Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015
10:00am-2:00pm PT / 1:00pm-5:00pm ET
Format: A BVR Workshop

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Roger Grabowski
Duff & Phelps

About This Program

In the Advanced Workshop on Cost of Capital, BVR welcomes Roger Grabowski for an in-depth examination of the state of cost of capital determination. Through an intensive, four-hour presentation, Grabowski will discuss what every appraiser should know when determining a cost of capital in today’s economy, using all available information, and taking into account current controversies.

Bonus Offer: Receive a free copy of Cost of Capital: Applications and Examples, 5th Edition with your registration for the workshop. (Please note: Offer valid for a la carte registrations only. Your free book will ship after the day of the workshop.)


  • D&P Valuation Handbook Series
  • International Cost of Capital
  • Criticisms of CAPM
  • Risk-Free Rate
  • Equity Risk Premium
  • Beta
  • Size Effect
  • Criticisms of Company-Specific Risk
  • Bias in Projections
  • Common Mistakes in Estimating Overall Cost of Capital
  • Appendix A: Differences between the CRSP Deciles Size Study and the Risk Premium Report Study

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize cost of capital fundamentals and advanced cost of capital concepts
  • Understand current cost of capital research
  • Recognize the various models used to estimate the cost of capital
  • Identify the data resources available as inputs to models to estimate a cost of capital

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Admission to this event authorizes one computer and phone connection for one location. These connections may be transferred users and/or locations. Multiple concurrent connections for a single admission registration are not allowed.

Multi-User CPE Policy

Admission to this program includes one CPE certificate for one individual. Any additional listeners requesting CPE must pay a processing fee assessed at the completion of the online CE survey for this course.

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CPE Information

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Business Valuation
Program Level: Advanced
Preparation Required: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
Recommended CPE: 4.5 Credit Hours (Specialized Knowledge & Applications)

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