Global Family Managed Business

SP Jain School of Global Management Mumbai

Program Description

Global Family Managed Business

SP Jain School of Global Management Mumbai

The Global Family Managed Business (Global FMB) is the newest and most innovative family managed business program with a global exposure and local expertise.

The program aims to prepare the next generation of family business with modern and global management education so that they can be prepared to take up the unique challenges of family business and also develop an understanding for family issues to eventually lead the business to new heights.

Program Director

The Program Director is Prof. Parimal Merchant, a stalwart in the field of family managed business. He has the experience of more than 20 years of interacting, teaching and guiding more than 3000 family businesses in India. His courses on general management, family issues and working capital are the most sought after courses by the students.

He has advised many family business, who have today created a mark in the business eco system. His public addresses are attended by wide number of businessmen, who get inspired to carry-on their family business to the next generation.

Other Faculty Members

The Other Faculty Members have developed a niche in the domain of Family Managed Business, as they have been teaching the students of this course since more than a decade. They are excellent professors who have an immaculate way of connecting with the student community on personal and business issues, which gives the students extended learning and comfort of asking questions, without hesitation.

They are among the most sought after Professors among the students of family managed business and include Prof. Anil Menon, Prof. Boman Moradian, Prof. Rajiv Thakker, Prof. Samish Dalal, Prof. Vishal Thakker and others.

Global FMB v/s MBA

A normal MBA is ideal for those aspiring to do a job in corporate sector. GFMB is ideal for those who want to join their family business or eventually start new ventures.

While MBA could have focus on functional specialisation, GFMB has higher emphasise on all round development involving all aspects of family business so that one can work with experts in all fields.

Family businesses have unique business as well as family challenges involving issues of ownership and management. GFMB program has exhaustive coverage of these issues.


Academic Criteria

Graduate in any stream

Business Criteria

Should have a family business- Should have an exposure in own family business

Personal Criteria

Should have an aptitude to learn- Should have “fire in the belly”- Should be business savvy.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated October 10, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2017
1 year
Full time
20,000 USD
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Start date Aug. 2017
India Mumbai, Maharashtra
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Duration 1 year
Price 20,000 USD