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Starting 27 October 2021
Delivered by distance learning over 16 weeks
Starting 27 October 2021

Delivered by distance learning over 16 weeks

A Postgraduate Certificate course in Mergers & Acquisitions

In partnership with Middlesex University


We can customise it to meet your specific training requirements. Contact Ted Bailey or call +44 (0)20 7017 4174.

The Mechanics of Mergers & Acquisitions

Core modules

Unit 1 – Fundamentals of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) 

Unit 2 – Valuation 

Unit 3 – Synergy and control benefits 

Unit 4 – Due diligence 

Unit 5 – Financing 

Unit 6 – Private equity M&A 

Unit 7 – Integration and building value 

Unit 8 – Negotiation

What you’ll learn

  • Why most mergers fail to create value for the acquirer 
  • What action can be taken to avoid failure
  • The different types of synergies and control benefits arising from a proposed acquisition and how to evaluate/value them
  • How to value the importance of good execution, negotiation and implementation skills in achieving merger and acquisition success 

How you’ll learn

  • A new module is released every two weeks
  • Read the units online, save them to your computer or print them out
  • Study at your own pace
  • Efficient and cost effective - no need to travel or take time off work
  • Apply new skills and expertise to your work straight away

Postgraduate certificate option

You have the option to receive a postgraduate certificate validated by Middlesex University Business School.

You will need to submit an additional marked assignment of 5000 words, based on a continuing case study that runs throughout the duration of the course.

Is this the course for you?

Watch expert trainer Roger Mills to find out more.