Family Business Education Certificate Program
A Basic Course of Family Business Study

REGISTER NOW for Fall 2013. Click here, or contact wfbfdirector@uwosh.edu,
or 920-424-2257 to register.

Course Outline:

This program is designed to give those relatively new to the management of a family business the basic foundation of the dynamics of a family or closely held business.  Seven sessions, running from October through April, provide an opportunity for a cohort of individuals to both learn from the presenters and to establish a network of resources to help them build the foundation of their family business career.

Please print and share the attached brochure with anyone who you feel could benefit from participation.  Questions regarding the program can be directed to Dale Feinauer (feinauer@uwosh.edu).  

Session Date

Topic

October

Defining the Family Business

November

Family Business Governance

December

1. Strategic Planning in a Family Business
2. Project Management
3. Sustainability

January

1. Business Management
2. Legal Liability
3. Banking
4. Human Resources

February

Evolving Ownership in the Family Business

March

Evolving Leadership in the Family Business

April

Managing Culture, Change, and Conflict

 

Policies:

  • First-come, first-serve registration
  • Maximum class size 15; a waiting list will be generated for future classes
  • All sessions must be taken to receive certification.  In the case where missing a session is unavoidable, the session can be made-up when the session is offered class.
  • Participants are expected to spend time outside the class doing homework which might include studying their own businesses and families

Fee:

$500 per person for WFBF members and sponsors
$1,500 per person for non-WFBF members and sponsors

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT IF REGISTERED 30 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF SESSION 1
$350 for WFBF member and sponsors
$1,275 for non-WFBF members or sponsors

Per Session Cost: $275

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Last updated: 12-May-2014