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Business Valuation training courses

If you are new to the valuation field and wish to develop your skills in this specialism, or, if you need to enhance your knowledge and understanding of valuation as a general practitioner, try our Business Valuation training courses in partnership the International Institute of Business Valuers (IIBV). Available in 2016.

Our valuation courses

Our first two courses, BV101 Introduction to Business Valuation and BV102 Intermediate Business Valuation - International Cost of Capital were held in London, and provided an extensive introduction to the valuation profession and market.

We are offering those courses again for 2016. This will provide participants with more advanced topics, concentrating in particular on volatile markets, the financial crisis, and calculating the weighted average cost of capital. These courses are also direct-entry for those with experience of working in valuation. If you have any questions regarding any of the courses, email events@icaew.com.

Benefits for employees/Partners in firms
  • Learn the tools and techniques to use in practice
  • Gain a greater understanding of various valuation principles
  • Understand and interpret the value of core valuation topics to real life scenarios
  • Demonstrate greater credibility in valuation reports prepared for various purposes
  • Opportunity to join a professional network of valuation people with ICAEW Valuation Group membership
  • On successful completion of the optional half day exam at the end of the course you have accreditation towards the American Society of Appraisers’ (ASA) or Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators’ (CICBV) qualifications
Benefits for employers
  • An excellent retention and reward scheme
  • Provides comfort that employees’ knowledge and skills are up-to-date, comprehensive and effective
  • Provides invaluable reference for day to day valuation activities long after the training has finished
Which course is right for me?

If you have an ACA or MBA qualification, already have significant experience in valuation, and you consider that you are familiar with the material in BV101, you may skip that course and commence your training with BV102. This option is only likely to be suitable for you if you have 1-2 years' or more full-time experience working in valuation at a managerial level, so do consider your previous experience before booking onto our higher level course. Candidates can only attend BV103, our advanced course, if they have completed BV102. If you are unsure of which course to take, and would like to hear from our events team on which level would be best for you, please contact us by email.


Andrew Strickland

Partner, Scrutton Bland

I am very committed to the professionalism of the UK valuation community. I was therefore very pleased to attend the BV01 Valuation Course in 2011: it was a very enlightening course, giving me an insight into some of the tools to use in respect of comparative valuations. I very much look forward to attending BV102.

Gordon Stevenson

Associate Director, Forensic Accounting, RSM Tenon

The BV102 course was very useful and I learned a lot in a week. It really expanded on my existing knowledge and was completely relevant for developing my wider understanding of business valuation. The combination of international and UK trainers provided useful insight and a good mix of real life examples.