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Business Valuation: A Review Of The Essentials Webinar


July 17
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $245 | Nonmember: $345

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General knowledge of business structures, business ownership, business operations and finance.


  • Identify business valuation steps and reasons for their order.
  • Recognize key terms related to business valuation.
  • Determine common errors made in valuing businesses and how to avoid them.
  • Identify trends in business valuation, including how to apply the AICPA's business valuation standards to your practice.


Gain essential knowledge, skills and training to perform business valuations. Learn how such valuations relate to gift and estate tax planning, succession planning, buy-sell agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and general business planning.

Explore special business valuation applications, including GAAP's fair value, family law and dissolution valuations.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.


Richard S. Barnes is a forensic CPA who provides litigation consulting and business valuation services. He is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) with more than 40 years of finance, management and accounting experience in a variety of industries – as an expert witness, a CFO in private industry, and a manager with Price Waterhouse.
Barnes has taught courses for The National Judicial College, AICPA, Price Waterhouse, Hastings College of Law, and the College of Advocacy. He has been a speaker at AICPA’s National Business Valuation Conferences and the CalCPA Education Foundation’s Advanced Business Litigation Institutes. Barnes has received awards from both AICPA and the Education Foundation for his work in business valuation education.

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