A requirement of admission as a Registered Student is that individuals be of good character and reputation. Once accepted as a Registered Student with the CICBV, you will be required to comply with the Institute’s By-laws, Code of Ethics and Practice Standards.
Students are responsible for informing the Institute of any special needs at the beginning of each term.
Appropriate medical documentation should be included with the request, along with the specific arrangements being requested.
For more information see the Responding to the Needs of Registered Students -MQE Candidates with Disabilities policy.
Individuals who have passed the Level I, Level II and Level III exams of the Chartered Financial Analyst Program are exempt from the requirement to complete two elective courses.
Individuals who have successfully completed SCS 3109 Foundations of Business Valuation course with the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies are exempt from the Level I Introductory Business Valuation course.
Upon successful completion of the McGill courses noted below, students of McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies are eligible for exemption from the courses that form the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators’ Program of Studies. Such exemptions may be granted on a course-by-course basis upon their completion, or when McGill students have completed all six McGill courses and are applying to write the CICBV’s Membership Qualification Exam.
The McGill courses which are eligible for exemption, and the equivalent CICBV courses, are as follows:
|McGill Course – completed||McGill – Courses Code||CICBV Courses – exempt|
|Introductory Business Valuation||CBUS 230||Level 1 – Introductory Business Valuation|
|Intermediate Business Valuation||CBUS 231||Level 2 – Intermediate Business Valuation|
|Advance Business Valuation||CBUS 232||Level 3 – Advanced Business Valuation|
|Special Topics in Business Valuation||CBUS 233||Level 4 – Special Topics in Business Valuation|
|Litigation Support in Business Valuation||CBUS 234||Litigation Support in Business Valuation|
|Private Company Finance||CBUS 235||Corporate Finance|
|Introduction to Valuation for Financial Reporting||CBUS 236||Valuation For Financial Reporting|
Students in the Master of Accounting program at Waterloo University School of Accounting and Finance who have successfully completed the ACC 606 – Business Valuations course can write the Level II Intermediate Business Valuation exam at a lower fee and in passing it, are exempt from Level I – Introductory Business Valuation.
Individuals who have passed IIBV 101 – Introduction to Business Valuations and IIBV 102 – International Cost of Capital are exempt from Level I – Introductory Business Valuation.
Individuals who have passed IIBV 101 – Introduction to Business Valuations, IIBV 102 – International Cost of Capital and IIBV 103 – Business Valuation Comprehensive Case Study are exempt from Level I – Introductory Business Valuation and Level II – Intermediate Business Valuation.
American Society of Appraisers
ASA-BV designation holders are exempt from:
- Level I – Introductory Business Valuation;
- Level II – Intermediate Business Valuation; and
- Level III – Advanced Business Valuation.
Registered Students who have deferred or not passed a course exam may re-enroll in that course for a reduced fee up to two semesters. Re-enrollment submissions are accepted when course registration is opened.
Introductory Business and Security Valuation – re-enrollment accepted to Level I – Introductory Business Valuation
Intermediate Business and Security Valuation – re-enrollment accepted to Level II – Intermediate Business Valuation
Advanced Business and Security Valuation – re-enrollment accepted to Level III – Advanced Business Valuation
Law and Taxation in Business Valuation – re-enrollment accepted to Level IV – Special Topics in Business Valuation
Litigation Support I – Basic Concepts – re-enrollment accepted to Litigation Support in Business Valuation
Litigation Support II – Advanced Topics – re-enrollment accepted to Litigation Support in Business Valuation
On 2013 the Program of Studies was revised. A completed elective course that has been discontinued will count towards meeting the elective course requirement.
Registered students who have passed the discontinued Law and Taxation in Business Valuation mandatory course will be exempt from the requirement to complete Level IV – Special Topics in Business Valuation.
All Registered Student who are registered to write the MQE will have access to the current version of all mandatory course notes at the beginning of the Spring Summer semester.
Exam writing – Cancellation:
Registered Students unable to write their exam should advise York University (email@example.com) of their cancellation.
In order to receive a refund of course fees, Registered Students must contact the Institute within 15 days of registering for the course. Refunds will not be issued after such period. The refund which the student receives will be the course fees less a cancellation fee of $85 plus applicable tax.