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Indian School of Business (ISB)

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The vast majority of India's businesses are owned and run by families. And the fast-changing business landscape means that women are taking over the reins of family businesses in increasing numbers, challenging the existing dynamic and blazing a trail as effective businesswomen both in operational, and leadership positions. Managing a family business, however, is not without its challenges and women in particular face significant hurdles as they enter this world. Your success in overcoming these hurdles is predicated on your ability to reconcile your responsibilities to your business and family with your unique perspectives in a constructive way that benefits all. The vast majority of India's businesses are owned and run by families. And the fast-changing business landscape means that women are taking over the reins of family businesses in increasing numbers, challenging the existing dynamic and blazing a trail as effective businesswomen both in operational, and leadership positions. Managing a family business, however, is not without its challenges and women in particular face significant hurdles as they enter this world. Your success in overcoming these hurdles is predicated on your ability to reconcile your responsibilities to your business and family with your unique perspectives in a constructive way that benefits all.

Rise to the challenge of delivering for your business and your family.

The Women in Family Business programme has been developed to help acquaint women with the unique challenges of managing a family business. Through a precise mix of cases, lectures and group exercises, you will learn how to become a better leader, in tandem with your business and family interests.

KEY LEARNINGS

How to contribute to the prosperity of family and business

Competencies required to become a great leader

Become a catalyst for a successful business that endures

Who should attend

  • Women from business families, whose role, active or passive, is disregarded in the business
  • Women counsellors and consultants of family businesses

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Kavil Ramachandran

Professor Kavil Ramachandran, a founding faculty set up the Wadhwani Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at the ISB in 2001. Later, he was the Associate Dean (Academic Programmes) before becoming the Thomas Schmidheiny Chair Professor of Family Business and Wealth Management. Currently, he ...

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