Welcome to the Family Business Program
Columbia Business School's Family Business Program is dedicated to supporting curriculum, research and its rich community of students, scholars and alumni related to family business management and family enterprises. Through targeted courses and extracurricular offerings, the program explores all aspects of owning, managing, and working with family businesses.
5 Tips for Leading a Successful Family Business
Razak Dawood, '68, chairman of Descon, a multinational, family-owned corporation based in Pakistan, offered his advice for those entering or running their family businesses. Dawood spoke as part of the Distinguished Leadership Speaker Series, which welcomes prominent global family-business leaders and leading academics in the field to interact with students and alumni.