American Society of Appraisers' Business Valuation Chairman To Teach, Promote Business Valuation

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RESTON, Va. - April 23, 2014 - PRLog -- Faced with a growing demand for the highest quality business valuation education possible, the American Society of Appraisers' (ASA) Australian Chapter will host the Chairman of the ASA's Business Valuation Committee, Robert B. Morrison, ASA as a guest lecturer at their upcoming semi-annual educational conference, which is expected to draw business valuation professionals from throughout the region.  In addition, Morrison will serve as an ASA business valuation ambassador, helping to promote and answer questions on the profession to attendees from other appraisal disciplines.

The American Society of Appraisers, along with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators, are founding members of the International Institute of Business Valuers (IIBV), with international business valuation education being handled by the IIBV.

Morrison, Managing Partner of Morrison Valuation & Forensic Services, in Orlando will travel more than 9,700 miles in May to Melbourne, Australia to teach two IIBV courses, Introduction of Business Valuation and International Cost of Capital, each spanning four days and including rigorous testing.  These represent the first two courses in a four-course Principles of Valuation series that is part of the requirement to earn the prestigious Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation from ASA.

In commenting on this opportunity, Morrison said, “ASA’s Australia Chapter has been at the forefront of providing educational and networking opportunities for local machinery and technical specialties valuers. By partnering with IIBV to bring similar opportunities to local business valuers, we hope to grow the Chapter’s local presence and expand the Society’s global footprint.”

ASA’s Australia Chapter President, David Crick, ASA who is one of the event’s organizers added saying, “There is considerable need for high-quality valuation educational offerings here in Australia. IIBV’s program provides best-in-class courses combined with top-notch instructors who are industry-leading professionals.”

To his teaching role, Morrison brings both the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation with the Intangible Asset (IA) appraisal specialty from ASA and more than 20 years of experience providing valuation, forensic and litigation consulting services.  In addition, he holds business degrees from the University of Central Florida and Miami University and is the current Chairman of the ASA's Business Valuation Committee and Vice-Chair Elect of the IIBV Board of Directors.

The American Society of Appraisers is a world renowned and respected international organization devoted to the appraisal profession. As the oldest and only major appraisal organization representing all appraisal specialists, ASA is devoted to providing the highest possible standards in all areas of ethics, professionalism, education and designation criteria. For more information about the American Society of Appraisers, the ASA designation program for appraisers or the Society’s free “Find an Appraiser” Referral System, visit or call (800) 272-8258.

About ASA Australia Chapter
The Australia Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers was founded in 2007 and currently services 83 members addressing the local business initiatives of appraisal specialists. The chapter is devoted to providing its members not only education, networking, social and business opportunities, but also government advocacy affecting all appraisal specialists at the Providence and local levels. For more information about Australia Chapter, its membership, events and more, visit

About the International Institute of Business Valuers (IIBV)
The International Institute of Business Valuers (IIBV) is an umbrella organization of business valuation organizations working together internationally to increase the pre-eminence of the business valuation field, to develop a very strong voice for the business valuation profession, to promote the sharing of best practices in business valuation across the globe and to manage the profession. The members of the IIBV include the American Society of Appraisers, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators, and the Chinese Appraisal Society. For more information about IIBV, its membership, events and more, visit

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