Mergers & Acquisitions: Economic & Business Perspectives

About the course

Short-term Professional Extension Program Abroad

Program Theme

Economic and managerial foundations in the conduct of mergers and acquisitions of companies.


Consultants, professionals and students with an interest in the areas of Finance, Business Strategy, Economics and Business.


Empower participants of key concepts and techniques to plan and conduct a business merger or acquisition negotiation. Theoretical knowledge and analysis of practical cases of companies that seek to restructure their business portfolio, evaluating the feasibility and prospects of shareholder trading.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Economic & Business Perspectives

Benefits for scholarship holders participating in this program:

  • Free Business English module in Florida
  • Assistance and documents to obtain the American Visa

  • Academic Preparation and Logistics for the program

Why should I attend this course?

  • Professors are PhDs with vast professional experience at executive levels;
  • Participants will attend 2 mandatory company visits.


Deal structure and due diligence; Process of Negotiation in M&As; Negotiation and Contract for the Purchase and Sale of Ownership; business cases. 

Selecting the Right Acquisitions; companies’ drivers for growth; restructuring company’s business portfolio; Capturing Value in Acquisitions, business cases.

Capturing scale and scope economies in M&A; supply, demand, and pricing decisions; economic feasibility assessment; business cases.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Advanced programs are designed for graduate students with a minimum of 3 years of working experience in their field of interest.

Since the programs are 100% in English, to participate in the business-themed programs, the minimum level of English required is intermediate, and for the Business English courses at SUNY and ULV, the elementary level of English is fine.

Yes, you can request up to 2 changes in the program date without any extra cost. It is important that the request is submitted 60 days prior to the course starts.

Professor Ricardo Britto

PhD in Business Administration from FEA/USP, he is one of the most experienced Brazilian professors in International Business.

  • Location
    Sunny Isles Beach - United States
  • Dates
    3 weeks (January or July)
  • Investment
    U$ 4,900 + Enrollment: U$ 90
    Check opportunities for partial scholarships
  • Program Profile
    Classes and company visits in a full-time basis
  • Workload
    80h classroom/activities/company visits
  • Additional Activity
    Business English module included in the program with 27 hours of classes
  • Students per Classroom
    From 15 to 30
  • Certification
    Certificate in Executive Management and Business English
  • Language
    January or July
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