Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
10:00am-11:40am PT / 1:00pm-2:40pm ET
Format: A BVR Webinar

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Featuring  (click image for bio)

James O'Brien
Roy H. Meyers

About This Program

Big projects come with big headaches. The legal, financial, and economic risks associated with complex, long-term heavy construction projects can be significant. The architects of this program, James O’Brien and Roy Meyers, will guide you from the bidding process through finalizing the punch list of items for the project. Learn the importance of documentation to substantiate both financial and operational issues with contemporaneous records to address delays, cost overruns, damages, and the impact to the corporate valuation. Get a blueprint of the skills needed to construct a valuation of these large project companies, and build your knowledge for your next engagement.


  • Understanding the importance of financial and operational records
    • Bidding process including substantiating the basis and assumptions
    • Cost overruns and linking them to the cost causer
    • Delay issues and documenting excusable and non-excludable delay days
    • Proving entitlement to damages
    • Properly calculating damages and avoiding false claims
  • Working with specialist
    • Legal
    • Financial
    • Engineering
    • Construction
  • Understanding business valuation methodologies
    • Cost approach/asset based approach
    • Income approach
    • Market approach
    • True value
  • Acquisitions and due diligence/Post acquisition disputes
    • Common areas where disputes arise
    • Pitfalls to avoid when going through due diligence
    • Common valuation related problems
    • The importance of financial technology during the purchase/sale process

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the different specialist and their contribution to the valuation process
  • List common areas where disputes arise
  • Describe the bidding process for heavy construction projects

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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: 2 Credit Hours (Accounting Technical)

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