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M&A Landscapes and Identifying Gaps in M&A Strategy

In this course, learn how to build M&A landscapes, identify gaps in M&A strategy, align leaders, determine risks, and more. This course is taught by Tomer Stavitsky, experienced corporate development and head of M&A professional.

What you’ll learn

  • How to Identify Gaps in the Market
  • Challenges When Developing an M&A Landscape
  • Tips for Aligning Leadership on Your Discoveries
  • The Best Way to Source Deals

Course content

Building an M&A Landscape, Strategy vs Target Research

Creating Urgency with New, Emerging Markets

Recommended Tools for Target Intel-Research

Handling Differing Views on How to Drive Success

Factoring Risk into Landscape Mapping

Working on Soft Skills

Who is this course for

This course is for corporate development and M&A professionals seeking guidance on how to create an M&A landscape with a thought-out and researched strategy.


Tomer Stavitsky
Corporate Development, Head of M&A

As a Corporate Development Executive that partners with senior leaders and key stakeholders, Tomer drives new business initiatives and creates collaborative stakeholder and partner relationships that deliver exponential growth. Tomer has broad corporate development strategy and execution experience working in small, medium and large companies in the corporate development function including Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, ConvaTec, Intuitive Surgical and Ginkgo Bioworks. Tomer’s 15+ years of experience span the full range of deal activities including research, sourcing, due diligence, deal structuring, negotiation and integration for successful, high value outcomes.


Upon completions, M&A Science Academy members will receive an "M&A Landscapes and Identifying Gaps in M&A Strategy" course completion badge.

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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.

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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%)

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