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Nov 15 - Nov 19
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Asset Valuation and Capital Investment Planning - ONLINE

Details the financial process for capitalizing and amortizing tangible capital assets over their service life in accordance with the Public Service Accounting Board requirements.  Strategy options for the preservation of and rehabilitation of assets over their service life are explored and linked to capital investment planning processes.  The procedures to account for betterments and rehabilitation are detailed, as are the financial procedures to account for the disposal or decommissioning of assets.

Course Content

  • Concepts of asset valuation
  • Determining the life cycle of an asset
  • Accounting requirements – PSAB 3150 and others
    • Write-downs versus write-offs
    • Accounting for asset betterments
    • Disposal of assets
    • Tangible Capital Assets – TCA (i.e., infrastructure) reporting
  • Capital plans
    • Age-based versus condition-based capital planning
    • Determining rehabilitation strategies and priorities
    • Estimating rehabilitation costs
    • Growth related infrastructure requirements
  • Funding and financing capital plans
    • Life-cycle requirements
    • Alternative mechanisms (P3’s, local improvement charges, Development charges, etc.)
  • Managing risks over the asset life-cycle
  • Selling the capital plan to the public and decision-makers

Who Should Attend

Middle and senior managers with responsibility for the management of municipal public assets.


This course is recognized by:

The Engineering Institute of Canada awards 3.3 Continuing Education Units to this course.





Asset Management - Member Fee - $1,925.00
Asset Management - Non-Member Fee - $2,406.25
Asset Management - Fed/Gov Fee - $2,117.50

Dr. Guy Félio, P.Eng., FCSCE, IRP (Climate), Infrastructure Management Specialist, R.V. Anderson Associates Limited, Ottawa (Canada)

Dr. Félio is a civil engineer with a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field as a university professor, researcher, consultant and policy advisor.

At RV Anderson since August 2015, he provides expertise and support in the areas of asset management and climate change vulnerability and adaptation of infrastructure and facilities.

He recently worked at Engineers Canada on climate change the impacts, including the application of the PIEVC Protocol in assessing the vulnerability of infrastructure and buildings. During his career at the National Research Council, he led the Urban Infrastructure Research group, focusing on technological and management improvements for municipal infrastructure.

In addition to serving as advisor to public agencies for the development of infrastructure strategies and policies, he is very active on professional associations’ boards and committees, and in knowledge transfer through university education and professional training. Dr. Félio was the Project Coordinator for the Canadian Infrastructure Report Card published in September 2012, and from 2010 to 2014 was Councillor in the City of Clarence-Rockland (Ontario).




November 15, 2021 - Nov 19
8:00 am - 5:00 pm