The VPS StraightTalk Webinar Series

The VPS StraightTalk webinar series brings you outstanding continuing professional education on business valuation and litigation topics. Unless otherwise noted, all webinars are targeted at an intermediate program level, qualify for two hours of CPE credit, and begin at 1:00 p.m. ET.  Information on the upcoming webinar can be found at www.valuationproducts.com/upcoming-webinar

Developed by Business Valuation Practitioners for Business Valuation Practitioners

All of the programs in the VPS StraightTalk webinar series are developed or reviewed by Jim Hitchner.  Jim is nationally known speaker and educator. He has coauthored 20 courses, taught more than 60 courses, published more than 150 articles, and has made over 400 conference presentations for organizations including the American Institute of CPAs and the National Associate of Certified Valuation Analysts, and the National Judicial College. Jim served on the AICPA task force on business valuation standards that developed the Statement on Standards for Valuation Services (SSVS) No. 1, Valuation of a Business, Business Ownership Interest, Security, or Intangible Asset. He has over 40 years experience in the business valuation profession and was inducted into the AICPA BV Hall of Fame.  Jim is the editor of Financial Valuation Application and Models.

To Participate in the VPS StraightTalk webinar series

Check the VPS upcoming webinar page for detailed program and registration information.  Pay one flat fee for everyone in your firm to participate.* Employees from your office will each receive 2 CPE credits for NO additional fee (applies to employees who register and sign in per the webinar participant instructions). Included with the purchase of a webinar is an archive package with an interactive video of the webinar showing the audio synced to the slide presentation. *Some restrictions apply.

To see the titles of prior programs in the VPS StraightTalk webinar series visit the past webinars page where archived versions of past webinars are available for purchase.  Please note that CPE is only available for live webinar broadcasts.

CPE Information

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Valuation Products and Services (VPS) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Some online programs sponsored by VPS are administered by the Virginia Society of CPAs. For more information regarding CPE, refund, complaint, program cancellation or other policies of the Virginia Society of CPAs, visit vscpa.com/CPEPolicies or call (800) 733-8272.

Unless otherwise indicated all programs in the StraightTalk Webinar series meet the following criteria:

Program Level: Intermediate
Delivery Method: Group/Internet based
Pre-requisites: Understanding of basic business valuation concepts
CPE Credits: Two 50-minute CPE hours
Advance Preparation: None

Record Retention Policy:  VPS will retain course and course participant records for five years. These records will include the following: course outline; list of course participants; dates and locations of presentations; names of instructors/discussion leaders; copies of participant course evaluations; and amount of recommended CPE credit.

Refund Cancellation Policy:  Full refunds for webinars will be given by VPS if written cancellation requests are received 7 days or more prior to the date of the course.

Complaint-Resolution Policy: VPS will make every attempt to resolve complaints to the customer’s satisfaction. Our customer service department will handle calls. Harold Martin is responsible for complaints relative to Continuing Professional Education products and can be reached at contact Valuation Products & Services.

Please note that you must register in advance and log in individually on the day of the webinar for your attendance to be counted for CPE unless you make arrangements to attend as a group per the web participant instructions.