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FMGT 7520 - Business Valuation

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

This course provides an introduction to the field of business valuation as it is practiced today in Canada. Students will examine the many uses of business valuations, business valuation terminology, sources of information, valuation principles and approaches. Working with realistic case material, students will learn how to research general economic and specific industry conditions, analyze company financial and operational information and prepare and analyze valuation calculations.

Prerequisite(s)

Completion of FMGT 3510 and FMGT 4510 with a minimum average grade of 65%

Credits

3.0

Cost

$781.77

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 49300

Thu Jan 07 - Thu Apr 08 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 08 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Terry Gordon

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$781.77

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is only available to those who have been formally accepted into the Bachelor of Accounting program. Please send any inquiries to bachelor_accounting@bcit.ca. No class March 18 (BCIT Spring Break). This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain and appropriately use business valuation terminology.
  • Apply underlying business valuation concepts and principles to solve business valuation problems.
  • Interpret data pertaining to general economic and specific industry conditions in the context of a business valuation.
  • Plan and execute the financial and operational analysis of a firm in order to determine firm’s value drivers.
  • Compare and contrast the various business valuation approaches and select the correct approach to use in a given situation.
  • Prepare business valuation calculations using both cash flow and asset based approaches and to evaluate the results for reasonableness.
  • Analyze the capital structure of a firm and determine the appropriate capitalization and discount rates to use in a business valuation.
  • Evaluate public equity market and comparable transaction data and appropriately apply the data in a business valuation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of various taxation and legal issues relating to the field of business valuation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and practice of buying and selling business interests.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

FMGT 7520 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Accounting

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