an initiative of FBN Asia



A self-served, self-paced online course on Family Business Dynamics and Governance, developed for business families. A more detailed version for the professionals working with families is available. A version for educators & students is also offered. Click here for Business Family Fundamentals Newsletter.

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An initiative of FBN Asia

FBN Academy is an initiative of Family Business Network (FBN) Asia. FBN Asia is a regional chapter of FBN International, a non-profit organisation representing family businesses in 56 countries across 5 continents. Current membership has reached more than 5,600 family business leaders. Founded in 1990 in Lausanne, Switzerland, FBN International has become the world’s leading network of business-owning families, promoting the success and sustainability of family business.  If you are from a family business, click here to find out more about the FBN.


FBN Academy Leadership Workshop
by Ms Samantha Mark

*Save the date* 23 January 2015

FBN Academy Master Class – Family Business Innovation and Venturing

10 July 2014

The Master Class Workshop, organized by FBN Academy, offers participants the opportunity to learn cutting-edge concepts of long-term stability and growth for business families through innovation & venturing. The Master Class is led by Prof Marc-Michael Bergfeld, Professor of Global Entrepreneurship & Family Firms at Munich Business School and Managing Partner of Courage Partners Group. Click here to find out more.

The FBN Academy for Professionals: Getting to the Roots of Families in Business

23 April 2014-24 April 2014

FBN Academy would like  to invite you to the FBN Academy for Professionals: Getting to the Roots of Families in Business. This is a 1.5 day workshop on 23rd and 24th April, held in Singapore.  The workshop is led by Prof Gaia Marchisio, Associate Professor of Management at Kennesaw State University, Georgia, USA and FBN Academy’s Chief Learning Officer.. Specially designed for Professionals working with families in business, to move into a deeper level of understanding these families. Click here to find out more

The Family Business Next Generation Career Bootcamp

28 March 2014-30 March 2014


FBN Academy in collaboration with Wendel International Centre for Family Enterprise (WICFE), would like to invite you to register for the Family Business Next Generation Career Bootcamp. Click here to find out more.


Family Business Innovation and Venturing Master Class

“A very clear and tangible approach to managing family business.”

“Prof Marc gave abundant references, evidence & experience for us to learn very pertinent & useful insights into protecting & innovating our family first business.”

“The coach is experienced and knowledgeable. Gain a lot of insights.”

Academy for Professional

“I have organised and attended many business seminars. This surpassed my expectations. I know enough to be dangerous! The cases were good and the pace of discussion was just right.“

“It provides me with new insight on how to read terrain, myself and negotiation skills.”

“The format in which it took place was very engaging and promoted learning.”

Family Business Academy for all

Philip and Nabe

“One of the best if not best trainings I ever attended.”

“Outstanding use of videos and breakout sessions. Very adaptive to energy levels and managing time. Very AUTHENTIC and GENUINE instructors.”

“The combination of family experiences (both in front of and in this room) and the curriculum was a powerful teaching tool”

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