Take advantage of even more educational opportunities in San Antonio. Arrive a few days early and hone your skills with one of these popular ASA courses being offered in conjunction with the conference. Additional fees apply.
ME202 - Machinery and Equipment Valuation Methodology
Early Registration (through 9/10/13): $995 Designated Member; $995 Member; $1145 Non-member
Regular Registration (9/11/13 – 10/4/13): $1145 Designated Member; $1145 Member; $1295 Non-member
Course Level: Intermediate
Contact Hours: 27 Instruction Hours; 3 Exam Hours
Course Date: October 10-13, 2013
The objective of this course is to explore in depth the ideas introduced in ME201 and provide students with a better understanding of the types of value commonly used in the appraisal of machinery and equipment. This course addresses the issues of price vs. value; indirect costs; use of and development of indexes; age-life concepts; recommended rounding of figures; types of values for M&E appraisal - reproduction cost new, replacement cost new, replacement cost depreciated, fair market value in use, orderly liquidation value, forced liquidation value; supporting conclusions for various purposes.
HCWG - The Four Pillars of the Healthcare Industry
Early Registration (through 9/11/13): $600 Designated Member; $600 Member; $800 Non-member
Regular Registration (9/12/13 – 10/4/13): $750 Designated Member; $750 Member; $950 Non-member
Course Level: Intermediate
Contact Hours: 14 Instruction Hours; 1 Exam Hour
Course Date: October 11-12, 2013
In the current era of healthcare reform, valuation professionals advising individuals and businesses should develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the history and the development of healthcare under the changing reimbursement, regulatory, competitive, and technological environment of the healthcare industry, as well as the unique dynamics of the business arrangements that comprise emerging healthcare organizations, in order to obtain the requisite background for forecasting the future performance of these enterprises, assets and services.
When developing an understanding of the forces and stakeholders that have the potential to drive healthcare markets, valuation professional must examine the professional practice’s enterprises, assets, and services as they relate to “The Four Pillars of the Healthcare Industry” i.e. reimbursement, regulatory, competition, and technology, as these four elements shape the professional practice-provider dynamic, while serving as a framework for analyzing the viability, efficiency, efficacy and productivity of healthcare organizations.
SE101PP - 7-Hour USPAP for Personal Property, Gems & Jewelry & Machinery & Equipment
Early Registration (through 9/12/13): $250 Designated Member; $250 Member; $300 Non-member
Regular Registration (9/13/13 – 10/5/13): $400 Designated Member; $400 Member; $450 Non-member
Course Level: Basic
Contact Hours: 7 Instruction Hours
Course Date: October 12, 2013
The objective of this course is to familiarize users of USPAP Standards 7 and 8 (G&J, MTS and PP) with recent, significant revisions to USPAP. This course is designed specifically for individuals who have completed the full 15-hour USPAP course and only require updated information. This 7-hour update seminar covers revisions to USPAP that impact every practicing appraiser in the personal property arena. In addition, the course confronts some of the regularly misunderstood concepts in USPAP and reviews their application through the use of other communications published by The Appraisal Standards Board.
This course will meet the current USPAP requirements established by The Appraisal Foundation for G&J, MTS and Personal Property appraisers who are ASA members. The 7-hour course allows the personal property appraiser to fulfill their USPAP requirement for two years.
Important Note: The 7-hour USPAP course for Personal Property does not meet the Appraisal Foundation’s USPAP continuing education requirements for Real Property appraisers. This course will not be accepted by state real property licensing boards and will not be accepted for CPE credit or for state licensing of real property appraisers.