An MBA in M&A. Well, sort of…
Texas A&M University return for the fourth year with their the “Dealmakers in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)” course. They bring together real-world M&A leaders to share what they’ve learned in the field.
“This is the type of high impact, hands-on opportunity that we try to provide for our high-achieving students in Mays,” Benjamin said. “The innovative style of team role play with actual case studies led by practicing M&A leaders, together with the academic stewardship of Tim Torno, is truly unique at Mays and among most business programs. I am confident that this course will continue to meaningfully impact the lives and professional careers of our students.”
Among other financial and deal sourcing topics, Mays Business School at Texan A&M, cover valuation methodologies and techniques, pricing and capital structure, negotiating of the deal, contract evaluation and due diligence. More about the course here.
From The American Society of Appraisers: Advanced Topics in Business Valuation (Thursday, January 12-2017, Las Vegas).
This capstone course applies the general valuation theory and principles learned in BV201, BV202 and BV203 and introduces the student to a variety of advanced valuation applications. This course is presented in the following chapters (see more detail below): Pass-Through Entities; Intangible Assets; Non-US Cost of Capital; Fairness Opinions; Solvency Opinions; Value Allocation in a Complex Capital Structure; Employee Stock Ownership Plan Valuation; Valuation of Debt and Preferred Stock; Litigation Services; and Advancement and Accreditation.