The Conference held in Dubai on October 21st was a great success!! The International Association of Certified Valuation Specialists (IACVS) announced the launching of the Advanced Studies in Financial Instruments. This announcement were heard by the attending chapter presidents including the brand new Southeast Africa Chapter President, Dr. Dereje Tessema. This newest chapter will cover the countries of Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda. Rwanda, Zimbabwe, and Burundi. This Southeast Chapter will provide the latest in professional valuation and business training along with technical continuing education credits. This Chapter, headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for starters will offer training programs and professional credential programs in business valuation, fair value measurement, management accounting, project management, data analytics and computer programming. Additionally, this chapter will also form alliances with academic institutions to provide degrees and diplomas. Until next time……..