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Business Skills

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There are certain business skills that every professional needs to enhance their career. The good news is that you probably already have some - and the rest are easily learned. So, whether you're looking for a promotion or boost your appeal to potential employers, the professional skills in our business skills range will help you seal the deal.

We have selected the following short online courses to enhance your business skills. Courses are 1-2 hours long, but the effect will last a life-time. We believe, once you know better, you can do better.

Private Company Acquisitions


This course will give you an overview of private company acquisitions (carried out by way of share and business sale), including an understanding of the key elements of a transaction. It will be useful for anyone new to advising on corporate transactions who is keen to understand the key areas involved, including the reasons as to why a particular structure is chosen as well as understanding various issues and processes during the transaction from initial stages up to and including completion.

CPD Points: 1.5
CPD Duration (hours): 1.5
Access: 12 months from purchase date
Price: R625

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this course, you will have a greater understanding of:

  • The differences between share sales and asset sales
  • The preliminary issues on a transaction
  • The due diligence process
  • The use of warranties and indemnities
  • The disclosure process
  • Common issues on exchange and completion.

Authored by: Jackie Sheldon

Jackie Sheldon is a freelance senior lecturer specialising in designing, writing and delivering courses on company law. Jackie qualified and practiced as a corporate solicitor in a City firm before moving to the North West and working at Pannone LLP and Hammonds in Manchester. Jackie has been teaching for over 9 years, is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, has a Post Graduate Certificate in Professional Education and currently teaches modules on business and company law at undergraduate and post graduate levels.
A CPD certificate of completion will be provided by BPP Professional Education Limited upon successful completion of the online course.
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