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Mergers and Acquisitions

 

The course focuses on critical success factors across every stage of the process, such as acquisition reasoning, selection and evaluation of the partner, synergies recognition, post-merger integration, and social issues. Hence, it gives to the students the skills and knowledge for understanding domestic and international deals, evaluating the long-term potential of a partnership and the integration needed to fulfill that potential. Furthermore, the course aims to equip the students with the capability to critically observe and analyze the actual economic market, recognizing the potential and the problems behind real world firms’ decision.

Find full course description in the course catalogue.    

Exam

 

The grade for the course consists of two parts:

  • Coursework counting app. 40 %
  • 3-hour written exam counting app. 60 %

The written exam is online and presence in Aarhus is not nescessary.

Admission Requirements

Course specific:

To apply for the course you must either be enrolled in a bachelor's degree, have a bachelor's degree or have passed a qualifying entry examination.   

Students should have basic knowledge of business administration, management, corporate governance, and strategic management  

General:

Exchange Students: nomination from your home university

Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency

You can read more about the admission here.

Lecturer

Damiana Rigamonti

damiana.rigamonti@gmail.com 

Website

 

Damiana Rigamonti was Assistant Professor at Aarhus University for five years (2013-2018). Her research focuses on topics related to Mergers and Acquisitions, Strategic Management, Innovation Management, International Business, and Corporate Finance.