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Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (M&AP)

Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances
Course summary
30-60 hours
2,990 USD excl. VAT
Online courses
Next available date: Start anytime - Online courses

Course description

Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (M&AP)

The Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (M&AP) is a program designed to meet the needs of auditing, consulting, deal advisory, investment banking, and legal professionals. The M&AP covers all aspects of the transaction process and provides insight into running a successful M&A boutique. Gain knowledge in best practices for the M&A process, valuation, due diligence and also for a unique module on Running a Successful M&A Practice. Gaining the M&AP designation signals to employers, colleagues and clients that you invest in being the best M&A practitioner you can be.

What to expect

The Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (M&AP) certification dives into the nuts and bolts of the transaction journey—auditing, consulting, and deal advisory are among just a few of the areas visited during the M&AP Training.

Whether managing or advising a merger or acquisition for your company or assisting your clients, we will equip you with the tools and knowledge you need to skip the common pitfalls and succeed.

In the highly interactive on-site course or the self-paced online course, you’ll take your skills to the next level by practicing:

  • Gain insight into international best practices
    Hone new target identification strategies and advanced synergy analyses to close the best deals and navigate common post-merger integration pitfalls.
  • Broaden your horizons
    Identifying the true stakeholders and likely competitors for the target ahead of time, so you’re ready with the right strategies and tactics for closing the transaction without trouble.
  • Taking your practice to the next level
    By “looking ahead and reasoning back,” you’ll practice implementing exceptional value analysis and comprehensive due diligence so you can lead your team into unlocking the most lucrative merger and acquisition opportunities.

Suitability - Who should attend?

While you will meet an international mix of participants from various industries, the Mergers and Acquisitions program is designed for mid-management to senior executives in the C-Suite, directors of public and private companies, board leaders, and heads of strategy and corporate development. It is also geared toward advisers, investment bankers, transaction lawyers, and private equity investors. Individuals and teams are welcome to attend.

  • Pre-requisite: Hold an academic degree (e.g. PhD, JD, DBA, MBA or Bachelor Degree); and/or hold one or more professional designations (such as CPA, CFA, CAIA or equivalent)
  • Training Course Content

    • Essentials of M&A
    • Due Diligence
    • Valuation
    • Running A Successful M&A Practice

    Continuing Studies

    After successfully completing the course, you will receive the M&AP Charter. The M&AP is the most internationally recognized designation offered in the field of M&A. This charter signals to peers, clients, employers, and other professionals that you have completed the most comprehensive M&A education program available and are proficient in all areas of the mergers and acquisitions process.

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    Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances

    The Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances (IMAA) is a global think tank with participants and offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. In our executive education trianings, we cover the entire Mergers & Acquisitions process from strategy, due diligence,...

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    Based on 6 reviews.

    Eric Benjamin Vega Dominguez
    As a trained finance professional with studies in UK, Germany and Panamá, I found the "Mergers&Acquisitions Professional Certificate" to be one of my best career investments. It is a very insightful program with deep dive into the M&A understanding. It is a program build not only from the perspective of the M&A project manager but also the M&A f...
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    Enrique Chavez
    I decided to enroll in the M&AP program because I wanted to deepen my knowledge of all the processes involved in an M&A transaction. The course was very complete, addressed with the necessary depth for each of the topics. Its virtual modality was for me, a great advantage, since knowing that if I could not attend a live session, it was possible...
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    Hannah B., COO
    I decided to enroll in the M&AP program to further my knowledge and skill set in the entire transaction process of mergers & acquisitions. By having a certification in M&A from a recognized program like IMAA has helped me by gaining a better understanding how to manage the complexities of the M&A process in terms of determining a rationale, plus...
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