PwC NextGen Education

Developing the leaders of tomorrow

PwC’s NextGen Academy framework consists of three distinct and complementary learning opportunities. You can select the right program to suit your own unique needs, based on your age and your personal and business experiences. You are also welcome to re-join any of the program stages as often as desired, in order to explore different business schools, cultures and topics. Our Academy alumni as well as NextGen Club members are offered a reduced program fee. All programs are conducted in English.

If you have any questions about the training curricula or application process, please get in touch with us.


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Our Academy offerings at a glance

Explorer - Learn your passion!

INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau/Paris, France, 26 July-1 August 2020

An entrepreneurial training camp for young successors eager to explore their own potential and entrepreneurial skills. Families are invited to join for the farewell workshop that wraps up the program week.

Recommended ages: 16-20 years­­

Please click here to request an invitation

Accelerator - Learn your business!

ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Berlin, Germany, 23-29 August 2020

Leaders of tomorrow build on their knowledge and strengths. Become part of one of the world’s most vibrant startup scenes and explore how a focus on purpose and impact keep the family legacy fit for the future.

Recommended ages: 20-26 years­­

Please click here to request an invitation

Leader - Learn how to lead!

MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge/Boston, 9-15 August 2020

Successors and entrepreneurs transform their businesses and shape their family legacies. Focus on technology and family governance with the globally recognised family enterprise expert Professor John Davis.

­Recommended ages: 26-36 years

­­Please click here to request an invitation

PwC NextGen Network Reunion 2019, Monte Carlo

At the end of the Academy week you will be invited to join PwC’s NextGen Academy Alumni Network (PwC NextGen Network for short). This is an exclusive and complimentary offering for you to enhance your professional and personal networking with peers, family business leaders, entrepreneurs, academics and PwC subject matter specialists.

Coming soon: NextGen Network Reunion 2020, Vienna


'With PwC NextGen Education you are in very good hands. Within the past twelve years our team has developed and mentored more than 800 next-generation members from 80 different countries and regions. Our aim is to create a unique experience for you. Don’t miss out!'

Andrea Baars, NextGen Education Lead, PwC Germany

What we cover

Academic content

Learn at top-ranked business schools, explore campus life and academic offerings to further your studies.

PwC insights

Meet our professionals, get first-hand practitioner insights and explore mega-trends in a fast-paced business world.

Peer networking

Bond with peers from around the globe. Build strategic alliances and friendships for life. Discover new cultures and expand your horizons.

Personal development

Discover your passions and strengths. Psychometric tools can reveal your work preferences and social style for effective interaction with others.

Entrepreneurial challenge

Work individually or in teams on a real entrepreneurial project to develop your social and business acumen.

Inspiring entrepreneurs

Learn from the best. At the training sessions you will have the chance to be inspired by and learn from a wide range of successful entrepreneurs.

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Contact us

Peter Englisch

Global Family Business and EMEA Entrepreneurial and Private Business Leader, PwC Germany

Tel: +49 201 438 1812

Andrea Baars

NextGen Education Lead, PwC Germany

Tel: +492014382783