Event Detail

In this session, our guest speaker, Richard Brown, Ph.D., will discuss a variety of topics, including market transaction trends, M&A alternatives, M&A timelines, and success stories.  More specifically, we will address the following questions:  1) What types of firms participate in the market for acquisitions?, 2) What are the motivations for participants?, 3) What are the outcomes of M&As?, 4) What can we learn to improve M&As assuming that we are in the role of a top manager?

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the M&A climate: deals and trends
  • Analyze M&A alternatives, valuation issues, financing, the sell side process, M&A timelines
  • Discuss the strategy of M&A deals, including the role of management and potential legal issues
When: Friday, November 15th, 2024. 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
Where: Your home or office
Speaker: Richard Brown, Ph.D.
CPE Credits: 4 Business Management and Organization CPE
CLE Credits: 4 Substantive CLE 
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None

Delivery Method:


Group Internet-Based

Free for Members, $85 for Non-Members

The Presenters:

Richard S. Brown, Ph.D. is a professor of Strategic Management at Penn State University - Harrisburg. He has taught at many universities in the Philadelphia area. Courses taught include Strategic Management, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Entrepreneurship & Innovation. He has published twenty academic articles in these fields on topics such as mechanism design, franchising, game theory and international location choice. 

About CPE/CLE:

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