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Why The Executive Master of M&A and Valuation?

The Executive Master of M&A and Valuation of the University of Groningen Business School covers M&A in an integrated manner: M&A strategy, deal, execution and post-deal integration. The programme will help you to develop into an M&A professional with both depth and breadth and an international perspective. You get a deep understanding of the key issues of each phase of the M&A process, as well as how these phases are interconnected.

Participants who complete the programme will obtain:

  • Thorough knowledge of M&A and valuation relevant to each phase of the transaction process;
  • The theoretical aspects of M&A and valuation, and the ability to apply this knowledge in practice;
  • The ability to address M&A and valuation issues relevant in practice, but not covered in textbooks;
  • An understanding of the perspectives and incentives of all stakeholders in a transaction;
  • The ability to manage M&A and perform valuations at each phase of a transaction.


Wim Holterman

Wim Holterman , Programme Director, Professor of Business Valuation at the University of Groningen, Partner at PwC:

“The Executive Master of M&A and Valuation meets the current and future needs of M&A professionals and is a proven contributor to its alumni’s career advancement. The lecturers have put tremendous effort into developing unique instructional and case material covering all phases of the M&A process, from pre-deal strategy to post-deal integration. Moreover, by bringing students from various backgrounds and involving high-profile guest lecturers, the programme offers lively and enriching discussions during the lessons.”


Herbert Rijken

Herbert Rijken , Professor of Corporate Finance at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam,
Lecturer in the programme:

"An important contribution of the programme is the development of professional expertise – knowledge and skills in Corporate Valuation. Mastering the corporate valuation profession enables the participant to discover new business opportunities, allows thinking creatively in M&A transactions and qualifies for discussions with senior management/board members. This characteristic makes working in this profession enjoyable."

Laatst gewijzigd:15 februari 2018 10:12