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  1. ISBA provides an exceptionaleducational program leading to a designation.ISBA is focused on Small business to Main Street business.The course instruction is in-depth. You can earn the BUSINESS CERTIFIED APPRAISER "BCA" credential only after demonstrating through education, testing and a reviewed report your level of expertise. Then you are worthy of accepting abusiness valuation for your client.
  2. We are devoted to instructing on the "best practices" in business valuation. We follow the ethics and reporting under USPAP.
  3. We strive to achieve that each BCA member receives hands on service and support.This approach is unlike any other association.Each member has a face and a name, our members are not a number. This statement is not huff or puff … it is absolutely a proven answer.


Our goals are clear and concise:

  1. Provide outstanding comprehensive business valuation course instruction to value a Small to Main Street business.
  2. Administer testing, review, and credentialing of BUSINESS CERTIFIED APPRAISERS "BCA" who demonstrate the knowledge, ethics, and report writing of business valuation's "best practices".
  3. Provide each BCA with unsurpassed service and support. No business valuation professional should ever be left behind when they need an answer or desire to brainstorm and consider approaches, methodologies, etc.
  4. Provide tools and data that BCA's need when they have a valuation assignment. Data is substantiation and provides analysis each BCA requires leading to the ultimate answer... "What the business is worth".


  1. ISBA promotes Standards 9 and 10 of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice "USPAP".Members of ISBA pledge to provide superior professional ethics.USPAP is a BCA's guidebook of ethics and reporting.USPAP, promulgated by Congress, is the leading authority on ethical behavior, collection and reporting of data
  2. In addition, ISBA'sbusiness valuation courses and instruction centers around the International Glossary of terms … the business valuation standard.