Course Brief

Mergers and acquisitions rarely create shareholder value. Which begs the obvious question: why not?
In examining real case studies, as well as innovative theoretical approaches, Mergers and Acquisitions will help executives to make better M&A decisions in the future.

  • Distance Learning

Topics covered
  • Strategic focus.
  • Why mergers fail.
  • Valuation.
  • Bid tactics.
  • Due diligence.
  • The concept of implementation.
  • Project management of implementation.
  • Developing the implementation plan.
  • Executing the implementation plan.
  • MSc. Strategic Planning

     

                  

     

    The MSc. in Strategic Planning is the capstone of the core modules in the MBA programme as it draws from the main business disciplines covered in the other six core modules.

    This course is designed to assist managers to develop an overall strategic understanding of the organization beyond any one functional area. It looks at the fundamental questions at the heart of strategic planning “What does an organisation want to achieve? How does it go about achieving it?” and helps to formulate suitable answers.

    In a world of rapid change, organisations that can identify, design and effectively and efficiently implement these needs are more likely to survive and prosper.

     

    ACCREDITATION

    Heriot-Watt University is accredited by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) UK

    Ranked in the Complete University Guide 2018

    • 28th in the UK and 3rd in Scotland
    • Ranked in the top 25% in the UK for 10 subjects – Accounting & Finance, Art & Design, Building, Business & Management Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, and Mechanical Engineering

     

    There are two tuition intakes per year for all courses:

    •           January - May
    •           July - November

     

    REGISTRATION DATES FOR THE JANUARY 2018 SEMESTER:

    • November 25th - December 14th, 2017

     

    MASTERS INFORMATION SESSIONS

    • Champs Fleurs: Saturday, November 11th, 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • San Fernando: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

     

    Why choose the EBS Heriot-Watt University MBA or MSc. Degree?

     

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  • Master in Business Administration - MBA

     

                  

     

    The Edinburgh Business School MBA, Heriot-Watt University has been ranked as Europe's Largest Distance Learning MBA and the second largest in the world by the Financial Times Newspaper survey of approximately 20 of the top global distance learning MBAs.

    With a history dating back to 1821, Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made them one of the top UK universities for business and industry.

    Heriot-Watt University is a vibrant, forward-looking university, well known for the quality of their degrees with employers actively seeking out there graduates.

    Heriot-Watt is also Scotland’s most international university with an unsurpassed international in-country presence. They deliver programmes to 11,800 students in 150 countries around the world.

     

    ACCREDITATION

    Heriot Watt University is accredited by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) UK

    Ranked in the Complete University Guide 2018

    • 28th in the UK and 3rd in Scotland
    • Ranked in the top 25% in the UK for 10 subjects – Accounting & Finance, Art & Design, Building, Business & Management Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, and Mechanical Engineering

     

    There are two tuition intakes per year for all courses:

    • January - May
    • July - November

     

    REGISTRATION DATES FOR THE JANUARY 2018 SEMESTER:

    • November 25th - December 14th, 2017

     

    MASTERS INFORMATION SESSIONS

    • Champs Fleurs: Saturday, November 11th, 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • San Fernando: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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    Are you ready to be a global professional?

    Why choose the EBS, Heriot Watt University MBA or Msc. Degree. Dr. Robin R. Maraj, Executive Director.

    My MBA

    Students share their experiences pursuing the EBS Masters at SBCS.


    Why the Heriot-Watt Masters?

    Globally recognised

    Offered in over 160 countries across the globe and in 4 languages, the EBS MBA is chosen for its intellectual challenge, ability to greatly enhance career prospects and flexibility.

    Transform your Career

    SBCS offers you a life-changing learning experience that will transform you into a management professional with a globally respected qualification.

    Fits your lifestyle

    The programmes can be studied and financed one module at a time, if so desired; with face to face support or with online support, either in the form of revision or full tuition classes by SBCS tutors.

     

    Accomplished, knowledgeable lecturers

    Our teaching faculty at SBCS comprise of industry professionals with impeccable academic credentials, who have attended formal teaching courses, making them well equipped to deliver to you a transformative educational experience.

    Blended Learning Environment

    A range of simulations and web based tools are provided online to support your mastery of our courses. Our campuses have been designed with one goal in mind, to provide a learning environment that is safe, connected, comfortable, supportive and convenient.

    Leverage Global Partnerships (ACCA-EBS Partnership)

    ACCA members can gain fast-track entry through credit transfer when they matriculate for the MSc. in Financial Management and exemptions for up to 4 modules when they matriculate for the MBA.

     

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  • MSc. Financial Management

     

                  

     

    The MSc. in Financial Management is targeted at finance professionals and other professionals who want to develop a career in financial management, and who require a wide-ranging understanding of financial techniques and their application - but do not require high-level mathematical understanding of finance theories.

    The MSc. offers specialist study in the areas of corporate finance, investments and risk management. It will give students a relevant practical knowledge of finance that can be put into use straight away.

    Careers in finance depend upon a strong understanding of the foundations of finance, investment behaviour and the dynamic nature of finance, and the MSc. will provide a strong preparation for a career in a wide variety of positions within the finance profession.

     

    ACCREDITATION

    Heriot-Watt University is accredited by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) UK

    Ranked in the Complete University Guide 2018

    • 28th in the UK and 3rd in Scotland
    • Ranked in the top 25% in the UK for 10 subjects – Accounting & Finance, Art & Design, Building, Business & Management Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, and Mechanical Engineering

     

    There are two tuition intakes per year for all courses:

     

    EBS Prospectus