Course DescriptionPlanning, Succession and Control. The students study many of Canada's internationally known family-run businesses. They will learn about the challenges faced by the owners in planning and succession as well as the impact that family structure plays in determining the future of the firm. Key issues to be examined include the relationship between ownership and management, the strategic planning process, succession planning, technical and management skills, support structures, funding, leadership and the family structure.
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
This course will require you to be online for live lectures every week at the scheduled time. You will also engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.