The M&A Leadership Council is committed to providing M&A industry professionals the training they need to advance their careers and to address day-to-day deal activities with industry leaders and key subject matter experts via classroom-led sessions. Our professionals contribute their strategic insight and long history of deal experience through hands-on training for M&A professionals in convenient locations across the U.S.
The foundation for the training curriculum is the "Art of M&A" publications co-authored by our Advisory Board member, Alex Lajoux. Training is consistently kept up to date and relevant to rapidly changing industry conditions. Content is provided by key contributors from the Advisory Board members and Partners.
The Art of M&A Integration
This 2 ½ day workshop is a unique opportunity for executives to work with the best companies and most seasoned practitioners in the M&A arena….all speaking with one voice. This session is about best practices, tools and techniques you can use right now. More people have attended this workshop in the last 3 years than any other and rated it a 9 out of 10 for content, presentation and tools. The workshop focuses the best practices for each element of the Integration life cycle (Pre-announce, Pre-close and Post-close) with the uniqueness of multiple organizational expertise threaded into one jam-packed event. Learn to transition effectively from the DMO (Diligence Management Office) to the IMO (Integration Management Office) and launch into the integration with full confidence of success. Nuance processes and tools are shared with the attendees to establish the framework for better integration planning and flawless implementation.
The Art of M&A Due Diligence
This 2-day workshop offers insights gathered over hundreds of due diligence projects during the investigation of potential acquisition targets with an eye toward red flags, risks, and opportunities that could impact the deal. Analyzing your target in the right way as part of the due diligence process can help detect problems that may confirm this is the right decision, or warrant caution, renegotiation, structural considerations, or even walking away. Learn how to open and operate the DMO (Diligence Management Office). Go beyond the numbers with effective operations diligence. And, learn to more effectively prepare the Bridge to Integration.