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Family Entrepreneurship 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

This course deals with family entrepreneurship. The course focuses on the role of family owners in developing and renewing family businesses. We explore key issues related to the entrepreneurial process of family owners and choices of entrepreneurial families. By discussing entrepreneurial entry and exit decisions we will explore the factors influencing the decision of initiating a family business, succession issues and portfolio decisions of entrepreneurial families. The course takes an international perspective on these issues.

The course is specially designed for those who are interested in starting a family business, entering, acquiring or succeeding in it, more in general the course will provide solid competences on how to establish business relations with family businesses, that are the most common type of organization in the world.

Connection to research and practice

This course builds on the research excellence and practical relevance of the Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership, bridging the core competences of JIBS faculty on family entrepreneurship. The students will have a unique opportunity for applying the most relevant theoretical concepts to examples, cases and experiences from entrepreneurial families around the world. The course is specially designed for those who are interested in starting a family business, entering, acquiring or succeeding in it, more in general the course will provide solid competences on how to establish business relations with family businesses, that are the most common type of organization in the world.

Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 60 credits in informatics, business administration, computer science, computer engineering, information engineering, or equivalent.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JFER21
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business SchoolLast modified 2020-11-04 12:43:54

Content updated 2020-08-25