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M&A Science Diligence Management Certification

In this certification course, learn how to approach diligence, build a diligence team, the art of asking good questions, why due diligence is an iterative process, and the importance of data integrity.

What you’ll learn

  • Diligence concepts
  • Building a diligence team
  • Bringing in Cross Functional Team Members
  • How to Handle Difficult Negotiations

Course content

The purpose of due diligence

Avoiding deal fatigue while gathering information

The art of asking good questions

Handling a cooperative target who lacks proper diligence documentation

Due diligence surprises and hidden red flags

When to walk away from a deal

Who is this course for

This course is intended for anyone looking to learn more about diligence such as general concepts, creating a diligence strategy, and critical skills; or those who already work on diligence requests and manage diligence workflows during transactions.


Ben Sutton
Director of M&A and Business Development at gain servicing
Sergio Vasquez Botero
Director at BZS Consultants
James Harris
Principal, Corporate Development Integration at Google

Ben Sutton holds a Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics, Business Options. Benjamin is in Corporate Development at OneTrust. James Harris is the Principal of Corporate Development Integration at Google. Sergio is an experienced professional and has been in managerial roles for international consulting professional services (Big Four) firms. Sabeeh is a multilingual M&A professional with demonstrated success in deal sourcing, due diligence and post-acquisition integration.


Upon finishing this course, members will receive a certificate of completion.

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.

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!

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