The Technical University of Vienna and the University of Vienna to prepare technicians within the framework of the Executive MBA mergers & acquisitions (M & A) on the challenges of the growing M & A market. The Technical University of Vienna and the University of Vienna to prepare technicians within the framework of the Executive MBA mergers & acquisitions (M & A) on the challenges of the growing M & A market. According to Forbes survey challenge of mergers & acquisitions for technicians is the year 2011 in the sign of M & A. capacity adjustments, new value creation strategies and back together global economies lead to more M & A transactions and increase the requirements on M & A managers. Thus the stakeholder focus increasingly on the role, the technicians for a successful M & A process play. It has been shown that technical expertise in supervisory boards to the success of M & A activity is essential.
But this applies not only in terms of the supervisory bodies, but is also at the operational level transfer. The success depends of M & A projects technology-inspired acquisitions directly by the quality of the technical due diligence. Here, technical expertise is equally in demand with the successful integration of new or merger of existing systems within the framework of the post merger integration. And it is expected that the upturn to be observed starting in 2011 by technologically motivated M & A transactions in the future will continue. So, for example, young technology companies due to its research and development work are coveted targets for takeovers by industry giants. Training for complex M & A transactions to be optimally prepared for the challenges of complex M & A transactions, it is necessary that technicians also have economic and legal knowledge or the analytical tools, responsible in M & A processes to serve. An aspect that so far it was neglected in the training of technicians.
This realization one has the Technical University of Vienna and the University of Vienna Cooperation in postgraduate continuing education segment causes. In the context of the now 4. Executive MBA mergers & acquisitions graduates will receive targeted in decision processes to introduce and to play a decisive role in the M & A process expertise, technical competence of engineering studies.