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Commercial Property Valuation: DCF Techniques

This one-day training course is recommended for professionals to improve their knowledge on discounted cash flow techniques in valuation.

Accredited with BQSM for 3 CPD points and BOVAEP for 5 CPD points.

Tue 26 Feb 2019
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Centennial Business Suites, Axiata Tower Level 31, 9 Jalan Stesen Sentral 5, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Malaysia, 50470
6 hours CPD



The discounted cash flow (DCF) technique is one of the main method used when carrying out commercial property valuations and can also be implemented as a tool for investigating development viability and investment analysis. This one-day training course is recommended for professionals to improve their knowledge on discounted cash flow techniques in valuation.

During the course, trainer will cover key techniques and different applications of using DCF model through combining technical references and practical exercises. Real-life case studies will also be shared during the course that will support consolidating the knowledge through an open discussion environment.

CPD points:

  • BQSM: 3 CPD points
  • BOVAEP: 5 CPD points (previously known as BOVAEA) 

Meet the trainer

Professor Sr Dr. Ting Kien Hwa, FRICS, FRISM, MMIPPM, MPEPS, Chartered Surveyor, Registered Valuer & Registered Estate Agent

Professor Sr Dr. Ting Kien Hwa is currently the Head of Centre for Real Estate Research (COREResearch), Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia and also the Vice President of the Malaysian Institute of Professional Property Managers (MIPPM), Academic Member of Asia Public Real Estate Association (APREA), a Board member of the Pacific Rim Real Estate Society, RICS Malaysia Board member (2012-2019), a Council member of the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (2011-2016) and a member of the National NAPREC Expert Panel (INSPEN).

Prof. Ting has been a writer, speaker and researcher on listed property trusts and REITs since 1999 and has published more than 50 articles in refereed journals, international and local professional publications such as Journal of Real Estate Literature (USA), Pacific Rim Property Research Journal (Australia), Journal of Valuation and Property Services, Australian Property Journal and The Malaysian Surveyor.

He is frequently invited as a speaker and has presented more than 60 papers on REITS in national and international academic/public conferences, seminars and symposiums. He was invited by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the Management Board of TA Global Bhd., Lembaga Kemajuan Pahang Tenggara and Avenue Securities Bhd. to speak on REITs.

Why attend this course

  • To understand and apply the approaches used to evaluate and appraise financial viability of property development projects and investment properties.
  • To gain knowledge and understanding of a range of financial appraisal techniques and criteria.
  • To understand the risks and rewards associated with property development and investment activities.

Course structure

  • Identify the mains uses of DCF on property valuations.
  • Consolidate the definitions of IRR and ARY.
  • Know how to treat capital expenditure, projected rental growth, indexation and transfer costs in a DCF.
  • Implement DCF techniques for investigating development viability.
  • Put in practice and apply a DCF model.

Who should attend?

  • Property valuers
  • Developers
  • Investment professionals
  • REITs personnel
  • Land owners
  • Property surveyors
  • Quantity surveyors


  • RICS professional MYR750
  • Non-RICS professional MYR900
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  • Mastercard