FBE 231 Family Business (3 credits)
This course explores the unique interpersonal and business issues associated with a family-owned and managed firm. Thus, the course is designed for those students who will be entering or establishing a family-owned business. The course will focus upon: the competitive strengths and weaknesses of a family firm; the dynamics of family interactions and the family business culture; conflict resolutions; estate planning; and planning for succession. The primary purpose of the course is to provide the tools and techniques that will provide an entrepreneur with the greatest opportunity for success within a family business framework.
Prerequisites: HSB students: MGT 110 or MGT 120 or MGT 121; FBE 231; CAS students: Permission of Chair.