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FFI is pleased to announce that due to the continued growth of the Global Education Network (GEN) Certificate Program, it is seeking to add new members to the GEN Faculty for the following courses:

 

GEN 102: Self in Systems: Systemic thinking, genograms and the role of the family enterprise advisor

This course provides a foundation in and an understanding of:

  • the nature of systems concepts and systems thinking
  • the genogram as a useful tool in understanding
  • the client systems
  • the genogram as a useful tool for better understanding professionals and how their experiences influence the work they do with family enterprises
  • professional growth and development, a topic that includes learning more about yourself in order to work more effectively with client systems 
In order to promote geographic diversity among our GEN 102 Faculty, desired applicants will come from Europe, Pac-Rim, or the Middle East.  

GEN 201: Family Enterprise Advising and Consulting: The action research model as applied to family enterprise

This course provides a foundation in and an understanding of:

  • how to deploy a family business consulting model that has its foundations in action-research methodology
  • what it means to ‘be in the room’ with clients through scenarios depicted by actors portraying four of the basic steps of the consulting process
  • the skills needed for working effectively with family enterprise client systems during the change process
  • how to use your own skills through interactive feedback sessions posed at the end of each scenario

In order to promote geographic diversity among our GEN 201 Faculty, desired applicants will come from Europe, Pac-Rim, or the Middle East. 

GEN 202: Families of Wealth: A multidisciplinary approach

This course provides participants with:

  • a firm understanding of the nature and complexities of families of wealth
  • the ability to identify and explore management structures used by families of wealth
  • appreciation of the unique challenges and opportunities encountered by professionals working with families of wealth
  • a set of multidisciplinary tools needed to work with families of wealth

In order to promote geographic diversity among our GEN 202 Faculty, desired applicants will come from Europe, Pac-Rim, or the Middle East.  

GEN 501: Myths, Realities, and Trends in the Field of Family Enterprise

This course provides a foundation in and an understanding of:

  • the trends and latest thinking in family enterprise research and practice
  • the challenge to the persistent myth of shirtsleeves-to-shirtsleeves in three generations
  • topics (women in family enterprises, governance, conflict management, and leadership transition) where researchers and consultants agree and where they differ
  • generational differences and their impact on family enterprises

In order to promote geographic diversity among our GEN 501 Faculty, desired applicants will come from the USA, Canada and Latin America.  
 

GEN 502: Family Governance in the Family Enterprise: A key structural element in family enterprise governance

This course provides a foundation in and an understanding of:

  • the nature of family enterprise governance, its core concepts and functions
  • unique challenges and opportunities encountered by professionals developing family governance in family enterprises
  • practical tools needed to build family governance
  • skills needed to assist families in designing and implementing a family governance system throughout several life cycle stages(through case studies)

In order to promote geographic diversity among our GEN 502 Faculty, desired applicants will come from Europe, Pac-Rim, or the Middle East.  



Eligibility and Prerequisites
 


Individuals who wish to participate as GEN Faculty should meet the following requirements:

GEN Faculty Prerequisites:

    • Hold an FFI Certificate in Family Business Advising and/or Family Wealth Advising (Fellow status is not required)
    • Maintain good standing as an FFI Member
    • Be willing to teach the approved curriculum for each course
    • Be willing to commit to a three-year term as a member of the GEN Faculty
    • Participate in mandatory online training courses periodically provided by FFI, one of which must take place before teaching for the first time
    • Commit to attend the GEN Faculty Meeting annually in conjunction with the FFI Global Conference held each year (complimentary registration for the conference is included in the Honorarium package for GEN Faculty)

      Preferred Experience:
    • Experience teaching adult learners
    • Experience with online teaching/education and/or curriculum development
    • Knowledge with the content of the course and the multidisciplinary methodology at the heart of FFI GEN’s approach
    • Familiarity with the components of a webinar and effective online curriculum delivery


Applicant Submission Process


Interested applicants must complete the GEN Faculty Application including:

  • A one-page letter outlining their interest in joining the GEN Faculty and indicating which course(s) the applicant is interested in teaching
  • Résumé
  • One or more letters of recommendation from colleagues, clients, academics or related parties

Applications must be submitted using the online form below by Friday, July 29, 2016.

All applications will then be reviewed to develop a list of potential candidates for interviewing by the committee. New members of the GEN Faculty will be chosen by early September and will be eligible to begin teaching the online courses in the first quarter of 2017.


In all cases, we are seeking individuals who are enthusiastic about FFI’s multidisciplinary and cross cultural approach to the field.

Please direct any questions to the FFI Program Director, Dan Frosh by email at dan@ffi.org.


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