Course overview

Buying and selling a business can be a very risky step to undertake, with more than half of all transactions failing. Ensuring due diligence in mergers and acquisitions is carried out the proper way can be less risky and improve your chances of a successful transaction.

Due diligence helps businesses add value to their new acquisitions. As well as simply checking things out, due diligence needs to be structured so businesses can make better development decisions.

On completion of this online course, you will gain an understanding of:

  • the practical aspects of due diligence, including how to get the best out of the process through planning and selecting the best advisors
  • the importance of integration, how to avoid common pitfalls and the subsequent failure of acquisitions
  • how to identify and quantify potential problems and liabilities
  • potential problems with cross-border due diligence and how to create a strategy to cope with these

Key information

  • learn at your own pace
  • help meet your annual CPD requirements
  • develop your own learning needs
  • exclusive member benefit – 10% discount
  • iPad/Android compatible work with leading industry specialists to develop bespoke CPD courses. 

Disclaimer: This course is available for ACCA members, you may need your ACCA membership number to complete your booking. This course and outline is provided by a third-party course provider. All course bookings are subject to the terms and conditions set by the course provider. Please see individual supplier pages for full terms and conditions. ACCA takes no liability for bookings made with third-party suppliers.