Detailed programme

This programme consists of 2 major components:

1. Programme

The Exit Academy programme consists of 7 different practical sessions in which you take the steps that lead to the successful transfer or sale of your company. Each of these sessions is led by an expert and supported by practical testimonies and guided experience-sharing.

  • Session 1: Taking the step: what are the essential questions that you should ask yourself?
  • Session 2: How do I prepare my company to be transferred or sold?
  • Session 3: How much is my company worth?
  • Session 4: The transaction
  • Session 5: The negotiations
  • Session 6: Focus on the familial aspects of sale or transfer
  • Session 7: What’s next?

2. Exit plan

Each session will conclude with specific assignments that immediately apply the concepts you have learned to your own company − so that, at the end of the programme, you have a well-developed exit plan. You will also have the opportunity to present your exit plan to a panel of lawyers, advisors, bankers and Vlerick professors.

The Vlerick Difference

We have a unique approach to learning, which focuses on bringing theory to life, giving you the skills and insight you need to really make a difference. Spend time on our beautiful campuses, and you become part of one of the most active business communities in Europe, learning in a way that will help you to be a more effective and productive business leader throughout your career. Learning at Vlerick really is an experience far away from traditional classroom learning. You’ll work collaboratively with your faculty and fellow participants to bring your ideas to life in a robust and practical way.

Digital − the new normal in business − will also strengthen your learning process. Our online platform ‘Showpad’ and the use of a tablet grant you access to all of the learning materials anywhere, anytime, and enable you to go beyond note-taking: take pictures of the flipchart during a brainstorming exercise, record a video of a role play, participate in a quick poll, create a Wikipage together … and share them on the spot with your group.

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