Family Business Road Map

Preparing family business owners to steward family and business to plan successions and transitions. (Language: Chinese; Available from 2018; Available for customization)

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Program Overview

Stewardship of a family business is seeing ownership as a responsibility. Developed with Prof Joseph Fan from CHKU, this program prepares family business owners for stewardship of family business to plan successions and transitions for the continuity of your family business.

Learning Needs

Where am I leading my family business? Who will be my successor? How to keep harmony in the family? How to develop a roadmap of learning and development for my successor? Early planning of a roadmap is important for generation succession and family business sustainability.

Program Delivery

This is a 12-month program with 6 residential modules, which provide both guidance and group learning. It is designed with practice and application of learning in between residential group sessions. Renowned professionals and practitioners will guide you through this learning program.

Faculty Introduction

Prof Joseph Fan

Joseph Fan is Professor of School of Accountancy and Department of Finance of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He holds a Ph.D. in finance of University of Pittsburgh, USA and a bachelor degree in economics of National Taiwan University. Before joining CUHK in 2004, he was on faculty of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and University of Hong Kong.

Prof Fan is a world leading expert and one of the most cited researchers in finance and governance of emerging market corporations (almost 11,000 citations in Google Scholar as of October 2015). His research topics cover organizational pyramids, finance, and governance of Chinese SOEs, and succession, marriage, ownership structure and governance of business families in Asia and China.

Prof Fan is author of The Family Business Map and several other books about family business governance and succession. He teaches executive courses and serves as a corporate governance expert for international organizations including OECD and the World Bank.