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Instructor: Nathan Mauck, Associate Professor at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management

January 12-13, 2020 | 8:30am-12:00pm

Managers often reference “creating value” for their firms, owners, or shareholders. But how do we really create and measure value?

Do you qualify for a discount? Available Discount Programs

Firm Valuation & Mergers and Acquisitions Includes:

  • The opportunity to work online, in real-time, alongside a Bloch instructor and your peers
  • Course materials and recordings
  • Certificate of participation

What You Will Learn

This course focuses on the drivers of value creation. A blend of lecture and hands-on applied case studies will be used to develop practical strategies to add value to your business. You will have the opportunity to identify the value consequences of strategic decisions.

Key Topics

  • Define firm value from the perspective of owners and shareholders
  • Understand common valuation techniques
  • Apply a high level discounted cash flow model to a real firm
  • Valuation multiples
  • Discount rates and cost of capital
  • Use real firms and cases to identify key drivers of value including: sustainable competitive advantage, organic and inorganic growth, cost control, risk reduction, cash flow generation
  • Apply valuation techniques to identify financial consequences of decision making
  • Valuation in the context of mergers and acquisitions
  • Establish the link between strategic initiatives and value

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for managers of all backgrounds with an interest in how value is created. Managers with a non-finance background may find that this course is best following our “Basic Accounting” and/or “Using and Understanding Financial Statements” courses.

About the Instructor

Nathan Mauck is an associate professor of finance at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He teaches financial management, advanced corporate finance, financial modeling, valuation/M&A, and international finance. His primary research interests include sovereign wealth funds, mergers and acquisitions, behavioral finance, real estate, corporate social responsibility, international, and corporate finance. Nathan received his Ph.D. in finance from Florida State University and his undergraduate degree in finance from Kansas State University.

Program Details

UMKC and Bloch Executive Education Alumni, Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS members, CX Central Exchange members, Saint Luke’s Health System employees, Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce members – you qualify for discounted seminar registration.

If any of the above categories apply to you, please contact us at umkcexeced@umkc.edu or 816-235-2892 to take advantage of discounted rates.

Available Discount Programs

UMKC and Bloch Executive Education Alumni, Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS members, CX Central Exchange members, Saint Luke’s Health System employees, Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce members – you qualify for discounted seminar registration.

If any of the above categories apply to you, please contact us at umkcexeced@umkc.edu or 816-235-2892 to take advantage of discounted rates.