In a business environment characterized by intensified competition, family-owned companies face unique challenges. Participants learn how to leverage the strengths of family business management and successfully implement practices that drive high performance, shareholder loyalty—and healthy family relationships.
Through classroom sessions and dynamic family interaction, this leadership development program explores topics critical to family-owned companies, such as succession, ownership control, and shareholder relationships. Participants discover how to formulate strategies for reaching common goals, addressing conflicts, and planning for a family's future.
Led by experts in family business, this executive education program offers proven tools families can use to address issues specific to their own situations. Facilitators work privately with families to create customized plans for positioning their families and companies for ongoing success.
This family business program is designed for teams of four or more family members representing both genders and two generations. Participants represent a range of geographies and industries, and come from organizations in varied family, business, and ownership stages.
Programs, dates, fees, and faculty are subject to change.
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