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The LA SBDC Network offers no-cost virtual business workshops for small businesses in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties.

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How to Value Your Business

November 20, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

In this concise and comprehensive workshop, small business owners will gain essential knowledge about business valuation. Understanding the value of your business is crucial for various purposes, from attracting investors to planning for the future. Join us to demystify the fundamentals of business valuation, learn the relevant key methods for valuation, and walk away with practical insights to assess your business’s worth.


Workshop Agenda:

  1. Introduction to Business Valuation
    • Understand why business valuation is important for small businesses.
    • Recognize how it impacts strategic decision-making.


  1. Valuation Approaches and Methods
    • Explore the three primary valuation approaches: asset-based, earnings-based, and market-based.
    • Discuss the relevance of each approach for small businesses.


  1. Key Valuation Metrics will be reviewed and explained


  1. Factors Affecting Business Value
    • Discover the internal and external factors that influence your business’s value.
    • Understand the impact of industry trends and market conditions.


  1. Review Examples of Professional Valuation
    • Walk through examples of professional valuation


  1. Q&A and Tips for Next Steps 
    • Ask your specific questions about business valuation.
    • Receive valuable tips on what to do next, including seeking professional assistance.


Key Takeaways: By the end of this workshop, you will have a foundational understanding of business valuation and its relevance to your small business. You’ll be equipped with the key concepts as to the valuation process.


Who Should Attend: This workshop is tailored for small business owners and anyone interested in demystifying the basics of business valuation in a concise and practical manner.


Duration: 1.5 hours of intensive learning and engagement.

Unlock the power of understanding your micro business’s value. Take the first step toward understanding and learning how to realistically view business value.




November 20, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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SBDC hosted by Long Beach City College
(562) 938-5100