STUDYING

FAMILY BUSINESSES

BACHELOR’S DEGREE SPECIALISING IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP


The Management (B.Sc.) Bachelor’s course allows you to attend seminars on family businesses as part of its Entrepreneurship specialism. Building on the Witten three-group model (family, business, ownership), the necessary skills are taught in seminars on ‘Foundations of family business’, ‘Psychology of family businesses’ and ‘Legal foundations of family businesses’. In a further series of seminars, important business skills such as technology and innovation management and business model innovation are also acquired.

Course overview

MASTER’S DEGREE SPECIALISING IN FAMILY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT


Family Business Management can be chosen as a specialism on the General Management (M.A.) Master’s course. The particular focus here is on strategically managing the interface between business families and family businesses. Modules that can be attended in the specialism include: Theories of the business family, conflicts and conflict management in family businesses, crisis management, restructuring and financial recovery, legal foundations of succession and strategies in family businesses.

Course overview

TARGET GROUP


Our Bachelor’s and Master’s courses are aimed at students who wish to study the dynamics, interactions and challenges between the family and company in family businesses. These include:

  • Successors and potential shareholders from business families who wish to prepare themselves for their future leadership roles.
  • Upcoming professionals and managers in family businesses, who wish to help shape the development of their organisations from a position of responsibility.
  • People wishing to advise family businesses.
  • Managers and consultants from outside business families, who wish to acquire expertise in family entrepreneurship.

INFORMATION EVENTS


Our information events are always about active dialogue with professors, alumni, students and entrepreneurs as well as general information. Both events take place in May and November of each year.

CAMPUSday


On CAMPUSday, you have an opportunity to find out about courses of study at UW/H. As well as economics courses, we present information events about degree courses at the Faculty of Health and Culture.

CAMPUSday

 

MASTERday


The MASTERday offers an opportunity to get know the Master’s courses offered by all three faculties at UW/H. In economics this means: General Management (M.A.), Strategy & Organisation (M.Sc.) and Philosophy, Politics and Economics (M.A.).

MASTERday

INFO


You will find detailed information and all the application documents and deadlines at the Witten/Herdecke University’s website:

www.uni-wh.de

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