This one-day course provides your family with customized full-family education in a confidential setting. Specifically designed around your family’s unique learning goals, course content is tailored to key family enterprise topics pre-selected by your family.
No two family businesses are the same. But they face many of the same challenges. To help you navigate the dynamic – and very personal – nature of family-run enterprises, UBC Sauder Business Families Centre is launching the free online course Family Business: Strategy Essentials.
This five-day course provides a comprehensive understanding of family business by integrating key business and leadership topics with family enterprise theory and best practices.
For many family firms, the question is not whether to partake in family philanthropy, but how to get started, and to focus the family’s giving in an organized and strategic way. This half-day workshop will provide you and your family with practical tools to identify and plan for a cohesive approach to your family’s philanthropy.
Regular family meetings are frequently cited as one of the key contributing factors to family business longevity and success. This half-day workshop will provide you and your family with practical tools to understand, introduce, or improve family meetings, which are one of the simplest, yet most effective, forms of family governance.
How women are creating social impact with value-based leadership. The number of women taking leadership roles in family firms is on the increase, and it’s having a positive effect on both community and business.
UBC Sauder Business Families Centre launched its Back to the Classroom series with its first event, ‘Tale of the Cocktail’ on March 22, 2016 at the intimate Reflections lounge in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia.
As part of UBC’s Sauder School of Business, the Business Families Centre is backed by one of the most respected, cited, and authoritative business schools in the world. Since 1969, Sauder’s Executive Education has delivered programs designed to make a real difference in the way individuals do business.
In this course, family business participants examine the importance of cultivating their own emotional intelligence (EQ) to achieve greater business success. While the course focuses primarily on next-generation successors, it also provides elders with an opportunity to explore their own experiences in order to help sustain healthy family business relationships, especially during transition periods from one generation to the next.