CFO/Controller Best Practices

Managing the Due Diligence Process

Course Overview:
The goal of this course is to make the user familiar with the due diligence process used in acquiring a target company. The user will learn the issues confronted with due diligence teams during the purchase of a company from the signing of the letter of intent forward and how companies can best manage those issues.



Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:
  • Identify the areas that due diligence teams should focus on during the acquisition of a target company.
  • Determine the processes and procedures the team should follow when conducting a due diligence of a potential target.

  • Content Partner:

    SmartPros Ltd.

    SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
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    Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

    None

    Speaker / Author:

    Bernie Brown, The Power of We's CEO, has over 25 years' experience advising companies in CFO and VP of Treasury roles for both public companies and family-owned businesses. A Delaware licensed CPA, Bernie has worked with companies experiencing fast growth, reorganization, recapitalization, acquisition and divestiture.

    Bernie now runs his own consulting company that helps small to midsize organizations improve their financial performance, forecasting, internal controls, and cash management. He has helped organizations improve efficiencies through information selection and implementation processes. He also helps bring management teams together through team building and financial education sessions.

    Software & Hardware Requirements:

    • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
    • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
    • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
    • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
    • Ram: 256 MB minimum
    • Sound card with speakers/headphones
    • Windows or Mac OS

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    Price (USD)

    Standard Rate: $24.95

    Details

    Course Code : 99BRO08

    Release Date : 02/18/2015
    Expire Date : 03/01/2020
    Credits :
    CPE 1.00
    QAS 1.00

    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : New Standards
    Length : 50min
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Field Of Study : Finance
    Theme : CFO/Controller Best Practices

    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible

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