As an aspiring family enterprise leader, you’ll discover how to establish your credibility and authority in the business community, among family shareholders, with the board and management team. As an established leader, you’ll explore the complexities of mentoring the next generation and of managing succession and letting-go. For all, the program can enable you to better manage the nuanced paradoxes that are characteristic of family business leadership.
This highly interactive program includes lectures with world-class experts on family enterprise, live case studies with leaders of prominent family enterprises and group discussions with peers facing leadership challenges similar to yours. With insights gained from a 360-degree assessment and personalized coaching, you’ll leave better able to meet the personal, familial and organizational challenges of your dynamic enterprise.
Brooke Vuckovic / Academic Director
Ivan Lansberg - Academic Director; Adjunct Professor of Family Enterprise; Academic Director of the Center for Family Enterprises
Brooke Vuckovic - Academic Director; Adjunct Lecturer of Leadership Coaching
Michelle L. Buck - Clinical Professor of Leadership
Justin Craig - Clinical Professor of Family Enterprise; Co-Director of the Center for Family Enterprises
Harry M. Kraemer - Clinical Professor of Strategy
John Ward - Clinical Professor of Family Enterprise; Co-Director of the Center for Family Enterprises
“The program was outstanding. I am leaving here with much more than I came here with: knowledge, confidence, and clarity. It is what I need to focus on in order to help my family and our business realize our vision”."
Owner, Racetrac Petroleum, USA
“This is an excellent program for all current/future leaders in family businesses. The sessions are both reflective and educational and the networking potential is invaluable.”
President, WR Companies, USA
“Leading Family Enterprises should be a requirement for any member of a family firm. It doesn’t matter what type of role you are in: shareholder, executive, or family member.”
CEO, HIVIMAR, Ecuador
Address the unique challenges of running a family business
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.
Fee includes lodging and most meals