Understanding the Basics of Valuation

Inter-company training

Who is the training for?

Executive, non-executive and independent directors who would like gain a basic understanding of valuation.

Level reached



4,00 hours(s)

Language(s) of service



In the corporate world uncounted decisions are of financial nature and imply valuation related matters. Whether it is a merger or an acquisition (e.g. a supplier or a competitor), the disposal of part or an entire business, compliance with financial reporting or regulatory requirements (e.g. impairment test), the acquisition or the issuance of a complex financial instrument, or change in ownership (e.g. in the context of a succession), valuation is key!


This course introduces participants to the general principles and practical implications of valuation in order to understand how to apply valuation frameworks, and to improve strategic and business decision-making.

Points covered

Upon completion of this program, participants will understand basics of valuation, including:

  • Key valuation principles and concepts
  • Key valuation methodologies and drivers
  • How to apply valuation to make better strategic decisions

Additional information

This course is followed by a second module on "Advanced Valuation" (subject to minimum participant number)