Category: Machinery & Technical Specialties:
Introduction to Machinery and Equipment Valuation
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for class offerings and registration information.
This course will introduce appraisal terminology
and concepts and provide students with a solid foundation for a career in
appraisal of machinery and equipment. This course covers ME appraisal
terminology; functions and purposes of appraisals; introduction of the three
approaches to value; depreciation and factors affecting depreciation; field
inspection techniques and safety; introduction to the issues of indexes in
machinery and equipment appraising; basic pricing exercises for current and
obsolete assets; ethics and professional standards.
Students registering for this course
are required to bring a current copy of the Uniform Standards of Professional
Appraisal Practice (USPAP) book to class. The book is available for purchase in
the ASA Marketplace. No CPE credits will be awarded for
the on-line or audio versions of this course.
*Accredited MTS Members may not retake the ME 201-204 courses for ASA
reaccreditation credits. For those who have not previously completed these
courses, they must successfully pass the exam to receive CE credits.