As an aspiring family enterprise leader, you’ll discover how to establish your credibility and authority in the community, among family shareholders, with the board and management team while respecting the legacy of the forbearers. 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 strike an optimal balance between family and work obligations that allows for sustainable self-renewal.
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.
Ivan Lansberg / Academic Director
If you are an emerging leader of an enterprising family who is, or aspires to be, in a position of influence in either the family or the enterprise or an established leader eager to reflect on your trajectory so far, this program is designed for you. Board Chairs, CEOs or CEO candidates, Family Council Chairs, Family Foundation Chairs, Family Office Heads, Family Directors, or Trustees (whether from the family or not) are all encouraged to apply.
Ivan Lansberg - Academic Director; Adjunct professor of Family Enterprise and Academic Director of the Center for Family Enterprises
Brooke Vuckovic - Academic Director; Adjunct Lecturer of Leadership Coaching
Michelle L. Buck - Clinical Professor of Management and Organizations; Director, Leadership Initiatives, Kellogg School of Management
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
Please email or call us if you would like a personal consultation
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