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Valuation of Emerging Companies
January 22nd, 2018
Silicon Valley, CA
Enhanced Negotiating Strategies
January 25th, 2018
Silicon Valley, CA
Valuation of Emerging Technologies
January 29th, 2018
Silicon Valley, CA
Negotiating Licensing Agreements for Maximum Returns
January 30th, 2018
Silicon Valley, CA
Calculating Damages Resulting From Patent Infringement
January 30th, 2018
Silicon Valley, CA
Business Model Validation
January 31st, 2018
Silicon Valley, CA
Advanced Patent Valuation
January 31st, 2018
Silicon Valley, CA
Enhanced Negotiating Strategies
February 8th, 2018
Atlanta, GA
 
Business Model Validation
$645.00

About the Course:

Business models are a critical factor in the success or failure of commercial initiatives. Before you spend large sums of money and vast amounts of time executing your business plan, you should make sure that the underpinnings of your business model are sound.

If you are not familiar with the following business model pitfalls, you really should enroll in the Business Model Validation course:

  • Capacity head-fakes
  • Technology overfitting
  • Pricing straightjackets
  • Platform dependence
  • Business model fragility
  • Market spoilage
  • Scorched earth

Related lessons are brought to life through discussions regarding the likes of Southwest Airlines, Alibaba, Staples, Akamai, Pete's Wicked Ale, JC Penney, The Panama Railroad, Unum Corporation, Radio Shack, Airbnb, Boston Markets, Groupon, and Better Place.

The following are among the issues discussed during this unique course:

  • How can the Icarus Paradox destroy a firm's revenue projections?
  • Why must you avoid anything resembling the Las Vegas business model?
  • How can you assess a business's compressibility?
  • Where do dangers lie in terms of confusing the degree of competition with market potential?
  • What are some limitations to monetizing a company's assets?
  • What is the significance of a pivot schedule in assessing business models?
  • How much precedential value should be attached to analogs and antilogs?
  • How can you test business model portability?
  • How can you ascertain the symmetry between a business model and the nature of the stakeholders?
  • Are you at risk of committing irrational extrapolation?
  • How can you project customer migration paths and attrition rates?
  • How can you project supply chain risks?

Who Should Attend This Course:

  • Investors
  • Business Development Professionals
  • Licensing Professionals
  • Technology Transfer Professionals
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Professionals
  • Corporate Strategists
  • Transactional Advisors such as Attorneys and Accountants
  • Investment Bankers
  • Executive Coaches
  • Investor Relations Professionals
  • Financial Professionals
  • Project Managers

SPECIAL OFFER: All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the highly acclaimed and book, Business Model Validation.

For further information, please contact Neomi Barazani at 609-919-1895 ext. 100 or info@bdacademy.com.

About the Instructor:

David Wanetick is the CEO of Business Model Validation, a research firm with an expertise in assessing the investment merits of emerging companies. He actively researches and scrutinizes the investment positions of hedge funds and private equity funds. He also has an expertise in patent valuation. David developed the Certified Emerging Company Analyst and Devil's Advocate Auditor designations, both offered through the Business Development Academy. He has lectured all over the world, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Israel, Dubai, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Thailand.

Course Length:

3.5 hours

Silicon Valley, CA – January 31, 2018
Location: Provided Upon Registration
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Atlanta, GA – February 14, 2018
Location: Provided Upon Registration
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Singapore – February 28, 2018
Location: Provided Upon Registration
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

San Diego, CA – March 28, 2018
Location: Provided Upon Registration
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

New York, NY – April 25, 2018
Location: Provided Upon Registration
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Washington DC – May 30, 2018
Location: Provided Upon Registration
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Chicago, IL – June 20, 2018
Location: Provided Upon Registration
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Tel Aviv, Israel – July 17, 2018
Location: Provided Upon Registration
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Amsterdam, Netherlands – July 25, 2018
Location: Provided Upon Registration
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

London, UK – August 1, 2018
Location: Provided Upon Registration
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Webinars: This rate is for one participant. Distribution of login information is prohibited. Site licenses for up to five participants are available for $1,795. To arrange a site license, please contact Neomi Barazani at 609-919-1895 ext. 100 or info@bdacademy.com.

Archived webinars are also available for those unable to attend live sessions of the course.

Seating is Limited to 15 per session
Register online or by contacting
Registration / Membership Coordinator,
at 609-919-1895 ext. 100 or info@bdacademy.com

Requests to cancel your registration must be made in writing one month before the date of the seminar. Your refund will reflect a $95 processing fee. No refunds will be granted within one month of the course for which you are enrolled. You may send a substitute for an additional $55 processing fee.

Tuition - $645.00

 
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