Centre for Family Business

Puro y Simple: more than just a family business

Family businesses within the food industry are very common. Mine is a very pure and simple business. ‘Puro y Simple” (”pure and simple’ in English) is a wholemeal bread manufacturer based in Venezuela. Since 1981, Puro y Simple has specialized on offering Venezuelans an alternative to the traditional white bread, natural wholemeal bread of the highest […]

Family business: key challenges and opportunities

This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) considers some of the key challenges and opportunities facing family business.  In particular we will look at… Branding Marketing Leadership Place of family business within the wider business environment What makes family business different to other businesses? The starting point is a definition of a family business and some […]

Basic economics for family business

In the midst of economic hardship, this free massive open online course (MOOC) equips your family business with knowledge of basic economic principles.  These principles underline all economic theory and explain some of the key macroeconomic indicators. In this MOOC we introduce basic economics for family business: Supply and demand Inflation Inflation and the exchange […]