Family-Owned Businesses

$ 199.00


A family business is a commercial organization in which decision-making is influenced by multiple generations of a family, related by blood, marriage, or adoption, who has both the ability to influence the vision of the business and the willingness to use this ability to pursue distinctive goals.

Family-owned businesses are closely identified through leadership or ownership. Such businesses are the oldest and most common model of an economic organization.

The purpose of this module is to understand the unique structures, operations, and dynamics of family-owned businesses.

  1. Understand the nature and structures of family-owned businesses.
  2. Understand the philosophy, characteristics, and benefits of family-owned businesses.
  3. How to grow a family-owned business.
  4. Manage and develop a family-owned business.
  5. Perform governance related activities for a family-owned business.
  6. Manage the complex dynamics of the family enterprise system.
  7. Grow, preserve, and share the wealth of a family-owned business.
  8. How to sustain a family enterprise. 

The Leading Edge Learning® modules are created specifically for today’s learners who demand interaction and engagement with online learning opportunities. Sequential presentation of largely static content in page-after-page delivery is not the best delivery experience for adult learners.

This module can be used for both Higher Education and in the Business Industry. For example:

Higher Education - A module within a career center for student career readiness development. A module within a career development seminar or course. 

Business, Industry, Nonprofits, & Agencies - Family-owned business members who wish to learn more about growing such an enterprise successfully. 

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