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Making Your Diligence Process More Efficient

Making Your Diligence Process More Efficient

In this course, learn how to improve your diligence process from James Harris, Principal, Corporate Development Integration at Google.


What you’ll learn

  • Taking a First Pass at Diligence
  • Bringing in Cross Functional Team Members
  • How to Handle Difficult Negotiations
  • Avoiding Deal Fatigue

Course content

How do you handle a target that is cooperative but they don't have the proper documentation for diligence?

Is digging into a target's financials a phase two diligence?

What should you do if a company can't provide adequate documentation around a request?

What do sprints 3 & 4 look like?

What are hidden red flags to look out for?

How do you avoid deal fatigue while gathering information?

Who is this course for

This course in intended for anyone who works on diligence requests and manages diligence workflows during transactions.


James Harris
Principal, Corporate Development Integration at Google

James Harris is the Principal of Corporate Development Integration at Google. Before working at Google, James was the Acquisition Integration Manager at Amazon.


Upon completing this course, you will receive a badge for "Making Your Diligence Process More Efficient".

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