What is the best structure for your family wealth management?

Are you looking to identify the right structure and best practices for your Single Family Office?

Leading the Family Office is a unique program dedicated to the management of your family's private wealth. It helps you determine the best and most appropriate structure and governance model to set up, govern and preserve your own Single Family Office.

Whether you are preparing for a full or partial sale of a business, going through a liquidity event, or planning for a comprehensive, multi‑generational wealth management structure, LFO will support you.


Learn how to make informed and educated choices regarding the structure and objective of your Single Family Office


Create a sustainable platform to preserve and transfer your family wealth, values and heritage to future generations


Build family unity and develop long-term objectives for the family, the wealth and the business assets

You and your class

You are a family of wealth, considering setting up, or in the process of setting up a Single Family Office.  You want to identify the best practices for your Single Family Office. The program is exclusively open to family members. To take away the best learning, we recommend you come as a family team.

Read more about admission criteria

Your class will comprise a carefully selected group of families of wealth who share similar issues to yours. With IMD’s rich expertise of over 30 years working with families of wealth, you will benefit from the most impactful learning both individually and as a group.

average age
years of experience

The learning is superbly balanced with theory and practical cases, always highlighting the main message and staying on track. 

Thomas Schmuckli

Chairman and Family Member of Bossard’s 7th Generation, Bossard Group, Switzerland

This unique program is dedicated to you as the owner, future owner or principal of a single family office. Throughout the program you and your family members will learn, benchmark and share best practices in the management of your private family wealth.

Peter Vogel

Program Director

Next start & fee
Program length: 3 days


CHF 11,000

Participants who attended LFO also joined
Orchestrating Winning Performance (OWP)
Reset for sustainable and inclusive growth

IMD's signature program, OWP, brings you the latest business trends, thought leadership and insights to revitalize your business, drive innovation and lead you forward. Fully customizable schedule. For executives and teams.

Learn more
Leading the Family Business (LFB)
Assure the continuity of your family business

Helps family businesses to better understand and manage their own challenges by sharing experiences and benchmarking success with other family firms.

Learn more


IMD complies with applicable laws and regulations, including with respect to international sanctions that may be imposed on individuals and countries. This policy applies to all applications for IMD programs from individuals or organizations, and any commercial or non-commercial partnerships.

IMD business school rankings

Our executive education programs are ranked highly by the world's most influential business publications.

Ranking item 1
Ranking item 2

COVID-19 measures - We're taking every step to ensure that anyone who participates in activities on our campus feels safe and comfortable. Learn more