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The Bailey Program for Family Enterprise 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 will be hosting both virtual and in-person events throughout the year. There will be 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

PEER NETWORKING

SPEAKER SERIES

Family Business

Certificates

Family Business Management Certificate/Concentration

  • 3 academic courses (Managing the Family Business, Family Enterprise Systems, Legal), plus electives
  • Credit or non-credit (for-credit option will earn a graduate certificate)
  • 4 or 6 quarters (10 weeks each, 4 hours/week)
  • Hybrid/Hyflex delivery (a combination of in-person and online)

Ideal candidate: NewGen family members in family businesses, advisors to family businesses and current students 

Contact an advisor to learn more.

Workshops

Building a Family Business Succession Roadmap

This workshop will cover a variety of succession strategies backed by business school experience. You’ll leave with an individualized roadmap to ensure both longevity and prosperity within your family business.

  • Date: Fall 2020
  • More details and registration information to come.

Creating a Resilient/Sustainable Family Business

Family business has unique challenges, so the BPFE has developed content to address your specific needs. This workshop will provide techniques for resiliency and sustainability, two skills applicable to family business that are not always easily refined. Leave with a refreshed and renewed sense of purpose and strategy. 

  • Date: Fall 2020
  • More details and registration information to come.
Networking Opportunities

What does family business networking look like?

  • Confidential peer conversations that support problem solving and the exchange of successful practices
  • Small groups of of 8-10 members
  • Facilitated sessions led by Daniels faculty and industry experts
  • A combination of online and in-person meetings after initial kickoff meeting
  • Diverse groups will be formed on a number of factors including generation, company size and interests.

 

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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

  • 3 academic courses (Legal, Family Enterprise Systems, Wealth Management), plus electives
  • Credit or non-credit (for-credit option will earn a graduate certificate)
  • 4 or 6 quarters (10 weeks each, 4 hours/week)
  • Hybrid/Hyflex delivery (a combination of in-person and online)

Ideal candidate: Existing family and non-family employees in a family office, executives, and advisors to family offices

Contact an advisor to learn more.

Workshops

Family Operations Overview Workshop

This workshop is a condensed approach to understanding and thriving in family offices. We’ll bring in best practices developed from decades of experience in the Daniels College of Business and provide an open and safe dialogue, leaving you with takeaways that are completely personalized and actionable. 

  • Date: Being rescheduled for January 2021
  • Format: This program will be fully online. Each module will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Networking Opportunities

What does family office networking look like?

  • Confidential peer conversations that support problem solving and the exchange of successful practices
  • Small groups of of 8-10 members
  • Facilitated sessions led by Daniels faculty and industry experts
  • A combination of online and in-person meetings after initial kickoff meeting
  • Diverse groups will be formed on a number of factors, including AUM, generation, family vs non-family, and interests.

 

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.

Learn More

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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Contact Us

Program Developer
Executive Education
303.871.3676
Joy Burns Center 307

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