Family Agreement and Succession Process

Master's degree in Family Business Management and Entrepreneurship

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 15,0 TP


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The students should be aware of the importance of cultural development and organizational environment in which cohesion and commitment are the key strengths of a successful Family Business.

The concept of firm/commercial company; Family business and its legal stability; Strategies to ensure the continuity of a family business - legal perspective; The construction of the corporate governance structure: 1-The issue of company governance; 2 Family council; 3-Family agreement.

Evaluation Methodology
a)Continuous assessment: group assignment and presentation (50%);Individual critical analysis (10%) and Written Test (40%)
b) Final assessment: Written Exam


Method of interaction
Teaching/learning methods are adapted to the Bologna process.The students are encouraged to prepare a practical assignment on a topic of their choice and present it to lecturer and peers.Case study analysis and resolution will be used as needed.

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