Integrating Culture & Talent
During A Merger or Acquisition

Custom In-House workshop

Learn to align business culture to create a successful integration.

about this workshop

Often overlooked, integrating culture and talent during a merger or acquisition is critical to integration success.

A recent Deloitte survey found that 76% of executives think cultural alignment is important to an effective integration, but 1 in 3 said that it was not done effectively.

This workshop is designed to deepen your knowledge and skills in the key principles and tools that will guide culture and talent integration success, delivering increased value for you and your organization. You will walk away with a playbook that includes a set of tools you can immediately deploy to drive deal value.

Who Should Attend?

Mid- to Senior-level human capital leaders and operational leader with the charge for leading talent and culture integration in M&A situations or internal restructuring.


 3.5 hours – delivered virtually or on-site


 4 PDC credits provided to SHRM certified professionals

Course Benefits


Real-World Tools

Gain proven tools to drive deal value through integration of culture and talent.


Peer Learning

Learn best practices from peers across diverse industries.


immediate application

Build skills that can be immediately applied to M&A integration.


Expert Facilitation

Gain insights from M&A certified experts with over 15 years experience leading and consulting in the field.


Continuing support

 45 minute, 1:1 coaching follow up with the course facilitator to support development and application of the material.


In-Depth knowledge

Understand how talent and culture can be integrated in a merger and why it is so critical.

Integrating Culture & Talent During a Merger or Acquisition
course outline

This course will cover these topics in an interactive and highly engaging way. To ensure maximum collaboration, learning, and individualized attention, the class size is kept small and participants make progress on real-world challenges while in class. 


  • Introduction to M&A integration highlighting culture and talent – what it is and why it matters.
  • Stewart M&A culture integration playbook – a sophisticated and practical set of tools and best practices for integration.
  • Mix of case study / class member real-world projects to build skills and practice leveraging tools.

Want to Know More?

“The content assisted me in gaining the commitment of the senior executives in leading this transformational change. “

Cynthia C – agency administrator