Business Valuation Resources, LLC

Advanced Workshop on Option Pricing Modeling

Date: Thursday, February 24, 2011
10:00am-2:00pm PT / 1:00pm-5:00pm ET
Format: A BVR Interactive Web Workshop

Earn 4.5 CPE credits
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Register for this program:
Interactive Web Workshop $399
OD Pack
Workshop Recording* $399
  Workshop and Recording* $599
*Workshop Recording includes: a complete recording with all presentation and reading materials
Please note: CPE credit is not available through Workshop Recording
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Featuring (click image for more information):

Mark L. Zyla
Acuitas, Inc.

Why You Should Attend:

In this one-of-a-kind hands-on interactive web workshop, expert Mark Zyla provides appraisers with all the tools they need to properly implement option pricing modeling (OPM) analysis. From basic fact patterns and implementation through what new developments in the AICPA’s forthcoming practice aid will mean for OPM techniques, Zyla will cover this tricky, but highly useful valuation technique through case studies and hands-on examples. In addition to Zyla’s tutorial and written materials, attendees will receive access to BVLibrary’s vault of OPM-related materials. For any appraiser, this is a can’t-miss workshop.


  • Option Basics
  • An Overview of the Option Pricing Models
  • Uses of Option Pricing Models in Business Valuations
  • Strengths and Weakness of the Black-Scholes and Binomial (Lattice) Models
  • Employee Stock Options Case Study
  • Intangible Assets Case Study
  • Discount for Lack of Marketability Case Study
  • Contingent Consideration Case Study

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn best practices on when and how to apply OPM analysis
  • Understand which errors and discrepancies may arise from improper OPM analysis or application in the wrong scenario
  • Clarify best practices in interpreting and applying the results of OPM analysis
  • Learn how current professional standards and best-practices are changing with regard to OPM, as well as what’s in store for this valuation tool in the near future

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Have as many eyes and ears take advantage of your registered connections as possible:CPE credit is available for an unlimited number of listeners to any registered line. To add listeners for CPE credit, contact customer service ( or (503) 291-7963) with main registrant's name, the names of the persons to receive credit, and their email addresses. We welcome as many eyes and ears to take advantage of those connections as possible.

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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Each Training Packs includes:

  • Recordings and transcripts of the presentation
  • All presentation visual aides and handouts
  • All ancillary reading materials suggested by our presenters

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