Certified M&A Professional Program Virtual

This program was developed by the faculty of the Coles College M&A Academy and is focused on the special interests of M&A intermediaries serving private companies in the middle market and business owners preparing for acquisition or sale.

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Curriculum Overview

Virtual delivery over six weeks, courses begin Tuesday, March 1, 2022, and run through Tuesday, April 5, 2022.

All Sessions – 12pm – 3:30 pm ET (Specific session topics subject to change.)

  • Day 1: March 1, 2022 | Maximizing Value with the Right Transaction, Pt.1
  • Day 2: March 2, 2022 | Maximizing Value with the Right Transaction, Pt. 2
  • Day 3:  March 8, 2022 | Creating & Protecting Value Through Financial Analysis, Pt.1
  • Day 4: March 9, 2022 | Creating & Protecting Value Through Financial Analysis, Pt.2
  • Day 5:  March 15, 2022 | Creating & Protecting Value Through Financial Analysis, Pt. 3
  • Day 6: March 16, 2022| The M&A Process
  • Day 7: March 22, 2022 | Transaction Valuation, Pt. 1
  • Day 8: March 23, 2022 | Transaction Valuation, Pt. 2
  • Day 9: March 29, 2022 | Deal Structuring, Pt. 1
  • Day 10: March 30, 2022 | Deal Structuring & Documentation, Pt. 2
  • Day 11: April 5, 2022 | Deal Negotiation


Participants who attend this program earn a Certified M&A Professional certificate from Kennesaw State University’s Coles College. In addition, successful completion of the program can be applied to jump-start the educational requirements of the M&A Master M&A advisor (M&AMI) certification application process with the M&A Source, or to use the credits towards your M&AMI recertification, and/or to sharpen your skills for your M&A practice.

This CM&AP program qualifies for 40 hours of CPE (for Certified Public Accountants) and 20 hours of CLE (for attorneys, per the State Bar of Georgia).

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Register for the online cohort of the Certified M&A Professional Certificate Program and receive a year of membership with the M&A Source at no cost to you.

Offer available for current and future members of M&A Source.

Registration & Fees

Fees: $2,750 (covers all electronic program materials and access to the learning management system (LMS).

Discounted registration is available for multiple participants from the same company.

Participants will need to have a device (computer or iPad), preferably with a camera and microphone, and internet access to participate.

For registration information, group discounts, special billing/payment arrangements, or confirmation of seat availability, contact Jenifer Renshaw, Director of Executive Education Programs at Coles College: Jen_Renshaw@kennesaw.edu or +1 470-578-6050.

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