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John Barton on the International Valuation Standards & Ethics Course
John Barton, iiBV Instructor, leads you though everything you need to complete the iiBV International Valuation Standards & Ethics Course online.
This course is now available in collaboration with our partner, Business Valuation Resources (BVR):
You will be taken to an external partner site to complete your registration.
Strategic Partnership with BVR Will Unify & Build the Valuation Profession
David Foster, CEO Business Valuation Resources (BVR) connects with iiBV’s Michael Badham, Executive Director and Raymond Moran, Chair Marketing Committee, highlight the importance of providing high-quality, online BV courses, that are internationally-relevant and unify BV standards and practices across regions to build business valuation into a global profession, and protect public interest.
John is the President of Brandywine Valuation Consultants, LLC and has been performing business valuations since 1987 across a wide spectrum of manufacturing, retail, technology and service industries. John has been qualified as an expert valuation witness in courts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Florida as well as in U.S. Federal District Court. In addition to litigation support, he has been involved in valuations for the purposes of financial reporting, sale, restructuring, goodwill impairment, and estate planning.
John holds an MBA from LaSalle University as well as an M.A. from Fordham University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a senior member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA).
John also has extensive experience in education. He is a former instructor of Finance at Villanova University’s MBA Program and La Salle University’s MBA Program and has also served on the faculty of the ASA, IIBV and RICS. Over the past fifteen years he has taught business valuation courses throughout the United States, Europe and the Middle East for the ASA, IIBV, RICS, and the Big 4 accounting firms. He is a past Chairman of the ASA’s Business Valuation Committee and currently serves as the Chairman of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Business Valuation Committee and a member of the iiBV Education Committee.
These courses have been developed for the international market by a committee of senior global business valuators and educators and comprise the iiBV’s Principles of Valuation offerings.
Introduction to Business Valuation
One-day introductory course designed to provide an initial overview of business valuations to non-practitioners. Course Details
Principles of Business Valuations
Introduction to the areas of analysis that are necessary to a comprehensive business valuation Course Details
Income Approach and the International Cost of Capital
Brings together the concepts and tools of iiBV 101 with the new material of the income approach and the international cost of capital. Course Details
Business Valuation Comprehensive Case Study
Students work through an actual case study that follows all of the steps of a valuation engagement, from initial contact through the calculations and conclusion of value. Course Details
Advanced Topics in Business Valuation
Instruction covers five timely advanced valuation topics. Approximately one half of the course is in valuation adjustments, including discounts for lack of marketability and lack of control, as well as control premiums. Facilitates the completion of the ASA’s BV designation. Course Details
Valuation of Intangible Assets
Focuses on the principles and IFRS issues arising when valuing intangible assets. Course Details
International Valuation Standards & Ethics
The IVS 2017 course offered by the iiBV takes their best thinking, applies it in a comprehensive case-study format that follows the logical steps of an actual valuation engagement, and provides support materials and a collaborative peer environment. Available in an in-class or online format. Course Details