University studies could be the environment to acquire human qualities and virtues. Completing them and obtaining the corresponding academic degree is a good indicator of having exercised the industriousness and tenacity necessary to run a family business.

In addition, there is no doubt that, given the current situation of market competitiveness, preparing yourself professionally to lead a company requires acquiring both theoretical and experiential knowledge.

The choice of university programs by successors must be timely based on the company needs, not wanting with this to limit thesuccessors’ freedom. Therefore, it is important to guide this process by understanding the structure and environment of the company.