Category: Personal Property/Gems & Jewelry
Continuing Education: 27
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This is the first class of the Principles of Valuation (POV)
course of study of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) for Personal Property
and Gems and Jewelry Appraisers. The first of four (4) required
courses, this course provides individuals wishing to become appraisers with
an introduction to the profession and to the basic concepts necessary for appraisal
practice. These concepts are expanded throughout the three remaining
In the second course (PP202), participants learn about
the development (research and analysis) necessary to prepare an appraisal. In
the third course (PP203), participants learn about communicating an appraisal by
writing an appraisal report and the fourth course (PP204) focuses on the
legal and regulatory environment in which appraisers work. Please note:
these courses have been developed so that they must be taken in order.
In the second course (GJ202),
participants learn the proper way to prepare an appraisal report for insurance
coverage. The third and fourth courses continue to build on the theory and
methodology already presented and focus on the legal and regulatory environments
in which appraisers work.
Instructor will present material through lecture and PowerPoint as well as
classroom exercises and group discussions. Overnight assignments may be given
for review and discussion.
This course provides individuals wishing to become appraisers, or related
professionals interested in augmenting their valuation skills, with an
introduction to the profession and to the basic concepts necessary for appraisal
practice. Candidates who have successfully completed this course and designated
appraisers may wish to retake this class to brush up and stay informed about the
currently accepted principles of valuation.
Please obtain and review the required
and recommended readings prior to attending class.
Day One will include introductions of Instructor and Participants. The
remaining days will begin with a review quiz.
class will have a morning, lunch and afternoon break. A review will take place
prior to the exam.
Upon completion of this course,
students will gain a solid knowledge of: