Frame and implement successful mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategies that create competitive advantage and shareholder value. You examine a wide range of issues, including corporate strategy, industry economics, finance, valuation, and post-acquisition management, to ensure that the M&A process is as effective as possible.
Comprehensive case studies show you the link between the strategic, financial and human aspects of an acquisition. Led by inspirational faculty and experts from both sides of the Atlantic, you acquire all the tools to lead with confidence at every stage of a merger or acquisition.
Who is the programme for?
Corporate executives who are involved in any stage of the M&A process, including:
■ General managers
■ Business development and marketing managers
■ Strategic planners
■ HR directors
■ M&A advisors Programme focus
■ The role of M&A activities in corporate strategy and the motives for engaging in these activities
■ The valuation of acquisition targets and their impact on reported performance
■ Post-acquisition priorities and how to implement successful integration strategies
■ Understand the role of mergers and acquisitions on your corporate strategy
■ Develop acquisition strategies that create competitive advantage and shareholder value
■ Value acquisition targets and avoid pitfalls
■ Assess bid tactics and prepare for merger negotiations
■ Evaluate the financial implications of a merger or acquisition
■ Recognise the human factors of mergers and acquisitions and the important role of leadership throughout the process