🎓 Master’s Degree in Family Business MGMT | Universitat Abat Oliba CEU

The master's degree in Family Business MGMT taught by Abat Oliba CEU University and the UOC, will give you the keys to manage successfully a family business.

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Master’s degree in Family Business Management
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Denomination

Master’s degree in Family Business Management

Academic Area

Business and Economics

Length

10 months
 

Credits

60 ECTS

Modality

Blended learning

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Student profile

Graduates in the Economy and Business Management fields, with or without specific experience in the family business.

Admission and Enrolment

Enrolment application via website, sending of the documents and formalisation of admission at the University.

Calendar and timetables

From October to July. Online, with on-site sessions the 23rd, 24th and 25th of November and the 22nd, 23rd and 24 of February.

Academic calendar

Master organised with Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Why study at the UAO CEU?

1. The importance of family business

Family business is the main axis of the economic structure in Spain. Almost 90% of the private companies are family businesses. Hence the importance of their weight in economy: they generate more than 65% of employment in the private sector, and represent the 57% of the gross value-added. With the publication of these statistics is shown the importance of the family business in the social and economic structure of Spain. For this reason, the options of establishing professional relationships within the family business are very high, and it is required a very detailed knowledge of its particularities and differentiate elements.

With this new master’s degree in Family Business Management, the students will be studying the strengths and essentials for the family business management. They will be able to implement successfully the skills that will allow them to improve the family business management, the loyalty of the employees and the family implication in order to create adequate professional relationships and beneficial for the company.

2. Collaborators

The master’s degree in Family Business Management is an interuniversity programme, promoted by Universitat Abat Oliba CEU and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

This master's degree counts with the support and participation of the Instituto de la Empresa Familiar, the main business association of these characteristics in Spain.

3. Faculty

Faculty composed by well-known experts and professionals chosen by their renowned prestige and specialisation.

4. Employability

The average work placement rate is 95% in the postgraduate studies of the CEU.

5. Information resources

The Library Service is conceived as a support unit for study and research. Its most important objective is to meet the educative and scientific demands. It has convenient opening hours, including weekends, with the best computer equipment. In addition, the UAO CEU offers to all the University community a vast digital storage, with free access to its publications from its docent, research or institutional activities carried out by teachers, students or former students from the University.

6. Applied research

The Chair in Family Business and Business Creation has developed the master's degree in Family Business Management in collaboration with the UOC.

 
 

Study plan

FIRST SEMESTER

1. Cultura y valores de la empresa familiar (UOC)

  • Definición de empresa familiar
  • Características
  • Modelos de empresa familiar
  • Fortalezas y debilidades
  • Cultura y valores
  • Modalidad: virtual / 6 créditos ECTS
 

2. Aspectos juridicotributarios (UAO CEU)

  • La empresa familiar y la forma societaria
  • Aspectos tributarios de la empresa familiar
  • Regulación económica del régimen matrimonial
  • El proceso de sucesión en la empresa familiar y sus aspectos civiles
  • Aspectos jurídicos del protocolo familiar
  • Modalidad: presencial / 6 créditos ECTS
 

3. Entrepreneurship e internacionalización de la EF (UAO CEU)

  • Los rasgos personales del emprendedor y la creación de empresas
  • Del emprendimiento a la empresa familiar
  • La internacionalización en la empresa familiar
  • Los modelos de internacionalización en la empresa familiar
  • Modalidad: presencial / 6 créditos ECTS
 

4. Dirección estratégica y liderazgo (UOC)

  • Las decisiones estratégicas en la empresa familiar
  • Análisis estratégico: poder de mercado frente a recursos
  • Estrategias competitivas y corporativas
  • Gestión del cambio, gestión de la innovación
  • Liderazgo empresarial y liderazgo familiar
  • La responsabilidad empresarial
  • Modalidad: virtual / 6 créditos ECTS

 

SECOND SEMESTER

5. Estrategia financiera, crecimiento y gestión del patrimonio (UOC)

  • Financiación propia, financiación ajena y reparto de dividendos en la empresa familiar
  • La empresa familiar y el capital de riesgo
  • Crecimiento de la empresa familiar
  • Gestión del patrimonio familiar
  • Finanzas responsables
  • Modalidad: virtual / 6 créditos ECTS
 

6. Marketing, comunicación y dirección de personas (UAO CEU)

  • Dirección de marketing y comunicación de la empresa familiar
  • Gestión estratégica de la comunicación en la empresa familiar
  • El branding en la empresa familiar
  • El marketing digital aplicado a la empresa familiar
  • El plan de marketing
  • Dirección de personas en la empresa familiar
  • Gestión de la edad en la empresa familiar
  • Modalidad: presencial / 6 créditos ECTS
 

7. Buen gobierno y continuidad de la empresa familiar (UOC)

  • Origen de los conflictos en la empresa familiar
  • Estrategias para la solución de conflictos en la empresa familiar
  • El gobierno de la familia empresaria: consejo de familia y consejo de administración
  • La importancia del mentoring y el coaching
  • La mediación como herramienta para la solución de conflictos
  • Protocolo familiar
  • Modalidad: virtual / 6 créditos ECTS
 

 

Trabajo final de máster (UAO CEU)

  • Modalidad: presencial / 6 créditos ECTS
 

Prácticas en empresas (UAO CEU)

  • Prácticas profesionales en empresas de carácter familiar con las que UAO CEU / UOC tienen convenio de colaboración.
  • Modalidad: 300 horas presenciales / 12 créditos ECTS

 

 

Faculty

Director

Juan Corona. Department Chair Professor in Applied Economics. General Manager of the Family Business Institute. Honorary rector of the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU

 

Coordinators

Fernando Álvarez. Doctor in Applied Economics. Programme Manager of Business Sciences in Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Carmen Ruiz. Teaching assistant in the UAO CEU. Manager of the Business Management Degree in the UAO CEU.

 

Faculty

  • Fernando Álvarez. Doctor in Applied Economics. Programme Manager of Business Sciences in Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.
  • Juan Corona. Department Chair Professor in Applied Economics. General Manager of the Family Business Institute. Honorary rector of the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU.
  • José Luís del Olmo. Doctor from the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU. Programme Manager of Marketing and Commercial Management Degree Studies, and Postgraduate Studies Manager in the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU.
  • Mª Ángeles Fitó Bertran. Doctor in Economic and Business Sciences from the UB. Master in Fiscal and Financial Business Management from the UB. Manager of the Economics and Business Studies at UOC.
  • Eva Perea. Doctor in Economics and Business Management from the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU. MBA from the Heriot Watt University. Dean of the Social Sciences Faculty at Universitat Abat Oliba CEU.
  • Juan Ripoll. Doctor in Economic and Business Sciences from UB. Manager of the Economics and Business Department at Universitat Abat Oliba CEU.
  • Carmen Ruiz. Teaching assistant in the UAO CEU. Manager of the Business Management Degree in the UAO CEU.
  • Adolfo Lucas Esteve. Doctor in Law from the Universitat de Lleida. Assistant teacher in Civil Law in the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU. Supply magistrate of the Provincial Court of Barcelona.

Careers

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who obtain the “master's degree in Family Business Management by the Abat Oliba CEU University” can pursue careers in the following fields:

  • Organisation of the family business
  • Finances, administration and accounting
  • Marketing and communication
  • Strategic management
  • Personal management

Collaborators

The master's degree in Family Business Management is an interuniversity master's degree, promoted both by the Abat Oliba CEU University and by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. This master's degree has the support and participation of the Family Business Institute, the main business association of these characteristics in Spain, which gathers a hundred of leader family businesses in their acitivity sectors.

 

 

 

 

Prices and scholarships

TOTAL PRICE

€4,995

PAYMENT METHODS

Once you have made a reservation, the payment of the rest of the registration fee can be carried out in one of the following methods:

Single payment

This method involves a 3% discount on the enrolment fees.

Instalment payment

50% at the time of enrolment and 50% in January.

Monthly payment

10 instalments with special financing at 0% interest with Banc Sabadell (Check opening charges).

Other payment methods

With Banco Santander, "la Caixa", Catalunya Caixa, BBVA and Banc Sabadell. This method also involves a 3% discount on the enrolment fees.

MORE INFORMATION

Postgraduate and University Extension
Bellesguard, 30. 08022 Barcelona
Tel. +34 932 53 72 00
masters@uao.es

Quality and regulations

ADMISSION PROFILE

The master's degree in Family Business Management is especially aimed at graduates in the Economic and Business Management fields, with or without specific experience in family business.

Its access is not exclusively limited to university graduates, but in this case an Admission Committee will value the knowledge and professional experience in the business field of each applicant.

The students that get accredited with an official university degree will receive, depending on the degree they passed, a master’s/postgraduate’s diploma. The students that do not have an official university degree will receive a diploma of university extension.

This master's degree is aimed at university graduates, professionals that work in family businesses and at members of families with businesses who might want to increase their knowledge of the managerial and development techniques of the family business.

In addition, it allows to update and to continuously train all those professionals interested in the reality of the family businesses.

This kind of master's degree and the interaction of profiles, such as junior and senior professionals, members of family businesses and newly graduates, create the perfect environment for learning and the use of the different points of view and approaches.

  • University graduates who want to complement their training with a differential master's degree in family business, with a clear practical vocation that will ease their access to the job market.
  • Members of families owners of businesses that want to get prepared to improve the leadership and the management of the family business, and/or prepare with anticipation and guarantees the succession process.
  • Professionals of the business management field that want to be updated and contrast their business knowledge in general, and their family business knowledge in particular.
  • Entrepreneurs that wish to create a company with a continuity vocation and want some safety to give the essential steps of entrepreneurship.
  • Consultants in management of family businesses that want to firmly revise their knowledge.

OBJECTIVES

This master's degree intends to capacitate current and future family business managers to carry out a dual professional management, that promotes efficiently the key aspects of the business and incorporates with knowledge the strength of family participation. For this purpose, this master's degree has the following specific objectives:

  • Providing a theoretical and practical vision of the family business management.
  • Knowing the importance of the culture and values that govern every family business.
  • Having a deep knowledge of the differential characteristics of the family business in the fiscal, strategical, financial, patrimonial and inheritance field.
  • Understanding the particularities of the family protocol adapted to its needs.
  • Offering the required tools to achieve a good management and the continuity of the family business.
  • Providing abilities to create and manage a family business.