ME101 Fundamentals of Machinery & Technical Specialties Valuation (Spanish) | ME101 Fundamentos de Valuación de Maquinaria y Especialidades Técnicas (Español)

Includes a Live Event on 09/10/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

Please Note 

This course is being taught in Spanish.

Class Date/Time

Saturday, September 10, 2022
1:00pm-5:00pm Eastern US

Registration Includes 

  • One registrant log-in to the live sessions 
  • Electronic student materials

Class Format - Hybrid

ASA is offering the opportunity for students to attend this class in person or live via the internet as a remote participant. Virtual students share the same educational experience as the students in the classroom and can participate live just as if they were attending physically. If you plan to attend in-person, please do not purchase non-refundable airline tickets until you receive your official course confirmation from ASA. Also, be sure to review the Hybrid FAQ's before registering. .

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Class provides 4 ASA CE Instructional Hours.

Course Description

This four-hour interactive course provides a high-level overview of general Machinery & Technical Specialties (MTS) valuation concepts.  The course offers a fundamental understanding of the valuation approaches and methods professional MTS appraisers utilize to arrive at an opinion of value.  An introductory case study will be used as wells as individual and group classroom exercises to emphasize other important MTS valuation concepts. Specifically, the course provides an introductory, high-level overview of the following topics:

  • Machinery & Technical Specialties: What It Is and Why It Matters;
  • Standards, Definitions, and Terminology;
  • Identifying the Problem to be Solved
  • Data Collection 
  • The Foundation of Machinery & Technical Specialties Valuation;
    • Introduction to the Sales Comparison Approach;
    • Introduction to the Cost Approach;
    • A Discussion of Income Approach Concepts

Descripción del curso

Este curso interactivo de cuatro horas proporciona una descripción general de alto nivel de los conceptos generales de valoración de Maquinaria y Especialidades Técnicas (MTS). El curso ofrece una comprensión fundamental de los enfoques y métodos de valoración que utilizan los tasadores profesionales de MTS para llegar a una opinión de valor. Se utilizará un estudio de caso introductorio, así como ejercicios de clase individuales y grupales para enfatizar otros conceptos importantes de valoración de MTS. Específicamente, el curso proporciona una descripción general introductoria de alto nivel de los siguientes temas:

  • Maquinaria y Especialidades Técnicas: qué es y por qué es importante;
  • Estándares, Definiciones y Terminología;
  • Identificación del problema a resolver
  • Obtención de datos/ Inspecciones
  • La Fundación de Valuación de Maquinaria y Especialidades Técnicas;
    • Introducción al Enfoque de Comparación de Ventas;
    • Introducción al Enfoque de Costo;
    • Una discusión de los conceptos del Enfoque de Ingresos

Instructional Methods

Instructional methods include lecture, discussion, and individual/group exercises.  An introductory case study will be used to emphasize important MTS valuation concepts. Laptops and/or mobile devices are necessary for this course as students will receive eHandouts throughout the class.

Handouts will be in Engelish while the course and surrounding discussions will be in Spanish. 

Métodos de instrucción

Los métodos de instrucción incluyen conferencias, debates y ejercicios individuales/grupales. Se utilizará un estudio de caso introductorio para enfatizar conceptos importantes de valoración de MTS. Se necesitan computadoras portátiles y/o dispositivos móviles para este curso, ya que los estudiantes recibirán folletos electrónicos durante la clase.

Materiales estarán en ingles, mientras que el curso y discusiones estarán en español. 

Course Audience

This course is most beneficial to those who are new to the MTS profession, those interested in an introductory study of MTS concepts and/or users of appraisal reports who wish to gain a better understanding the valuation process.  

For those committed to a career in MTS valuation, ASA’s Principles of Valuation (POV) course series (ME201, ME202, ME203 and ME204) is designed to provide a more comprehensive presentation of MTS topics and are the foundation for ASA’s formal accreditation process.  ME101 is not intended as a substitute for these courses.

Audiencia del curso

Este curso es más beneficioso para aquellos que son nuevos en la profesión de MTS, aquellos interesados en un estudio introductorio de los conceptos de MTS y/o usuarios de informes de tasación que desean comprender mejor el proceso de valoración.

Para aquellos comprometidos a una carrera en la valoración de MTS, la serie de cursos de Principios de Valoración (POV) de ASA (ME201, ME202, ME203 y ME204) está diseñada para proporcionar una presentación más completa de los temas de MTS y son la base para el proceso de acreditación formal de ASA. ME101 no pretende ser un sustituto de estos cursos.


All course materials included with your registration are PDF Download Only items made available to students prior to the start of the class and are not for resale or distribution. All downloadable class materials are accessible via your class Handouts tab. Once eMaterials have been posted for download, the class is no longer refundable.


Todos los materiales del curso incluidos con su registro son solo para descargar en PDF.  Están disponibles para los estudiantes antes del comienzo de la clase y no están para reventa o distribución. Se puede acceder a todos los materiales de clase descargables a través de la pestaña "Handouts" (Folletos) de su clase después de registrarse en el sitio del web del ASA. Una vez que los materiales electrónicos se han publicado para su descarga, la clase ya no es reembolsable.

Accessing eMaterials

eMaterials are provided electronically in PDF format and posted to the class within class Handouts tab for all registrants to securely access prior to the start of the class. Attendees should come to class prepared with an electronic or printed copy of all eMaterials to use as a reference. OnDemand course registrants receive access to materials immediately following registration.

PDF course materials are presented in color, are bookmarked, and comment enabled. When opting to print downloaded materials, it is recommended that personal print settings be adjusted to print in black and white (or grayscale) and consider printing double-sided on recycled paper.

Acceso a materiales electrónicos

Los materiales electrónicos se proporcionan electrónicamente en formato PDF y se publican en la clase dentro de la pestaña "Handouts" (Folletos) de la clase para que todos los inscritos puedan acceder de forma segura antes del comienzo de la clase. Los asistentes deben venir a clase preparados con una copia electrónica o impresa de todos los materiales electrónicos para usar como referencia. Los inscritos en el curso OnDemand reciben acceso a los materiales inmediatamente después del registro.


Los materiales del curso en PDF se presentan en color, están marcados y habilitados para comentarios. Al optar por imprimir materiales descargados, se recomienda ajustar la configuración de impresión personal para imprimir en blanco y negro (o en escala de grises) y considerar la posibilidad de imprimir a doble cara en papel reciclado.

Certificate of Completion

Please allow 5-10 business day following successful completion of the course to receive a formal status notification and access to a certificate of completion. The certificate will be available to view and download/print from within the class Certificate tab.

Certificado de Finalización

Espere de 5 a 10 días hábiles después de completar con éxito el curso para recibir una notificación de estado formal y acceso a un certificado de finalización. El certificado estará disponible para ver y descargar/imprimir desde en la pestaña "Certificate" Certificado de la clase.

Please do not purchase non-refundable airline tickets until you receive your official course confirmation from ASA.


JW Marriott Tampa Water Street
510 Water St, Tampa, FL 33602
+1 (813) 221-4950

Located in the vibrant Water Street neighborhood of downtown Tampa, JW Marriott Tampa Water Street offers an elevated hospitality experience for the 2022 ASA International Conference (ASAIC22) attendees. Luxurious guest rooms and suites provide stunning cityscape and water views, featuring modern décor and elegant touches.

And just steps outside the hotel enjoy beautiful waterfront views and feel the warm sun along the Tampa Riverwalk. This 2.6-mile walk runs along the Hillsborough River to the Garrison Channel. From the bustling Heights Market at Armature Works, to the Sparkman Wharf, visitors can walk, bike, or take a scooter down the Riverwalk stopping at one of the many attractions, bars, or restaurants. At night, witness the colorful lights that bring the Riverwalk to life.

Special Group Rate:
$199 single/double

Reservation Cutoff Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2022 (11:59pm ET)

Reservations made after the cutoff date will be subject to availability and current room rate. To make hotel reservations online, visit the ASA dedicated hotel reservation site. To make reservations by phone, contact Marriott reservations at 1 888 789-3090 or +1 813-221-4950 . Be sure to mention 2022 ASA International Conference to receive the group rate.


Valet Parking: $32/day (rate as of March 2022). Attendees receive a 20% discount on parking.


Tampa International Airport services Tampa, FL.


Uber and Lyft
Approximate minimum one-way charge is $24. Service can be accessed via mobile app. Be sure to check pickup locations for your specific arrival terminal. (Rates will vary based on traffic conditions).

There is a flat rate of $30 from Tampa International Airport to all downtown properties. Approximate charge from JW Marriott to Tampa International Airport is $24. (Rates will vary based on traffic conditions.)

Rental Car
All major rental car companies are located at on-airport or at remote facilities. Access to on-airport rental car providers is available by taking the SkyConnect train from the Main Terminal. Remote bag check is available for most domestic passengers. Service is available daily from 5 a.m. until 7 p.m.; must arrive at least 90 minutes prior to scheduled departure. Please note hotel parking charges are not included with guest room fees.

Financial Assistance

ASA’s Educational Foundation recognizes students who choose to invest their time in appraisal studies by providing assistance to students demonstrating a financial need. Please visit the Educational Foundation's webpage for more information and to download an application.


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