International Institute of Business Valuers Launches New On-Line Course “A Valuers Guide to the Black Scholes Option Model”

Toronto, CANADA – The International Institute of Business Valuers (iiBV) announces the launch of a new online advanced business valuation (BV) course: “A Valuers Guide to the Black Scholes Option Model”. In an increasingly complex global world of business valuation, Black Scholes is becoming relevant as a method to support and justify valuation conclusions, yet few professional understand its uses and limitations. This course will answer all your questions and prepare you to effectively use the Black Scholes Model in your business valuation practice.

In particular, by the end of this course you should be familiar with:

• The framework of the Black Scholes Option Model
• Some of the uses of the Model in the public markets
• The nature of volatility in the Black Scholes Model
• The concepts of continuous compounding and discounting
• The concept of dynamic hedging
• The application of the Model to the valuation of shares in certain private companies

The course has been prepared and is presented by Andrew Strickland, CA, a consultant to Scutton Bland, a member of the ICAEW’s Valuation Committee and a regular instructor for the iiBV.

A Valuers Guide to Black Scholes Option Model is the latest in a series of 100-minute online courses provided by the iiBV, designed for professional business valuers seeking to enhance their technical knowledge and deliver high quality services to their clients. Each user can move through the video modules, supported by presentation slides and a manual, at their own pace. The courses also include quiz questions throughout to test viewers’ knowledge. All iiBV online courses are delivered by BV Resources (BVR) who provide an overall excellent customer experience.

“Our international business valuation courses have been well received in the global market” says Michael Badham, Executive Director of the iiBV, “Delivering our courses in an online asynchronous format, allows a BV professional, who is normally on the road, working with clients, and extremely busy, to access to the BV education in a modular format that works well on all devices. There is nothing like this in the market.”

Anyone can register for each individual course at $149 USD or purchase a five-course bundle at $499 USD and save. Registration is now open for all five courses through:


The iiBV, together with its member valuation professional organizations, leads the business valuation profession globally by providing business valuation education courses and course materials at the highest professional standard, promoting consistent professional ethics and standards, facilitating the exchange of information and ideas, and encouraging international co-operation and communication among business valuation professionals and organizations.  In 2017 the iiBV started offering courses on-line, in a modular self-study format.



Michael Badham, Executive Director

International Institute of Business Valuers (iiBV)

Phone:             (416) 407-4324