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The Successful Family Business

Total Credits: 4 including 4 Business Management & Organization - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry
James T. Lindell, CPA, CSP, CGMA, MBA
Course Levels:
4 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.



This course takes a candid look inside the family business. Understanding the dynamics of family interaction will be one of the most important skills in helping a family business succeed. This course will help the participant navigate delicate issues and learn to provide counsel that will grow - or protect - the family business and non-family staff.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Learn about a family business and how to make it successful

Major Subjects
  • Business Management
  • Organization


Course Materials


James T. Lindell, CPA, CSP, CGMA, MBA's Profile

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Thorsten Consulting Group, Inc.

Jim Lindell is President of Thorsten Consulting, a strategic and financial consulting firm that offers professional speaking, training, and executive coaching. Over the past two decades, Jim has delivered over 5,000 hours of C-suite executive coaching. His professional experience includes Chief Financial Officer, VP-Finance, Corporate Controller, and Corporate Assistant Controller. Industries include manufacturing, healthcare, not-for-profit, distribution, and food processing.

Jim is a CPA and has received the Certified Speaking Professional designation, the highest earned designation from the National Speakers Association. Jim is a Vistage Chairman (Executive Coach and Facilitator) and responsible for two groups in the Milwaukee area.

Jim has authored Controller as Business Manager, Controllers Annual Update (Best Seller,) Analytics and Big Data for Accountants, and many other courses on strategic and financial leadership. Jim has been published by the AICPA and Wiley.

Jim is a twelve-time recipient of the AICPA’s Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.


Wed, Mar 13, 2024 - 10:00am to 01:45pm MDT
Wed, Apr 03, 2024 - 10:00am to 01:45pm MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information




Advanced Preparation



Course Developer

James T. Lindell

Designed For

All small business professionals

Original Recording Date 02/25/21
Yellow Book


Date Added to Catalog


Additional Information

Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199). 

Official Registry Statement

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Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 61


James P

"I really liked the checklists included in the materials."


"Great class. "

Joseph W

"Great course!"

Donald F

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Mark D

"Great speaker, very relevant for current position I hold. "

Charles K

"Cool. Thank you"

Janice P

"Very interesting"

John J

"Good presentation"

Charles G

"Very good presentation"

Jeffrey B - Louisville, Kentucky

"Perfect timing for me. We are beginning the first SLRP for our family business! Great slides and ideas."