Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions is a unique and immersive course that allows you to apply your knowledge from the Company Directors Course in the context of strategic business growth through acquisition. Upon completion you will be aware of the traps to successfully navigate your organisation through the process without unnecessary delays or costs.
Right course for you

Is this course right for you?

Directors and aspiring directors whose organisations are preparing for an acquisition or contemplating a merger.

Directors and aspiring directors whose organisations are preparing for an acquisition or contemplating a merger. Attendees are required to have completed the Company Directors Course.

Course learnings

What will you learn?

Upon completing this course, you will have the confidence and tools to make efficient decisions and resolve issues relating to the launch of an M&A strategy for your organisation.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply learnings from the Company Directors Course in the public unlisted M&A context

  • Prepare the board to undertake M&A activity

  • Practice the steps involved in preparing for an M&A

  • Clarify the directors’ role in strategy, risk and finance within the M&A context

  • Explore different decision making frameworks for boards in resolving complex business decisions
Course expectations

What can you expect?

The course commences with a board dinner meeting the first evening. The following day is a full day of learning led by an experienced director facilitator, who will provide expert guidance and support throughout

The course commences with a board dinner meeting the first evening where you will create connections with fellow participants and hear from a prominent industry speaker ahead of the learning day.

The following day is a full day of learning led by an experienced director facilitator, who will provide expert guidance and support throughout. Working with a group of peers in both board and committee groups, you will spend the majority of the day immersed in a fictional company preparing for strategic growth through acquisition. In the afternoon, an experienced guest director will share their own experience and answer any of your questions.

Mode of study

Board dinner meeting followed by facilitated and immersive sessions the following day.

Duration

  • Day one: three hours

  • Day two: seven hours

Customised courses for your board or organisation

Our In-House service can work with you to build tailored development solutions that meet the unique needs of your board or organisation.

Why learn with us?

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Content

The content

Our programs and courses are designed by expert educators with the input of experienced directors and subject matter experts. The contemporary content is updated annually and includes case studies and real-life examples to ensure relevancy for today's and tomorrow's directors.
Facilitators

The facilitators

With our rigorous selection criteria, we recruit facilitators boasting extensive real-world director experience and the ability to create an interactive and unique learning environment.
Participants

The participants

You'll spend time connecting with, learning from, and sharing experiences with, a broad range of high-calibre senior executives and directors who are passionate about improving performance.
Recognition

The recognition

We offer highly-regarded and established governance and directorship programs. By participating, you are demonstrating your commitment to good governance practice, and have the opportunity to earn post nominals that associate you with Australia's leading organisation for directors and are recognised by the wider director community.

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