Mercer M&A Ready Workshops


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WWW.MERCER.COM/MAREADY: Our two-day workshops cover each deal phase, from M&A strategy and planning to conducting due diligence, getting to "close" and managing post-merger integration. The training covers critical processes and strategic HR project management approaches that are designed for both cross-border and domestic transactions.

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Mercer M&A Ready Workshops

  1. 1. Powerful Professional Learning and Development Program Mercer M&A ReadyTM Workshops • 10th year of public programs – over 3,000 attendees globally • Full global schedule and workshop description at • Discounts for early registration / multiple attendees from same company • Wide range of customized programs “in-house” are also available© 2013 Mercer 0
  2. 2. Mercer’s M&A Ready™ Workshops What Are They? DAY 1 DAY 1 Introductions / goals / ground rules • Two-day programs M&A overview • Curriculum built around HR M&A Readiness typical deal phases in Strategy & Panning; HR Analytics: What’s new?; Business Context Mercer’s M&A Process Organizational Design & Governance Map People Strategy • Blend of presentation and Due Diligence deal simulation, - Deal Simulation 2 – Analysis of Due Diligence Findings DAY 2 supplemented with select Wrap-up of Day 1 Mercer tools DAY 2 • Average satisfaction Project Management score 4.7 out of 5 globally Business & National Culture • Delivered by senior M&A - Deal Simulation 3 – Executive Culture Assessment consultants from Mercer’s People Practices Global M&A business - Workforce Planning/Design; Talent Mgmt; Rewards; Communication and Managing the Employee Experience • Participants: HR and HR Organization & Operations other professionals - Deal Simulation 5 – Organizational Engagement and Comm. Wrap-up© 2013 Mercer 1
  3. 3. Workshop Advantages • Professional Development: One of the most intense HR M&A programs available as participants are actively engaged in discussion and deal simulations for two full days • HR Road map: Participants learn how to master the alignment of business strategies with their M&A activities and become a more strategic business partner to the deal and senior leadership teams • Networking and sharing: Participants can exchange best practices and share experiences with peers and Mercer experts about M&A deals • Proprietary tools and resources: Participants receive tools and resources that they can apply immediately to their actual deal • Mercer faculty: Experienced Mercer M&A consultants share their deep expertise and real-life deal experience and blend this with facilitated discussions • Competitive pricing: Fee is competitive with other two-day programs offered by HR professional organizations • Solid foundation for those new to M&A; helps “fill in the gaps” for HR professionals with prior M&A experience • In-depth content: Workshops cover all elements of a deal lifecycle, including strategy/planning, due diligence, do by close, integration planning/implementation, organizational culture issues, employee engagement and strategic HR PMO Why now? M&A is back on the agenda - Greater pressure than ever on HR to contribute to deal success© 2013 Mercer 2
  4. 4. 2013 Workshops 2013 Location Date 2013 Location Date Calgary April 10-11 Seoul, S. Korea April 17-18 Medellin, Col April 17-18 Singapore April 10-11 Houston April 24-25 Shanghai, China May 15-16 Strategic M&A Asia- Mumbai, India Sept 26-27 Ready for May 14-15 Pacific LATAM Execs Beijing, China June 26-27 Americas Toronto June 12-13 Tokyo, Japan Nov TBC New York June 26-27 Sydney, Aus August 6-7 San Francisco Sept 17-18 Barcelona March 6-7 Chicago Oct 23-24 London April 17-18 Sao Paulo Oct 23-24 Paris May 27-28 Mexico City Oct TBC Europe- Amstelveen June 19-20 • Full global schedule and workshop Middle London Sept 12-13 description at East Dusseldorf Oct 10-11 • Discounts available: 20% discount for early registration (4 weeks prior); 15% Istanbul Nov 7-8 discount for 2nd, 3rd, 4th attendee from Dubai Nov 10-11 same company Milan TBC© 2013 Mercer 3