IMD Global Family Business Center

We are a world-leading hub providing learning journeys and research to family enterprises globally.

Dedicated to the real issues facing family businesses, family offices and family foundations, we will help you ensure the sustainable success of your business and family, whether large or small.

IMD was the birthplace of family business education in 1988. Today, our center of excellence operates from our campuses in Lausanne and Singapore and delivers off-site programs worldwide.

years of the center

World-class education and leading-edge research

30 years of experience

30 years of experience – first in the world

Renowned academics

Renowned academics, experts and family enterprise leaders

Family enterprises are highly complex and education is crucial. Governance, succession planning and strategy are just some of the key elements in sustaining a strong relationship between the owner, family and business.

Denise Kenyon-Rouvinez

The Wild Group Professor and Director
of the IMD Global Family Business Center