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Advanced Business Valuation

This course builds on the Introductory and Intermediate Business Valuation courses and focuses on more sophisticated valuations techniques such as valuation of various classes of shares, financial instruments, valuation of start-ups and high-tech companies, measurement of Fair Value in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”), contingent consideration, tax loss carry forwards, real property (land and buildings) and equipment.
Dates: January 9, 2018 -  February 20, 2018

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 6-9 pm + Saturdays (January 13;February 10)

Regular Course Fee: $1,495*

McGill Alumni Fee: $1,271*
Course duration: 35 hours in class plus approximately 30 hours of readings and assignments
Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 6.5

Fees for non-credit courses apply


This course is part of the Professional Development Certificate in Business Valuation. For more information, click here.

If you wish to register for an individual course without being admitted to the program, please click here for registration instructions.

Topics covered

  • Valuation of Various Share Classes
  • Valuation Approaches for Financial Instruments
  • Start-up, High-Tech and Financially
  • Distressed Companies
  • Introduction to Fair Value Measurement
  • Contingent Consideration, Tax Carry-Forwards and Real Property


George Hatzigeorgiou


For information regarding tuition payment please refer to: Student Accounts

Third Party Billing

If you have an agreement with your employer whereby the company should be billed directly for your course fees, please refer here for instructions on initiating a Third Party Sponsorship.

Course Drop/Withdrawal Policy

  • Any time prior to the 1st class: Course Drop Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 1st and before the 2nd class: Course Drop Period with Refund minus $20 fee.
  • After the 2nd class: Course Withdrawal with No Refund.

Contact Information

Telephone: 514-398-5454
E-mail: pd.conted [at]