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The Bailey Program for Family Enterprise (BPFE) is a resource hub for family businesses and family offices. We provide certificates, workshops, and networking opportunities at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business. Through our partnership with Daniels we can connect you to community peers and partners, act as a convener of events and catalyst for ideas, and share our experience and knowledge of best practices.

Our vision

To achieve our vision of becoming the preeminent resource for family-owned enterprises in the Rocky Mountain region, the Bailey Program will:

  • Offer timely and relevant executive education on issues of particular salience to family enterprises
  • Offer degree and certificate programs on family enterprise to students at the University of Denver
  • Conduct groundbreaking research—both applied and academic—on critical challenges facing family enterprises
  • Create opportunities for individuals in family enterprises to build community, engage with each other, and share best practices
  • Create a resource center that includes a repository of best practices and innovations in family enterprise

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Upcoming Events

The Bailey Program for Family Enterprise hosts both virtual and in-person events throughout the year. Events include topical workshops, immersive programs, peer networking events, an ongoing speaker series and occasional quick-hitting webinars. Details will be posted here as soon as schedules are confirmed.

Ways to engage

CERTIFICATES

WORKSHOPS

WEBINARS

NETWORKING

SPEAKER SERIES

Family Business

Certificates

Family Business Management Certificate/Concentration

  • More details and information to come.
Workshops

Building a Family Business 

  • Date: Fall 2021
  • More details and registration information to come.
Networking Opportunities

What does family business networking look like?

  • Confidential conversations, held in small groups, are facilitated by Daniels faculty and industry experts
  • A combination of online and in-person meetings
  • Diverse groups will be formed on a number of factors including generation, company size and interests.
  • More details and registration information to come.

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Speaker Series

The BPFE Speaker Series will be an ongoing resource for family businesses and family offices. This free series will feature both faculty experts and stories from family offices, as told by you. The general information sessions will cover an array of relevant and interesting topics. Dates and topics to come.

Family Office

Certificates

Family Business Management Certificate/Concentration

  • More details and information to come.
Workshops

Family Office Executive Overview Workshop

  • Date: Fall, 2021
  • More details and information to come.

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Networking Opportunities

What does family office networking look like?

  • Confidential conversations, held in small groups, are facilitated by Daniels faculty and industry experts
  • A combination of online and in-person meetings
  • Diverse groups will be formed on a number of factors, including AUM, generation, family vs non-family, and interests.
  • More details and registration information to come.

Learn More and Sign Up

Speaker Series

The BPFE Speaker Series will be an ongoing resource for family businesses and family offices. This free series will feature both faculty experts and stories from family offices, as told by you. The general information sessions will cover an array of relevant and interesting topics. Dates and topics to come.

WEBINARS
Kim Schneider Malek

Leading Family Business in a Time of Crisis

April 15, 2020
In addition to the challenges that most businesses are facing during this crisis, family businesses face complexities associated with the strong integration with the family systems. The good news is that, historically, family businesses have weathered crises better than other businesses due to strong commitment to their values and having a longer-term perspective. Scott McLagan and Kim Schneider Malek lead this roundtable discussion.

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Family Resilience in a Time of Crisis

April 29, 2020
Adversity can either lead a family enterprise into decline or regeneration. This webinar provides a framework and actionable steps to building resilience in family enterprises, hosted by Scott McLagan and Kim Schneider Malek.

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Transforming Resilience into Business Re-Entry

May 13, 2020
In this roundtable discussion, Scott McLagan and Kim Schneider Malek provide stepping-stones and best practices for effective business re-entry and continuity.

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Wealth, Risk and the Economy

May 27, 2020
In this roundtable discussion, hosts Scott McLagan and Kim Schneider Malek are joined by special guest Brian Friedman, President/ Co-Founder GHP Investment Advisors to explore wealth, risk, and the economy.

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Director, Bailey Program for Family Enterprise; Assistant Professor of the Practice

Kim Schneider Malek

Kim Schneider Malek has been focused on advancing family enterprise since 1997. Following a 12-year stint in distance learning and technology-based education, Kim began her journey in family enterprise as a second-generation consultant at Schneider Consulting Group, Inc., a firm founded in 1987 by her father, Frank S. Schneider. Kim joined the faculty of the Daniels College of Business in 2001, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, Managing the Family Business, Sustaining Family Enterprise, High Performance Management, and Leadership and Business Communication.

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If you have questions about the Bailey Program for Family Enterprise, our resources, our workshops or how to get involved, contact us at BaileyProgram.FamilyEnterprise@du.edu.

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Program Manager
Executive Education
303.871.3676
Joy Burns Center 307

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