Course Detail(BF051 : Business Valuation Methods and Application)

SDF Funding, SkillsFuture Credit

BF051 : Business Valuation Methods and Application

7.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Classroom

Programme Objective

Valuing a company is hardly a precise science and can vary depending on the type of business and the reason for coming up with a valuation. There are a wide range of factors that go into the process—from the book value to a host of tangible and intangible elements.

How do you determine the fair market value of a business to put yourself at a competitive advantage while buying or selling? Learn and relearn the right ways of measuring the value of companies.

At the end of the seminar, participants will learn to:

  • Understand key differences between income, market and asset approaches
  • Determine core value of a company through discounting future cash flows
  • Apply pricing multiples on business appraisals
  • Perform asset approach—how to apply excess earnings method 

Programme Outline


Understand the three main approaches: Income, Market & Asset

  • Explain the key concepts of business appraisals
  • Understand various types of methods under the three core approaches
  • Determine the strength and the weaknesses in income, market and asset approaches


Applying Income Approach

  • Components of the income approach
  • Single and multiple capitalisation methods
  • How to determine discount rates
  • To reflect the risk factors in business valuation


Applying Market Approach

  • Establishing and applying pricing multiples
  • How many guideline companies?
  • Applications and limitations of the market approach

Applying Asset Approach

  • Cost, price and value
  • Type of cost, component of cost
  • When does cost indicate value?
  • How to perform excess earnings method


Training Methodology

Lectures, facilitated by PowerPoint presentation, discussions, quiz / knowledge check, case studies and sharing of practical situations.

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

A foundation to intermediate level seminar intended for Company Directors Chief Financial Controllers & Financial Controllers Accountants & Auditors Finance Managers & Business Advisors Fund & Investment ManagersThose who are interested to acquire valuable insights into this subject matter are encouraged to attend as well.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

14 May 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Ooi Kok Hwa

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

21 Oct 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Ooi Kok Hwa

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

15 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Ooi Kok Hwa

Date & Time

07 May 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Ooi Kok Hwa

Date & Time

18 Oct 2018 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Ooi Kok Hwa

Testimonial

Funding

1] SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
Funding Period: Until 14 Oct 2020
Course Ref No.:  CRS-N-0049081

 

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500 from the government. The credits will not expire and periodic top-ups will be provided by the government. SFC may be accumulated to pay for skills related course fees. You may wish to use your SFC to pay for partial/full ISCA course fees.  (For more information on the SFC scheme, please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit)

If you wish to enrol for the course with SFC Funding, please proceed with the following steps:

  • Step 1: Register for the course online via ISCA Portal. Upon adding to cart, the system will prompt a question “Do you wish to apply for SkillsFuture Credit?”, click “Yes” and input all required information. At the Cart page, please ensure that SFC funding is applied before clicking “Checkout”.
  • Step 2: After successful enrolment, please proceed to submit SFC claim on Skillsfuture Portal within 60 days before the course start date and obtain the necessary approval. Please submit SFC claim via SFC portal here: http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.

 

Failure to submit claim application and obtain necessary approval before the course start date will result in topping up of the SFC indicated for use. Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.


2] WDA Training Grant - SDF Funding
This course is approved for SDF funding ($2 per training hour) for Company-sponsored participants only (Eligibility criteria apply). 
 
Funding Period: Until 14 Oct 2020
Funded Hours: 7 hours
Course Ref No.:  CRS-N-0049081

If you wish to enrol participants with SDF Funding, please proceed with the following steps (For Corporate enrolments only) :

  • Step 1: Register for the course online via ISCA Portal. Upon adding to cart, the system will prompt a question “Do you wish to apply for WDA Funding?”, click Yes and input all required information. At the Cart page, please ensure that SDF funding is applied before clicking “Checkout”.
     
  • Step 2: After successful enrolment, please proceed to submit the Training Grant application via SkillsConnect Portal here: https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/

 

Employers of company-sponsored participants must submit training grant via SkillsConnect system to obtain training grant for course fees. You may submit the Training Grant application within the period from 30 days before the course start date to 30 days after course start date. Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Company must be registered or incorporated in Singapore and;
  • Applicant is taking the course for the first time.
  • Applicant must be employed, and is either Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore and;
  • Applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass all examinations /assessments and;
  • Applicant must be fully sponsored by the Company for all costs associated with the training and;
  • Payment has to be made via corporate means (e.g. corporate cheque, corporate GIRO, corporate credit card).

 

Programme Facilitator(s)


Ooi Kok Hwa

To date, he has trained more than 5,000 remisiers, dealers, analysts, and fund managers and has conducted more than 100 CPE public seminars throughout Malaysia. He is regularly featured in the local media and is an investment columnist for The Star, Sin Chew Yit Poh and Pulses Magazine (published by the Singapore Stock Exchange-SGX). He has been invited as a guest speaker for NT V7, a local TV channel as well as BFM , a business radio channel, in Malaysia.

Apart from his CFA qualification, Kok Hwa is also a licensed Investment Advisor by the Securities Commission of Malaysia. Kok Hwa is currently lecturing CFA Programmes in Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Brunei, Vietnam and Shanghai.

Programme Objective

Valuing a company is hardly a precise science and can vary depending on the type of business and the reason for coming up with a valuation. There are a wide range of factors that go into the process—from the book value to a host of tangible and intangible elements.

How do you determine the fair market value of a business to put yourself at a competitive advantage while buying or selling? Learn and relearn the right ways of measuring the value of companies.

At the end of the seminar, participants will learn to:

  • Understand key differences between income, market and asset approaches
  • Determine core value of a company through discounting future cash flows
  • Apply pricing multiples on business appraisals
  • Perform asset approach—how to apply excess earnings method 

Programme Outline


Understand the three main approaches: Income, Market & Asset

  • Explain the key concepts of business appraisals
  • Understand various types of methods under the three core approaches
  • Determine the strength and the weaknesses in income, market and asset approaches


Applying Income Approach

  • Components of the income approach
  • Single and multiple capitalisation methods
  • How to determine discount rates
  • To reflect the risk factors in business valuation


Applying Market Approach

  • Establishing and applying pricing multiples
  • How many guideline companies?
  • Applications and limitations of the market approach

Applying Asset Approach

  • Cost, price and value
  • Type of cost, component of cost
  • When does cost indicate value?
  • How to perform excess earnings method


Training Methodology

Lectures, facilitated by PowerPoint presentation, discussions, quiz / knowledge check, case studies and sharing of practical situations.

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

A foundation to intermediate level seminar intended for Company Directors Chief Financial Controllers & Financial Controllers Accountants & Auditors Finance Managers & Business Advisors Fund & Investment ManagersThose who are interested to acquire valuable insights into this subject matter are encouraged to attend as well.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Ooi Kok Hwa

To date, he has trained more than 5,000 remisiers, dealers, analysts, and fund managers and has conducted more than 100 CPE public seminars throughout Malaysia. He is regularly featured in the local media and is an investment columnist for The Star, Sin Chew Yit Poh and Pulses Magazine (published by the Singapore Stock Exchange-SGX). He has been invited as a guest speaker for NT V7, a local TV channel as well as BFM , a business radio channel, in Malaysia.

Apart from his CFA qualification, Kok Hwa is also a licensed Investment Advisor by the Securities Commission of Malaysia. Kok Hwa is currently lecturing CFA Programmes in Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Brunei, Vietnam and Shanghai.


Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

14 May 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Ooi Kok Hwa

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709