FAC771 - Business Valuation and Quantificiation of Damages

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Subject Title
Business Valuation and Quantificiation of Damages

Subject Description

This course focuses on refreshing the students' understanding of financial statements and related concepts, providing a basic understanding of key concepts related to the area of business valuation, and the quantification of financial damages. These topics will give the student the analytical tools necessary to understand and apply, at a basic level, all three of these topics, generally in the context of a commercial dispute. The course will focus on a balanced mix of lectures and frequent exercises to reinforce the key learning objectives.

Credit Status
One Credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. The student will be able to refresh his/her skills relating to all types of financial statements and the key accounting concepts related thereto.

2. The student will understand (at an elementary level) the key elements that go into the valuation of a business, and the various approaches related thereto, used by a Chartered Business Valuator.

3. The student will obtain a sound understanding of how to quantify financial (economic) damages arising from a commercial dispute.

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