Archive 2009-15: Using Statistical Measures




Archive Webinar 2009-15: Transaction Databases: Can You Rely on Them?

presented by
G. William Kennedy, Ph.D., CPA/ABV

Webinar 15 Original Broadcast Date: July 15, 2009

Webinar Outline:

* General statistical concepts and explanation of key terms

* The purpose of time series analysis and detail on how to model time series data

* Steps required to perform a statistical analysis including potential problems

* Regression analysis using cross sectional data

* Planning the regression application including samples cases of a good fit industry and a poor fit industry

* Overview of the different types of statistical analysis that can be performed in a business valuation or litigation engagement.

* List of statistics reference materials

* Specific examples of statistical applications in actual damages and lost profits cases including “event studies” stock price response which
is used in security fraud cases.

* Use of statistics and simulation models in litigation support

Learning Objectives:

  • The participant will learn about basic statistical modeling and how those models are applied to business valuation and litigation engagements.
  • The participant will learn how to avoid potential problems in applying statistical data.
  • The participant will learn what reference materials are available to consult when preparing a statistical analysis.
  • Using a case study format, the participant will learn how to apply regression and determine whether it is a good fit industry or a poor fit

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  • Webinar transcript
  • Original Webinar handouts

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