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During an acquisition or merger companies are very interested in revenue, losses, potential for growth and the like. Technology is all too often an after-thought.   In this course we discuss techniques and methodologies for evaluating the new infrastructure, as well as the impact to existing infrastructure.

This course provides you with a checklist of technology items to consider during an acquisition or merger. We walk through a sample assessment and discuss critical points of consideration. Lastly, we discuss control procedures and security measures that should be defined as part of the acquisition risk assessment.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore techniques for identifying technologies.
  • Discover how to assess critical control points and security measures.
  • Recognize how to define and assess Information Technology (IT) Risk related to the acquisition or merger.
Last updated/reviewed: November 26, 2019

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wonderful explaination of basic concepts. I will be looking forward to the next level in this series.

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
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Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  1:43Introductions to Acquisitions and Mergers - IT Considerations and Impact
  1:51Definitions
  12:44Technological Considerations During Acquisition or Merger
  10:29Risk Identification Methodologies Part 1
  10:56Risk Identification Methodologies Part 2
  1:54Risk Identification Methodologies Part 3
  13:55Conclusion
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  53:33Acquisitions and Mergers - IT Considerations and Impact
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  PDFSlides: Acquisitions and Mergers - IT Considerations and Impact
  PDFAcquisitions and Mergers - IT Considerations and Impact Glossary/Index
  XLSXTechnology Summary Template
  XLSXRisk Analysis
REVIEW AND TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM