Family Business Center

Education for Your Business Family

An Opus College of Business graduate student listens to a lecture May 15, 2009 in a Terrence Murphy Hall classroom.

Education for your business family

Upcoming Events


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. ustfbc@stthomas.edu | (651) 962-4560


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 the Family Business Breakfast Series meets the needs of your family.

Regular registration for one breakfast for $125 per family or sign on for the whole season (seven breakfasts) for $650.

Email us at ustfbc@stthomas.edu to register for any of these breakfasts.


2014-15 Breakfast Schedule

Working with Your Parents or Children
September 12, 2014, 7:30 a.m.

Leadership Transition: Handing Over the Reigns
October 31, 2014, 7:30 a.m.

Growing Your Family Business
December 5, 2014, 7:30 a.m.

Succession Conference Breakfast Keynote
February 6, 2015, 7:30 a.m.

Determining the Right Education for Your Next Generation
March 6, 2015, 7:30 a.m.

Working through Hardships in the Family Business
April 10, 2015, 7:30 a.m.

Succession
May 15, 2015, 7:30 a.m.

Ownership Academy

Seminars led by family business experts. Gain practical tools to enhance decision making in your family business. Learn alongside other business families. Seminar topics include:

  • Family Business Governance – $3,500
  • Financial Basics – $1,250
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Family Business – $3,500

Cost includes materials and attendance for the whole family.

Attend all sessions in a year for $6,500 (savings of over 20%).

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.

Contact Jon Keimig to register:
(651) 962-4560
ustfbc@stthomas.edu