Certitrek Revolutionizes Business Appraisal Industry with Launch of Groundbreaking BCA-R Credential

Published On: November 13th, 2023

Certitrek, a distinguished provider of online business appraisal education and certification programs, proudly unveils its pioneering Business Certified Appraiser in Review (BCA-R) credential, set to redefine the landscape of the US business appraisal community. The BCA-R credential integrates rigorous online coursework with hands-on practical experience, equipping appraisers with the skills and knowledge to meet the evolving industry demands.

The inaugural BCA-R workshop, launched under Certitrek’s portfolio company, International Society of Business Appraisers (ISBA), is scheduled for December 5 – 8, 2023, from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET US. It will be facilitated by business appraisal subject matter experts (SMEs), ISBA Director Howard A. Lewis and Ronald D. Rudich, a leading expert in the valuation of closely held businesses, litigation support services, and machinery and equipment appraisals.

Designed for seasoned appraisers seeking to enhance their skills and newcomers to the field, the BCA-R program covers a spectrum of topics, including business valuation principles, valuation approaches, and financial analysis. Participants will engage in hands-on experiences, including case studies, further enriching their understanding.

The 4-day event promises an immersive experience. Day 1 will kick off with a thorough introduction to business appraisal review, guiding participants in translating business appraisal knowledge to effective review practices. The day concludes with a deep dive into industry Standards and Ethics. On Day 2, the focus shifts to building credibility through discussions on appraisal review checklists and the nuances of crafting a comprehensive review report. Attendees will receive a homework assignment, debriefed on Day 3, enhancing their practical application of the concepts. Day 3, on the other hand, is dedicated to the presentation and discussion of homework assignments, reinforcing the practical application of learned concepts. Attendees will engage in the review and discussion of two reports and explore a sample BCA-R report. Lastly, the workshop concludes on Day 4 with insights into business practices in appraisal review, ensuring participants are well-versed in industry best practices. The day concludes with a comprehensive review session in preparation for the examination.

“The BCA-R credential signifies a significant leap forward in the field of business appraisal,” says Lewis. “Certitrek’s innovative blend of online education and real-world experience ensures that appraisers possess the expertise needed for accurate and reliable appraisals.”

On her part, Amber Pate, COO of Certitrek, emphasized the company’s commitment to excellence, stating, “ISBA’s BCA-R credential exemplifies our dedication to excellence, and we are confident it will establish a new benchmark for business appraisal training.”

Certitrek, which was founded in 2012, is a trailblazer in professional training and certifications. The company offers a diverse array of certification programs spanning business, finance, healthcare, and technology, aimed at facilitating professional development opportunities for both companies and individuals.

“In tandem with our commitment to excellence in the financial services industry, Certitrek presents a comprehensive suite of specialized training and certification programs designed to meet the distinctive demands of the ever-evolving financial landscape”, Pate adds.

Click here for more information on the BCA-R credential inaugural workshop or call +1 984-227-8552 for inquiries.