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  Module 4: Strategy - Mergers & Acquisitions

The forces of globalization and technological change have created a highly competitive and dynamic business world where mergers and acquisitions are increasingly being used to seek and gain competitive advantage and to maximize shareholder value.

This module will explore the following discussion areas:

Strategy Formulation

  • Creating competitive advantage through acquisition, merger, divestiture, or collaborative alliances
  • Determination of attractiveness and fit of a candidate to your organization
  • Alternatives to M&A such as strategic coalitions or joint endeavors
  • Strategy development for integration or restructuring

Pre-deal Risk Analysis

  • Strategy development for successful integration
  • Components of strategic due diligence
  • Managing the negotiation process
  • Protection of your organization

Post-deal Integration

  • Management of post-merger integration
  • Understanding the impact of the new organizations strategy, structure, and culture