Open Program "Family Office: A Powerful Tool for Succession Planning"

Jointly organized by HKUST Tanoto Center for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies and HKUST Business School Executive Education Office

This program provides bilingual materials with English-Mandarin simultaneous interpretation.

This program offers a practical guideline on how to set up an Asian family office and introduces how, through this vehicle, family wealth, harmony and legacy can be preserved in Asian families across generations. 


Program Highlights

  • A practical perspective of when, where, who and how to set up a family office which fits the needs of Asian families

  • A program led by scholars and practitioners with years of academic excellence and practical experience

  • Live cases shared by leaders in the Asian family offices

  • Opportunity to interact with Asian family business owners

  • A special lecture in arts investment

Program Content

  • Types of family office

  • When and where a family might consider having a family office

  • Cost of the office and types of possible services

  • The structure design and job descriptions of a family office

  • The Western concept of“family office”and its limitations in Asian contexts

  • Adapting Asian style family offices

  • Challenges and opportunities of working in an Asian family office

Upon completion participants will receive a certificate of participation issued by the HKUST Business School.  


Registration Deadline: 13 October 2017
* Daily schedule and guest speakers are subject to change without prior notice. 

Saturday, 11.03.2017

HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong




Regular rate*


Special rate for HKUST alumni# or early bird (by 22 September 2017) 


Group participation (3 or more concurrent registrations)


* The fee includes tuition, all teaching materials, refreshment and lunch.
# including graduates of HKUST business school executive education programs