Business Acquisitions: Strategy and Finance

MGMT X 430.131

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.

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Fall
Winter
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Online
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Starting at $765.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • 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, cases 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.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Business Acquisitions: Strategy and Finance.

X 130A Basic Managerial Finance or equivalent or the consent of the instructor.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Canceled
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Instructor: Peter Lou, CFA
371511
Fee:
$765.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2020
Course Requirements
Course syllabus not yet available

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA
371648
Fee:
$765.00
51 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2020
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Notes

Elective course in the Finance Certificate.

Visitors not permitted.  Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 21, 2020
Course Requirements
(Optional)
Schedule
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Lecture
Tue Jan 7, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 154
Lecture
Tue Jan 14, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 154
Lecture
Tue Jan 21, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 154
Lecture
Tue Jan 28, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 154
Lecture
Tue Feb 4, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 154
Lecture
Tue Feb 11, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 154
Lecture
Tue Feb 18, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 154
Lecture
Tue Feb 25, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 154
Lecture
Tue Mar 3, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 154
Lecture
Tue Mar 10, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 154
Lecture
Tue Mar 17, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 154

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