Family Business Workshop

UConn Family Business Workshop

It’s All About the People – the 5 R’s

A Virtual 1-Day Workshop

October 28, 2021 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

October 28th Workshop

It's all about the people - learn how companies return, re-engage, redefine, retain, and recruit. People are the heart and soul of every family business. Come learn from the experts how to manage, support & lead your team. Then learn how to do the work with people in your family.

Speakers

Speakers for this workshop include:

  • Cathy Wynne, SPHR, SHRM-CP, CSP, Hiring Consultant and Owner, A Hire Purpose, LLC
  • Kari Adamsons, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences, UConn
  • Christine Sullivan, Operations Team Lead, CTSBDC
  • Rebecca Pardoe, President, Results HR, LLC
  • Matthew Kerzner, Ph.D., Director, Eisner Amper - Center for Individual and Organizational Performance & Center for Family Business Excellence
  • Robin Bienemann, Entrepreneur in Residence, UConn Family Business Program

Cost:

$25 Individual / $50 Family

Everyone who registers will have the opportunity to take a complimentary DISC behavior assessment to learn about their primary communication style. ($70 Retail).

Everyone who attends the event will have the additional opportunity for a complimentary DISC and Motivators assessment and complimentary report ($280 Retail).

Format

One morning session with a series of speakers from UConn along with industry experts.

Registration

Registration is currently open. Reserve your spot today!

Program Agenda

Thursday, October 28, 2021

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

9:00 - 9:05 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

Robin Bienemann
Entrepreneur in Residence
UConn Family Business Program

Christine Sullivan
Consultant
CT Small Business Development Center

9:05 - 9:35 a.m. Return – /rəˈtərn/ an Act of Coming or Going Back to a Place or Activity

Rebecca Pardoe
President
Results HR, LLC

Cathy Wynne
Hiring Consultant and Owner
A Hire Purpose, LLC

Matthew Kerzner
Director
Eisner Amper - Center for Individual and Organizational Performance & Center for Family Business Excellence

9:35 - 10:05 a.m. Re-Engage – /rəˈinˈɡāj,enˈɡāj/ Occupy, Attract, or Involve (Someone's Interest or Attention)

Rebecca Pardoe
President
Results HR, LLC

10:05 - 10:35 a.m. Re-Define – /ˌrēdəˈfīn/ Define Again or Differently

Matthew Kerzner
Director
Eisner Amper - Center for Individual and Organizational Performance & Center for Family Business Excellence

10:35 - 11:05 a.m. Retain – /rəˈtān/, Continue to Have (Something); Keep Possession of

Rebecca Pardoe
President
Results HR, LLC

Cathy Wynne
Hiring Consultant and Owner
A Hire Purpose, LLC

Matthew Kerzner
Director
Eisner Amper - Center for Individual and Organizational Performance & Center for Family Business Excellence

11:05 - 11:35 Recruit – /rəˈkro͞ot/, Enroll (Someone) as a Member or Worker in an Organization or as a Supporter of a Cause

Cathy Wynne
Hiring Consultant and Owner
A Hire Purpose, LLC

11:35- 11:55 The Family Conversation: Tips & Tricks for Working With Your Family

Kari Adamsons
Associate Professor
Human Development and Family Sciences, UConn

11:55- 12:10 Panel Discussion/Q&A

Moderator:
Christine Sullivan
Consultant
CT Small Business Development Center

Panelists:
Cathy Wynne
Hiring Consultant and Owner
A Hire Purpose, LLC

Rebecca Pardoe
President
Results HR, LLC

Kari Adamsons
Associate Professor
Human Development and Family Sciences, UConn

Matthew Kerzner
Director
Eisner Amper - Center for Individual and Organizational Performance & Center for Family Business Excellence

Closing Remarks and Next Steps

Robin Bienemann
Entrepreneur in Residence
UConn Family Business Program

Questions?

If you have any questions, or if you require an accommodation to attend this event, contact Robin Bienemann, robin.bienemann@uconn.edu