Leading Family Enterprises
Lead Your Family Company Forward
Specially designed for aspiring and established family business leaders, this program will enhance your capacity to lead both the family as well as the enterprise. The Kellogg School’s Center for Family Enterprises has developed a comprehensive curriculum that includes: interactive lectures with world class experts on family enterprise, live case studies with leaders of prominent family enterprises, a 360 assessment and personalized coaching, and group discussions with peers facing similar leadership challenges. You will learn how best to manage the personal, familial and organizational dilemmas at the front the leadership of these dynamic enterprises. Aspiring leaders will discover how to establish their credibility and authority in the community, among family shareholders, with the board and management team while still being respectful to the legacy of their forbearers. Established leaders will learn about the complexities of mentoring the next generation and managing the process of succession and of letting-go. The program will also deepen your understanding of how to strike an optimal balance between family and work obligations that allows for sustainable self-renewal.
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May 7-11, 2017
Fee includes lodging and most meals
Start: May 7 at 1:00 PM
End: May 11 at 3:30 PM
Location: Evanston campus
Additional Information: 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.
What Past Participants Say
"Take the time, make the investment. It will be a game changer both personally and professionally."
Chief Relationship Officer The Clemens Family Corporation USA
"LFE 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.”
Owner HIVIMAR, Ecuador
“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”.
CEO, Racetrac Petroleum, USA
“This program taught me that my family is not alone in the challenges and tribulations of continuing in business as a family unit. The experiences, candor, and openness of my fellow participants enriched my knowledge tremendously.”
Board Member, Grupo Corporativo Perez, Panama
“This is an excellent class for all current/future leaders in family businesses. The classes are both reflective and educational and the networking potential is invaluable.”
President WR Companies, USA
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