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Divestiture Podcast Lessons

Learn more about divestitures from two different M&A HR professionals' points of view.

What you’ll learn

  • How to plan a divestiture from HR's perspective
  • Key materials HR must have for due diligence during a divestiture
  • Carve-out and divestiture issues to prepare for
  • Setting up transition service agreements

Course content

Planning a Divestiture from HR's Perspective

  • Podcast Interview with Sallie Cunningham

The Process of Moving Employees

Transition Service Agreements (TSAs)

Planning a Divestiture from HR's Perspective

  • Podcast Interview with Sallie Cunningham

Carve-out and Divestiture challenges

Asset vs. Stock Sales

Who is this course for

HR M&A professionals looking for guidance on how to plan and execute divestitures.


Jillian Kaebel-Sisk
HR - Global Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures Manager at Caterpillar Inc
Sallie J. Cunningham
Director, People M&A at Apple

Jillian Kaebel-Sisk is the Global HR M&A Manage in Corporate Strategy and Business Development at Caterpillar Inc. She has ab extensive HR background in various functional areas and multiple international assignments that have provided her with a unique set of skills and global knowledge. Sallie Cunningham is the HR Executive, Integration Leader at Cytiva. She is a global human resources professional with demonstrated expertise in strategic business partnerships, executive and talent management, succession planning, organizational design and development, M&A, and employee relations management.


Upon completing this course, you will receive a badge for "Divestiture Podcast Lessons".

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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.

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