Family Business Programs

Educating and inspiring new generations of family enterprise leaders

As many family businesses throughout the world transition to new generations of leaders, their success and continuity depend on the management and leadership effectiveness of those at the top. The Center for Family Enterprise at Kellogg has developed a comprehensive curriculum that will help established, new and aspiring family business leaders master the concepts and skills required to navigate the intricacies of these complex organizations.

These programs cover the full gamut of management issues from family business strategy, governance and succession planning to entrepreneurship, family offices and family business culture. Guided by our faculty of experts in family business practice, seasoned advisors and leaders of best-in-class family enterprises, your learning experience will include interactive lectures, case studies and group discussions with peers facing family business challenges similar to yours.

Kellogg Executive
Leadership Institute

John Ward / Co-Academic Director


Governing Family Enterprises: Enhance Your Board’s Effectiveness

Join peers from leading family-run organizations to learn how family governance can help sustain business continuity, family unity and commitment. Come away equipped and energized to realize your vision for the future of your family enterprise with confidence.

Personal Consultation

Please email or call us if you would like a personal consultation


Family Enterprise Boards: A Program for Current and Prospective Directors

Family businesses are uniquely complex enterprises. This program empowers current and future directors of family-owned businesses to navigate the challenges posed by those organizations while learning to design, engage, and lead boards that leverage their companies’ strategic advantages.


Leading Family Enterprises

For both established and aspiring leaders of a family-owned business, this program focuses on how to lead the family and the enterprise, manage the strategic and personal pressures inherent in such complex entities and strike an optimal balance between family and work obligations.

Upcoming Sessions

Governing Family Enterprises
October 23-27, 2016

Start: October 23 at 3:00 PM

End: October 27 at 12:30 PM

LOCATION: Evanston campus

This Approval Program is limited to individuals with specific business experience. All applications will be subject to review and approval from the program’s Academic Director.

$10,500

Fee includes lodging and most meals

SESSION FULL

Governing Family Enterprises
March 5-9, 2017

Start: March 5 at 3:00 PM

End: March 9 at 12:30 PM

LOCATION: Evanston campus

This Approval Program is limited to individuals with specific business experience. All applications will be subject to review and approval from the program’s Academic Director.

$11,000

Fee includes lodging and most meals

Leading Family Enterprises
May 7-11, 2017

Start: May 7 at 1:00 PM

End: May 11 at 3:30 PM

LOCATION: Evanston campus

This Approval Program is limited to individuals with specific business experience. All applications will be subject to review and approval from the program’s Academic Director.

$10,200

Fee includes lodging and most meals

Family Enterprise Boards
September 10-14, 2017

Start: September 10 at 1:00 PM

End: September 14 at 11:45 AM

LOCATION: Evanston campus

This Approval Program is limited to individuals with specific business experience. All applications will be subject to review and approval from the program’s Academic Director.

$10,200

Fee includes lodging and most meals

Governing Family Enterprises
October 8-12, 2017

Start: October 8 at 3:00 PM

End: October 12 at 12:30 PM

LOCATION: Evanston campus

This Approval Program is limited to individuals with specific business experience. All applications will be subject to review and approval from the program’s Academic Director.

$11,000

Fee includes lodging and most meals

Kellogg School of Management

James L. Allen Center
2169 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208
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847.467.6018