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Asset Valuation

Investment Recovery: Capturing an Asset’s Final Contribution:

Friday, October 19, 2018
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Central

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 In this webinar, you will learn all about value within IR. From the big picture of investment recovery’s role—to best practices in asset valuation and disposition—to your individual dollar value to your organization, and everything in-between. For starters, did you know that the average company returns $49 for every dollar spent on IR?*  Tune in and gain the knowledge and know-how to add more value up and down the surplus management chain—including senior leadership.

* Source: Investment Recovery Performance Benchmarking Metric Report, CAPS Research, January 2016.

Who Should Attend:

  • Asset Management Professionals
  • Investment Recovery Professionals
  • Capital Asset Purchasing Managers

What You’ll Learn:

  • Definitions: The real meaning of IR, the Investment Recovery Association, and the CMIR certification.
  • Program structure: Centralized vs. decentralized.
  • Investment recovery: Charter and scope.
  • Surplus Identification: Critical steps and documentation to prepare an asset for sale.
  • Disposition options: Includes the generalized value hierarchy.
  • Benefits: A clear understanding of the asset disposition process with an emphasis on valuation.

HOSTED BY: Ron Brooks, CMIR Fellow. Ron has spent the last 27 years in the Investment Recovery field. His career started with Potlatch Corporation in 1991 and has also held the position of Manager of Forest Products for EquipNet Direct, Eastern Regional Manager and Director of Investment Recovery for Weyerhaeuser Company in addition to operating his own consulting business for IR services. He currently is operating his own consulting business for IR services.


Fundamentals of Investment Recovery:

Thursday, January 17, 2019
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Central

Register for Fundamentals of IR Webinar

When it comes to IR cost benefits in your organization…can you show how it impacts the bottom line? Do you want proven methodologies for turning ‘green into gold’? Need the latest best practices and compliance updates on sustainable waste handling? Then mark this webinar as a must-attend! Whether you’re just starting your career in investment recovery or are a seasoned pro, tune into this webinar for learning new skills and knowledge for adding more value to everything you do.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who has an interest in learning the best practices of removing surplus and idle assets from the books. Or managers responsible for improving the lifetime value of a wide range of corporate assets. Including, but not limited to:

Corporate Finance Officers

Supply Chain Executives

Investment Recovery Managers

Corporate Sustainability Managers

Purchasing Managers or Agents

Procurement Managers

Sourcing Specialists

Warehouse Managers

What You’ll Learn:

Significant and immediate financial benefits of IR to the bottom line

Discover actionable information of sustainable and compliant waste handling

Ramp up to the basics of Asset Identification, Appraisal, and Sales

Explore the three basic principles of the IR process for Asset Identification, Valuation and Disposition…and a brief ‘how-to’ of each step

Practical skills in benchmarking:
— The cost-benefit ratio of each IR employee
— Average percent of each IR sales dollar to hit the bottom line
— Amount of surplus your company carries on average

HOSTED BY: Todd Thompson, CMIR Fellow. Todd has spent the last 28 years in the Investment Recovery profession. His career started with Pfizer Global Manufacturing in 1990 managing surplus assets for their largest site in the U.S. and then grew into Team Leader for a Global Asset Recovery group responsible for divestitures and plant closures all over the world for Pfizer. For the last 7 years and currently, he is the Investment Recovery Operations & Materials Management Supervisor under the Planning & Finance Division of Colorado Springs Utilities. He manages the surplus assets for the four services municipal utility as well as the City of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Fountain and Manitou Springs, Colorado.