DE PPM 2016 COURSE OBJECTIVES: 1. Learn the proper steps to eﬀectively plan for an associate 2. Understand why practice values vary around the country 3. Learn the key components to create a successful partnership 4. Understand the key factors to consider in multiple location ownership COURSE DESCRIPTION: At any stage in your career, it’s never too early to consider a transition plan and have an emergency exit strategy. Whether you are considering hiring you ﬁrst associate or contemplating a practice transition, you need to do some critical thinking about these major steps in your career. You want to be sure your family knows what steps to take if something aﬀected your ability to practice dentistry. So you need to know what your practice is worth. If you are planning for a transition over the next 10 years you need to start planning now! Our profession has been undergoing profound changes over the last decade, so what impact will these changes have on your dental transition plans? During this fast-paced seminar you will learn the basics of practice valuation, the importance of why ﬁnancial planning is key for proper transition planning, hiring an associate the right way, developing an emergency exit strategy and learning why younger doctors are considering partnerships and multiple oﬃce locations more than ever before.