Date: 11/10/2021
Event start time: 12:00 PM
Event end time: 4:00 PM
Category: Seminar
Price: Members - $395; Non-Members $445

Understanding and Communicating Company Valuation  (4 Hour Live Virtual Workshop)

Wednesday, November 10, 12 pm - 4 pm ET 

Developing Skills Level
Prerequisites: Capital Markets Essentials & Financial Information Essentials (or equivalent knowledge)

This course focuses on the valuation of listed companies, covering discounted cash flow valuation and valuation using multiples. We cover the inputs analysts need for their models and the importance of guidance. We use a real company example to show you how the key variables affect valuation and to consider what needs to be communicated in order to achieve a fair value


  • Appreciate how companies are valued
  • Be able to identify key valuation drivers
  • Learn how to communicate for value


The Big Picture
  • Key valuation concepts
  • The investment decision-making process
Valuation Using Discounted Cash Flows
  • Overview of DCF valuation
  • Key inputs to analysts’ models
  • The importance of guidance
  • Real company example including a simple DCF model
Understanding P/E Ratios & Other Multiples
  • P/E ratios
  • EV ratios and other multiples
  • Understanding price targets and recommendations
  • Real company example
Summary & Conclusion
  • Using communications to influence valuation


  • Access to a virtual classroom with an online course to help you consolidate your learning after the workshop
  • Color-coded course materials
  • A copy of The FinanceTalking Financial Glossary (pdf)
  • Email or phone your tutor if you have questions or you’d like to discuss further any concepts covered on the course


  • Small group, interactive workshops delivered using Zoom
  • Access the event on your laptop or tablet (or even your phone)
  • Discussions and case studies via breakout groups
  • Quizzes and polls

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All cancellation and refund requests must be submitted in writing via email to Cancellation requests received up to 2 weeks (10 business days) before the event will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be given for cancellation or postponement requests received within 2 weeks (10 business days) of the event, including no-shows. All refunds will be processed within 10 business days of confirmation and in the same manner as original payment.


Miranda Lane

Miranda Lane

Managing Director, FinanceTalking, Ltd.

Miranda has 16 years’ experience of teaching finance to people who do not have a financial background.  This and her broad City experience in investment banking and financial communications enable her to explain complex subjects in simple ways.
  • Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985 with Touche Ross in London
  • Worked for investment bank, Morgan Grenfell, analysing companies
  • Financial PR and Investor Relations in two leading consultancies
  • Gained invaluable experience freelancing for a City training company, teaching analysis of financial statements and equity analysis
  • Over the last 16 years, Miranda has taught people from well over 50% of the FTSE100 companies, and most of the leading financial PR consultancies in the UK as well as companies from continental Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Russia and Ukraine.
Miranda founded FinanceTalking to provide the best financial training to the corporate communications world.  She designs and teaches highly relevant, practical courses for FinanceTalking and for companies' in-house training programmes.