimated time to complete course: 8 hours of video. Estimated 14 hours to complete.

CPE credits: There is no CPE available for this course.

Course authors/editors: John Barton

Course advisors: Michael Badham, Anton Lezhja, Andrew Strickland, John Barton, and Jared Waters

eLearning FAQs


Q: How do I login to my eLearning course?

A: Login using your My BVR and click on the course from the product listing.

Q: What are the device requirements?

A: You can access BVR’s eLearning Center on a computer, tablet, or smartphone that is connected to the internet and has audio capabilities.

Q: When does an eLearning course expire?

A: Courses expire 365 days after purchase.

Q: Can I earn CPE for eLearning courses?

A: Currently there are no courses approved for CPE. CPE is subject to approval by NASBA and updated information will be noted in the "additional course details" section when available.

Q: How do I earn a Certificate of Knowledge?

A: Complete all required modules and pass the quizzes (70% pass rate or higher). Complete the course evaluation form at the end of the course, and a certificate will be emailed to you following verification of completion.

Q: Who do I contact for technical help, course feedback, or questions?

A: Please contact or call+1-503-479-8200

Q: What language is the course in?                

A: The course is in English.

Q: Can I retake a quiz or test if I don’t pass it the first time?

A: Yes. You are able to retake quizzes and tests, and also go back and review the material as needed.

Q: What is your refund policy?

A: Business Valuation Resources offers a 100% money-back guarantee on our training services. If you are not completely satisfied with your experience, or have any feedback, please contact Business Valuation Resources at +1-503-479-8200 or