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February 18, 2022

Online Classes Next Week: Valuation, Strategic Planning, & Risk Management

ABCs of Valuation
Tuesday, February 22, 1:30-2:30 PM (Eastern)

A business valuation is the foundation of any corporate or shareholder decision. A valuation will need to be completed whether you are selling your company, creating management incentives or interested in tax planning. It is important to be informed about the valuation process to ensure that you are obtaining a fair and accurate valuation that is based on widely accepted methodologies.

In this online class, Prairie Capital Advisors Managing Director Michael McGinley will help partipants to:

  • Understand valuation concepts
  • Learn the difference between the Income and Market Approaches to Value
  • Review what drives value
  • Review current market environment

Click here to register.

Effective Strategic Planning and Execution in the New Era
Wednesday, February 23, 1:30-2:30 PM (Eastern)

Strategic planning is vital to our long-term success. And with all the major changes continuing to swirl and mount in the workplace, marketplace, and recruiting space, strategic planning is a vital tool – if not a gift – that can help ensure our success. Yet, despite the importance, the vast majority of strategic plans fail or fail to be fully or successfully implemented. Why is this the case and how can we avoid this fate? 

In this session, ActionsProve President Peter Atherton will help to position you and your team to realize your better future both faster and more effectively. You’ll learn:

  • The benefits of strategic planning
  • The top 10 reasons strategic plans languish and fail
  • Why vison, goals, and objectives must proceed strategies, tactics, and actions
  • The 5 critical things only leaders can do
  • The 5-step I.M.P.A.C.T. process framework: Inventory, Mission, Plan, Authenticity, Capacity, and Trigger, designed specifically to help you and firm succeed in this new era

Click here to register.

Risk Strategies for a Changing Global Market
Thursday, February 24, 2022, 1:30-2:30 PM (Eastern)

Design firms encounter risks at all levels, but global market forces demand more than the traditional mitigation strategies offered by the risk and insurance market.

Evolving risk strategies may offer firms the ability to protect or grow margins, increase the individual employees’ access to safety and emergency response resources, and mitigate catastrophic financial losses.

Join Kevin Holland of the Lockton Companies to explore how your firm can apply new risk technology solutions, take advantage of a more dynamic and global insurance marketplace, and even creatively retain risk.

Participant takeaways:

  • Identify global risks pertinent to engineering firms
  • Understand the market options to address changing risks
  • Evaluate the costs and benefits of implementing various market strategies

Click here to register.

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February 18, 2022



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