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Featured Program: Leading Global Family Business

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Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, in association with Salzburg Global Seminar, presents:

Leading Global Family Business,

a premier, two-module program for leaders of global family-owned businesses.

The program will include two three-day modules: one in Salzburg, Austria, at the Schloss Leopoldskron, and one in Washington, D.C., at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business. 

The program will feature a variety of learning approaches and networking opportunities, and will explore:

  • Global leadership strategies;
  • The intersection of policy and family business;
  • Family governance: Growth, succession, and culture; and
  • Corporate governance and board leadership.

Module One:
September 14 – 16, 2017
Schloss Leopoldskron
Salzburg, Austria

Module Two:
November 9 – 11, 2017
McDonough School of Business
Washington, D.C., USA

A course outline highlights the sessions and learning objectives for each day of the program.

Salzburg Global Seminar designs, facilitates, and hosts international strategic convenings at its historic castle retreat to drive progress based on imagination and sustainability. For over 65 years, Salzburg Global has maintained a unique track record of supporting regions, institutions, and sectors in transition. Read a recent conversation with Pia Valdivia (EML '07), vice president and chief financial officer of Salzburg, on our blog.

To learn more, please contact Imke Baumann at or visit