Mergers and Acquisitions
Designed for business and finance professionals, this course will teach you what you need to know about the most complex investment a business can make--the acquisition of another business.
NASBA Field of Study
Business Management and Organization
Authored by an extensive network of global SMEs in connection with AICPA and CIMA staff.
Growing your company through acquisition
Businesses can add value by making successful investments. This can take different forms. In this course, you will learn the purposes of merger and acquisition activity, factors that influence the price offered, value proposition, the process of bidding and negotiation, and a deeper look at the motivations of an acquisition and what they bring to either party in a business combination.
Value added topics
- Acquisition strategies
- Business valuation and the bidding process
- Statutory, subsidiary, and horizontal mergers
Gain experience with detailed exercises
The practical hands-on exercises use real world examples and are designed to give you a deeper understanding of mergers and acquisitions.
This is a standalone course but if you're interested in more of this type of learning while earning a designation, explore the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program.
- Global accounting and finance professionals
- Management accounting professionals
- Finance vice presidents
- Finance directors
- CPAs and CAs
- Value realisation
- Identify the purposes of merger and acquisition activity and the risks of failing to manage such activity well.
- Determine the valuation for acquisition for either the target business or the bidding business.
- Apply the process of bidding and completing an acquisition.
- Apply the post-acquisition steps to ensure expected value can be achieved.
Group ordering for your team
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