Growing a Business and Family Across Generations - Babson College

Growing a Business and Family Across Generations

Dates: June 24-26, 2019

Cost: $4,200

The cost includes program materials and meals.

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Babson College has long been at the forefront of educating entrepreneurial families, and recent research by Babson’s Institute for Family Entrepreneurship has identified that meaningful change in any family business requires a multifaceted approach driven by entrepreneurial leaders.

Through Growing a Business and Family Across Generations, you will discover how thinking and acting entrepreneurially as a family, leader, and business will enable your organization to achieve continued growth.

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Learn Essential Skills

  • Embrace an entrepreneurial mindset that will allow your business to create value, identify new opportunities, and adapt to changes over time and across generations.
  • Learn how to function effectively as an entrepreneurial family as well as owners and representatives of a business.
  • Develop as an entrepreneurial leader capable of effectively guiding your business and family in an ever-changing global economy.

Who Should Attend

  • Current and future leaders/owners, including nonfamily executives or directors of successful family enterprises
  • Family leaders in business-owning families, such as chairs of family councils or family foundations
  • Multiple participants from a single family business are strongly encouraged to attend
Matt Allen

Matt Allen

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship

The faculty director of Babson’s Institute for Family Entrepreneurship, Professor Allen’s expertise is in the effective management of human capital within entrepreneurial environments, especially family enterprise, where he has played a key role in Babson research efforts as the academic director for the STEP (Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices) Project. He has been involved in executive education programs for students from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Germany, Korea, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay.

Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior

Professor Taylor’s primary research focus is leader assessment and development. He enjoys studying the various methods organizations use to assess and develop their leaders, evaluating the effectiveness of these methods, and developing new methods and technologies to improve leader assessment and development. Taylor has taught in Babson Executive Education custom programs for organizations that include EMC, FLIR Systems, MCAA, MilliporeSigma, National Football League, Siemens, and Veolia.