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Maximizing Opportunities to Access Acquired Talent

Maximizing Opportunities to Access Acquired Talent

An increasing number of M&A transactions focus on talent, yet talent assessment is often limited to a brief perusal of LinkedIn profiles and cursory conversations with target company leaders. In this course, learn insights & leading practices for assessing acquired talent at all levels & deal stages.


What you’ll learn

  • 3 critical groups for deal success
  • How to integrate key talent
  • Toxic leadership behaviors to avoid
  • Conducting an operational talent assessment

Course content

Critical to Close Group

Critical to Integration Group

Approaching the Talent Assessment

What support do you receive from HR business partners?

Handling Employees Who Feel Unappreciated

What if you don't have a dedicated HR team?

Who is this course for

This course is intended for anyone interested in HR and learning how to not only retain talent post-close, but maximize talent opportunities.


Klint Kendrick
Former HR M&A Leader at Oracle & Boeing and Chair of the HR M&A Roundtable

Klint is a results-oriented Human Resources professional offering 15+ years of experience leading key growth initiatives in diverse industries including manufacturing, aerospace and defense, media, and information technology (IT). He is recognized as an authority on people, culture and leadership issues in M&A who has presented at high-profile events sponsored by Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg BNA, McKinsey, Mercer, Willis Towers Watson, and Chicago Booth.


Upon completing this course, members will receive a "Maximizing Opportunities to Access Acquired Talent" course 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.

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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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