Energy Training & Electric Power Classroom Seminars
Principles of Valuation in the Power Sector-- In Partnership with SNL Energy
A Two-Day Classroom Seminar (CPE Approved)
Chicago, IL - July 23 & 24, Venue to be determined
Power Valuation is a comprehensive introductory program using lectures, discussion and case studies to demonstrate how to value both individual assets and whole companies in the energy sector. The program is led by Jim Bowen, a veteran practitioner with over 15 years of experience valuing hundreds of power plants and utilities.
Unlike generic valuation courses, Power Valuation focuses specifically on the energy sector. You get information and techniques that have direct application to the industry.
Over the course of two days – in lectures, discussion and case studies – Power Valuation provides the background, perspective and tools you need to value individual assets and whole companies with confidence.
You’ll leave the course knowing the essential concepts and methodologies it takes to succeed. Click here to register.
What You Will Learn
Introduction and Overview
Valuation of a Single Plant
Other Valuation Techniques: Comparables and Multiples
Other Valuation Techniques: Real Options
Valuation of other generation assets: Hydro, Nuclear, Coal, Renewables and Peaking Assets
Valuation of a Regulated Utility: Discussion
Valuing Transmission and Distribution Businesses and Assets
Valuing Regulated Generation Assets
Putting the Pieces Together: Valuing an Integrated Utility
M&A and Regulatory Environment Considerations
Regulatory Value Drivers
Valuing Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and Tolling Agreements
Your Instructor - Chicago
James W. Bowen
Jim Bowen is President of Momentum Development Corporation, which provides advisory and management services to clients in the energy sector, including banks, investment funds, and principal investors. He has been an instructor for SNL Center for Financial Education for more than two years.
As a veteran consultant in the energy industry, he has valued hundreds of power plants, integrated utilities, transmission and distribution systems, power purchase agreements, tolling agreements, options, and midstream and downstream energy assets.
Jim regularly taught in-house for McKinsey & Company, and was an adjunct faculty member at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Prior to founding Momentum Development, Jim was a consultant with McKinsey, a litigation attorney with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP, and an officer in the U.S. Army.
He holds a J.D., cum laude, from the Harvard Law School, an M.Sc. in Financial Management from the University of London, and a B.S. in Economics from the U.S. Military Academy.
Who Should Attend this Seminar
Finance, corporate development/strategy, and investor relations professionals at power and gas companies. Professionals in investment banking, project finance, asset management, hedge funds, or equity-fixed income research. Also,consultants, accountants and lawyers who advise power and gas clients. Current and potential suppliers or professionals looking for an understanding of how Wall Street analyzes the power and gas sector and the fundamentals that bear on their analyses.
Prerequisites and Advance Preparation
This program presumes familiarity with basic accounting and finance concepts. Participants will need to bring a laptop computer equipped with Microsoft Excel.
Why Choose This Seminar?
Attendees leave SNL Energy training seminars with practical tools and greater insight into the power sector, delivered by professionals from within the power sector who have successfully faced the same challenges you face in areas that include rate cases, utility mergers and acquisitions,utilities accounting, credit analysis and valuation. Try us out, and learn why over 1,000 energy companies, commercial and investment banks, investment managers, regulators, and others trust SNL Energy to provide their professionals with market leading training and intelligence solutions.
Hotel and Seminar InformationThis two-day seminar will be held at the hotels listed below. The seminar will start promptly at 8:30 AM and will finish at 5:00 PM on the first day. On the second day, the seminar will resume at 8:30 AM and will finish at 5:00 PM. The program includes continental breakfast, lunch and all program work materials. Dress is casual for all seminars.
July 23 & 24
Venue to be determined
Because of the diversity of hotels found in the area, PGS Energy Training will not be holding a block of sleeping rooms with one particular hotel. Should you need a list of local hotels in the area, please contact us at (440) 853-1038 and we can help you with your accommodations.
Registration Fee and Discounts
Register Now and invest in your future. The price for this comprehensive two-day seminar is $2,395 (USD).Early Bird Special: Register on or before Sep 5, 2012 and save an additional $0 per order!
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Payment and Cancellations
Payment is due prior to the start of the seminar by Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners Club, or corporate check. Seminar fees will be charged to your credit card at the time of registration unless other arrangements have been made. Please make checks payable to "PGS Energy Training" 26 Teal Lane · Hilton Head Island, SC 29926. Cancellations can be made up to five (5) business days prior to the start of the seminar for a full refund. No refunds will be made thereafter, but a one year full seminar credit will be given toward future workshops upon receipt of $175 which will used to help offset the non-refundable food, beverage, manual and other expenses incurred by PGS. Substitutions may be made at any time. If PGS needs to cancel a seminar due to instructor unavailability, lack of attendance or other unforeseen reason, you will be offered the choice of rescheduling for another seminar, a seminar credit, or a refund. PGS will not be responsible for any airline, hotel or other fees in such situations. For more information on PGS policies regarding administrative matters and complaint resolution, please contact our offices at (440) 853-1038.
CPE Credits in Specialized Knowledge & Applications
This live group seminar is eligible for 18.0 CPE credits. Be aware that state boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. As of January 1, 2002, sponsored learning activities are measured by program length, with one 50-minute period equal to one CPE credit. One-half CPE credit increments (equal to 25 minutes) are permitted after the first credit has been earned in a given learning activity. You may want to verify that the state board from which your participants will be receiving credit accept one-half credits.
PGS Energy Training is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org. CPAs interested in attending any seminars should contact our offices for details on CPE credits granted and any prerequisite requirements. PGS telephone seminars are eligible for CPE credits only if seminar participants use the printed seminar slides - not the Internet posted slides.