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    Diligence and Integration Podcast Lessons
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What you’ll learn

  • M&A due diligence from HR's point of view
  • Creating and maintain high performance teams during diligence and integration
  • Combining unique cultures during post-close
  • Diligence and integration tips from industry practitioners

Course content

The HR Practitioner’s Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions Due Diligence

  • Podcast Interview with Dr. Klint Kendrick

How to Enable and Maintain High-Performance Deal Teams

  • Podcast Interview with Richard Kasperowski

Assimilating Unique Cultures in M&A

  • Podcast Interview with Kim Jones

How Hign Performing Teams can Maximize Value Post-Close and Enable Continued Success

How to Implement an Agile Approach into M&A

  • Podcast Interview with James Harris

Traditional Practices, such as playbooks, that Often Fail

Who is this course for

Anyone who is interested in diligence and integration tips, advice, and practical how-tos from three M&A professionals with a wide range of backgrounds.


James Harris
Principal, Corporate Development Integration at Google
Kim Jones
SR. HR M&A Manager and SR. HR Manager XBOX at Microsoft
Richard Kasperowski
Instructor at Harvard University, Author | Keynote Speaker | Teacher | Certified Agile Team Building™
Klint Kendrick
Chair of the HR M&A Roundtable and Former HR M&A Leader at Oracle & Boeing

1. Klint is a results-oriented Human Resources professional offering 15+ years of experience leading key growth initiatives in diverse industries including manufacturing, aerospace and defense, media, and information technology (IT). 2. Richard Kasperowski is an author, teacher, speaker, and coach focused on high-performance teams. Richard is the author of two books, High-Performance Teams: The Foundations and The Core Protocols: A Guide to Greatness. 3. James Harris has a strong background in corporate development and integration and has worked at notable companies such as Amazon and Google. 4. Kim Jones is a results oriented, HR professional with strong business knowledge and diverse global HR experience.


Upon completing this course, you will receive a badge for "Diligence and Integration Podcast Lessons".

Have any questions?

What is the M&A Science Academy?

The M&A Science Academy is an online-platform where you can access courses taught by M&A professionals. The courses cover a wide variety of M&A topics such as integration, divestitures, due diligence, management styles, and more.

The M&A Science Academy includes courses from M&A experts who are eager to share their stories, failures, and successes.

Our goal is to provide users with knowledge from industry practitioners that can be applied to their own practices.

What is included in an M&A Science Academy subscription?

A subscription includes access to all M&A Science courses, downloadable PDFs, webinars, and more. New content and courses will be added regularly.

Where can I watch the courses?

All courses are available 24/7 on the M&A Science Thinkific page.

Which courses are right for me?

The M&A Science Academy courses were created to cover a range of  topics based upon common M&A challenges. We are going to be adding new content regularly so feel free to explore new areas!

How much does the Academy cost?

There is a monthly membership for $150/month, billed monthly or an annual membership for $120/month, billed annually (save 20%)

How do I cancel?

If you choose to cancel your M&A Science Subscription and wish to end recurring payments go to My Account Billing and hit Cancel for the subscription or payment plan. You will automatically lose access to the academy content at the end of the billing period.