Faculty: Mohar Yusof, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK), Malaysia
Prof. Yusof believes that relationship building within and outside the family and business is a critical success factor for family entrepreneurship. In this webinar, Prof. Yusof will present the importance of the process of building relationships, social capital and strategic alliances with investors, business partners, professional managers and advisors, the government and other key stakeholders. Specific attention will be given to defining and addressing roles and responsibilities of family shareholders, particularly among siblings, cousins and in-laws, in building a strong, dynamic and cohesive family entrepreneurship system.
Mohar Yusof is professor of leadership, family business and entrepreneurship, and Director, Academic Innovation, Centre for Continuing Education at UNIRAZAK. He was a recipient of the Waesche Family Scholarship award, which led to the attainment of the Certificate in Family Wealth Advising from the Family Firm Institute in the United States. He was recognized by the Malaysian government as the Grand Winner–Outstanding Entrepreneurship Mentor, Ministry of Education Entrepreneurial Awards (MEA) in 2018. Later, he led in the writing of a book titled, ‘Entrepreneurial Leaders: Shaping the Malaysian Entrepreneurship Ecosystem.’ He sits in the Board of Directors and Advisory Boards of several family and non-family organizations.