FAQ about IMAA
There are a variety of training programs that can help you become an expert in mergers and acquisitions. Some programs include the International Mergers & Acquisitions Expert (IM&A) program, the Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (M&AP) program, the Legal Mergers & Acquisitions Expert (LM&A) program, the Certified Post Merger Integration Expert (CPMI) program, the Human Resources Mergers & Acquisitions Expert (HRM&A) program, the International Hospitality Mergers & Acquisitions Expert (IHM&A) program, and the In-House M&A Training program. Which program is right for you depends on your goals and interests in mergers and acquisitions.
Our M&A training programs have been carefully crafted to cater to the needs of every career-level professional – whether they are already in the industry or aspiring to join it. Developed by renowned faculty and M&A experts over the course of several years, these courses provide an all-encompassing and regionally focused training.
The Certified Post Merger Integration Expert (CPMI) program offers a bespoke solution for advisors, Human Resource professionals, Project Managers, management consultants, change specialists, corporate M&A and integration teams. Going beyond planning to implementation, this is the only globally recognised Post Merger integration certification of its kind, acknowledged the world over.
Here are ten compelling benefits that may make it worth your while:
- Economies of Scale
- Economies of Scope
- Competitive Edge in the Market 4. Access to the Best Talent
- Access to Resources
- Diversification of Risk through Portfolio Divergence
- Cost-Effective Alternatives for Facilities
- Access to New Markets
- Opportunist Value Generation
- Enterprise Continuation
The Due Diligence module dives deep into the most crucial questions and topics related to the process, touching on Financial, Tax, Legal, Human Resources (HR), Commercial, and other Due Diligence areas.
Get certified at the IMAA with different M&A training of your choice.
This course aims to equip you with the fundamentals of each valuation approach, including their advantages and drawbacks, as well as examples of their application.
This Legal Mergers and Acquisitions Expert certification training program covers every essential topic of the M&A process from a legal perspective: prior to the deal, during due diligence and negotiations, and afterwards, too.
This training dives deeper than basic level theory and introduces hands-on tools and practices used by industry pros. Led by seasoned M&A experts, each session is designed to share their invaluable knowledge and experience gained through years of practical application.
The Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (M&AP) program is designed to provide comprehensive education and skillsets to auditing, consulting, deal advisory, investment banking, and legal professionals. With knowledge in the M&A process, valuation, and due diligence, as well as a unique module on Running a Successful M&A Practice, the M&AP designation demonstrates to employers, colleagues, and clients that you are committed to excellence as an M&A practitioner.
The HRM&A program is specially crafted to provide Human Resource professionals, in both corporate and consulting roles, with the necessary skills to excel in M&A transactions.The HRM&A program provides comprehensive insights into the HR side of the M&A transaction process: from strategy, due diligence, and Post Merger Integration (Best of PMI) to compensation and benefits. You will learn the best practices for the M&A process, gain a better understanding of the HR function and its importance in the pre- and post-merger phases. Acquire the HRM&A designation and gain the tools to confidently tackle the challenges and practical aspects of M&A transactions.
This course on International Hospitality Mergers & Acquisitions is the perfect training for industry professionals to gain invaluable knowledge and skills. Our expert M&A veterans and Hospitality professionals will provide the foundational theories, practical tools, and real-world know-how needed to succeed in the exciting world of hospitality transactions. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to advance your career!
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The Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions, and Alliances is a non-profit think tank dedicated to furthering the knowledge and expertise of Mergers & Acquisitions through research, educational certificate programs, workshops, resources, and more.
Imaa has earned the prestigious ISO certification from TUEV Austria for ISO Norm 9001 Quality Management Systems, ISO Norm 21001 Educational organizations, and ISO Norm 29990 Learning services for non-formal education and training – an achievement validated by their Certificate.
Respected academics and tutors from all corners of the globe come together at the Institute to collaborate on research, provide resources, and create innovative programs.
There is an international mix of participants from various industries. The Merger and Acquisition programs are designed for mid-management to senior executives in the C-Suite, directors of public and private companies, board leaders, and heads of strategy and corporate development. They are also geared toward advisers, investment bankers, transactional lawyers, and private equity investors. Individuals and teams are welcome to attend.
All you need to do is complete the course of your choice from wherever you are – be it from your home or while on the go! That’s what many of our participants do. To receive the M&A Certification, there is no need for physical attendance – you can even mix online with onsite workshops to obtain the designation.
The time you need to finish the online program varies depending on your experience and how much time you can dedicate to it. Generally, you should plan for approximately 50 hours of study. Our fastest students have been able to complete it within two months.
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