Merger Week: Creating Value Through Strategic Acquisitions and Alliances
Develop Acquisition and Restructuring Strategies
Learn how to evaluate M&A from all angles — and then implement a process that leads to the greatest value generation for your organization. This program will take you through the entire M&A process, from assessing strategic fit to considering market trends to making financing decisions and forming strategic alliances. Other topics include the search process, valuation techniques, negotiations, tax-free versus taxable transactions, joint ventures and international M&A.
Taught by leading scholars and practitioners — experts in the fields of finance, accounting, management and organizations and more — this interdisciplinary learning experience blends academic theory with real-world application. You’ll complete the program inspired and prepared to tackle new opportunities in the global marketplace.
Thomas Lys - Eric L. Kohler Chair in Accounting; Professor of Accounting Information & Management
J. Keith Murnighan - Harold H. Hines Jr. Professor of Risk Management; Professor of Management & Organizations
Sergio Rebelo - Tokai Bank Chair in International Finance; Professor of Finance
Edward Zajac - James F. Bere Professor of Management & Organizations;
Continuing Education Credit This program is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy and is recommended for 44.5 CPE credits.
Continuing Professional Education Information The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org
All Kellogg programs that qualify for CPE credits do not have pre-requisites. Advanced readings and case preparation is required. A packet of course materials is mailed to all participants before the program begins.
All Kellogg programs are group-live. Program level: Advanced.
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Featured Faculty Video
Professor Sergio Rebelo: International finance strategies
What Past Participants Say
“I have attended executive training at other top business schools, and now Kellogg. Although all programs were good, I find Kellogg’s ability to mix academics and practice to be second to none.” CEO and President, The Will-Burt Company
"This program gave me the framework I needed to successfully analyze, negotiate, integrate & evaluate acquisitions." Finance Manager, Black & Decker Corporation
"A must for all business development managers in dynamic corporations." Director, New Beverages and Innovation, The Coca-Cola Company
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