NextGen Family Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

One of our most impactful programs -- The NextGen Family Entrepreneurial Leadership Program (FEL) is a space for you to have deep and open sharing discussions with peers who have a shared life experience. 

Developed from the fields of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Family Therapy, the FEL program will give you the skills you need to:

  1. Understand yourself – and how you want to leverage your family’s entrepreneurial legacy to chart your own path
  2. Build stronger relationships with your family so that you can achieve your goals

Over the course of the year, you will learn and practice leadership skills critical to building more effective relationships with your family and forging your own path in family entrepreneurship.

How It Works:

  • You will be in a group of 7-8 students who will meet once a month over the academic year
  • Students will share and learn from one another in a confidential non-judgmental space
  • A Babson instructor will serve as moderator and advisor
  • Students must commit to attending all sessions (Approx. 1 meeting per month over the academic year)
  • Students who complete required work will receive a Family Entrepreneurial Leadership Badge

This program has limited space. Please email us for more details.

What our students say:

"I would consider FEL one of the best experiences at Babson. Because we all came from similar backgrounds, the shared experiences were relatable and helped me empathize with and learn from my peers. There were some great insights I was able to take away and apply to my situation. FEL taught me empathy, discipline, commitment and a chance to tell my story and be vulnerable in a safe environment built with trust."

”FEL increased my ability to relate to others’ shared experiences, and seeing other possible approaches to issues and problems."

”FEL provided me with priceless emotional support and helped me to form very practical approaches to my challenges."

”Many of the issues I had were common in many other family businesses, across countries and cultures."

”FEL really impacted me personally. It helped me have a better vision of what I want to do after Babson."

”Sharing experiences in a small group and hearing from peers with similar problems or experiences was one of the most enriching experiences I had at Babson. A lot of learning and very fun too!"

”An amazing experience to learn from peers.”