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07 February, 2017 | (01 hr)

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Organizations have a unique opportunity to capitalize on deal possibilities and find the right paths for growth in order to stay ahead of their competitors. At The Conference Board 2016 Corporate Development Conference, business leaders learned the skills necessary to adapt to today's business environment through the successful sourcing, development, and management of new deals and external partnerships.

Join our expert panelists as they discuss the steps you need to take to seek out strategic deals that align with your organization's overall growth strategy while mitigating risks and alleviating stakeholder concerns. Learn to navigate the complexities of joint ventures and business alliances that allow organizations to build on each other's strengths and find new areas of growth.

Acquire the necessary skills to anticipate growth, source new deals, and ensure your organization's competitive advantage.

Who Should Attend: Business practitioners involved with corporate growth strategy that includes external partnerships, joint ventures, or M&A. 


This program has been approved for 1 (Business) recertification credit hour toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

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Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None


Ben Gomes-Casseres

Ben Gomes-Casseres
Alliance Strategy Specialist
Brandeis International Business School

Benjamin Gomes-Casseres is an expert in alliance strategy and management, and a professor at the International Business School, Brandeis University. His work covers partnerships of all types, M&A, and multi-partner ecosystems. He has been studying, teaching, and consulting on the strategy of ...Full Bio

Aileen Stockburger

Aileen Stockburger
Worldwide Vice President, Business Development
Johnson & Johnson

Aileen Stockburger is currently the Worldwide Vice President of Business Development for the DePuy Synthes Group of Johnson & Johnson. In this position, she oversees the group’s merger and acquisition activities, including deal structuring, negotiations, contract design and review, and ...Full Bio

J. Neely

J. Neely
PwC Strategy&

J. Neely is a Principal with PwC Strategy& who specializes in strategy, M&A and restructurings in consumer, retail, service and industrial sectors. He is the global deals lead for Strategy&. He works with publicly traded and privately held corporations across the deals cycle, on large...Full Bio

Jen McClure

Jen McClure (Moderator)
Distinguished Principal Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center

Jen McClure is Principal Distinguished Fellow of The Conference Board's Marketing and Communications Center, Program Director of the Social Media Council, and CEO of JEM, which helps businesses success in the digital age through consulting and advisory services, research and online publications a...Full Bio

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