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Learn more about the Family Enterprise Institute of South Carolina.

Workshops, Seminars and Support Services

Each year, the Institute staff, advisory council and university faculty put together a new series of programs and events. Through exceptional quality and engaging formats, these educational programs will provide valuable and useful content on areas such as:

Business and Family Effectiveness

  • The Challenges and Competitive Advantages Unique to Family Enterprise
  • Family Enterprise Strategy 101
  • How to Safely and Successfully Mix Blood and Business
  • Sibling Partnerships: One for All and All for One
  • Family Business is Never Just Business
  • Succession and Continuity Planning
  • Conflict Management
  • Next Generation Development and Stewardship Training
  • Tax and Estate Planning
  • How to Assess and Mitigate Exposure to Risks

Management Effectiveness

  • To Manage or To Coach: There Is No Question
  • The Bee Team
  • Recognizing and Assisting Troubled Employees
  • Work and Family Team Building
  • Board Governance and Compliance
  • Growth and Innovation
  • Business Operation and Expansion
  • The Role of Non-Family Executives in Family Firms

Personal and Professional Effectiveness

  • Money and Mortality: Conversations That Matter
  • Project Life: Managing for Excellence
  • Stress/Distress – Managing Your Mess
  • Self-Esteem: Who You Are and What You’re Worth
  • Positive Parenting
  • What Keeps You Going: Personal Motivators
  • Emotional Intelligence and Games That People Play
  • Effective Communication Skills in Multi-Generational Family Enterprise
  • Values Identification and Alignment with Business and Personal Life

Custom and Tailored Support Services (for within your organization)

  • Family Enterprise Assessments
  • Customized Training
  • Organizational Development
  • Leadership Team Retreats
  • Executive Coaching
  • Strategic Planning
  • Family Enterprise Consulting
  • Succession Planning


Brad Bechtold, Ed,D. Associate Professor of Business and Executive Director of The FEISC

Giovanni Calise, Ph.D., Instructor of Marketing John Frazier, DBA, Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior

Leslie Hayes, MA, SHRM-SCP, RCC. President, The Hayes Approach, Human Resources Professional

Jeff Moore, Ph.D., Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior

Steve Nail, JD, Dean of The College of Business

Ron Reece, Ph.D., Family Business Consultant and Psychologist

Kim Whitehead, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management

Mikee Johnson, MBA, Senior Associate FEISC

John Meindl, MBA, Senior Associate FEISC