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MGT 4962 Family Business Management
3.0 Hours; 3.0 Credits

The course offers students the opportunity to explore introductory family business topics/issues such as business formation, growth and expansion, strategic management, professionalization, succession, location choices, and family dynamics, conflicts, and relationships relative to the business. An overview of families who own businesses and the profiles of their businesses will be presented along with the examination of the course topics relative to the various stages of business activity, including feasibility, start-up, on-going maintenance, expansion or redirection, and exit or transfer. The content of the course will include lectures, case studies, and group project work and presentations.

Prerequisite: MGT 3960 (formerly MGT 3860) or MGT 3960H.