Successful leadership transition across generations is crucial for family business continuity. Family businesses that groom their next generation members from an early age, are usually the ones that thrive through multiple generations. Capable, focused and decisive, next-generation members are the biggest asset for a family business. Next Generation in Family Business: Getting Future Ready is a programme that helps the next-generation members master the concepts and skills required to navigate through the complexities of a career in family business or organisation they choose to serve.
The programme is structured to have specific learning and development outcomes for the next-generation members.
1. Build capabilities to be a responsible inheritor of the family business
2. Prepare an action agenda for self-development
3. Develop leadership skills for the future
4. Get a better understanding of the bigger picture: Know yourself, family and business
is one of the foremost authorities on family business, with over three decades of teaching, research, and consulting experience. His expertise lies in managing the challenges at the interface of governance, professionalisation, and strategy, particularly in rapidly-growing mid-size multi-generational family businesses. Professor Ram is a sought after consultant on transformation of family business. He has prepared several case studies, interacted with various well-known family business leaders and global experts, and has consulted on the transformation of family businesses. He is a frequent speaker to communities of family businesses in India and abroad, and writes for popular media regularly. He is the Executive Director of the Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise at the Indian School of Business. His latest book, “The Ten Commandments for Family Business”, is extensively used by family business practitioners in India and outside.
Balance family and business needs with the unique entrepreneurial challenges faced by directors.
Understand the dynamics and complexities unique to advising familycontrolled businesses
Gain the tools and techniques to sustain growth, and success for a family business.