Center for Family Enterprise

expanded education and outreach

Advancing Family Enterprises

For more than 30 years, Oregon State University’s Austin Family Business Program has guided family enterprises down a path to success by addressing challenges, offering solutions and serving as a constant source of support. By creating a community to advance family business success, AFBP designs educational programs for families, students and professional advisors. In these peer-based environments, people learn from expert speakers on important issues as well as from each other’s compelling stories.

Now, AFBP is ready to take that support even further, as the Austin Family Business Program becomes the Center for Family Enterprise this year.

This is more than just a name change. We're expanding educational and outreach opportunities for family businesses, and creating a research arm of the Center that puts us at the cutting edge of knowledge ... all so you can have even more resources.

Stay tuned for more information, and if you have any questions contact Maria Schell at:

Start now with finding and accessing resources for family business and family enterprises:

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Family Business 360

Family Business 360 is the premier family business education series in Oregon. Presentations take place in-person in venues throughout Oregon and also online.

Selected advisors offer a deep-dive into topics such as generational development, succession, communication and renewing your family enterprise.

These presentations and panels are a great place to learn from top-quality professionals and family business owners about issues of critical importance to the family business community.

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