Mission and Objectives
The Tanoto Center for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies aims to be the world’s premier research and teaching facility for ethnic Chinese family businesses. The Center brings together academics, policymakers and practitioners in an environment conducive to sharing their wisdom, failures, and successes for the benefit of future generations of family business leaders and communities in which they live.
Recognizing the multi-disciplinary nature of the field of family business and entrepreneurship, the Center collaborates with leading families, practitioners, various disciplines at HKUST and institutions around the world to achieve the following objectives:
- Conduct and publish top-quality academic research and articles in leading journals and media, and write and teach cases on Asian family businesses and entrepreneurship;
- Provide custom and open programs, such and EMBA, MBA, and executive education courses in family business and family office; and
- Organize academic and industry events such as seminars and forums