Blending academic theory with real-world application, this interdisciplinary learning experience will teach you how to take a multifaceted approach to any restructuring deal. Our internationally renowned faculty members — experts in the fields of finance, accounting, management and organizations and organizational change — will take you through the entire M&A process, from assessing strategic fit to considering market trends to making financing decisions.
Your in-depth exploration will also include topics such as the search process, valuation techniques, negotiations, tax-free versus taxable transactions, joint ventures, international M&A and best practices for developing a custom-tailored postmerger integration plan. You’ll leave this program inspired and equipped to seek out and capitalize on new opportunities in the global marketplace.
This program is offered in a live virtual format. Our live virtual programs are built to deliver a rich experience that’s comparable to our in-person programs. You will have the opportunity to engage with our faculty and your peers in live discussions and lecture sessions. You will come away with the tools to navigate and succeed in the new business landscape.
VIDEO: Learn more from Academic Director Artur Raviv
Drivers of Acquisition Success
Developing Winning Acquisition Strategies
Financial Analysis and Valuation
Due Diligence and Negotiation
Structuring Winning Deals
Postmerger Integration Best Practices
Artur Raviv - Academic Director; Alan E. Peterson Professor of Finance
Peter Walter - Academic Director; Managing Director in L.E.K. Consulting
Jeanne Brett - Professor Emeritus of Management & Organizations
Harry M. Kraemer - Clinical Professor of Leadership; Former Chairman & CEO, Baxter Intl.; Executive Partner, Madison Dearborn Partners
Thomas Lys - Professor Emeritus of Accounting Information & Management
Sergio Rebelo - MUFG Bank Distinguished Professor of International Finance; Professor of Finance
Edward Zajac - James F. Bere Professor of Management & Organizations
“This was an excellent program that covered both the strategic and tactical elements of mergers, acquisitions and alliances. Subject matter experts, from both industry and academia, shared theory and current best practices. Highly recommended for those that want to go beyond the quantitative elements of basic M&A course work.”
Director Residential Products, Therma-Stor LLC
“The faculty literally wrote the book on their subjects and the guest speakers were at the top of their field. The program is intensely focused, but that is what you expect from a one-of-a-kind world-class program.”
Program Management Consultant & Operations Lead, Dell Compellent, Greater Minneapolis/St. Paul Area
“This program provided an optimal blend of theory, research-based instruction and practical application. It also afforded me a phenomenal opportunity to interact with the professors and exchange experiences with my classmates.”
Vice President of Acquisition Integration, IDEX Corporation
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