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The University of British Columbia

Family Business – Strategy Essentials

The University of British Columbia via edX

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Family businesses are the most common type of enterprise in the world and perhaps the most complex. This business and management course will introduce you to the unique skills and knowledge needed to manage and sustain healthy family enterprises. Core topics include strategy, leadership, conflict resolution, entrepreneurship and communication.

From global firms like Nike, Heineken, Hermes, IKEA, Bharti Airtel, Toyota, Lee Kum Kee, and Hershey, to small local establishments, family firms drive economies and employment around the globe. This course is designed for anyone whose work intersects a family business – whether you are an entrepreneur, an owner, an employee, a family member or an advisor to family business.

Join two world-renowned experts who consult to 150+ families around the globe and acquire new skills and knowledge critical to longevity and success within family enterprises.

Made possible with the generous support of:

Taught by

David C. Bentall and Wendy Sage-Hayward


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