The COVID-19 pandemic has brought in a paradigm shift in the process of learning and education. Virtual classrooms have become today’s reality and to stay ahead of the curve, Institute of Company Secretaries of India – Registered Valuers Organization (ICSI-RVO) is introducing 50 hours Online Educational Course on “Valuation of Securities or Financial Assets” from 18th – 20th April 2020 and 23rd – 26th April 2020.
The establishment of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI), changed the regulatory landscape in the country and ushered in the need of Registered Valuers to carry out valuation as required by the different Statutes and Authorities in India. ICSI – RVO, a not-for-profit Private Limited Company under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013, was incorporated on 22nd November 2017, with an intent to educate, train and provide a strong army of Valuation Professionals from amongst the members of ICSI and other eligible professionals possessing three years of post-qualification experience. In furtherance to protecting and supporting its esteemed members, ICSI – RVO has proposed various other continuous educational programs and initiatives like invitation for development of research papers/case studies and development of MCQs on valuation-related topics. The top five research manuscripts will also be appropriately awarded with cash prizes.
“Members willing to register for the Educational Course may fill-in the online application form at www.icsirvo.in with the required documents like Pan Card, Aadhaar Card, Membership and CoP/Experience Certificate (in case of employment), etc,” ICSI said in a press release.
CS Ashish Garg, President ICSI, welcomed the efforts of ICSI- RVO and urged members to utilize this valuable time in upskilling themselves and enhancing their knowledge base. CS (Dr.) Shyam Agarwal, Chairman ICSI RVO, added that this would help members is not just clearing the examination conducted by IBBI, but also in becoming knowledgeable professionals.