Kellogg Center for Family Enterprises

Kellogg’s Center for Family Enterprise is based in the new Global Hub, opened in March, 2017 featuring state of the art classrooms and collaborative spaces. e 415,000 square foot building was recently awarded a LEED Platinum status. Image courtesy of The Kellogg Center for Family Enterprises.

The Kellogg School’s Center for Family Enterprises has developed a comprehensive curriculum that will help established, new and aspiring family business leaders master the concepts and skills required to navigate the intricacies of complex organizations.

In 1999, the Center for Family Enterprises was stablished within the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University,. Its focus is on teaching, research and case writing about family business strategy, family business governance, family business succession, entrepreneurship in the family business, family foundations, family offices and family business culture.

Kellogg Center for Family Enterprises
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Growth is a challenge every leader and organization confronts – across sectors, markets, countries and economies. At Kellogg, we develop brave leaders who inspire growth in people, organizations and markets.’

‘As an aspiring family enterprise leader, you’ll discover how to establish your credibility and authority in the business community, among family shareholders, with the board and management team. As an established leader, you’ll explore the complexities of mentoring the next generation and of managing succession and letting-go. For all, the program can enable you to better manage the nuanced paradoxes that are characteristic of family business leadership.’