Topic Overview

Valuation is the process of determining the value of a business or asset and can be determined using a variety of methods and techniques. Three common valuation methods used by industry practitioners are DCF analysis, comparable company analysis, and precedent transaction analysis. Read more
At CFI, our valuation courses are 100-percent online and completely self-paced, so you can develop your finance skills at the time that works best for you. All courses leverage proprietary technology to enhance learning and retention and to prepare you for a future in finance.

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Our library of valuation courses covers a wide array of topics from beginner to more advanced, suitable for any finance enthusiast. Aspiring analysts or seasoned finance professionals alike can bolster their valuation skills while earning continuing professional education credits. Courses can also be applied to CFI’s various certifications to advance your career.

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Why Learn Valuation with CFI?

As one of the leading providers in online finance certification programs, CFI helps current and aspiring finance professionals reach their career goals. All of our courses are designed by professional trainers with decades of experience training valuation at global financial institutions.

We offer comprehensive finance education that combines theory with application to build real-world skills for a future in finance. All programs are online and self-paced, so you can learn in your free time and develop your skill set anytime, from anywhere.

With CFI’s valuation courses, you can learn how to:

Undertake a DCF business valuation
Undertake a comparable company valuation analysis
Undertake a precedent transactions analysis
Build a mergers and acquisitions valuation model
Build a leveraged buyout model
Value a mining company
Value a startup company

Who should take these courses?

Valuations are vital to professionals in financial analysis, business analysis, and other finance careers. Professionals in investment banking, private equity, equity research, corporate development, and financial planning and analysis, as well as other finance fields, need experience and skills in valuation.

Investment professionals

Management consultants

Financial analysts

Registered Provider: National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

All courses are accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), CPA Institutions in Canada, and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) in the US. Most courses qualify for verified CPE credits for CPA charterholders.

Courses include video lessons, templates, quizzes, and final assessments.

Frequently asked questions

What is Valuation?
Valuation is an analytical process of determining the current or projected value of a company or asset. Determining valuation may involve many aspects, including capital structure, business management, market value, and the prospect of future earnings.
What is Valuation Used For?
Valuation is useful for determining the fair value of a security, an asset, a business unit or an entire company. Valuations are required in many situations, including business reorganizations, shareholder disputes, employee stock or share option plans, mergers and acquisitions, and expropriations.
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