American Society Of Appraisers Offers Education Courses Five Courses Offered in Herndon, VA Nov 27-30

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The American Society of Appraisers will offer appraiser education classes at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Herndon, VA, November 17-2011.

The American Society of Appraisers will offer appraiser education classes at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Herndon, VA, November 17-2011. Five classes are being offered: BV202: The Introduction to Business Valuation Part Two;, BV203: Business Valuation Case Study., ME203: Advanced Topics and Case Studies, ME215: Performing Machinery and Equipment Valuation for Financial Reporting Purposes, and ARM201: Machinery and Equipment/Personal Property/Gems & Jewelry Appraisal Review and Management. For more information or to register, call the American Society of Appraisers at (800) ASA-VALU or register online by selecting a course at http://www.appraisers.org/Education/ClassSchedule.aspx.

Additional Information:
BV202: Introduction to Business Valuation Part Two. This course addresses the basic theory and application of the income approach and its various methodologies is presented. Basic capitalization models and discounting models are shown in the context of earnings and cash flow measurements, as well as equity and invested capital assignments.

BV203: Business Valuation Case Study. This is a capstone course, which applies the theory learned in BV201 and BV202 in an actual valuation case study. The subject company is analyzed in a group format. Lecture is only used to present each section of the case study. Groups of 4 to 6 students are responsible for deriving their own opinion of value.

ME203: Advanced Topics and Case Studies. The objective of this course is to introduce more advanced concepts and techniques than those taught in ME201 and ME202. A review of case studies illustrating a range of operating entitites will be employed. This course will explore exponential pricing techniques; cost estimation; reproduction vs. replacement costs; quantifying functional obsolescence; use of research data; time value of money calculations, and more.

ME215: Performing Machinery and Equipment Valuation for Financial Reporting Purposes. The objective of this course is to introduce the MTS appraiser to the standards that govern valuations for financial reporting purposes; how they apply to MTS appraisers; and how these valuations are the same and differ from other valuations performed by experienced MTS appraisers. Some of the subjects which will be covered include: a brief outline of the standards; Fair Value definition and what it means for the MTS appraiser; makeup of the valuation team; how to deal with various issues regarding fixed asset records; a review of various Cost and Market Approach techniques and how to utilize them in these valuations; the review process and what to expect during a review; how to handle impairment valuations; and a “hands on” development of a simple computerized valuation model.

ARM201: Machinery and Equipment/Personal Property/Gems & Jewelry Appraisal Review and Management. Distinguish among the various types of appraisals and appraisal reviews; Explain the purpose of reviewing appraisals; Recognize the requirements of the appraisal review process; Understand the minimum desired qualifications and the role of the reviewer; Understand the various steps in the appraisal review process; Understand the various methods of reporting review results; Recognize common appraisal report deficiencies, errors and biases; Recognize the effect of assignment conditions and reduce liabilities associated with conducting reviews; Understand the role and responsibilities of management of appraisal projects.

Location:
Crowne Plaza Hotel - Herndon
2200 Centerville Rd.
Herndon, VA USA
Phone: (703) 471-6700

For More Information:
Call the American Society of Appraisers at (800) ASA-VALU or register online by selecting a course at http://www.appraisers.org/Education/ClassSchedule.aspx.

About The American Society Of Appraisers
The American Society of Appraisers is an international organization of appraisal professionals and others dedicated to the education, development and growth of the appraisal profession. ASA is the oldest and only major organization representing all disciplines of appraisal specialists, originating in 1936 and incorporating in 1952. ASA’s headquarters is in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area. To find an accredited appraiser near you, visit http://www.appraisers.org or call (800)272-8258.

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