Family Business Center

Education for Your Business Family


Family Business Breakfast Series

Families who participate in the Breakfast Series learn best practices from experts and other business families while networking over a great breakfast.

First-time attendees are invited to join us for breakfast as our guest to see if it meets the needs of your family. Regular registration for one breakfast is $125 per family or sign on for the whole season (seven breakfasts) for $650.

2015-16 Breakfast Schedule

Leadership Succession: Making a Smooth Transition
Friday, September 11, 2015, 7:30 a.m.

Working on the Family Business Instead of in It
Friday, October 23, 2015, 7:30 a.m.

Finding the Right Career Path for Family Members
Friday, December 11, 2015 7:30 a.m.

Using Generational Differences to your Advantage
Friday, January 22, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

Buy/Sell Agreements and Valuation
Friday, February 19, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

Best Practices for Starting and Working with your Board
Friday, April 1, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

Friday, May 13, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

Ownership Academy

These full-day seminars are led by family business experts. Learn alongside other business families, while gaining practical tools to enhance decision making in your family business. Seminar topics include:

Family Business Governance – $3,850
September 25, October 16, November 6 and December 4

2016 Ownership Academy in development

Cost includes materials and attendance for the whole family.

Seminars like ours can cost as much as $20,000 per person. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are able to make these sessions accessible to a wider range of families. Despite our low price, we can offer scholarships on a limited basis.

Also, by registering for the Ownership Academy your family gains an annual membership to attend our Family Business Breakfast Series at no additional cost.

Interested in joining our community of family businesses?

Contact us for information about how to enroll your family business and gain access to all our events and classes and to get help connecting with our family business advisers. | (651) 962-4255