CVGA Course Description

CVGA TM and ColorCorporate Value Metrics is pleased to introduce the most comprehensive training and credentialing program dedicated to preparing professionals to become leaders in providing value growth services – the fastest-growing service segment of the private middle-market today.


“I am most proud of the CVGA. Of all my training and credentials it will have the most significant impact on the lives of the business owners whom I have the great fortune to serve.“,  Bryan Smyth, CVGA, CPA, CFE, CExP, ProExits, LLC, San Diego, CA

Most private middle-market companies have an opportunity to double their values over a three- to five-year period by following a disciplined, methodical, approach to improving the quality of their entire enterprises.

The CVGA program will develop professionals to be engagement leaders, able to distinguish themselves in the marketplace as broad-based, most-trusted advisors, capable of managing the various professional resources needed to help clients maximize the value of their companies.

The CVGA certification is a rigorous, five-day, program and exam that will build your confidence as the most-trusted advisor to your clients.  The curriculum will span nearly fifty topics, creating a knowledge base that will allow you to easily identify and understand issues in your client companies, provide baseline guidance, and recognize opportunities to collaborate with other functional experts for the maximum benefit to your clients.

Sample topics will include:

  • Finance boot camp covering basics of valuation, discounted cash flows, discount rates, etc.;
  • Maximizing the value and transaction readiness of companies;
  • The eight primary categories that every company needs to have fully-developed and in balance in order to reach peak performance. Each category will be separately explored to build baseline competence;
  • Positioning yourself as the Most Valued Advisor to your clients. How to win engagement and maintain long-term engagement momentum;
  • How to provide strategic planning services to your clients;
  • How to collaborate with various networks of functional experts to leverage your impact on your client’s success;
  • … and much more.

Who should attend?

CPAs, M&A Advisors, Turnaround Consultants, Exit Planners, Business Valuators, and Business Consultants

For more information regarding the curriculum, schedule and venues, pricing, or sponsorship opportunities, please contact us, at 508-870-5805, or email us at

To register, contact Ken Sanginario at 508-870-5808 or

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