Course Description

Advanced Strategic Business Valuation

This course is the capstone course of the Strategic Business Valuation Specialization. Beginning with the identification of the drivers of value in an enterprise, advanced topics include identification and valuation of synergies, valuing comparable transactions and comparable companies, valuation discounts and premiums, real-estate valuation, deal structure, tax implications and due diligence for acquisitions. Beyond measuring and managing businesses to secure and increase value, the course focuses on using valuation knowledge to develop strategies to enhance and preserve the long-term health of a business. The course is delivered through lectures, class discussion, and interaction with industry experts in business valuation. The course culminates in a team case analysis and presentation. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: assess the drivers of value in an enterprise and develop appropriate valuation methodologies to value both tangible and intangible assets for ongoing businesses, for new businesses and for strategic decisions such as mergers and divestitures.

  • Prerequisite: V700 (may be taken concurrently)
  • Antirequisite: F700

Course Offerings

Fall 2020

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Fall 2019

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Fall 2018

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