Learn about the various approaches and methods used to determine the value of a business and the various scopes of a valuation assignment, including how adjustments to the reported financial statements and a careful review of key documents are essential to understanding the value of a privately held company. Case studies of actual businesses provide examples of valuations for corporate dissolution, buying and selling a business, and the loss (or termination) of an owner.
Learn about the various types of business entities and how to select the appropriate entity. Understand the management, organizational structure, and tax advantages/disadvantages of the S Corporation. In addition, review the fiduciary duties of business owners and shareholders for different types of business entities.