Learn the analytical framework to prepare, evaluate, and execute business mergers and acquisitions
Understand how to put together a deal, how to minimize overpaying, and how to increase chances of success in a business combination
About this course:
This course is intended primarily for investors looking to acquire a small to mid-sized business or corporate executives and professionals looking to expand their company's prospects via merger and acquisition (M&A). This course combines an analytical framework with real-world applications to introduce the key processes and techniques involving business combinations. Key topics include current trends in M&A, accounting foundations, legal constraints, tax implications, business valuation techniques, and M&A risk management. Students learn how to prepare, evaluate, and execute business mergers and acquisitions through lectures, discussion forums, case studies, and assigned practice questions. Participants leave the course with an understanding of how to put together a deal, minimize overpaying, and increase their chances of success in a business combination.
MGMT X 130A Basic Managerial Finance or equivalent, or the consent of the instructor.