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GLOBAL FAMILY MANAGED BUSINESS

Program

STRUCTURE

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Led by experts in family business management, the Global FMB program will enable you to acquire not just the knowledge, but also the requisite skills and aptitude needed to contribute effectively to your family business. The program is structured in a unique manner – you will attend classes at SP Jain for one week per month (contact), and the following three weeks at your own family business, with each contact providing applicable lessons that can be implemented successfully within the context of your business.

The program is structured in the following format:

  • Contact Week 1*: Mumbai or Delhi
  • Contact Week 2: Dubai
  • Contact Week 3 - 5: Mumbai and Delhi
  • Contact Week 6: Mumbai
  • Contact Week 7 - 10: Mumbai and Delhi
  • Contact Week 11: Singapore
  • Contact Week 12: Mumbai and Delhi

*Please note that decisions pertaining to the location of admission to the Global FMB program will be undertaken by the Admissions Committee. The content, faculty and curriculum offered at both locations will remain the same.

The Delhi batch is only for the August intake.

PROGRAM

CURRICULUM

The program covers all aspects of management. Broadly, it focuses on helping students address challenges they face in the following areas:

  • General Management: What is and what should be my business?
  • Business Dependencies: In what conditions do I operate?
  • Business Is Customer: Who is my customer and what drives his/her buying process?
  • Business Is Operations: How do I deliver what I promise my customer?
  • Business Is Money: What resources are utilised and what is the outcome?
  • Business Is People: How do I manage people within my organisation?

 

STUDENTS OF THE PROGRAM LEARN FROM:

  • High-tech Adaptive Learning tools
  • Highly experienced faculty (through interactions both inside and outside the classroom)
  • Father/mentor about business implications
  • Manager/business staff about implementation
  • Peers in the class about application in different contexts
  • Industrial visits and business interactions
  • Classroom and out-of-classroom activities
  • Feedback sharing
  • Global immersion

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Creation/development of a comprehensive and executable three-year business plan
  • Understanding the role of a student within the context of the business plan
  • Creation/development of a family plan outlining challenges/opportunities in view of the family life cycle
  • Develop a global perspective
  • Learn practical methods to transform your business through management and technology
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Program Structure

CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO FLEXIBLE LEARNING FORMATS

SP Jain offers its GFMB program in two formats – a Tri-city Learning Format with face-to-face classes in Mumbai/Delhi, Dubai and Singapore and a Blended Learning Format, which comprises online lectures and face-to-face classes at one of SP Jain’s global campuses. Both formats are designed to allow you to study without disrupting your work for your family business. Regardless of the format, all students graduate with a certificate in Global Family Managed Business from SP Jain School of Global Management.

OPTION 1: TRI-CITY LEARNING FORMAT

(Face-to-face classes in Mumbai/Delhi, Dubai and Singapore)

Every month, you will study for 1 week on campus at SP Jain (contact week) followed by 3 weeks at your own family business. Each contact week is carefully crafted to provide you with applicable lessons that can be implemented successfully within the context of your business.

The tri-city learning model is structured in the following format:

  • Contact Week 1: Mumbai/Delhi
  • Contact Week 2: Dubai
  • Contact Weeks 3-5: Mumbai/Delhi
  • Contact Week 6: Mumbai
  • Contact Weeks 7-10: Mumbai/Delhi
  • Contact Week 11: Singapore
  • Contact Week 12: Mumbai/Delhi

Note: Decisions on the Mumbai or Delhi location of admission will be undertaken by the Admissions Committee. The program content, faculty and curriculum offered at both locations will remain the same.

Option 2: Blended Learning Format

(Online classes + face-to-face classes)

The blended learning format is offered specially for students whose busy schedules do not allow them to leave their city or businesses frequently. With the same program duration, coursework, assessments, faculty, and curriculum, the blended format offers you all the benefits of the tri-city format with minimal interruption to your day-to-day schedule.

The blended learning model is structured in the following format:

  • Every month, study online for 10 days (3 hours each day)
  • Every 3 months, attend face-to-face classes at one of SP Jain’s global campuses (including 1 visit each to Dubai and Singapore)

 

PROGRAM CONTENT

The GFMB program is specially designed to help you gain the skills to take your family business to the next level and become a successful business leader. How does the program do that? Let us take a look at the wide array of segments that will help you:

 

Regardless of which industry your business operates in, the customer is one of the most important parts of your business. Keeping this in mind, and to help you build a strong relationship with your customers, the GFMB program will cover vital areas including sales, marketing, social media marketing, international business, digital marketing, branding, and advertising.

One of the most important segments of the GFMB curriculum, Business is Operations, helps you gain a deep understanding of business processes, operations, supply chain management, and the Theory of Constraints (ToC).

Human relations form the backbone of all businesses and, at SP Jain, we believe in building brilliant people skills. In the Business is People segment of the GFMB program curriculum, you will delve into a wide array of topics including employee hiring, maintaining, and retaining, while also understanding numerous personalised methods of motivating your employees.

In the Business is Money segment, you will learn the fundamentals of economics for business application, finance, cost management, accounting, and reading, while also understanding financial data, forecasting, and taxation.

What goals do you have for your business and how can you achieve them? In the General Management segment of the GFMB program curriculum, you will find answers to this question while also learning more about the strategy, telescopic vision, microscopic execution, and the effects of external policy changes on a business.

How can you take your business to the next level? In this module, you will be able to build the leadership, negotiation, communication and interpersonal relationship skills needed to accelerate your business growth.

The program will also help you develop soft skills such as ensuring a smooth working environment with your family, developing strong familial ties, and building humility – one of the most important characteristics of a successful leader.

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STUDENTS WILL LEARN FROM:

  • Highly experienced faculty (through interactions both inside and outside the classroom)
  • Parents/mentors about business implications
  • Managers/business staff about implementation
  • Peers in the class about the application in different contexts
  • Industrial visits and business interactions
  • Classroom and out-of-classroom activities
  • Feedback sharing
  • Global immersion

LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE PROGRAM:

  • Develop a global perspective
  • Learn practical methods to transform your business through management and technology
  • Be logically excited to contribute to your family business
  • Creation/Development of a comprehensive executable three-year business plan
  • Understanding your role within the context of your family business
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Shravan Sethi (GFMB Program Batch 9)
CSKS Group, Amritsar