Educational Partners

CAFE is dedicated to providing quality tools and education to assist our business families. CAFE is pleased to recognize its partnership with the following organizations.

Founded in 2001, the Business Families Centre at UBC’s esteemed Sauder School of Business provides support to family businesses with education and research. Our family programs including Road Map, provide a unique, safe and exciting opportunity for growth, discover and affirmation of your family enterprise and its future. Delivered by some of the leading minds in the field of Family Enterprise, instructors include David C. Bentall, Judi Cunningham, Wendy Sage-Hayward and Ruth Steverlynck.

The Business Families Centre has also pioneered a new field of study for advisors. Whether you are an accountant, lawyer, banker, financial advisor or a trusted family insider, the Family Enterprise Advisor Program augments your formidable technical skills with the strategies and tools to incorporate social and human considerations into your role as a trusted advisor. In doing so, you will not only grow your interpersonal intelligence; you will create a substantial competitive advantage for yourself for a comparatively small investment of time and money.

CAFE Members eligible for discounts for both programs. Contact CAFE for details at toll free 1.866.849.0099.

The Family Firm Institute is the leading membership association worldwide for professionals serving the family enterprise field. It provides a global forum for practitioners and academics to acquire exemplary interdisciplinary knowledge while engaging in collaborative opportunities that facilitate their professional and business development objectives.

CAFE Members save 50% on Membership and Programs. For FFI Membership and Program information.

CMC-Canada fosters excellence and integrity in the management consulting profession as a whole. CMC-Canada administers, and its provincial Institutes confer, the CMC designation in Canada. The Association and its members advocate for the CMC designation and are dedicated to advancing the profession and delivering the benefits of those efforts to the client community.

CMC-Canada is pleased to offer CAFE Members a special reduced rate to participate in CMC-Canada training courses. These details will be available shortly.

CAFE and the SuccessCare Program are working together to provide a client-focused approach for consulting to family businesses. CAFE members are entitled to $300 off the Role of the Most Trusted Advisor, a nationally recognized facilitation course for business advisors.

CAFE Members, please login to the member site to receive the discounted rate.