With 15 years of excellence in M&A education and research, the Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances (IMAA) is an international think tank helping organisations and individuals advance their M&A capabilities and become part of the global M&A community.

ACCA members benefit from 10% discount on the online course programs and extended ‘early bird’ rates for onsite training courses.
For further details please contact: info@imaa-institute.org


Based on IMAA’s best practice frameworks and the body of knowledge for Mergers and Acquisitions, there are three distinct M&A certificate programs and designations. Each program is designed to address the specific needs of professionals and organisations already executing transaction and M&A strategies and of those looking to break into this field.

  • Online learning information

    The online format is a self-study designed course with on-demand video lectures and required readings. The course assignments including real-life business case studies, multiple choice questions, and more. There is no time constraint to complete the online course; therefore you may work at your own pace and take breaks if needed.

    Key facts

    • online course fee: $2961 USD (with 10% ACCA discount)
    • enrol at any time and start right away
    • Approximately 50 hours online to complete each course
    • leading faculty from academia and the industry
    • courses split into four, easy-to-digest modules
    • content updated reguarly.


    • access to most up-to-date online course content
    • IMAA certification and charterholder status upon completion
    • first year of annual membership fee
    • access to the entire IMAA e-library with more than 200,000 e-books
    • global network of charter holders and experts.


    The certificate courses are assessed via in-course assignments. There is no final examination.