Business Valuation Program BVP

Business Valuation Program
Online brochure
Start- and course dates
April 5, 2024
Utrecht Campus, Tilburg Campus
15 months
€ 24000 (exempt from VAT)
Study load
12-15 hours / week
PE points

Overview Business Valuation Program

The Business Valuation Program is a flexible program with a broad approach, covering all aspects of corporate finance and business strategies, financial markets, business law and fiscal law. Besides our Business Valuation Program, we offer a broad selection of other accounting, finance & control programs or information management & technology programs. The Business Valuation Program deals with venture capital financing, initial public offerings, the valuation of non-listed and listed firms, and the use of real options in valuation. In 14 months you will not only strengthen your core expertise, but you will also benefit from unique and profitable career opportunities.  

  • Gain core knowledge and skills needed for a distinguished career in business valuation 
  • Become the sounding board for senior management: your organization will be able to rely on your ability
  • Your final assignment will be a valuation report, based on a real-life case
  • Handle both the theoretical and the practical challenges of business valuation
  • Admission to the professional association of Register Valuators


Studying at TIAS means studying on your own terms. With our customized advice processes, we anticipate your personal needsand those of your organization. You can therefore organize the program flexibly so that you can focus on your development. The Business Valuation Program has two starting moments per year. Participants can follow the Business Valuation Program, the entire master (Master of Business Valuation), or can opt for modular packages. In addition, there is the possibility to extend the program for a longer study period.

Why TIAS School for Business & Society?

  • Financial Times top-ranked business school for executive and in-company education.
  • All lecturers are top experts from academia and the business world.
  • Directly applicable scientific and practical knowledge.
  • Flexible programs tailored to your needs.


Successful enrollment in the Business Valuation Program is subject to a number of admission requirements. This is to maintain admissions quality. That way you can benefit from a high potential, motivated group of talented individuals to further enhance your learning experience.

  • minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in a valuation related field
  • experience in valuing public and private companies or investment projects
  • proficiency in English (the program is mostly in English) 
  • a relevant university degree or a relevant higher vocational degree (hbo)
  • successful completion of the required components of pre-Master’s program (depending on your previous education).

Next step

The following options are available to find out whether the Business Valuation Program is the right next step for you and your career.

  • consultation Program Adviser
  • attend a sit-in class
  • attend an event
  • admission interview with the Academic Director

Content Business Valuation Program

Business valuation has become critical to the success of many organizations. Assessing the value of a business or a project requires a thorough analysis of its operations. As a professional valuator you will need a well-founded outlook of the industry, the economy and a clear view on the future of the company.

After completing the Business Valuation Program, you will be able to handle both the theoretical and practical challenges of business valuation of listed and non-listed objects in a wide range of situations. You will be able to apply your newly acquired insights and knowledge directly in your work. You will become the sounding board for senior management, allowing sound and sustainable decisions in valuation-related issues.

Program aims

The depth and scope of the program allows you to:

  • understand the importance of valuation in different listed and non-listed settings
  • identify the different scenarios in which business valuations are done
  • identify the different methods and valuation techniques and select the one most suited to the scenario at hand
  • list the roles played by public and private markets in business valuation
  • identify the key value drivers


The Business Valuation Program comprises seperate modules that are taught over a 15-month period. Courses exist of a pre-session period (four weeks) during which students prepare themselves via online learning, followed by a three-day in-class session.

  • Principles of Business Valuation
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Quantitative Tools for Financial Management
  • Valuing Private Companies 1 & Valuations Topics + Valuing Private Companies 2
  • Tax Law: online
  • Elective course: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Elective course: Management Accounting
  • Elective course: Real Estate Finance

The program is concluded with the individual writing of a Valuation Report, based on a real-life case.

Benefit from our flexible learning approach. You can plan the study period over longer than the outlined 13-month period, or simply opt to design your own modular package with modules that are relevant for you, without taking the full program. The program starts twice a year.

End result: TIAS certificate

Upon successful completion you will receive a certificate of participation in the Business Valuation Program. This program is further accredited by the NIRV (Dutch Institute for Register Valuators). You will obtain the title Register Valuator (RV) once you have completed the program and successfully defended your final valuation report. In addition to defending your Valuation Report, you will also have to go through the NIRV assessment.

Dates and locations Business Valuation Program

NameLocationStart dateHBO sign up WO sign up
Business Valuation ProgramUtrecht Campus, Tilburg CampusApril 5, 2024February 5, 2024March 4, 2024

Costs Business Valuation Program

Total program price € 24000 (exempt from VAT). This price includes the compulsory literature, access to the Virtual Campus and day arrangements (lunch, coffee / tea and soft drinks) during the lecture days. The price does not include possible costs for dinners, hotel stays and sofware licences.

Additional costs

Costs for the pre-Master's program, if applicable

The Business Valuation Program is exempt from VAT. 

How do you finance your education?

You have found the program that best suits your learning goals and ambitions. But how do you finance this? There are different ways to do that. Your employer can play a role, but there are also interesting statutory regulations that you can use yourself. We list the possibilities for you.

Read about the possibilities here »

Faculty Business Valuation Program

TIAS School of Business and Society broadens your prospects by offering the Business Valuation Program in English, by lecturers who are top academics and/or respected practitioners with international experience. Along with your peers in the program, they form a valuable professional network you carry into the future.

Academic Director

Frans de Roon
Full Professor


Joy van der Veer
Adjunct Professor
Eric Dooms
Associate Professor
Alfred Slager
Full Professor
Philip Joos
Full Professor
Herbert Hamers
Full Professor

Start your application

Following your enrollment, the Business Valuation Program Adviser will reach out to you for an initial introduction and to schedule an intake meeting with the Academic Director. The purpose of this intake is to discuss your development ambitions and the match with the learning objectives of the program. Upon a positive recommendation from the Academic Director after the intake, you will receive the official study agreement and can finalize your enrollment."


Emily Franken
Emily Franken
Program Adviser
+31 13 466 86 02

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