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How to Modernize a Process-Based Company

Want to make a change in a company that embraces traditional methods? In this course, Naomi O’Brien will walk you through how to modernize a process-based company.

What you’ll learn

  • How to Train People for M&A
  • Acquiring for Technology Capabilities and Monthly Integration Scorecard
  • How to Help Employees Embrace Change
  • The Challenges of Getting an Integration Lead in Early

Course content

Selecting an Integration Lead

Biggest Challenges in M&A Right Now

Allocating Accountability Between the Deal Team, GM, and Functional Leads

Translating Value to Current Clients Post Acquisition

Employee Environment's Impact on Integration

Dealing with Difficult Sellers During Integration

Who is this course for

This course is intended for those in an integration role seeking to learn how to move the M&A process away from traditional workflows, to more modern and efficient methods.


Naomi O’Brien
Head of M&A Integration at Toast

As an accomplished M&A Integration Leader, Naomi has experience building an Integration Framework at a Fortune 100 company and creating a repeatable Integration Methodology/Process. Naomi also has experience leading Acquisitions and Divestitures that span from $50M Tech & Talents to $4.5B Large Platform Deals.


Upon completion, members will earn a "How to Modernize a Process-Based Company".

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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.

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.

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M&A Science Virtual Summit June 10 - 11 2020

This course includes sessions from the M&A Science Virtual Summit we held in June 2020. Topics range from integration to valuation, to general corporate development insight, and more.
Toby Tester
Senior Consultant & Project Manager at BTD
Russ Hartz
VP of Corporate Development at ANSYS, Inc.
Dan Menge
Head of M&A Integration at AMD
Carlos Cesta
Vice President Corporate Development at Presidio
Stacy Hendricks
Senior Director at Alvarez & Marsal