Theories and Research in Mergers and Acquisitions 04.11.2013-07.11.2013

Kurssikuvaus: The course gives an overview of the main areas and contemporary research approaches which are applied within the field.

Pidempi kurssikuvaus: The course gives an overview of the main areas and contemporary research approaches which are applied within the field. Research areas deal with managing the M&A process, the role of culture in M&As, HRM view to M&As, relationship view to M&As and acquisition performance. The course will have experts from the field as teachers both from Finland and abroad.

Muuta: The course programme is the following:

4.11 Introduction Niina Nummela (University of Turku/TSE)
Alternative explanations to M&A success

5.11
Relationship view to M&As Virpi Havila (University of Uppsala)

6.11
Managing the M&A process Philippe Very (EDHEC, France)

7.11
M&A performance Jorma Larimo (University of Vaasa)

Here is the link to the course homepage:
http://www.utu.fi/en/units/tse/units/international_business/research/TheoriesandresearchinInternationalMandA/Pages/home.aspx

The deadline for sending in your application is 18.10. Please send it to Taina Eriksson (taina.eriksson(a)utu.fi). More info on the course homepage (see the link)

Kurssin yhteyshenkilö: Niina Nummela

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Kurssin aikataulu: 04.11.2013-07.11.2013

Paikka: Turun kauppakorkeakoulu

Kurssin laajuus opintopisteinä: 6

Kurssin tavoitteet: After the completion of the course the students have an overview of relevant topics and how research is conducted in the field at present.

Kurssin suorittaminen: The course material consists of lectures and a pre-reading package of papers. For each day the students write a short reflective essay on a selected article. Additionally, a course paper will be written as the final assignment for the course.

Kurssin arviointi: The grade for the course is based on the essays as well as the final assignment.

Kohderyhmä: Members of KATAJA (particularly FIGSIB and FINNMARK).

Kurssin pääluennoitsijana toimii: Philippe Very

Muut luennoitsijat: Virpi Havila, Mélanie Hassett, Niina Nummela & Jorma Larimo.