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ENFB13-301: Understanding Family Enterprise

Description

Family Businesses have long exhibited the heuristics of entrepreneurship.  It is not an overstatement to say that the lessons from family business will enhance students knowledge and understanding of entrepreneurial ventures that play the long game. Research has shown that family businesses that have grown and survived generational change have adopted a professionalization process in their management practices quite distinct from those that struggle and sometimes fail. This subject is designed to combine research findings from family business and entrepreneurship, with mainstream organisational research and traditional management practices. It provides insights and strategies into how family businesses professionalise their management methods and build long-term, multi-generational companies.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeENFB13-301
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Identify and analyse problems and opportunities unique to family businesses
2. Formulate recommendations for courses of action that are both conceptually sound and evidence-based
3. Communicate effectively, professionally, and sensitively in family business situations through writing, speaking and listening skills
4. Identify where a business presently is situated in management practices terms
5. Institute the required practices to professionalise the business

Prerequisites

No Prior Knowledge Required

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018