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Masters in Family Managed Business

Programme at a glance


12-month, full-time programme


Undergraduate degree

Upcoming Intake

September 2024 & March 2025


London, with immersion weeks in Dubai and Singapore


For all students: £27,000

Degree Type

An OfS-registered UK degree

Lead your family business to the next level

Gain the edge

The Masters in Family Managed Business (MFMB) is an innovative 12-month postgraduate programme designed to equip family business owners and entrepreneurs with the knowledge, skills and tools to address the challenges specific to their own family businesses.

With the help of case studies, discussions, debates and real-world tools, you will develop new approaches to decision-making and gain valuable insights into nurturing effective business and family relationships, developing long-term customers, maintaining ownership control, defining new business initiatives, and managing resources and conflict.

The family managed business program gives you the opportunity to study in London, with immersion weeks in Dubai and Singapore, learn with experienced peers, experienced academic staff and industry leaders, and develop the techniques and frameworks needed to run your business internationally. While the programme imparts modern and global perspectives, it also addresses issues unique to family businesses grounded in culture, tradition and family beliefs.


A unique program architecture

Here's what your MFMB journey at SPJ London will look like:

Semester 1


Semester 2 Month 1


Semester 2 Month 3


Semester 2 Month 4


Semester 2 Month 6


The innovative architecture involves combination of classroom and practical business application.

Semester 1 will involve 2 weeks in the class in month 1, and 1 week in month 3 and month 5. The remaining weeks will be dedicated to implementing the lessons learned in class into your family business operations.

Semester 2 will involve 2 weeks in the class in the month 1 and 6 in London, 1 week in month 3 in Dubai and in month 4 in Singapore.

Programme benefits

Earn an internationally recognised degree, studying in three of the world's top business capitals.

Learn from academic with many years of experience teaching and helping family business excel and grow.

Learn about the context of the family business from the family members and managers involved in the business.

Learn about the international business and opportunities by immersions, get out of comfort zones, expand the horizon and give your business a truly global edge.

Learn to apply the modern management concepts to the context of your family business leading it to exponential growth.

Learn from your peer group each of whom is from family business with diverse industries and business background.

Equip yourself with knowledge of the technology driving the economy such as Big data, AI, ML along with the corresponding cyber risk and challenges.

Develop a 3 year business plan playing ac active role and giving a concrete direction to your family business for sustainable growth.


Students Will

Students will emerge from this program with a highly employable skill set which is in high demand among employers within the Fintech industry. These include:

Have functional skills relevant to the Fintech subdomain

Develop quantitative skills

Develop analytical skills

Learn soft skills, that include: Leadership, critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, communication, team working, and adaptability.

Our cutting-edge curriculum

  • Innovative architecture that ensures full grasp of the family business as well as management concepts.

  • Holistic structure covering all subjects required to lead family business to exponential growth.

  • Aligned with the trends of Globalisation and Technology enabling you to make your family business future ready.

  • Building on the transfer of tacit knowledge of the family members and managers involved inn the family business.

Dr Kim Soin

Dean, SPJ London

Former Associate Dean - Postgraduate Research & Doctoral College, University of Exeter

“Our MSc Global Business is an exciting programme for graduates to rapidly acquire the skills necessary to fast-track their careers. It offers experiential learning with inputs provided by diverse global faculty, using contemporary cases and simulations to grow your confidence and solve real-world challenges.”

Dr Kim Soin

Dean, SPJ London

Former Associate Dean - Postgraduate Research & Doctoral College, University of Exeter

Programme eligibility

We are currently inviting applications for our September 2024 intake. To be eligible to apply, you must have completed an undergraduate degree, normally an upper second although we will consider other candidates with extensive experience.

We assess applicants on several factors, including your academic achievements, interview performance and a holistic view of your profile.

Those who have completed the GFMB Foundation Programme (equivalent of 60 credits) at our sister institute S P Jain School of Global Management are eligible for transfer of credit and can join directly for the second semester at our London campus.


An investment in your potential

Tuition fee for the September 2024 intake:

Semester 1: £11,000


Semester 2: £16,000

Students are required to pay their travel and accommodation costs while in the London, Dubai or Singapore.

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