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Corporate Valuation Masterclass

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Programme snapshot

  • Date: 4th September, 2024 - 6th September, 2024
  • Fee: N755,000.00
  • Location: LBS Campus
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The Corporate Valuation Masterclass is an intensive course aimed at providing participants with an in-depth understanding of business valuation techniques and strategies. The masterclass covers an array of topics necessary in valuing businesses effectively.

The program will outline the importance of valuation in different business scenarios, such as mergers and acquisitions, investment decisions, and financial reporting. Participants will also gain insights into fundamental concepts like the time value of money, discounted cash flow analysis, and the cost of capital.

During the masterclass, participants will learn how to analyze financial statements, assess a company’s financial performance, and forecast future cash flows. 

A significant portion of the masterclass will be dedicated to exploring different valuation methodologies, such as the income approach, market approach, and cost-based approach. Participants will gain understanding of each method’s strengths and weaknesses, and the course will emphasize practical application using real-world examples and cases. Participants will also learn how to handle complex capital structures in valuation analysis and consider the impact of macroeconomic factors, industry dynamics, and market conditions on valuation.

By the end of the Masterclass, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to confidently perform business valuations, make informed investment decisions, and provide insightful financial advice. The programme will empower professionals in finance, investment banking, private equity, corporate finance, and related fields with the expertise needed to navigate the complexities of business valuation successfully.

Learning Objectives and Benefits

Participants will learn to:

  • Develop a good understanding of key valuation concepts, such as the time value of money, risk and return, and the different approaches to valuing businesses 
  • Identify various valuation methodologies commonly used in the industry, including the income approach, market approach, and asset-based approach
  • Analyze financial statements to extract relevant information for the valuation process
  • Analyze real-world case studies, applying valuation methodologies to different scenarios and industries
  • Develop forecasting techniques, assumptions, and identify challenges involved in estimating future cash flows
  • Develop discount rates and understand the concept of risk in valuation
  • Identify and analyze company-specific factors that can impact the valuation of a business e.g., competitive positioning, management quality, and growth prospects
  • Effectively communicate valuation findings through professional reports and presentations
  • Identify ethical considerations and challenges in the valuation field, including issues related to independence, objectivity, confidentiality, and conflicts of interest

Who should attend

Investment Bankers, CFOs, Financial Analysts, Entrepreneurs, Private Equity and Venture Capital Investors, Consultants and Advisors

Structure and Curriculum

  • Introduction to business valuation
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Introduction to the income approach
  1. Definition of cash flows / Free cash flow estimation
  2. Estimating discount rates
  • Introduction to the market approach
  1. Guideline public companies
  2. Guideline transactions
  • Introduction to the asset approach
  • Selecting relevant approaches, reconciling value indications, and arriving at a conclusion for business enterprise valuations


Ethical Content: The programme should have sessions on ethics or cases that highlight ethical issues in management and decision-making (Please state below): 

  • Independence and objectivity
  • Confidentiality and privacy
  • Professional competence and due diligence
  • Full disclosure and transparency
  • Compliance with applicable standards and regulations
  • Professional skepticism
  • Fairness

Admission process


Faculty Relevant Expertise
Abimbola Ogundare Corporate Finance, Business Valuation, Mergers and Acquisitions
Charles Egonye Corporate Finance, Business Valuation, Mergers and Acquisitions
Sulaimon Ishola Corporate Finance, Business Valuation, Mergers and Acquisitions
Eniola Olabode Corporate Finance, Business Valuation, Mergers and Acquisitions


Upcoming Sessions and Contact

  1. Afolabi Oyewuni
  2. Oluwakemi Mfon-Bassey
  3. Janet Adeegbe
  4. Toba Olugosi

Got questions?

Send us a quick message, stating your questions or concerns about this programme and expect a response in a few minutes.

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