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Diligence Management

This course covers a wide range of transaction execution management skills and lessons.

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Meet your instructor

Russ Hartz is a corporate development leader at ANSYS, Inc. and former Vice President of Corporate Development at SAP. He is an experienced Corporate Development professional, with specific expertise in M&A and investments and post-merger integration. He currently manages a team of 10 M&A and integration professionals.

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This course will teach you why taking a modern approach to integration is more effective than the traditional approach. Learn the key differences, outcomes, and hear case studies that support this modernized approach. Integration is often overlooked, despite being one of the most contributing factors to the success of M&A.
Through this course you will learn why traditional integration approaches often fail, how a modern approach can lead to a positive outcome, and basic IMO configuration that give strategies and tactics to implement to internal practices in order to promote a successful integration.

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Timing of deal - how to structure activities within exclusivity periods

  • Develop a process that gets you what you needs and not have to boil an ocean
  • How to get the right people at the right level of engagement to execute
  • Prevent value leaks and enable maximum deal valuation and prevent value dilution
  • Develop a process that gets you what you needs and not have to boil an ocean
  • How to get the right people at the right level of engagement to execute
  • Prevent value leaks and enable maximum deal valuation and prevent value dilution

02

Who needs to be involved, internal as well as external folks

03

What skillsets are needed to effectively and efficiently execute DD

04

Common tools and templates are needed

05

What matters - what is material to the deal and value created - know what to DD

06

Objectives:

  • Develop a process that gets you what you needs and not have to boil an ocean
  • How to get the right people at the right level of engagement to execute
  • Prevent value leaks and enable maximum deal valuation and prevent value dilution
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Frequently Asked 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.

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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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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 an early adopter special available now for $480 (regular $960).

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