Acquisitions consume an enormous amount of management time and other resources. In order to make a successful acquisition you need to be properly prepared. You need to understand the market, the target business and how you are going to manage the business integration.
This course guides you through each step in buying a business – from the initial decision to acquire a business, through preliminary negotiations and due diligence up to and including the final integration.
This course will enable you to:
- plan carefully and strategically for your acquisition
- understand what you need to know about the market, the target company and the deal
- understand the due diligence process, what it is for and how to conduct it effectively
- create a plan for effective integration of the acquired business