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Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course teaches the analytical frameworks and tools
necessary to successfully execute mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructuring.
You will learn the concept, reasons for doing M&A., different types of transactions, value
creation, organic growth, etc. You will learn why each party is involved, buyers, sellers,
third party service providers, intermediaries, and capital providers. You will develop a
strategic plan for M&A activity and analyze strategic alternative. Understand the M&A
due diligence process and develop your due diligence skills, business valuation
techniques, Learn how to best protect shareholder value during M&A, understand the
use of M&A by large public corporations, privately-held middle-market firms, and
private equity firms, learn a playbook of M&A best practices.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Understand the fundamentals of mergers and acquisitions.
• Explain key concepts and operations within the mergers and acquisitions
market.
• Pose insightful questions aimed at gaining a deeper understanding of effective
strategies in mergers and acquisitions.

Prerequisites

ECON X499.1, ECON X499.2, & ECON X499.4

To enroll in Strategic Investments elective courses, students must have completed ECON X499.1, ECON X499.2, and ECON X499.4 with a grade C or better. 

If you have substituted ECON X499.1 with a ECON 134A please email your unofficial transcript to help@professional.ucsb.edu for assistance.  

Concurrent Enrollment Permissible: If you have already enrolled in ECON X499.1 / ECON X499.2 / ECON X499.4 and wish to register before the courses have completed, please contact PaCE Support at 805-893-4200 to bypass the prerequisite.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Type
Class
Days
T
Time
4:00PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Apr 23, 2024
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
North Hall
Room
Room 1110
Type
Class
Days
F
Time
2:00PM to 5:00PM
Dates
Apr 26, 2024
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
North Hall
Room
Room 1110
Type
Class
Days
T
Time
4:00PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Apr 30, 2024
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
North Hall
Room
Room 1110
Type
Class
Days
F
Time
2:00PM to 3:30PM
Dates
May 03, 2024
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
North Hall
Room
Room 1110
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
10.5
Location
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee credit (1 units) $165.00
Potential Discount(s)
Available for Credit
1 units
Section Notes

Steps to Enroll

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Registration Notice: 

Self-enrollment will be available until 2:00 PM PT on 04/23/24.  If you wish to enroll after that time, please contact PaCE Support at help@professional.ucsb.edu

Required Textbook(s):
TBD

No refunds after 04/22/24

A full refund is given (less a $40 administrative fee per course) if notice of dropping from the course is received by PaCE 5 or more days prior to the first day of instruction.  A 50% refund is given (less a $40 administrative fee) if notice of dropping from the course is received 1-4 days prior to the course start date.  See the full Drop Policy here.