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Carlson School of Management

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions - Carlson Executive Education
Dec 9—11
3 days
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
USD 4500
USD 1500 per day

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Description

Today’s dynamic and hyper-competitive business environment is fueling increased merger and acquisition activity across the business spectrum. Organizations large and small, publically- and privately-held, multinational and regional are all recognizing the opportunity and potential value-add from M&A deals. Consequently, leaders at all types of organizations must be able to strategically evaluate and assess these opportunities. Through case studies, simulations, and discussions with experienced deal makers, leading Carlson School business faculty, expert guest speakers, and peers, you will learn best practices across all elements of the M&A process, including strategy, fit, valuation, negotiation, deals, diligence, culture, and integration.

OUTCOMES

In this hands-on, interactive course, leaders will learn to:

  • Explore the critical steps and practical tools to effectively work through the M&A process, from strategy, valuation, and deal execution to culture considerations and post-merger integration
  • Consider the M&A process from both a buyer and seller's perspective
  • Examine current M&A trends, accounting and legal updates, and valuation techniques
  • Use strategy to drive the M&A focus and identify acquisition targets
  • Maximize the value of M&A activity through strategic imperative and alignment
  • Leverage a reliable, flexible framework for analyzing, valuing, and executing M&A
  • Realize the success of M&A integration relies heavily on both strategic fit as well as organization and culture considerations

Who should attend

Mid- and senior leaders new to evaluating and executing M&A and other strategic alliance decisions for their firms are good fits for this program. Past participants have included:

  • Business development leaders
  • CEOs, CFOs, COOs, and executive directors of finance
  • Senior business analysts
  • Leaders of business units or divisions
  • Investment bankers
  • Transactional and private equity lawyers
  • Private equity investors
  • General counsels
  • Private business owners

Experts

Education PhD 1992 Strategic Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology PGDBA (MBA) 1975 Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad BA 1973 Honors, Economics St. Stephen's College, Delhi University Expertise Interfirm networks, location, geography and knowledge transfer The perform...
Sid Benraouane Senior Lecturer Work & Organizations Education Expertise Current Activities
For the past year, designed and taught new condensed mergers and acquisitions (M&A) classes to DBAs, MBAs, Undergraduates, and Executive Education professionals. These courses were taught at the University of Minnesota and in Tokyo and New York City. For previous 6 years, managed the Carlson ...
Situational leader with demonstrated capacity to create and manage highperforming teams; Resultsoriented CFO with track record of strong business performance, proven under the most dynamic conditions; Complete M&A skill set; Over 15 year of private company board member expertise. Fluent in P...

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